Pecans are an abundant source of antioxidants. It contains copper and manganese, which are important nutrients that help support brain function, bone health, blood vessels, nerve cells, and the overall immune system. What more could the immune system ask for? It’s a perfect snack to have when your body and immune system have to acclimate to the changing of the seasons.
For decades nutritional experts have advised people to eat more natural foods for healthy living. Plant-based options such as beans, fruits, nuts, seeds, and vegetables are the most recommended food categories.
Have you ever heard of a nut with natural anti-inflammatory benefits? How about a nut that can decrease your chances of cardiovascular disease? Believe it or not, we are talking about pecans. It’s hard to believe that something so tasty can be packed with so much nourishment. A crunchy, smooth morsel that nature chose to distinguish from all the rest of the nuts with its’ intricate contours. Just one serving of pecans or about nineteen pecan halves can give you that mid-day pick-me-up snack you have been missing
Hi! My name is Kristen Millican and I am so glad you have stopped by! Our family has been harvesting and selling pecans since 1888. I love sharing various pecan recipes, stories about life on our pecan farm, and so much more!