Considering making your own salad dressing? We highly encourage it! Homemade salad dressings can be easy to make with only few ingredients that are probably already on hand! They are also economical when made in large batches, and last a long time in the refrigerator. Your health will also benefit, as homemade salad dressings have less sugar, salt and hidden chemicals than store-bought dressing! Take your homemade salad one step further with apples. Whether you're adding SugarBee® or Granny Smith, apples create contrast in texture and flavor by adding crunch and sweetness/tartness. Including apples makes your salad heartier while gaining a [...]
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Blog by: Valerie Musser, Valerie’s Of Course Catering We have all heard of Apple Cider Vinegar aka ACV. But what is it for? There are so many uses! Here are a few of the reasons why we should all incorporate this natural ferment into our daily wellness routine: Health Benefits Aids in digestion Weight loss Balances the bodies PH Maintain healthy gut flora Clears skin Reduces gas and bloating Kills harmful bacteria Detoxifies the body Natural appetite suppressant Can relieve sinus pressure and congestion Gets rid of dandruff Sooths bug bite redness and itch Lowers Cholesterol So how do you incorporate [...]
Chelan, Wash. – August 31, 2021 – Rockit™ Apple, the original miniature-sized apple grown for on-the-go snacking, is partnering with Instagram sensation, The Tiny Chef, a 6.5 in. tall herbivore that creates tiny dishes. Together they are helping to spread the word about the world’s first tiny apple. Tiny Chef became fast friends with notable celebrities like Kristen Bell and boasts an international Instagram following of more than 600,000 fans. As a winner of two 2021 Webby Awards, The Tiny Chef has won the hearts of people around the world with his endearing voice and tiny culinary creations. The Tiny Chef [...]
Hearty, crunchy salads seem to be more satisfying in the winter, especially after a long holiday season of rich foods. Sweet SugarBee® apples make an ideal match for the green flavors of the cabbage in this fresh salad. Serve this as a side dish with grilled or roasted meats or top with grilled chicken for a healthy meal on its own. Created by: Meg Raines YIELD: 2-4 servings INGREDIENTS Dressing (makes about 1 cup) 6 tablespoons lemon olive oil 3 tablespoons plain yogurt 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon orange zest 1 [...]
Recipe by: Annessa Chumbley, RD Ingredients 2 cups heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup Allulose sweetener 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract 1/16 teaspoon sea salt 1 cup Chelan Fresh cherries, pitted and chopped Method In a bowl, stir together the first four ingredients. Pour into an ice-cream maker, and churn according to manufacturer’s directions. (Let churn 20-30 minutes). Stir in chopped fresh cherries. Scoop and serve immediately or spread into a freezer-safe container. Keep frozen, and use within a week. Ice cream is best when it’s slightly softened out of the freezer. Enjoy!
Bob Grandy of Gebbers Farms delivers Chelan Fresh cherries to the Bridge Creek fire camp in Washington. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 10, 2021 Chelan Fresh™ and Gebbers Farms Deliver Fresh Cherries to Frontline Workers Brewster, Wash. (August 10, 2021) - As extreme heat and fires plague much of the West, wildland firefighters go from fire to fire with little end in sight. In the Okanogan Valley of Washington state, firefighters from as far away as Utah and Arizona battle blazes that threaten property and lives. These frontline workers live and work under challenging conditions, and they have little access to fresh [...]
Recipe by: Annessa Chumbley, RD Ingredients 1 cup cooked quinoa 3/4 cup Chelan Fresh cherries, pitted and halved 1/4 cup sliced red onion 1-2 cups fresh spinach 2 tablespoons crumbled feta 1 blood orange, sliced 2 teaspoons chopped pistachios Cherry Dressing 5 Chelan Fresh cherries, pitted 3-4 tablespoons avocado oil 1 blood orange, peeled 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt drizzle pure maple syrup, optional Method Add ingredients for the salad around a bowl, sprinkling pistachios over everything. In a small blender or food processor, add ingredients for dressing. Blend on high until smooth. Add maple syrup only if dressing needs an added touch [...]
Recipe by: Chef Lenny, @whosagoodlizard Sweet Rainier Cherries are at their peak for only a short time during the summer. They are delicious capped with a golden-brown puff pastry crust and a hint of cardamom. Serve with or without ice cream to elevate this any time treat. Servings: 6 Preparation: 45 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Ingredients 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (thawed) 1 egg beaten with 1 tsp. water for egg wash 4 cups pitted and chopped fresh or frozen Rainier cherries ¼ cup white sugar ¼ cup brown sugar ¼ tsp. cardamom ¼ cup all-purpose flour 2 tsp. of lemon [...]
Recipe by: Chef Lenny, @whosagoodlizard Juicy, cherries and tender beef-browned and cooked until fork tender. Including Instant Pot & traditional slow cooker methods. Servings: 04 Preparation: 20 minutes Cook time: 1 hour Instant Pot 8-10 hours if using traditional method included below. Ingredients 2 tbsp. olive oil 3 lbs. beef stew meat (chuck roast) 1.5 to 2 cups pitted chopped Rainier Cherries (fresh or frozen) 4 cloves of garlic minced 2 jalapenos diced 1 large shallot diced 1 8oz box mushrooms chopped 1/2 cup of water 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper 1 tsp. white pepper 1 tsp. each, cumin, paprika, chili [...]
Cherry season is but a blip of time in the summer, here and gone before we know it. But, that doesn’t mean you have to go without these sweet little jewels for the rest of the year. Check out our tips on how to freeze your cherry haul to enjoy in the dead of winter. And, now is the perfect time grab some Chelan Fresh cherries so stock up and freeze up before they are gone again in a flash! For some inspiration on how to use your frozen cherries, we have included a few of our favorites: Cherry Chocolate Banana [...]