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Seasonal snacking: Perfect pomegranate recipes

Pomegranate beads are called arils and they’re pretty much little pink explosions of flavour. Here are some amazing pomegranate recipes to inspire you to incorporate this fruit into your everyday diet!

Sweet-Potato-Pomegranate-Salad-71) Sweet potato pomegranate salad

This salad is flavourful and colourful with sweet potato, pomegranate arils, pumpkin seeds and feta. It works as a side or a main.

2) Sweet and sticky pomegranate chicken

Pomegranate juice, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar and sweet chili sauce make these anything but your regular drumsticks.

3) Avocado pomegranate grilled cheesegrilled-cheese

What? Avocado, cheese and pomegranate all in one? Mind blown.

4) Crispy brussel sprout salad with pomegranate

Red pomegranate with green brussel sprouts may seem kind of Christmas-y, but we promise you, this unique side dish is always brussel sproutsappropriate. You’ll hardly be able to believe that these are the same Brussels sprouts you detested as a kid, (in fact, we have a list of Brussels sprout recipes to get rid of that bad reputation).

5) Pomegranate pumpkin granola bars

Your own healthy, homemade granola bars, made from only six ingredients? Sounds too good to be true, but we’re not kidding. Each bar comes in at under 110 calories, making these a waist-wise snack for the healthy runner.

6) Chai-spiced pudding with pomegranatepomegranate

You really can’t ask for a more beautiful and nutritious breakfast thank this pretty chia pudding.

7) Pomegranate oatmeal snack cups

This mini-muffins will soothe your pastry craving. The recipe’s author highly recommends enjoying with a dollop of nut butter on top.

pom-risotto8) Quinoa fennel and pomegranate

Fennel and pomegranate are both underrated ingredients, so it’s unsurprising that they can come together for an amazing dish.

9) Pomegranate rosemary risotto

Sweet pomegranate arils balance out the creamy risotto in this yummy recipe.Spaghetti-Squash-Pomegranate-and-Goat-Cheese-Salad-7

10) Spaghetti squash pomegranate goat cheese salad

Spaghetti squash is one of our favourite pasta alternatives and this recipe’s author has gone and made a gourmet meal out of it.