Simple DIY Vibrant Salads

2021-09-20T19:08:04+00:00

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 [...]

Simple DIY Vibrant Salads2021-09-20T19:08:04+00:00

SugarBee® Apple Slaw with Citrus Chai Seed Dressing

2021-08-30T17:30:43+00:00

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 [...]

SugarBee® Apple Slaw with Citrus Chai Seed Dressing2021-08-30T17:30:43+00:00

Cherry Quinoa Bowl with Cherry Dressing

2021-07-22T17:12:49+00:00

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 [...]

Cherry Quinoa Bowl with Cherry Dressing2021-07-22T17:12:49+00:00

Marinated Quinoa, Chopped Kale and Quick-Pickled SugarBee® Apples

2021-01-08T17:21:22+00:00

Created by: Casey Colodny | The Mindful Hapa Yield: 4-6 side servings Preparation time: 15-20 minutes INGREDIENTS Salad: 1 cup quinoa  2 cups water ½ teaspoon kosher salt 2 SugarBee®️ apples, cut into slices 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1 cup water ½ cup sugar ½ bunch green kale, stems removed ½ red onion, diced Dressing: ½ cup olive oil Juice of 2 small lemons, ~¼ cup lemon juice 2 tablespoons dijon mustard ½ teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons apple brining liquid (from above) METHOD In a saucepan, combine quinoa, 2 cups water and ½ teaspoon kosher [...]

Marinated Quinoa, Chopped Kale and Quick-Pickled SugarBee® Apples2021-01-08T17:21:22+00:00

Shaved Brussel Sprout and Pear Salad

2020-12-07T22:19:57+00:00

This hearty salad holds its own on any festive potluck table or as a side dish with your holiday roast. We choose Bosc pears for this recipe because of their firmness as well as their sweet and earthy flavor which complements the other flavors in the salad.  Created by: Meg Raines YIELD: 8 servings INGREDIENTS  Salad 1 pound Brussel sprouts, ends trimmed  2 Bosc pears 1/2 cup candied pecans* (or plain roasted pecans) 1/4 cup fresh pomegranate seeds 4 ounces goat cheese, preferable garlic and herb flavored if available Crispy pancetta (see Dressing recipe) Warm Pancetta Dressing 4 ounces pancetta, diced [...]

Shaved Brussel Sprout and Pear Salad2020-12-07T22:19:57+00:00

Candied Walnut, Bacon & Apple Salad with Lucy™ Glo Apple Vinaigrette

2021-09-20T18:59:05+00:00

Created by: Annessa Chumbley, RD Created for: Chelan Fresh INGREDIENTS Salad 2 cups fresh spinach and/or red romaine 3 tablespoons raw walnuts 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons crumbled bacon 2 tablespoons dried cranberries 1/2 Lucy™ Glo apple, sliced 2 tablespoons crumbled feta Lucy™ Glo Apple Vinaigrette 1 cup chopped Lucy™ Glo apple 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/2 cup walnut oil 2 tablespoons chopped red onion 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 2 tablespoons sweetener, (such as maple syrup or monk fruit) optional METHOD To make candied walnuts, preheat oven to 400º. Roast walnuts in a single layer for [...]

Candied Walnut, Bacon & Apple Salad with Lucy™ Glo Apple Vinaigrette2021-09-20T18:59:05+00:00

Warm Grain Autumn Salad

2020-11-20T02:26:21+00:00

A gorgeous, delicious, mouth-watering salad perfect for a fall family dinner table, or a filling plant-based lunch. Created by: Annessa Chumbley, RD Created for: Chelan Fresh INGREDIENTS 3-4 cups cooked farro 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 2 red onions, sliced roasted onions 4 cups cubed butternut squash 2 garlic cloves, grated 3 handfuls spinach 1 Lucy™ Rose apple, sliced 1/2 cup crumbled feta Balsamic glaze METHOD Preheat oven to 425º. Arrange butternut squash and sliced onions in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Dot a paper towel on the veggies to soak up any moisture. Then, toss them with [...]

Warm Grain Autumn Salad2020-11-20T02:26:21+00:00

Starkrimson Pear Citrus Salad

2020-09-02T19:57:03+00:00

Created by: Meg Raines The vibrant colors of fall shine through in this festive salad, thanks to the deep red color of the Starkrimson pears. Pears are a natural fit with the earthy flavors of beets, and the citrus and spicy greens add a little zing to round out the flavors. A little feta or goat cheese would make a nice addition to this salad as well.  YIELD: 4 servings INGREDIENTS Citrus Vinaigrette  1 small shallot peeled and coarsely chopped  1 teaspoon orange zest  1/2 cup fresh orange juice 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon honey [...]

Starkrimson Pear Citrus Salad2020-09-02T19:57:03+00:00

Cherry Caprese Salad

2020-08-13T18:15:20+00:00

Recipe by: Leslie Bonici Yield: 6 servings INGREDIENTS 1 cup baby spinach leaves 1/2 cup sliced yellow cherry tomatoes 16 cherry halves 1/3 cup mini fresh mozzarella balls - bocconcini 1/8 cup Basil leaves 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons cherry balsamic vinegar INSTRUCTIONS Put spinach in a bowl and layer on the tomatoes, cherries, bocconcini and basil, and toss with the oil and vinegar.

Cherry Caprese Salad2020-08-13T18:15:20+00:00
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