National Pecan Day

national pecan month

Today is National Pecan Day. Nuts are great for your diet, especially pecans. Pecans are rich in protein, potassium, zinc, iron, and magnesium. Some experts have found that pecans can help protect your brain and your heart. They can also help manage your weight.

Are you interested in including more pecans in your diet? Since April is  National Pecan Month, consider making some delicious recipes while using pecans. Here a few for you to try: pumpkin seed, maple, and pecan granola or baby spinach and pecan salad.