Turkish Pine Nut

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Turkish Pine Nuts

Ancient Romans ate them as snacks, and ancient Greeks paid tribute to them in their writing. Pine nuts certainly have a long and storied history, and they should be at the top of your list when it comes to healthy additions to your diet. With a slew of antioxidants that fight off aging, pine nuts make an excellent complement to many food dishes.

Did you know that despite their name, pine nuts aren't actually nuts? They are seeds that come from pine trees, and you can dig them out of the pinecones that grow on a handful of different pine species. Our Mediterranean Turkish pine nuts are a bit thinner than other varieties of pine nuts. They have a variety of health benefits, too, thanks to their high vitamin content.

Make Delicious Pesto and Other Recipes With Turkish Pine Nuts

When you think of pine nuts, you probably think of pesto  and for a good reason. Pine nuts give a fresh, flavorful taste to this popular condiment. Mash up our Turkish pine nuts and add fresh basil leaves, olive oil, garlic, salt and Romano cheese. Allow the pesto to sit in the refrigerator for at least 24 hours to meld together. You can use the pesto on many dishes, such as:

  • Pasta
  • Fish
  • Baked potatoes

Of course, you can also make other things with pine nuts in addition to pesto. They make a tangy addition to cookie recipes. Try them in trail mix for a fun alternative to the seeds you usually use. Sprinkle pine nuts on top of an iced cake for an elegant look, or use them in place of croutons on a salad. Pine nuts have such a unique flavor that you will enjoy them no matter where you use them.

Health Benefits of Pine Nuts

1. Improve Vision: Lutein protects your eyes from developing macular degeneration and retinal disease, which may grow worse as you age. Pine nuts contain loads of lutein.

2. Give You Energy: Pine nuts have high levels of protein and iron, which increase your energy levels. They also have magnesium, which can fight fatigue. Plus, snacking on pine nuts will instantly give you a burst of energy.

3. Decrease Risk of Heart Disease: The monounsaturated fat in pine nuts promotes cardiovascular health, which can ward off heart disease.

4. Suppress Appetite: Are you trying to lose weight? Munching on a few pine nuts could help lower your appetite. The acid in the nuts can slow digestion, leading you to feel full for a more extended amount of time.

Buy Pine Nut Snacks From Sincerely Nuts

Sincerely Nuts offers industry-leading customer service and foods you will find so delicious, you'll want to order from us again and again. When you buy from us in bulk, you get the best pricing. Stock up your pantry with pine nut snacks from Sincerely Nuts, and save money on shipping, too — our customers get free shipping on orders of more than $60. Contact us today to place your order.


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Nutrition Facts

  • Calories
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    45g 69%
  • Saturated Fat
    4g 20%
  • Cholesterol
    0mg 0%
  • Sodium
    12mg 0%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    14g 5%
  • Dietary Fiber
    2g 8%
  • Protein
  • Vitamin D
  • 1%
  • Iron
  • *

    The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how mush a nutrient in a service of good contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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