4 Things You Did Not Know About Pecans

4 Things You Did Not Know About Pecans Along with the variations in pronunciation, there are a lot of things people don’t know about the wondrous nut, the Pecan. First of all, pecans are in the nut family but the branch that requires them to be opened before eating, similar to walnuts. They also grow on trees in the Southern East and Central parts of the United States and Mexico. Those are the boring facts that you can find anywhere, we know there are more important, amazing things about pecans you are not aware of yet! Continue reading

The Best Way To Store Your Natchitoches Pecans

The Best Way To Store Your Natchitoches PecansSince they have a long shelf life, people often assume that pecans are non-perishables. However, if stored incorrectly, because of their high fat content, your pecans can lose their flavor, aroma, and some cases, even become bitter or rancid. They can also lose their signature crunchy and become soft and chewy. Here is everything you need to know about storing your delicious Natchitoches pecans so that their incredible flavor stays intact. Continue reading

Pecans: The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

Valentine's day pecanValentine’s is coming around the corner quickly and you may be wondering what to get that special someone in your life. You want to gift them something special, that they’ll truly enjoy, but you’re tired of the same old flowers, teddy bears, and chocolates. At Natchitoches Pecans, we have a great selection of unusual fits that will make anyone feel loved and appreciated on Valentine’s Day. Continue reading

Three Easy Ways To Toast Pecans

Toast PecanThere are few things as wonderful as fresh toasted pecans. The smell fills your home, reminding you of holidays and local fairs. The flavor is rich and warm and the versatility is incredible. Toasted pecans go wonderfully on salads, in your favorite casseroles, or just as a delightful snack to entertain your guests. Toasted pecans are super easy to make and can actually be made a number of different ways. Here are three ways you can toast your Natchitoches Pecans right in your own kitchen. Continue reading

Working Out? Keep Your Energy Up With Pecans!

Working Out? Keep Your Energy Up With Pecans!When you work out, you need to always keep your energy up. Whether you are training hard for a fitness goal or just maintaining your health, you want to make sure that you are also eating a healthy diet on gym days. One of the best, healthy snacks for keeping up your energy, building muscle, and aiding recovery on workout days is pecans. Pecans are loaded with essential vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats that will help you keep you powering through your workout and help you reach your fitness goals. Continue reading

Why You Should Love Pecans

Why You Should Love PecansPecans are one of the most delicious nuts, but did you know they are also one of the healthiest foods you can eat? These creamy, savory treats are loaded with essential vitamins, minerals, and fats to keep your body healthy. So go ahead and grab another handful, with all their amazing nutritional benefits, you can feel great loving pecans! Continue reading

Go Nuts For Pecans!

Go Nuts For Pecans!If you are looking for the perfect treat, go ahead and grab a handful of pecans! Pecans are one of the healthiest nuts you can find. They are loaded with 19 essential vitamins, are high in protein and fiber, and contain a ton of heart-healthy fats. If you love pecans, check out some of the great options we have at Natchitoches Pecans to add to your diet. Continue reading

Favorite Holiday Food Using Pecans

Favorite Holiday Food Using PecansBetween all of the entertaining, delicious flavors of the season, and fun edible gifts, the holidays are the best time of the year to cook. One of the most versatile and tasty ingredients for holiday cooking is pecans. We’ve put together a list of our favorite seasonal recipes using pecans to help inspire your holiday menu. These recipes are simple to make and are sure to impress anyone. Continue reading

Holidays And Pecans

Holidays And PecansDecorating your Christmas tree, writing a letter to Santa, and baking cookies for your friends are all some of the wonderful holiday traditions we enjoy every year. Another great holiday tradition is eating pecans. Pecans have a long history with Christmas and are a perfect addition to your holiday menu and to give as a gift. Continue reading