An organic healthful taste of the Southwest featuring our sprouted spicy chipotle pistachios, sprouted chile cashews, and sprouted tamari almonds along with mulberries and raw pistachios, raw almonds, and raw pecans. A great mix with a little bit of spice!
Pistachios have been the symbol of wellness and ample health since ancient times. They are high in fiber and contain many important B-complex vitamins and important minerals like copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium. Pistachios are a rich source of energy, mono-unsaturated fatty acids, antioxidants and phyto-chemical substances (including carotenes and vitamin E), and polyphenolic antioxidant compounds which help protect the body from diseases, cancers, as well as infections. They help fight inflammation, protect blood vessels, reduce the risk of heart disease, and can even help promote healthy cholesterol levels within the blood after only a short period of consumption.
Cashews are rich sources of B-vitamins and are also a great source of essential minerals such as manganese, potassium, copper, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium. They are packed with soluble dietary fiber and numerous health-promoting antioxidants and phytochemicals that help protect from diseases and cancers, they are great for energy, and have even been shown to help prevent gallstones from forming. Cashews are abundant in heart-friendly monounsaturated-fatty acids like oleic and palmitoleic acids which promote good cardiovascular health by reducing high triglyceride levels. They contain no cholesterol at all, but they do help lower harmful LDL-cholesterol while increasing good HDL cholesterol.
Pecans contain over 19 vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, calcium, potassium, folic acid, phosphorus, zinc, and magnesium. They also contain B-complex vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6, and folates and are actually one of the very few sodium-free and fiber-rich nuts in the world. Pecans are often called the "AntioxiNUT" because they are so high in antioxidants like Vitamin E (specifically gamma tocopherol) and selenium which supports heart and respiratory health and helps with blood circulation by protecting blood lipids from unnecessary and harmful oxidation. They also help manage cholesterol levels, boost metabolism, encourage weight loss, and are packed in protein and heart-healthy fats.
Almonds are considered to be the nut packed with the most nutrients and beneficial attributes. They are a rich source of Vitamin E, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, and iron, and contains moderates amounts of selenium, zinc, potassium, copper, and niacin. The reasons to consume almonds on a regular basis are endless. They contain nutritional elements that promote brain health and development; their healthy fats and flavonoids help prevent heart diseases, high blood pressure, and heart attacks; they help balance cholesterol levels; they boost the body's immune system and energy production; they help reduce inflammation; and they even help with weight management and hunger cravings being high in dietary fiber and healthy fats.
Mulberries contain significantly less sugar than other popular fruits and are a great source of protein and fiber which can help lower cholesterol and promote regular digestion. They are also a rich source of resveratrol, iron, B-complex vitamins, and vitamin K, and are excellent sources of vitamin C and phenols which are powerful antioxidants and immune-boosters. In Chinese medicine, mulberries are believed to cleanse the blood and increase its production in addition to strengthening the kidneys and cleansing the liver. They're also considered to be great for controlling blood sugar levels and heart rate.