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How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

Have you ever found yourself looking at a piece of food and wondering, “what the heck is that?” It definitely makes you think twice about taking a bite of it right? There are also things we eat that, if I saw it in its original form, I may not eat it. Well these 21 fruits, vegetables and nuts are definitely not the most appetizing things in their original form. See if you can guess what they are, because I certainly couldn’t on some of them.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow
Olives

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

1. Olives actually come from a tree like this one. They are harvested by shaking the tree until they fall off.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

2. Eggplants grow from these low hanging plants, and are actually classified as a berry.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

3. This strange-looking thing is actually what a cashew grows out of. The shells are toxic, which is why you will never find unshelled cashews.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

4. This one wasn’t really a surprise. Kidney beans grow in these pods.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

5. I never knew that broccoli was the flower of this plant. I also hate it and never eat it, so that might be why.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

6. Peanuts grow underground, and look strange when attached to the plant.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

7. Celery – Celery is probably one of the most bland things on the planet.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

8. Dates – I’ve never actually eaten a date, so I really had no preconceived notion of what they would look like. This however, is unexpected.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

9. Artichokes are actually a flower, beautiful ones at that. We eat the bud of the flower that produce these beautiful blossom when they bloom. This also renders it inedible however.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

10. Kiwi grows on vines much the same as grapes. Not what I would have pictured.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

11. Pineapple fields are pretty well-known. I’d love to see some in person one day.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

12. This flower is actually a blossomed caper.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

13. Asparagus look the same when you pick them….it’s just weird seeing them in the ground though.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

14. Avocados grow on trees in big clusters. One of my favorite fruits, they just go good with almost anything.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

15. I had no idea about this one. Cinnamon is actually the dried inner bark of this tree.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

16. Ginger is actually the root of this plant. It’s amazing how many things are actually roots.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

17. Almonds are actually considered the seeds of this tree, and grow in woody shells.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

18. Chickpeas grow in these little green shells on low hanging plants.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

19. One of the craziest vegetables I’ve ever seen, Brussel sprouts grow on these weird stalks.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

20. Papayas are just big blobs that grow in clusters.

How 21 Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

21. Quinoa is actually the edible seeds from this plant right here.

The fact that I didn’t know what a lot of these looked like probably says something about my diet. I’ve definitely been trying to be more adventurous with my eating habits lately, so maybe this will be a little motivation to try some of these.

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