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5 alternative treats for Valentine’s Day to convey the perfect message

Valentine's Day is a special time to celebrate love of all different kinds. Whether it's to celebrate romantic love, adoration of family members, appreciation for neighbors or the bond between best friends, Valentine's Day is perfect for gifting a sweet treat that shows you care. Fortunately, you don't have to default to processed sugar overload to give something delicious for that special someone. Here are five awesome ideas for alternative [...]

An Apple A Day to Ace your Resolutions

It’s a new year, a new decade even, and no doubt you have made some health-related resolutions. As the old saying goes, “An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away,” and it turns out an apple a day can also help us make good on our resolutions. Apples are packed with nutrition; a medium apple has 17% Daily Value (DV) of fiber, 14% DV of vitamin C, and 6% DV [...]

Make This Year a ROCKIT™ Year

The new Rockit™ apple is known as the world’s first miniature apple. Although they are small, they deliver big on flavor and nutrition. Here is why you will want to keep a bucket of these little gems on hand all year round: They are convenient to take along. These little sweet treats come in handy tubes or buckets so they are easy to tuck into your gym bag, work tote, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Homespun Gifts for the Holidays

The holidays have always been a busy time of year, but it seems they are getting more hectic with every passing year and ordering gifts online seems to be the easiest way to get through your Christmas list. But, taking the time to make a homemade gift from your kitchen allows you time to slow down, get in the kitchen, connect with family members and give a truly heartfelt gift. [...]

Grower Interview – Dave Robison

Chelan Fresh is proud to represent the growers of Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties in Washington State. Check in regularly to hear about what’s happening out in the orchards that produce some of Washington’s Finest Mountain Grown SugarBee® apples. We caught up with Dave to find out what he’s been up to and what he loves about his work. Chelan Fresh (CF): Hi Dave, could you please tell us a [...]

Hearty Fruit and Grain Recipes

Grains of all kinds have a natural affinity for fruit and we see grains and fruit paired together for every meal of the day. Think hearty warm breakfast porridges, lovely whole grain salads for lunch or dinner and even whole grain fruit desserts. The naturally sweet flavor profiles in fruit are the perfect complement to the earthy flavors of all types of grains. Firm fall fruits like apples and pears [...]

Fruit-based Cocktails for the Holidays

There is something festive about a fruity cocktail during the holiday season and since pears and apples are fall fruits they lend themselves well to celebratory beverages. We have compiled a few of our favorite cocktails here to add a bit of specialness to your next gathering. Our SugarBee® Hot Spiced Cider is the perfect warm and cozy treat for a cold winter’s day by the fire. The addition of [...]

Sign up for your Healthy You Guide Book

Discover the joys of fresh fruit! Our Healthy You Guide Book is filled with valuable nutritional data, a diverse array of recipes, hands-on projects for kids, and much more. Please enjoy this complimentary gift from Chelan Fresh!