The pistachio, called the “happy nut” by the Chinese, requires little effort to shell and enjoy.

In fact, as the pistachio kernel grows, it expands within its shell and splits open naturally.

Widely consumed in the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries, pistachios are an excellent source of vitamin B6 and provide plant sterols and monounsaturated fats.

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Selecting and Storing Pistachios

Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. Shelled pistachios will keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 months.

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About The Author

Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

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