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Juice Up the Family Diet! Kid-Friendly Pomegranate Recipes

Oct 21 2010 - 9:00am

Add some zip to your Autumn menus! Pomegranates may require a lot of effort, but the rewards are worth it. Now in season, the antioxidant-rich fruit is an ideal addition to the family meal. While some tots jump at the chance to chomp on the fruit's tangy, juice-squirting seeds, bottled pomegranate juices still protect against free radical damage. Use these recipes to introduce your family to the power of the pomegranate.

Pomegranate-Banana Smoothie

Kids will love slurping up these pomegranate-banana smoothies [1] and love helping mom make them!

Pomegranate Parfaits

Take dessert to a higher (and healthier) level with these pomegranate parfaits [2].

Roast Chicken with Pomegranate Glaze

Add some sweetness to the family dinner with a pomegranate-glazed chicken [3]. Sliced leftovers will make a delicious lunch box sandwich.

Pomegranate, Raspberry, and Nectarine Popsicles

When made with cold-weather fruits, like pomegranates and nectarines [4], juice bars are just as delicious as their warm weather counterparts.

Pomegranate Chicken With Walnuts

An easy weeknight dinner, Rachael Ray [5]'s Pomegranate Chicken With Walnuts [6] may turn up on your weekly menu.

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