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Kitchen Hack: DIY Produce Wash

Having lots of fresh fruits and vegetables on hand is critical during this time when health is of the utmost importance. And, as many of us are trying to adjust to the “new normal” we are no doubt making efforts to reduce our trips to the grocery store so buying in bulk has become the trend. Luckily apples are the perfect fruit for buying in bulk because they can last [...]

Kitchen Skills: 4 Ways to Cut Apples

Learn how to cut apples like a pro! Mastering the basic knife cuts such as large dice, small dice, julienne, etc. is not just a lesson for professional chefs.  Knife skills when learning how to cut apples are handy to have for home cooks as well. Sure, it makes your dish look extra special, but there is a method to the madness. Each cut has its own function when it [...]

What’s in Your Fruit Bowl?

Photo credit: USA Pears March is National Nutrition Month and we are celebrating here at Chelan Fresh because there is nothing healthier than a few servings of fresh fruit a day! If you want to join the fun and celebrate good nutrition this month with your family and friends, check out a few of these ideas for getting involved: Be in the Know Knowledge is power! Spend a little time [...]

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. [...]

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!