Did you have it figured out before today that Guava is the most common fruit in Hawaii?
Yes, the amazing, plentiful guava is high in minerals, vitamins A and C (four to five times as much as an orange,) and omega 3 and 6. Here is a site that elaborates on the health benefits of guava:
Guavas are made into juices and used in baking. Check out my recipe page or click for my past post from October 4, 2010: Guava Cake. My husband grew up in Burma where he remembers eating guava right from the tree—the meaty part before you get into all the seeds.
Wood from the trees is used in crafts and in smoking meat. Mmm . . . I’ll have to try some meat smoked using guava tree wood. A unique treat I’m sure.
Come back on Thursday for more information on amazing Hawaiian fruits.
Excuse me now, as I devour some of those rich nutrients offered in guava by enjoying a nice big slice of guava cake!
Mahalo for visiting!