Created by: Meg Raines Created for: Chelan Fresh If you have spent any time on the internet lately then you probably have noticed that banana bread recipes are taking over social media feeds as the comfort treat of choice. And for good reason: Banana bread conjures up images of a cozy kitchen and time spent with family. Since cherry season is upon us, we came up with our own version of banana bread that is bursting with fresh cherries and dark chocolate to help satisfy those sweet cravings. INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup vegetable oil, such as coconut, olive or sunflower oil 1/2 cup pure [...]
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Created by: Meg Raines Created for: Chelan Fresh YIELD: 12-16 bars These thick and jammy bars have the perfect balance of sweet and tart thanks to the combination of rhubarb and KORU® apples. This lighter version of the classic oat squares is made with coconut oil instead of butter but it still delivers a satisfying and homey treat for dessert or even breakfast. INGREDIENTS Filling 2 cups diced rhubarb (about 3 stalks) 2 cups peeled and diced KORU® apples (about 2 medium apples) 1/3 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Crust and Topping 2 1/2 [...]
There’s a reason the old adage, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” continues to be relevant. There are so many health benefits to eating fruit, and apples are no exception. Apples contain loads of vitamin C, K, potassium and a handful of other minerals, as well as low natural sugars. In addition, snacking on an apple helps us stave off unhealthy cravings, thanks to their high water and fiber content, which makes them more filling and satisfying. For more information on the benefits of eating apples, check out this Healthline article: 10 Impressive Health Benefits of Apples. At a [...]
Sponsored content from Holly Homer from the Kids Activities Blog While we are all still trying to avoid leaving the house as much as possible, I am still having to buy groceries. During my last grocery run I picked up Rockit apples for the kids to enjoy as snacks between meals. I don’t know about you, but having the kids home all day every day means they are eating everything in sight. The new Rockit™ apple is known as the world’s first miniature apple. They might be pocket-sized, but they are crisp and sweet and are a great source of Vitamin [...]
Created by: Sari Diskin Created for: Chelan Fresh YIELD: This recipe fills 2 - 12 oz mason jars Apple season is not just for the Fall my friends! I enjoy apples all year round. I have recently discovered a new kind of apple that I wanted to share with you all. It is called the Rockit™ Apple! It is the cutest little mini apple you ever did see. Basically, the PERFECT pocket-size fruit. Truly, I have been walking around with 1 - 2 of these in my bag. I love the flavor profile of them - they are sweet, crunchy and delicious. They [...]
Created by: Meg Raines Created for: Chelan Fresh YIELD: 8 servings This no-fuss Italian classic has a moist, dense crumb and is loaded with tender pears. It is a perfect cake for a low-key family celebration because it is simple to make with just a few pantry staples and can be enjoyed as dessert or at brunch. A little dusting of powdered sugar is all it needs to dress it up for your celebration table. INGREDIENTS 9 tablespoons of unsalted butter at room temperature, divided 9 tablespoons of granulated sugar, divided 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 large eggs 2/3 cup of almond flour 7 [...]
Created by: Meg Raines Created for: Chelan Fresh YIELD: 3-4 servings Everyone knows that our miniature Rockit apples are a fun little treat for kids, but we haven't forgotten about the grown-up kids. This Appletini cocktail conjures up the taste of Grandma's apple pie but it is strictly for after hours! INGREDIENTS For the rim: 1/4 cup finely ground graham cracker crumbs 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Juice of 1 lemon For the martini: 1 cup apple cider 5 tablespoons brown sugar simple syrup* 1/2 cup vodka 1 tablespoon cinnamon flavor whiskey or schnapps 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Small pinch [...]
Make Your Easter Egg-ceptional This Year What does spring mean to you? To many of us, spring means orchards beginning to blossom, Easter celebrations, warm days that allow for time outside and most importantly, time spent with the ones we love. Here are a few of our favorite recipes, hands on activities and crafts to boost your spirits and help remind us that blessings abound even in times of uncertainty. From our extended Chelan Fresh family to yours - Happy Easter! ??? Download Your Free Easter Activity E-Book Tim’s Corner From the Sales Floor As we move into [...]
Created for: Chelan Fresh Created by: Meg Raines YIELD: 4 servings INGREDIENTS Poppyseed Dressing (makes 3/4 cup) 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sour cream or plain yogurt 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon orange zest 1 tablespoon poppy seeds Salt and pepper to taste Salad 2 boneless chicken breasts, cooked and diced 2 medium sized SugarBee® apples, cored and diced 3 stalks celery, diced 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup toasted pecans, roughly chopped 1/4 of a small red onions, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, roughly chopped 2 cups of salad [...]
Created by: Meg Raines Created for: Chelan Fresh YIELD: approximately 6-8 pies INGREDIENTS 6 SugarBee® apples 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4-1/2 cup of water 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 pound of prepared pie dough METHOD Core and peel the apples, chop into 1/2 inch chunks. Sprinkle the lemon juice over the chopped apples and toss to coat. In a large, heavy bottom skillet melt the butter over medium low heat, add the apples and 1/4 cup of water, cook until the apples start [...]