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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

POM Time Giveaway

Gift baskets are big this time of year. How about winning one from POM Wonderful with the power of the pomegranate. The basket looks really nice and should be a great present for a friend, or yourself. Enter until 12/15 at midnight. US only. The "I" in the review below is Priscilla over at It's Peachy Keen.

This blog was not compensated in any way for this post and is not responsible for this giveaway prize fulfillment.
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My family and I LOVE these as a snack anytime of day. My kids ask for them as fruit popcorn. They are a burst of juice with a popcorn like texture and taste to me. My whole family loves them and they are worth a try any time of day.-Priscilla Craven
Below You can find some important info from their website about this amazing fruit. There a tons more info available on their website as well. Makes for a great read!
Many of the benefits of fruits and vegetables are attributable to their rich antioxidant content, which comes from vitamins and other unique plant phytochemicals. Wonderful pomegranates provide a number of important nutrients including vitamin K, potassium and a variety of pomegranate polyphenols, making them an important part of a healthy and balanced diet.
The Antioxidant Power of Pomegranate Juice: Polyphenol antioxidants help protect the body against “free radicals” – unstable molecules that cause damage to our bodies over time. Polyphenol antioxidants in pomegranate juice include punicalagin, a polyphenol unique to pomegranates and anthocyanins, which is responsible for giving pomegranate juice its rich red color.
A amazing source of: Potassium

The pomegranate consist of many amazing parts and deliciousness.

ARIL - The botanical term for a seed surrounded by a juice sac. Unlike other varieties, arils of the Wonderful variety are a brilliant ruby red, indicating the healthy, sweet, tart juice contained within.
ALBEDO - The white, fleshy substance directly under the skin of a pomegranate.
MEMBRANE - The translucent yellow material surrounding the pomegranate arils. The membrane is bitter and not recommended for consumption.
RIND - The outer peel or husk of a pomegranate. Much of the antioxidant content of the juice comes from crushing the whole fruit, as the rind is where you will find a unique blend of phytonutrients.

SOME Tips on how to eat your POM Wonderful

Step. 1 Cut

With a sharp paring knife, cut off the top about a half inch below the crown.

Step. 2 Score

Once the top has been removed, four to six sections of the pomegranate divided by the white membrane will be visible. With the knife’s point, score the skin along each section.

Step. 3 Open

Using both hands, carefully pull the pomegranate apart in a bowl of water, breaking it into smaller sections.

Step. 4 Loosen

Under water, loosen the arils and allow them to sink to the bottom of the bowl; the membrane will float to the top.

Step. 5 Scoop

Use a spoon to scoop out the pieces of white membrane that have floated to the top of the water.

Step. 6 Strain

Pour the arils and remaining liquid through a strainer.
This awesome giveaway is Sponsored by POM WONDERFUL . It is Hosted by It's Peachy Keen and Co-Hosted by these fabulous blogs. The Stuff Of Success , Her 3 Little Thinkers , Mamas Around The House,
They have offered an amazing giveaway to all you awesome readers that includes...
· A Chef Series 2013 cookbook with POM-inspired recipes featuring culinary masters like Top Chef Hung Huynh, Michael Mina, Charlie Palmer and more!
· POM Wonderful 100% Pure Pomegranate juice
· A wooden cutting board for prepping fresh pomegranates
· An apron and coupons
 
The giveaway is open to US Residents 18+ . The winner will have 48 hours to respond to me via email. It ends December 15 EST midnight!


Disclosure: I received no compensation for this publication. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of your own. Java John Z's is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment.

28 comments:

  1. We just went through a bag of Halos which is a Pom product. Those mini oranges are quite popular in our home.

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  2. Yes! We love the POM Wonderful products. The juice is yummy, the pomegranates are always tasty and the cups of the ariels are very convenient for adding to salads. Thanks for such a nice giveaway :)

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  3. I love pomegranates but I have never tried POM Wonderful. I would love to try the 100% juice, tea or concentrate.

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  4. I LOVE POM pomegranates! Last year I put them in my Christmas cookies and they were delicious!

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  5. I've tried their pomegranates, and they're great!

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  6. Their fresh pomegranates are excellent.

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  7. No, I haven't tried any POM products yet, but I'd really like to try their pomegranate juice

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  8. I have not tried POM products....I'd love to try the juice.
    Thank you!

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  9. No I haven't tried any of their products yet.

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  10. I have tried the juice, wonderful is right.

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  11. No, I have not tried their products.
    Jennifer Rote

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  12. Never tried them myself but my wife likes.

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  13. I haven't tried POM yet.

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  14. I have only tried the pom with coconut water but I liked it

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  15. I haven't tried POM yet - but I do love pomegranates

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  16. I have tried their drink awhile ago. It's good but it's expensive!!!!

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  17. pom juice is one of my favorites--I buy a bottle every time I shop.

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  18. I have not tried their products but my mom has!

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  19. I've tried their pomegranates, and they are good.

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  20. I have never tried them but sure would like too!!

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  21. I have never tried them, but I have heard great things and would love to try some things out.

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  22. I have never tried them.
    gabbflabber at live.com

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  23. I have had the juice and I like it.

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  24. I have never tried POM Wonderful products, but I would love the opportunity. I think it would taste good.

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  25. I love that they have a rich antioxident content, something I need in my diet

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