You're smart to consider adding a guava recipe to your diet. First, there's the fruity flavor and the inviting texture. People have said that guava taste like a blend of strawberry, mango and pear.1 Second, there's the ease of preparing guava recipes, including guava paste recipes, guava recipes dessert and pineapple guava recipes.
Guava Recipe Loaded With Goodness
Guava also smells sweet. On top of that, you can eat guava raw. Simply wash the fruit off, slice it open and enjoy. You'll love that guava, in raw form, or when used as part of a guava recipe, has more vitamin C than an average orange. Although you can eat the seeds, they are hard. Fortunately, you can still gain the benefits of eating guava seeds from Herbal Goodness Guava Leaf Liquid Extract. Other Herbal Goodness products that offer guava seed benefits are Guava Leaf Extract in capsule form and Guava Leaf Hair Skin and Nail Complex.
So, what's in guava? Other than vitamin C, what are the benefits that can be derived from eating guava raw, adding Herbal Goodness guava leaf products to your diet or having fun working with the guava recipes shared in this article?
Let's start with benefits associated with guava seeds. The seeds have a pulp that may appear in maroon or white color. Inside the seeds are fatty acids, flavonoid, carotenoids, phelonic and glycosides.2 Eating the small guava seeds could support inflammation. Additionally, guava seeds may support antibodies. This single benefit can support immunity.
Guava Recipe Benefits
Once you start eating the fleshy part of the super fruit, you can take in potassium, fiber, vitamin A, iron, niacin, thiamine and manganese. Also, and although it's not yet widely communicated, a guava recipe can feed your body more potassium than you'd get from eating an average sized banana.
Even more, guava recipes such as pineapple guava recipes and guava paste recipes support blood pressure. HerbalGoodness guava recipes, including a guava recipe made with HerbalGoodness organic guava leaves or guava liquid extract, also support bowel regularity and healthy cholesterol. One of the easiest ways to get guava products is at HerbalGoodness, a woman owned and woman managed health store.
HerbalGoodness sources for its guava super fruit from non-GMO farms. In fact, HerbalGoodness steers clear of getting super fruit from countries that have an abundance of GMO farming areas. Your health is a priority at HerbalGoodness which is why we're sharing more than one guava recipe with you. We realize that you deserve options. Keep reading to get the scoop on delicious guava recipes.
How To Use Guava In Recipes
A medium sized guava generally has less than 115 calories.3 So, forget feeling guilty as you enjoy these guava recipes. The quickest guava recipe is to add salt to guava and eat the super fruit raw. Why? Salt may bring out even more of the guava flavor.
Here are delicious pineapple guava recipes in juice form. Peel the skin off a guava. Then, remove the seeds and add the guava fruit to a blender. Slice a small pineapple (save time by using ready sliced pineapple). Toss the pineapple into the blender. Add in a teaspoon of HerbalGoodness liquid guava extract. Blend on medium until smooth.
For this second of the pineapple guava recipes, add a cup of diced pineapple, 1 peeled and diced guava, 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon of HerbalGoodness liquid guava extract, 1 cup of water and 1 cup of ice to a blender. Mix until well blended and with a texture similar to a thick juice. Enjoy!
These guava paste recipes are low calorie.4 Even more, these guava paste recipes are low in cholesterol. For each guava recipe, you'll need two peeled guavas, 3 cups of sugar (feel free to cut down on the sugar to reduce your calorie intake), 2 teaspoons of HerbalGoodness liquid guava extract and 1 1/2 cups of water.
Slice the guavas. Remove the seeds and bring the guavas to a boil in a pan. Cool the guava fruit until it is soft. Remove the fruit from the pan. Grind the softened guavas with the sugar. Mix well. Add 1/2 cup of water to the pan and return the guava fruit and sugar mixture to the pan. Add in the 2 teaspoons of HerbalGoodness liquid guava extract. Cook on low, stirring the mixture until it forms into a paste.
In the second paste guava recipe, add 1/4 cup pineapple to the guava fruit, sugar, water and HerbalGoodness liquid guava extract. Switch the pineapple with strawberry, if you love strawberries. Spread the paste across toast, a bagel or fruit. Store the guava paste recipes in a flat pan that's layered with wax paper. Cover with aluminum when storing.
Organic Super Fruit For Guava Recipes
Even with its sweet taste and its sweet flavor, guava as a fruit will only last so long. For example, a ripe guava will stay fresh for up to four days if you keep the fruit in the refrigerator. Freeze the super fruit and it may last for as long as eight months. However, that still won't likely be as long as you'd be able to keep Herbal Goodness Guava Leaf Tea, Guava Leaf Extract Veggie Capsules or Herbal Goodness Guava Leaf Liquid Extract.
As you've already read in this article, the good news is that you can use Herbal Goodness guava products in a guava recipe. For example, pineapple guava recipes can work well with HerbalGoodness guava liquid extract. The blend of pineapple and guava liquid extract offers a unique flavor. The same applies with guava recipes dessert that you add Herbal Goodness guava liquid extract to.
These guava recipes support a healthy lifestyle because of the organic quality that comes with Herbal Goodness products. In addition to being organic, Herbal Goodness' guava products are non-GMO, meaning that the products have not been genetically modified. Sign up for the Herbal Goodness newsletter to keep up with new health food, supplement and super fruit product releases.
Also, take advantage of Herbal Goodness gift cards. After all, you can save up to 10% with a single gift card. Another feature about us that you'll love is the fact that we donate up to 10% of our profits to the WAAW Foundation. The WAAW Foundation does the good work that helps to bridge gaps in STEM for girls and women living in Africa. Our women owned and managed health food company also financially supports women and men farmers living in areas like Ecuador. Herbal Goodness does this by offering scholarships to families of farmers who we partner with. Click here to get Herbal Goodness organic guava products.
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- Health Benefits Times. Health Benefits of Guava Seeds. Accessed September 2, 2020.
- Shape. Madison Yauger. Why You Should Be Eating More Guava Fruit This Summer. Accessed September 2, 2020.
- Food. Diana Adcock. Guava Paste-Guayabate. Accessed September 2, 2020.