Cooking a meal for your significant other is a wonderful way to say “I love you”. If you want to make a splash, planning is going to be your best friend. Taking the time to think through your menu and organize yourself will ensure a smooth meal come go-time. How to plan a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner is simple thanks to our tips and recipe suggestions below. Decoration: set the mood Valentine’s Day is the opportunity to make your loved one feel special, so set your table to match the occasion. Use your best table cloth, plates and cutlery. Fold cloth napkins into fancy [...]
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Recipe Development and Photography By: Annessa Chumbley, RD INGREDIENTS: 1 pound lean ground turkey 2 green onions, finely sliced (green and white parts) 3/4 cup finely chopped KORU® Apples (skin on) 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 3/4 teaspoon salt METHOD In a bowl, combine all ingredients. Mix gently but make sure the ingredients are evenly incorporated. Shape turkey apple mixture into little 2 ounce patties, packed tightly with a little dent in the middle. Heat a cast-iron skillet to medium-high, and coat with nonstick cooking spray, or a drizzle of olive oil. Once the skillet is hot, place the sausage [...]
Eating healthfully while keeping meals interesting can be challenging. What to include? What to leave out? There is no definite answer to what makes the perfect healthy diet but here are some guidelines to put you on the right path: Eat more fruits and vegetables Increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables in your diet means you’ll be consuming more fiber, vitamins, minerals and water, while avoiding saturated fat and cholesterol. Start by reducing portions of animal protein and upping the volume of plants on your plate. Apples are particularly healthy and versatile so keep them within reach at all times. [...]
The humble bowl is a simple yet ideal vessel for an untold number of dishes. Offering mobility and comfort, a meal in a bowl can just as easily be consumed at the dinner table or curled up on the couch. Steaming bowls of goodness are omnipresent in our childhood memories, reminders of shared moments with family and friends. Bowls today are suddenly the height of fashion, becoming the backdrop for raw concoctions, smoothies, inventive salads and fusion-inspired cuisine. We love bowls every which way, and to celebrate them we are sharing our favorite one bowl meal recipes. Grab your bowl and [...]
KORU® apples are the perfect addition to this warming winter bowl brimming with roasted vegetables, superfood quinoa, protein-packed chickpeas, and topped with a creamy tahini-miso dressing. Save yourself some hassle by prepping ingredients ahead of time. You can also cook more quinoa and chickpeas than required in order to have them on hand for future recipes like this breakfast quinoa with warm honey pears or our butternut squash and pear soup with spiced chickpeas . Take it from us, batch cooking makes life so much easier! Recipe Development and Photography: Williams-Raines Yield: 2 roasted winter bowls INGREDIENTS For the roasted vegetables [...]
Recipe Development and Photography By: Annessa Chumbley, RD Try this ooey gooey homemade dessert made with SugarBee® apples! INGREDIENTS 3 SugarBee® Apples 1/3 cup quick oats 1/3 cup almond flour 1/3 cup chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 tablespoon raw and local honey METHOD 1. Preheat oven to 375º. Using a spoon, carefully hollow out the center of the apple starting at the top, and scooping out all of the seeds. (Don't go too far to the edge, or the baked apple will collapse). 2. In a small bowl, combine oats, almond flour, walnuts, cinnamon, coconut oil, [...]
It’s the most important meal of the day on one of the most exciting days of the year! With all the present-opening ahead, make sure to kick off Christmas with a gorgeous breakfast spread. Apples are plentiful this time of year and offer the versatility you need to make a range of exceptional Christmas morning treats. Here are a few of our favorite apple breakfast recipes to delight your family and friends around the table on Christmas day. Eggnog French toast casserole Start Christmas with this holiday-ready breakfast bake! Eggnog, apples and cranberries are delightful together. Source: Chelan Fresh Easy applesauce [...]
Kick off Christmas with our eggnog French toast casserole. This family-friendly dish is infused with eggnog, warm spices, apples and fresh cranberries. It also smells divine and will spread holiday cheer throughout your kitchen! To simplify cooking on Christmas morning we suggest you cube the bread the night before to let it dry out in a cool oven. Don’t worry if you forget, the bread can be lightly toasted on the day instead (see instructions in notes below recipe). You can also prepare the apples a day ahead but make sure you use our anti-browning kitchen hack to keep them oxidizing. [...]
The SugarBee® apple is a new variety that owes half its parentage to the fan-favorite Honeycrisp apple. Harvesting starts at the start of October, so SugarBee® apples are available in time for the holiday season. This premium-grade apple variety is bright with a crimson skin that ranges from 30%-100% red. The firm skin and creamy white fresh offer a nice snap with each bite. Its juicy sweetness is balanced by just the right amount of acidity. This crisp and juicy apple makes an excellent raw snack but is also very versatile in the kitchen. The SugarBee® holds its shape well when cooked, making it a great variety for baking and roasting. All in [...]
The new Lucy™ Glo and Lucy™ Rose apples create a stunning color contrast in our deceptively simple apple galette. Crumbled gingersnap cookies are added to the filling for extra warmth and depth of flavor, but they also serve to soak up the cooking juices and maintain a nice crisp crust. The two Lucy™ apple varieties are tart, sweet and juicy – just perfect for baking! The Lucy™ Glo variety shows off its gorgeous red color and adds visual interest to baked goods. YIELD: 10-12 servings Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS Galette dough* 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon [...]