The end of summer and beginning of fall in North Central Washington signal the start of harvest for Chelan Fresh apple and pear growers. Many of these 3rd, 4th and 5th generation growers finished their cherry harvest by early August and had just a few days or weeks before they jumped into pear and early season apple harvest. Varieties such as Bartlett pears, sweet Gala apples, early season Honeycrisp and kid favorite Rockit™ apples come off the trees by early to mid-September and have consumers clamoring for the remaining fall varieties. By early October, the consumer favorite SugarBee® apple and show-stopping Lucy™ varieties [...]
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New Consumer Marketing Campaign Touts Rockit™ Apples’ Uniqueness in Size and Flavor Chelan, Wash. – May 26, 2020 – Chelan Fresh announced today that Rockit™ apples, the only miniature apples expressly grown to a convenient size perfect for on-the-go snacking, baking, or cooking, are available year-round. Due to growing consumer demand for Rockit™ apples, Chelan Fresh launched a large-scale marketing campaign to showcase Rockit™ apples’ distinct qualities that make them inimitable in today’s market. Now available any time of year, Rockit™ apples are a healthy and naturally sweet pocket-sized treat ideal for both kids and adults. Their petite size makes them [...]
Servings: 10 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes Recipe Source: Produce for Kids Moved over traditional scalloped potatoes, there’s a new side dish in town! These Scalloped Sweet Potatoes with apples are the perfect combination of sweet and savory in one dish. Plus, everything bakes in one dish for easy prep and clean-up. No need to make a sauce in a skillet before baking! INGREDIENTS 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 3 medium Chelan Fresh apples, cored, chopped 1 large RealSweet® sweet onion, chopped 2 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup unsalted chicken stock METHOD Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease a 13x9-inch baking dish. [...]
Servings: 6 Prep Time: 15 minutes Recipe Source: Produce for Kids This lightened-up chicken salad is perfect to prep on the weekend and enjoy on sandwiches, in wraps, as a salad topper or with crackers all week! Filled with celery, apples and almonds for a sweet, tangy recipe. Recipe and photography courtesy of Aggie of Aggie’s Kitchen. INGREDIENTS 3 cups chopped, cooked chicken 2 stalks Dandy® celery, chopped 1 large Chelan Fresh apple, diced 1/2 cup slivered almonds 3/4 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt 1/2 cup lowfat mayonnaise 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon dried tarragon 3/4 cup shredded white Cheddar cheese METHOD Combine chicken, celery, apples and almonds in large bowl. Mix Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar and [...]
Servings: 6 Prep Time: 10 minutes Recipe Source: Produce For Kids Add a twist to a simple carrot raisin salad with mango chipotle dressing. This recipe is so quick, easy and versatile that you’ll find many uses for it. INGREDIENTS 10 ounces matchstick carrots 1 Chelan Fresh apple, julienned 1/4 cup raisins 1/2 cup mango chipotle salad dressing METHOD Combine carrots, apple, raisins and dressing in large bowl; mix well. Refrigerate for 30 minutes, or until chilled. NUTRITIONAL VALUE Calories 78 Fat 1g Protein 1g Carbohydrates 17g Fiber 2g Sodium 177mg Cholesterol 3mg Sugar 12g Calcium 4%DV Iron 2%DV
Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooks in: 35 minutes Servings: 4-6 Recipe Source: KORU® New Zealand "A great fall salad with a spicy walnut dressing!" - Sandi McGrath INGREDIENTS Salad: 1 KORU® Apple, cored and sliced into 16 wedges (about 1/2" thick) 1 small butternut squash, about 1 lb (400 gms), halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut in 1/4"half moon shaped slices (a mandolin works great for this) No need to peel the squash if it is washed well. 1 Tablespoon olive oil Sea Salt About 5 cups salad greens Bacon bits or crumbled blue cheese, optional Maple walnuts: 1/2 cup walnut halves [...]
Prep Time: 25 minutes Cooks in: 35-40 minutes Servings: 12 Recipe Source: KORU® New Zealand "These apples make the most flavorful pie I've ever created, and I grew up on an apple orchard in Wenatchee, WA, USA!" - Annie Green, Mooresville, NC INGREDIENTS Two 9-inch pie crusts (Annie uses Mile High pie crust recipe) Pie Filling: 3 cups KORU® Apples, peeled, cored and sliced 1/4" thick 1 cup fresh washed blueberries 1 1/4 cups (250 grams) white sugar 2 Tablespoons white flour 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice 3 Tablespoons butter METHOD Heat oven to 400f/200c Filling: In [...]
New year is the perfect time to kick off healthy resolutions and give your body some TLC after weeks of decadent holiday meals. Smoothie bowls are just the ticket since they are healthy, filling, and beautiful as well. Our Instagram-worthy KORU® Apple Berry Smoothie Bowl is bursting with antioxidants, vitamins A and C, and fiber. Apples are a superfood in their own right, as are beets, ginger and hemp seeds. The smoothie bowl gets its vibrant color from the natural plant pigment Lycopene found in red fruits and vegetables. All of the ingredients listed are commonly found in supermarkets, health food [...]
It's the perfect easy & healthy dinner for the New Year! Protein and sides cook all in one pan. It's gluten-free, dairy-free, but bursting with flavor and makes for a gorgeous, filling dinner! Forks up! Recipe Development and Photography By: Annessa Chumbley, RD INGREDIENTS 4 center-cut boneless pork chops 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large SugarBee® apple, cored, and sliced on the bias 1 large red onion, sliced in half, and then on the bias 16 ounces Brussels sprouts, sliced in half 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary, plus more METHOD 1. Heat a large cast-iron skillet to medium high, [...]
Nothing beats a steaming cup of mulled wine on a frosty winter day. This traditional spiced holiday drink will warm you to your core and tickle your taste buds. SugarBee® apples add a touch of sweetness that complements the spices beautifully. Make a big batch of apple mulled wine for your next holiday party! Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines YIELD: 4-6 servings (about 3 1/2 cups) Mulled Wine 1 (750 ml) bottle of dry red wine 1 1/2 cups apple cider 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup brandy 1 SugarBee® apple, cored and thinly sliced 1 orange, sliced into rounds 3 cinnamon [...]