Six Pecan Breakfast Recipes To Start Your Day Off Right

Six Pecan Breakfast Recipes To Start Your Day Off RightIf you are looking for a healthy way to kickstart your day, add pecans to your breakfast. Pecans are loaded with healthy fats, protein, and energizing vitamins and minerals. Eating pecans for breakfast will give you all the nutrition you need to tackle the challenges of even your busiest days. If you’d like to jumpstart your day, here are some delicious ways to add pecans to your breakfast. Continue reading

How Natchitoches Pecans Support A Healthy Heart

How Natchitoches Pecans Support A Healthy HeartThe American Heart Association states that adding a handful or 1.5 ounces of pecans regularly to your diet can support heart health. Pecans have a variety of nutrients that can help reduce your risk of heart disease. Furthermore, eating healthy nuts in moderation is a great way to give your body the nutrition it needs for a healthy heart. Here are just some of the ways that pecans support a healthy heart. Continue reading

Five Healthy Pecan Smoothie Recipes To Jumpstart Your Day

Five Healthy Pecan Smoothie Recipes To Jumpstart Your Day Smoothies are a great way to start your day. They are healthy, easy-to-make, and can be taken on the go. Louisiana pecans are a healthy superfood, so they make a great addition to any smoothie. They are loaded with healthy monounsaturated fats, fiber, and protein. Pecans also contain essential vitamins and minerals like vitamin A, vitamin E, B vitamins, folic acid, potassium, magnesium, zinc, and calcium, among others. To jumpstart your day with a nutritional boost, here are some pecan smoothie recipes to try: Continue reading

Father’s Day Pecan Gifts Your Dad Will Love

 Father’s Day Pecan Gifts Your Dad Will Love - Natchitoches PecansFather’s Day is coming up fast and if you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for the father in your life, don’t worry. We know that shopping for Dad can be pretty tough. However, at Natchitoches, we have a variety of Father’s Day gifts any pop will love. Here are some of the gifts that we recommend to give you an idea of what to get your own Dad: Continue reading

What Are Pecan Shells Good For?

 What Are Pecan Shells Good For?When you buy a bag of in-shell or cracked pecans, you need to put in a little work to get to the nutritious pecan kernel inside. It’s a fun way to pass some time and space out your snacking, but what happens to the pecan shells once you’re done? What good are they once the edible parts are gone? As it turns out, pecan farms have found several uses for those shells, and there are a few ways you can use those shells yourself. Continue reading

Try A Pecan Garnish On These 3 Recipes

 Try A Pecan Garnish On These 3 RecipesWhen you want to add a little something special to your recipe, pecans are just about perfect. Their mild flavor won’t overwhelm the dish whether it’s sweet or savory, but you’ll know they’re in there thanks to the pecan’s unique texture. A garnish of chopped pecans can improve the texture and taste of all kinds of main dishes and desserts, but if you’re having trouble thinking of something to start with you should consider adding it to the following meals. Continue reading

Not All Pecans Are Equal

Not All Pecans Are EqualEveryone knows there are several types of apple. All you have to do is head to a grocery store and you’ll see half a rainbow of apple colors stacked next to each other. However, what you might not realize is that what’s true about apples is just as true about every other type of plant we cultivate. You can find dozens of pecan varieties out there, and the Natchitoches orchard features several tasty varieties we offer customers looking for some Louisiana pecans. Continue reading