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KORU® Apple & Celery Salad with Orange Poppyseed Dressing

2020-01-14T19:01:54+00:00

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

2020-01-16T16:37:14+00:00

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

2020-01-02T20:40:52+00:00

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

SugarBee® Apple Celebration Nachos

2020-01-02T21:52:55+00:00

Recipe by Annessa Chumbley, RD and featured by Amy Goodson R.D. on KING 5 New Day Northwest INGREDIENTS 3 SugarBee® Apples, sliced into wedges or sliced horizontally 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 1/3 cup chopped pistachios 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted pinch kosher salt 1/4 cup 100% pure maple syrup 3 tablespoons natural almond butter or peanut butter 1/4 cup dark chocolate 1/3 cup pomegranate arils METHOD First, toast sliced almonds by sprinkling them out in a single layer on a sheet pan at 400º for 6 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove and immediate drizzle 1 tablespoon maple syrup on them [...]

SugarBee® Apple Celebration Nachos2020-01-02T21:52:55+00:00

Concorde Pear and Pomegranate Salsa

2019-10-10T19:03:52+00:00

Pears are not just for desserts; they also add a wonderful complexity to so many savory dishes as well. This fall we made a sweet and savory pear salsa with Concorde Pears that is not just for tacos. This versatile salsa can be served alongside any roasted meats, seafoods or can be added to mixed greens for a delicious fall salad. Created by: Meg Raines YIELD: 4-6 INGREDIENTS  Juice of 1 lime 2 Concorde pears 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds 3 ounces feta cheese, crumbled 2 tablespoons finely diced red onion 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 teaspoon of finely diced jalapeño or [...]

Concorde Pear and Pomegranate Salsa2019-10-10T19:03:52+00:00

Vanilla Lavender Concorde Pears and Fig Jam

2019-09-13T18:37:57+00:00

If you are a pear lover, then surely you need to add Concorde pears to your list for fall fruits to pick up at the market. Concorde pears are smaller in size with a long narrow neck. They can be enjoyed at all stages of ripeness, but their flavor does mellow as the fruit gets riper. The firm texture and hint of vanilla notes make this variety the perfect pear for our lovely vanilla lavender jam. Not your typical morning toast jam, this version is best served with salty cheeses such as parmesan or feta on crusty bread, or alongside savory [...]

Vanilla Lavender Concorde Pears and Fig Jam2019-09-13T18:37:57+00:00

Whipped Goat Cheese Dip with Red Anjou Pears

2019-08-09T17:49:51+00:00

This sophisticated, sweet and savory dip is great for cocktail parties (not to mention so easy to make!). Red Anjou pears are versatile and can be used like other pear varieties. They have a firm texture that holds its shape well and a great balance of sweet and tart. Pears and goat cheese are a beautiful combination. You’re in for a treat!  Recipe Development and Photography: Williams-Raines YIELD: 6 appetizer-sized portions INGREDIENTS   1/4 cup dried apricots (about 8 apricots), plus extra for garnish  Juice of 1/2 a lemon  3 Red Anjou pears  8 oz goat cheese, at room temperature 4 oz cream [...]

Whipped Goat Cheese Dip with Red Anjou Pears2019-08-09T17:49:51+00:00

Crunchy cherry cucumber cups

2019-07-10T23:19:55+00:00

Our refreshing cherry cucumber cups are perfect for summer entertaining. They’ll easily accompany fancy drinks or kick off a backyard barbecue. Simple to make, these light nibbles will be a hit with both kiddies and adults. Just double or triple the recipe if making enough to feed a crowd.   Recipe Development and Photography: Williams-Raines YIELD: 8-10 cucumber cups  INGREDIENTS  Cherry cucumber cups  2 large cucumbers, peeled (optional), and cut into 2-inch rounds  1 1/2 Orondo Ruby® cherries, stemmed, pitted and diced small  1 small green pepper, emptied and diced finely  1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese Handful of chives, minced Handful of fresh basil, minced 1 tablespoon orange juice 1 [...]

Crunchy cherry cucumber cups2019-07-10T23:19:55+00:00

Cherry Basil Quinoa

2019-07-11T23:40:05+00:00

This is a gluten free recipe the whole family will love using Lake Chelan Cherries from Chelan Fresh to give it a sweet and savory taste. This recipe is: Gluten free, whole grain  Yield: 4-6 servings INGREDIENTS Dressing 2 tablespoons minced shallots 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 ¼ teaspoon of white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard ½ teaspoon of honey 1 small garlic clove 1/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper Quinoa ¾ cup quinoa 1 ¼ cups water 2 cups sweet red cherries, pitted and torn into halves 1/3 cup diced celery ½ cup [...]

Cherry Basil Quinoa2019-07-11T23:40:05+00:00

Crunchy KORU® Apple Dippers with Creamy Peanut Butter Mousse

2019-04-22T16:15:43+00:00

Apples and peanut butter are a perfect pairing on their own, but this recipe takes a classic pairing to a whole new level. Who doesn’t love dipping something crunchy into something creamy? Enjoy as a fun dessert or snack. Recipe Development and Photography: Certified Master Chef Ron DeSantis of CulinaryNXT YEILD: 8 servings INGREDIENTS 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1 teaspoon real vanilla extract ½ cup creamy peanut butter 3 tablespoons honey Pinch kosher salt 8 medium apples, cut into 8 wedges per apple METHOD Use a hand mixer or whisk attachment for your countertop mixer to whip the whipping cream [...]

Crunchy KORU® Apple Dippers with Creamy Peanut Butter Mousse2019-04-22T16:15:43+00:00