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Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cherries


Recipe by: Leslie Bonici Yield: 6 servings INGREDIENTS 1 pound thinly sliced Brussels sprouts 1/2 small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced 22 cherry halves 18 walnut halves Salt to taste Coarsely ground pepper to taste 22 cherry halves INSTRUCTIONS Place Brussels sprouts, onions, cherry halves, and walnuts in a 9 x 13 baking pan. Drizzle on the olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste. Roast at 325 degrees for 30 minutes.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cherries2020-08-13T17:49:32+00:00

Cherry Ricotta S’mores


Recipe by: Leslie Bonici Yield: 9 s’mores INGREDIENTS 9 squares of chocolate graham crackers 1/2 cup whole milk ricotta  2 teaspoons honey 1/4 teaspoons grated orange rind 18 cherry halves INSTRUCTIONS In a small bowl, mix together the ricotta, honey and orange rind and blend until smooth. Spoon approximately 1 TBSP of the ricotta mixture on each graham cracker square and top with 2 cherry halves.

Cherry Ricotta S’mores2020-08-13T16:44:57+00:00

Chopped Cherry Salad with Cherry Vinaigrette


Recipe by: Manuel Villacorta MS RDN Serves: 6 Serving Size: 1 1/2 cup Prep Time: 15 minutes Ingredients for the salad: 1 cup of Chelan Fresh cherries, seeded, halves 2 cups shredded carrots  2 cups shredded cabbage 3 celery stocks sliced 1 cup cherry tomato sliced 1 can (15 oz) corn, drained 1 can (15oz) garbanzo beans, drained 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 1 cup walnut pieces Ingredients for the Dressing: 1 cup Chelan Fresh cherries, seeded, sliced 1/3 cup extra verging olive oil 2 tablespoons white Modena vinegar (or white wine vinegar) 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt Directions: Add all the [...]

Chopped Cherry Salad with Cherry Vinaigrette2020-08-13T16:30:24+00:00

Summer Chillin’ and Grillin’ Recipes


Summer meals are about farm fresh produce and grilling outside. And surprisingly, adding a serving of healthy fresh fruit to your barbecue is easier than you think. Let’s start with the barbecue sauce. Many versions of barbecue sauce are fruit-based to add a sweet complexity to a savory sauce. We came up with two versions of barbecue sauce featuring sweet cherries and another with our SugarBee® Apple Cider to give your grilled chicken the sticky finger treatment. Apple Cider BBQ Sauce (photo above) Cherry Barbecue Sauce But the grilling fun doesn’t stop there; we also came up with a great selection [...]

Summer Chillin’ and Grillin’ Recipes2020-08-11T22:52:17+00:00

SugarBee® Apple Cider BBQ Sauce


Created by: Meg Raines This barbecue sauce starts with our SugarBee® cider to give it a sweet and tangy base, and has lots of different uses. Add the sauce to a pot of shredded chicken or pork for barbecue sandwiches, baste your favorite meats on the grill with it, or simply use it for a smoky-sweet dip for your fries. If more people knew how easy, and tasty, homemade barbecue sauce is, they would abandon those half-full store-bought bottles in the back of the refrigerator for good! YIELD: about 2 cups of sauce INGREDIENTS  1 cup SugarBee® apple cider  1 (6 oz.) [...]

SugarBee® Apple Cider BBQ Sauce2020-08-11T22:03:55+00:00

Fresh Cherry Salad with Chicken and Cherry Balsamic Vinaigrette


Recipe by: Kellie Shallal MPH RD Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Servings: 4 salads Calories: 493kcal This fresh cherry salad is composed of fresh juicy cherries on top of a bed of peppery greens, plus creamy honey goat cheese & cherry balsamic vinaigrette. This post is sponsored by Chelan Fresh, as always, all opinions and thoughts are my own.   Hi friends!  I can’t believe the end of summer is almost here, and so, sadly, cherry season is coming to an end. That means this is the last post in our summer cherry series sponsored by my friends at Chelan Fresh.  If you missed the other [...]

Fresh Cherry Salad with Chicken and Cherry Balsamic Vinaigrette2020-08-10T20:57:26+00:00

Post Workout Cherry Chia Greek Yogurt Bowl


Recipe by: Kellie Shallal MPH RD What to eat after a workout? These greek yogurt bowls with cherry chia jam, hemp seeds, granola, and more sweet cherries for delicious recovery fuel! HOW TO MAKE CHERRY CHIA GREEK YOGURT BOWLS The first step is to make the cherry chia seed jam, which is super easy.  First, pit two cups of Chelan Fresh sweet cherries and add them to a small pot. Then, add in the remaining ingredients of chia seeds, honey, and water. Next, you’ll mash down the cherries until it becomes an incorporated jam (I used a potato masher.) You’ll want to simmer [...]

Post Workout Cherry Chia Greek Yogurt Bowl2020-08-10T21:01:06+00:00

Post workout and other health benefits of cherry nutrition


Recipe by: Kellie Shallal MPH RD A couple of weeks ago, we kicked off the summer cherry season with a round-up of 15 healthy cherry recipes to get you started! Today, I’m back with another delicious Chelan Fresh sweet cherry recipe: Cherry Chia Greek Yogurt Bowl. I also want to share with you a little bit about the health benefits of cherries, especially when it comes to pain relief and post-workout recovery. NUTRITION Cherries are probably the nutrition powerhouse you didn’t expect. Just 1 cup or about 21 sweet cherries provides 97 calories, 2 grams protein, 25 grams of carbs, 3 grams of fiber, as [...]

Post workout and other health benefits of cherry nutrition2020-08-10T21:04:56+00:00

Banana Cherry Muffins


Recipe by: Kellie Shallal MPH RD These healthy banana cherry muffins are made with whole wheat pastry flour for a light, fluffy banana muffin bursting with sweet cherries in every bite! Ingredients 3 bananas mashed ¼ cup coconut oil melted 2/3 cup milk 1 egg 1.5 cup whole wheat pastry flour ¼ cup coconut sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup Chelan Fresh sweet cherries chopped, pitted Instructions Preheat oven to 350F Line muffin tin with paper or silicone muffin liners. Combine bananas, coconut oil, milk, and egg until smooth. Add in whole wheat pastry flour, coconut sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Combine but do not over mix. Fold in cherries. Add batter to muffin tin and [...]

Banana Cherry Muffins2020-08-10T21:01:30+00:00

Rockit Apple Nachos – 3 Ways!


Recipe by: Megan Brown, Baker Mama Satisfy your sweet tooth with these fun and yummy Apple Nachos made three ways! They’re so easy to make and taste so great for a snack or dessert that everyone will enjoy! How great are these apple “nachos”? They’re made with our favorite Rockit Apples and are so perfect for a satisfying sweet treat that’s healthier and doesn’t require any baking or cooking. Everyone loves them! Rockit™ apples are so great for making these apple nachos with because they’re small and crisp. When sliced, they make for the perfect one-bite nacho. And they have the most delicious natural [...]

Rockit Apple Nachos – 3 Ways!2020-08-12T17:35:22+00:00
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