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Join us as we get To the Core of all things apple, pear and cherry.

Cherry, apple, cheese and wine pairings!

Cherries and cheese Cherries love nothing more than to accompany a beautiful cheeseboard. Their sweetness and juiciness contrast beautifully with many types of cheeses, and their bright hues add a pop of color. There are many ways to enjoy cherries with cheese: raw, pickled, cooked in a jam, tossed in a salad, etc. The possibilities really are endless, so have fun with it.  Here is a guide for which cheeses [...]

3 DIY Fruit-Based Skincare Treatments

Improve your complexion and moisturize your skin with these fun DIY skincare treatments using Chelan Fresh fruit!  Before you begin: Be sure to wash your apples first by rubbing under running water and dry them completely. Test any mask you make on a small patch of skin and let sit for 5-10 minutes before spreading across your face and neck - try the side of your neck or along your [...]

5 Salad Recipes Featuring Apples

Whether you love salads for their nutritional value, their ease of preparation, or because they are simply fun and delicious — spring is here and it’s officially salad season! Many salad recipes include diced or sliced apples in their ingredients list because apples offer bright sweet flavors and a crisp texture that naturally complements leafy greens. They are also packed with nutrition and health benefits! Apples are full of fiber, [...]

Harvest

The end of summer and beginning of fall in North Central Washington signal the start of harvest for Chelan Fresh apple and pear growers. Many of these 3rd, 4th and 5th generation growers finished their cherry harvest by early August and had just a few days or weeks before they jumped into pear and early season apple harvest. Varieties such as Bartlett pears, sweet Gala apples, early season Honeycrisp and kid favorite [...]

Easy, Family-Friendly Holiday Recipes

Depending on where you live, you may have been quarantined in the house for long stretches of time, and the holidays continue to be isolating for many. However, staying home more can also mean a break from the usual holiday hustle and allow for simpler pleasant times. So, why not put away your fancy holiday cookbooks and cozy up with some family-friendly recipes?  These recipes still deliver on taste but [...]

Give Some Rockits™ This Holiday Season

Wondering what to give your friends and neighbors this holiday season? Pick up a couple of Rockit™ Apple shuttles at your local market for easy and healthy gift giving. Here is why we think these little apple gems make the perfect gift for everyone on your list:   The gift of health We all know the holidays are especially trying when it comes to eating a healthy diet. Loads of [...]

Apple Pie Five Different Ways

Every country across the globe has a baked apple pastry of some sort: apple strudel, apple galettes, turnovers, tarts, and the list goes on. Many of our traditional desserts of North America are versions of these pastries brought over from European settlers. But, no matter what you call it, you can’t go wrong with baking sweet apples in a flaky tender crust. Today, we are taking a look at a [...]

Tips for a Healthy Halloween at Home

This year the kids may not be able to do their usual trick-or-treating rounds in the neighborhood, but that doesn’t mean they can’t have a scary good time at home! Take advantage of your time together to create a fun and healthy Halloween party that will delight and engage the whole family. We put together some tips on what to make and how to add some spooky fun to the [...]

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!

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