No holiday table would be complete without a selection of mouth-watering side dishes to complement the main event, be it turkey or ham. But that doesn’t mean holiday side dishes play second fiddle! Each one is a chance to display creativity and make use of the season’s best produce. Cooking up delectable veggie-packed accompaniments is also the opportunity to offer vegetarian guests more options come mealtime. SugarBee® apples take center-stage in this twist on classic roasted Brussel sprouts. Use fresh chestnuts if you can get find them, otherwise walnuts are a wonderful substitute. Check the notes section for instructions on how to roast fresh [...]
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New Apple Varieties Chelan Fresh is your home for the best selection of new apple varieties, grown in the heart of Central Washington where warm days and cool nights make for the best growing conditions. Visit us at PMA Orlando booth #1789 to learn more about all of our new varieties, our comprehensive availability of Cascade Crest Organic apples, pears, stonefruit, and our Category Management programs that are available. SugarBee® is the new apple in town and is sure to steal your heart with her "Sweet as can Bee" flavor! SugarBee® was born from a bee who pollenated a Honeycrisp blossom and an unknown variety and created the crisp, juicy SugarBee® [...]
You’ve probably heard the proverb “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” This saying was first recorded in Wales during the 1860’s with the original wording “Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.” Clearly apples have been recognized as a health food for a very long time, and for good reason. Apples are one of the most cultivated and consumed fruits on the planet. They are very rich in antioxidants, flavonoids and dietary fiber, which elevates the humble apple to the rank of bonafide superfood. Studies suggest that apples may help reduce the risk of developing medical [...]
5-Ingredients, no-refined flour, no-sugar, Apple Oat Waffles!!! Our favorite breakfast! YIELD: 1 large Belgian waffle Recipe Development and Photography By: @AnnessaRD INGREDIENTS 1 egg 1 apple, such as Rockit™, cored and coarsely chopped with skin on 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup unsweetened milk 2 cups whole oats Toppings: sliced apples cinnamon pure maple syrup METHOD In a blender, add ingredients in order beginning with egg, apple, cinnamon, salt, almond milk, and oats. Blend until all ingredients are combined, stopping blender to stir ingredients if needed. Brush waffle maker with coconut oil or nonstick spray. For a Belgian waffle maker, [...]
Savor warm fall spices in these apple donut muffins topped with crisp cinnamon sugar. Soft chunks of apple pepper these original muffins that are reminiscent of old-fashioned sugar-dusted donuts. The apple donut muffins are made healthier and extra-moist by swapping eggs for applesauce. This also makes them easy to adapt to egg-free and vegan diets, for which we have provided notes in the recipe below. YIELD: 12 muffins Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS For muffins 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 3/4 cup sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 [...]
Get spooky with our pint-sized dipped Rockit™ apple Halloween monsters. This kid-friendly activity is a chance to get creative by making edible goblins, witches, skulls, mummies, and more! Rockit™ apples are perfect for these dipped Halloween treats as they are child-sized and in season. YIELD: 12 dipped apple monsters Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS 12 Rockit™ apples 12 oz. white melting chocolate 12 oz. assorted colored melting chocolate (we used orange and green) 8 oz. dark chocolate chips 12 candy sticks or popsicle sticks Plastic ziplock bags or piping bags, one for each kind of chocolate (do not mix colors) Assorted decorations of choice: colored sugar [...]
Fuel Up To Play 60 and Chelan Fresh Collaborate to Help Increase Student Access to Nutritious Food Choices in SchoolsChelan Fresh2018-09-28T19:13:42+00:00
Pictured above: Breakfast cart kickoff in Hahnville High School, St Charles Parish, Louisiana September 27, 2018 Chelan Fresh Provides Portable Breakfast/Salad Bar Carts to Schools, Serving an Estimated 1.3 Million Meals Media Resources Download Full Press Release Download Photos Click on the photo below, then right click to save. Download Logos 1. Chelan Fresh Logo 2. Fuel Up to Play 60 Logo LYNNWOOD, Wash., Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuel Up to Play 60 and Chelan Fresh are increasing student access to more nutritious food choices in schools. Chelan Fresh, one of Washington state's largest suppliers of apples and pears and the nation's largest provider of fresh cherries, [...]
With fresh apples coming off the trees this month, it’s time to stock the pantry with Fall staples! This easy applesauce recipe can be used in many ways: tucked into a lunchbox, stirred into some morning oats, or baked into muffins to make them extra-moist and nutritious. You won’t run out of ways to savor this classic apple treat. We like using a mix of apple varieties as it makes for a more complex sauce, but feel free to use what you have on hand. Depending on the type of apple used you may need more or less sugar to reach [...]
Autumn conjures up images of stunning foliage, warm cardigans, gorgeous seasonal produce and Fall spices. Heartwarming spices like cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves, not to mention the ubiquitous pumpkin spice blend, pair beautifully with this season’s abundant apple and pear varieties. Fall spice recipes are popular with adults and kids alike. Here are some of our favorite cozy Autumnal recipes featuring apples, pears and Fall spices. Pear Fall spice recipes Butternut squash and pear soup with spiced chickpeas Put on your coziest sweater and warm your heart with this original spiced butternut squash and pear soup featuring baked Moroccan spiced chickpeas. Source: Chelan Fresh Roasted pear chai rice pudding [...]
With summer winding down and the kids back in school, we only have one thing on our minds: Fall produce and spices! Our butternut squash and pear soup is elevated by crisp oven-baked Moroccan spiced chickpeas. These are added at the last minute and can be omitted for kids or anyone avoiding spicy foods. The hot soup and exotic spices offer warmth and comfort. A perfect dish to get into the Fall spirit. Recipe Development and Photography by: Willams-Raines YIELD: 6 servings INGREDIENTS Roasted Moroccan Spiced Chickpeas 1 (15.5 oz) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons [...]