It takes between 180 and 210 days to mature a pecan nut. Overall, the nut size is determined in the first half of the season, while the kernel develops in the latter half.


1 hr 15 mins

Fig & Walnut Oaty Banana Bread is a great way to use up overripe bananas, it’s bursting with sweet banana, cinnamon, figs and walnuts.

50 mins

These Prune Pecan Pie Bars are an ideal treat for any time of day! These bars are refined sugar free, sweetened naturally with dried prunes and Medjool dates.

30 mins

Try these scrumptious granola bars with pecans and dates. They're great for breakfast or for your morning snack to help you feel powerful to the face the day.

Nut & Dried Fruit Origins



Native to the Mississippi river basin, which is the only major tree nut growing naturally in North America?

Correct! Wrong!

Correct answer: a) Pecan tree is the only major nut tree that grows naturally in North America. According to archeological findings near Del Rio, Texas, pecans have a history dating back 5,000 years, long before the arrival of European to the New World.

Coming from the same botanical family as walnuts is which fruit?

Correct! Wrong!

Correct answer: b) The pecan tree (Carya illinoinensis) is a large (45-55 meters) deciduous tree of temperate to sub-tropical regions that belongs to the family Juglandaceae, which also includes the walnut trees.

Which famous US president used to carry pecans in his pockets?

Correct! Wrong!

Correct answer: c) George Washington frequently carried pecans in his pockets.


Quinoa Pancakes with Pecans

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Tips to Include Nuts and Dried Fruits Into Your Diet

Have you ever heard the expression you are what you eat? Well, in some sense, it’s true. Nutrients from the foods we eat provide the foundation of function and wholeness of all the cells in our body, which is why it is important that we try to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle.

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