Kiwifruit

Kiwifruit

Kiwis are actually large berries that pack a lot of flavour and plenty of health benefits. Their green flesh is sweet and tangy, and their black seeds are edible and crunchy. While the skin is usually peeled away because of…

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Grapefruit

Grapefruit

Known for their sweet, tangy taste and burst of flavour, grapefruits are a citrus fruit that are packed with nutritional value. You will find that grapefruits vary in colour from white or yellow to pink and red. Their juices, peels…

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Lemon

Lemon

Lemons are yellow citrus fruits composed of a thick skin and fragrant, acidic juice. They flourish in winter, particularly in tropical and subtropical regions. They’re perfect for adding a bit of flavour to desserts, drinks and marinades, or try squeezing…

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Avocado

Avocado

The avocado tree is evergreen and grown in tropical, subtropical and Mediterranean climates throughout the world. Article link:  How to pick a ripe avocado

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Watermelon

Watermelon

Watermelon is a refreshing snack made up of 92% of water but soaked with nutrition.  This summer snack is also fat-free, very low in sodium and has only 40 calories per cup.

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Grapes

Grapes

Growing on the flowering plant genus Vitus, Grapes are round berries that feature semi-translucent flesh encased by a smooth skin. With their seed and skin containing the richest concentration of antioxidants, they uniquely combine a sweet yet healthy flavour, making…

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Plums

Plums

Classified under “drupes” fruit, with peaches and nectarines, plums contain a single hard seed surrounded by fleshy fruit. Sweet in taste with a sticky, chewy texture, the low-calorie fruits improve and maintain the health of the heart and can be…

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Nectarines

Nectarines

The word ‘nectarine’ means sweet as nectar and this is reflected through the fruit’s sweet, succulent flavour and firm texture. A brighter, smaller and fuzzless variety of a peach, a nectarine’s flesh can be coloured white, yellow, orange or red,…

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Apricots

Apricots

The juicy fragrant fruit known as the “apricot” is the perfect size for a snack, with a taste that can range from sweet to tart. Golden orange in colour, the fruits’ single seed is enclosed in a hard, stony shell…

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Pumpkins

Pumpkins

Pumpkins are a delicious, hearty and versatile ingredient that can be used to make a variety of dishes including desserts, soups and Italian cuisine. Besides being the perfect Halloween decoration, pumpkins are one of the densest sources of Vitamin A…

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Pineapples

Pineapples

Often called the king of fruits, a pineapple takes almost three years to reach maturation. The pineapple plant’s flowers produce berries that come together around the core, so the pineapple is not just one fruit. Aside from its skin, the…

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Persimmons

Persimmons

Persimmons are large, heart shaped fruits that range in colour from pale orange to deep red-orange. Persimmons are ready to eat when their flesh is soft, sweet and jelly-like. They can also be used to bake cookies and breads. Queensland…

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