Australian chestnuts are grown and harvested in the high altitude regions of Australia. Chestnuts surprisingly contain vitamin C, which is not found in other nuts! Chestnuts are gluten free, so are a great addition to any diet, even the gluten intolerant or coeliac.
Chestnuts are a good source of fibre, vitamin C, copper, B vitamins, manganese, and various antioxidants, which are linked to numerous health benefits. These improve digestive health maintain bloody sugar levels and improve heart health.
Chestnuts have a sweet nutty flavor, which make them very versatile and work in both savory and sweet dishes. These whole chestnuts can be used in stuffings, cake recipes, pureed in soups, or chopped up and added to a salad.