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KORU® Apple Chips


Crispy, crunchy, baked apple chips made at home! These are easy, healthy, one-ingredient and addicting! No added sugar is needed thanks to the sweet honey-flavor of the KORU®. These chips go perfecting on the KORU® Apple Salad with White Balsamic Vinaigrette. Created by: Annessa Chumbley, RD Created for: Chelan Fresh INGREDIENTS 2 KORU® apples METHOD Preheat oven to 200º. Thinly slice apples into 1/8 - 1/4 inch slices using a mandolin - or carefully using a very sharp knife. Arrange slices in a single layer on a baking sheet covered in parchment paper. Place in the middle to top rack of the oven [...]

KORU® Apple Chips2020-01-27T19:42:35+00:00

How to Construct the Perfect Smoothie


Smoothie Formula: Tip: To ensure smoothie success during your busy week, pre-portion bundles of smoothie ingredients together in small freezer bags and place in freezer. Then grab, blend and go! Smoothies can be a delicious way to add dense nutrition to your diet, or they can be as unhealthy as eating a candy bar or milk shake. Getting the right combination of ingredients makes all the difference, but doesn’t have to be complicated. Here is a handy guideline for striking the perfect balance for the ultimate smoothie. Don't know where to start? Give one of our luscious smoothies a try… Our [...]

How to Construct the Perfect Smoothie2020-01-16T16:53:41+00:00

How to Eat a Low Sugar Diet in 2020


January is a time for new beginnings, fresh starts and resolutions and most of us probably have a resolution or intent to clean up our diet in 2020. Undoubtedly, we have all come across the headlines that tell us how damaging white sugar is to our health. So, there is no better time than the start of a new decade to set changes into motion and ditch (or at least reduce) the added sugar in our diet. Although there isn’t a “daily recommended allowance” for sugar, since it isn’t an essential nutrient for our health, the American Heart Association has published [...]

How to Eat a Low Sugar Diet in 20202020-01-22T21:08:41+00:00

KORU® Apple & Celery Salad with Orange Poppyseed Dressing


Created by: Meg Raines Created for: Chelan Fresh YIELD: 4 servings Hearty, crunchy salads seem to be more satisfying in the winter, especially after a long holiday season of rich foods. Sweet KORU® apples make an ideal match for the green flavors of celery and cucumbers in this fresh salad. Serve this on a bed of greens with extra dressing or as a side salad to brighten up any meal. INGREDIENTS Dressing (makes about 1 cup): 6 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons plain yogurt  1 tablespoon fresh orange juice 1 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon orange zest 2 [...]

KORU® Apple & Celery Salad with Orange Poppyseed Dressing2020-01-14T19:01:54+00:00

Green KORU® Apple Muffins


Created by: Meg Raines Created for: Chelan Fresh YIELD: 12 muffins The spinach gives the muffins it’s green color and the KORU® apples lend a natural sweetness and moisture. But the muffins are not at all sweet so they make a perfect foil for jam or a drizzle of honey if you prefer breakfast on the sweeter side. Or, serve them as savory muffins alongside a BBQ meal like you would corn muffins. This recipe was inspired by the wonderful new cookbook, Little Green Kitchen. The Danish authors and bloggers have three young children and they are authorities on how to sneak more [...]

Green KORU® Apple Muffins2020-01-16T16:37:14+00:00

KORU® Apple Pecan Chicken Salad


Created by: Annessa Chumbley, RD Created for: Chelan Fresh INGREDIENTS 3 cups cooked and shredded chicken breast  3/4 cup olive oil mayonnaise  1 KORU® apple, skin left on, chopped  1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted  2 green onions, chopped juice of 1/2 lemon 1/4 teaspoon salt & freshly ground black pepper Romaine lettuce leaves for cups METHOD In a medium bowl, add chopped apples. Squeeze all of the lemon juice over the apples and toss (watch out for the seeds!)  Add mayo, pecans, chopped green onions, salt, and freshly ground black pepper. Mix together until everything is coated evenly.  Scoop Apple Pecan Chicken Salad [...]

KORU® Apple Pecan Chicken Salad2020-01-02T20:40:52+00:00

Slow-Cooker SugarBee® Apple Pork Roast


A tender, juicy pork-roast, all thanks to the mouth-watering Sugar Bee apple. Easy to make and falls apart as you slice it. So versatile, and great for meal prepping for a busy week ahead to. Created by: Annessa Chumbley, RD Created for: Chelan Fresh INGREDIENTS 2 lb pork tenderloin roast 2 sweet onions, sliced 3 SugarBee® Apples 2 tablespoons yellow mustard 2 tablespoons raw honey 1 teaspoon kosher salt METHOD Set the slow cooker on low heat. Sprinkle sliced onions in first. Take the pork tenderloin and make 4 – 5 slices in the top, about halfway down. Cut one apple into thin [...]

Slow-Cooker SugarBee® Apple Pork Roast2019-12-31T05:26:32+00:00

SugarBee® Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Pumpkin Seed Croutons


A naturally sweet, creamy, silky & comforting soup that's dairy-free. Packed with nutrients and brimming with flavor and a gorgeous color. Swapping traditional croutons for pumpkin seeds keeps it low-carb, and adds protein. Created by: Annessa Chumbley, RD Created for: Chelan Fresh INGREDIENTS 1 sweet onion, diced  4 cups cubed butternut squash  4 cups vegetable broth  1 large Sugar Bee apple, roughly chopped (not peeled)  1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided  1/2 cup pumpkin seeds  1/4 teaspoon garlic powder  1/4 teaspoon paprika METHOD Heat a medium pot over medium-high heat, and spray with cooking spray, or use a tablespoon of olive oil. Add onion and sauté until it is lightly [...]

SugarBee® Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Pumpkin Seed Croutons2019-12-31T05:20:53+00:00

Community events build buzz for new SugarBee® apple


SugarBee retail display FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 17, 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Julie DeJarnatt Chelan, Wash. – In an era dominated by all things online and social media, the growers of Chelan Fresh are building buzz for their new SugarBee® apple with some old-school guerilla marketing: they are bringing consumers together to experience the apple in IRL. (That’s texting shorthand for “in real life,” for those of us who didn’t grow up with a device in our hands.)   Since SugarBee apples hit the market in September, Chelan Fresh has hosted dozens of SugarBee-themed community events, all designed to get [...]

Community events build buzz for new SugarBee® apple2019-12-17T22:54:29+00:00

KORU® Sticky Bun Cake


Created by: Meg Raines Created for: Chelan Fresh YIELD: 6-8 servings Our decadent giant sticky bun tastes like a caramel apple, a cinnamon roll and apple pie all rolled in one gooey pastry. What could be better for an easy but show-stopping breakfast for the holidays? To make it even better we stuffed it with sweet KORU® apples that  cook up tender and soft in the caramel sauce. Using prepared crescent roll dough means that you can throw this treat together without waiting for the dough to rise so you can get back to the holiday festivities. INGREDIENTS Dough and Filling 2 (8 [...]

KORU® Sticky Bun Cake2019-12-13T21:34:03+00:00