Our Small Pecan Pieces are ideal for incorporating into your favorite cookie recipes, pastries, and work wonderfully when used as coating for chicken or fish. These are great to always have on hand, and when tightly sealed, can be stored up to two years in the freezer.
• 100% Natural
• Heart Healthy Snack
• A great source of protein, magnesium, iron, calcium, and vitamins.
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Pecan nuts are a buttery and creamy flavored delight native to central and southern United States and other parts of the world. Pecans are rated number two favorite nut, following the peanut. They are commonly used in many southern desserts like pecan pies, tarts, bars and much more. These nuts are usually ready fo harvest in October to December and are not tree nuts but are botanically considered fruits. The native Americans relied heavily on pecans as a source of nutrition during the severe winter times.
DISEASE & AGE FIGHTING: The US Department of Agriculture identified pecans as one of the top 20 foods for antioxidant capacity. Out of all the other nuts this study also found that pecans have the highest levels of antioxidants out of any other nut. The antioxidants most commonly found in pecans are Vitamin E, ellagic acid, and flavonoids which help prevent oxidative cell damage. Slowing down the cell oxidation process helps prevent diseases like neurological disease, heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's, as well as slow down the aging process.
LOWERS CHOLESTEROL: Pecans are very low in saturated fat and filled with over 60% of the healthy monosaturated fats like oleic acid. These good fats help the body decrease the LDL, otherwise known as bad cholesterol. They also help increase HDL levels, otherwise known as good cholesterol. Research studies continually reference that a Mediterranean Diet, which is typically high in mono-unsaturated fats, fiber and antioxidants which all help to improve healthy blood lipid profile reducing the risk of heart disease.
NUTRIENT ENERGY DENSE: Pecans are a great source of energy as they are highly nutrient dense with more than 19 different minerals, vitamins that are essential for optimal wellness. Pecans have 245% of the daily serving of Manganese, 65% daily value of copper and 33% of the daily value of magnesium. The Manganese is good for the heart, the copper aids with energy, and the magnesium helps the immune and nervous system. One serving of pecans also fulfills 48% of the daily thiamin value, which helps convert carbohydrates into energy. It satisfies 42% of the daily value of fiber and 20% of protein just in one serving.
Top Kitchen Uses
You can use Pecan Nuts in their raw form or enjoy them toasted and salted. These nuts have a buttery delicious sweetness to them which makes them a fabulous addition to desserts like cookies, pies, tarts, toppings, as well as baklava. They are also a great addition to bring a crunchy texture into a dish and can even be enjoyable on their own. They are also a great add in for salads and American Southern cooking.
- Additional Information
Name Small Pecan Pieces Short Description Our Midget Pecan Pieces are as every bit of delicious as our Pecan Halves & Medium Pieces, but are small enough to work perfectly in cookies, pastries, and coatings. Ingredients Pecans Nutrition
Serving Size: 1 oz (28g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 180
Calories from Saturated Fat 15
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 115mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%
Thiamine 10% Copper 15%
Manganese 60% Molybdenum 10%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
Calories per gram:
Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4
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