Pineapple: Aloha in Every Bite!

Grab your ukulele, turn up the Don Ho music and transport yourself to the tropics with Bella Viva Orchards’ sweet Pineapple. These golden treats make a great anytime snack or a sunny addition to your breakfast, dessert and even dinner repertoire. Pineapple is a source of dietary fiber, potassium, iron and calcium. And as with

Peaches and Nectarines: Our Pride and Joy!

We love summertime here in the Central Valley! The long, warm days bring us sweet Peaches and Nectarines that are grown and harvested from our very own trees. We’re humbly proud of these beautiful bright gems that we dry in our own drying yard. These sweet and nutritious stone fruits are among our favorites and

In the Kitchen: Stuffed Peaches and Nectarines

This recipe featuring Bella Viva Orchards’ Dried Peaches and Nectarines crowned with chopped Pistachio Kernels makes a sweet and pretty treat. The taste of summer is in each bite! Yields: 12 treats Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 11 minutes (10 minutes for fruit, 1 minute for syrup) Total Time: About 1 hour Ingredients: 6

In the Kitchen: Lemon Yogurt Blueberry Bread

Bella Viva Orchards’ Dried Lemon Powder makes a great flavor partner for our Dried Blueberries in this easy and addictive bread. You can enjoy this sweet and tangy bread for breakfast, with a cuppa coffee, or topped with fresh mixed berries and whipped cream for dessert. Yields: 2 loaves Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time:

Blueberries: A Good Case of Summertime Blues!

Mother Nature was on her game when she created California Blueberries! Grown in nearby fields and dried in Bella Viva Orchards drying yards, these fruits screaming summertime are ready to enjoy now! Sweet, a little tangy and dark sapphire-colored, these little guys are dietary superheroes! They’re a good source of vitamin C and antioxidants, which

Adorable Apricots: Time for Sunny Sweetness!

‘Round here, the days are growing longer and warmer and our California Apricots are lovin’ it. This year’s harvest is promising and we know that with just one bite you’ll be dreaming up ways to enjoy ‘em to the max! Our Dried Apricots are among the fruits to be considered “superfoods.” They’re a good source

Bada-Boom: Cherries Are In!

Drumroll, please! Sweet, plump and wonderfully addictive, our Dried Cherries are in! They’re a sure sign that summertime is coming! You’ll taste California sunshine in each bite of these dazzling fruits, which are sure to perk up your baked goodies, snacks and even savory meals. Grown right here in our orchards, then pitted and dried

Curvy Cashews: Go Nuts Over ‘Em!

Lightly crunchy, slightly sweet and cutely curvy, it’s always the right time to enjoy versatile and good-for-you Cashews! Mother Nature knew what she was doing when she created this nut that tastes great and gifts your body with vitamins, minerals and other super nutrients! Cashews are a source of healthy fats, protein, magnesium, iron, copper,

In the Kitchen: Oatmeal Cherry Cacao Nib Cookies

The combination of Bella Viva Orchards’ Dried Cherries with cacao nibs conjures up images of decadence – but with reduced guilt. These fast and easy treats are on the healthier side through the use of whole wheat flour and plant-based cacao nibs. Kids of all ages will devour these treats, so you might want to

A Healthy Touch: Pistachios Are In!

Want to add some healthy, snacky, nutty green to your May menus? We’ve got just what you want! It’s Bella Viva’s NEW Roasted Salted Pistachio Kernels! Shelled and ready to eat, they’re a snack so righteous and so tasty, you and your friends won’t care that they’re healthy! These plump nuts are some of the