Crazy for Cranberries: Sweet and Perky!

Cranberries – in springtime? You bet! At Bella Viva Orchards, we’re lovin’ our Cranberries and are tossing these ruby red beauties into all kinds of dishes and we know you’ll do the same. We believe these tangy and sweet berries have well earned their place at the springtime table! We’ve given our Dried Cranberries and

An Apple a Day: A Good Habit

It’s National Nutrition Month and it’s a great time to bite into Dried Apples to help keep the doctor away! They’re nutritious and fun to eat – and easy to include in your diet! You can eat ‘em just as they are or add some to your favorite apple-friendly recipes like your morning oatmeal, cookies

Petal to Plate: The Promise of Fruits and Nuts!

Here in the Central Valley the trees are alive with millions of blossoms, buzzy bees doing their pollinating jobs and the promise of an abundance of fruits and nuts on each branch. Springtime here means that California’s getting ready to produce a great array of fruits and nuts to be enjoyed throughout our country –

In the Kitchen: Broccoli Salad

This easy and tasty salad recipe featuring Bella Viva Orchards’ Dried Cranberries, Roasted Salted Sunflower Seeds and Chopped Almonds brings a punch of crunchy greens and good nutrition to spring days. Your whole family will love it! Yields: 4 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes Refrigerate: 30 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: ¼ cup best

In the Kitchen: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Spoil your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with these delicious and juicy Chocolate Covered Strawberries topped with Bella Viva Orchards’ Sliced Almonds, Shredded Coconut and Pecan Pieces. Nothing screams romantic dessert more than these heavenly heart-shaped gems and you just can’t go wrong with a sweet and thoughtful surprise like this! Yields: 1 dozen strawberries Prep

Perfect for Gifting and Snacking: NEW Candied Nuts

Rejoice! Our NEW collection of candied nuts is ready for Valentine’s Day giving and your snacking delight! Try our new lightly sweet Cocoa Roasted Almonds which are toasted and tumbled in a fine cocoa coating with a hint of sugar. You’ll love our new Orange Crème Almonds with a soft and sweet orange yogurt coating

It’s National Heart Month: Nuts Top the Charts

In February, we celebrate our sweethearts and heart health! As part of National Heart Month, boosting your diet is easy with Bella Viva Orchards’ nuts! We think of our nuts as superstars – they’re nutritious, tasty and versatile! Most nuts promote healthier cholesterol levels, have anti-inflammatory qualities, and are a source of unsaturated fats, omega-3s,

Fruits, Nuts and Chocolates: Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentine’s Day means it’s time for fruity, nutty and chocolatey sweets and we’re your go-to place for just the right gifts. Our beautiful Gift Crates, Trays and Baskets will win the heart of your special valentine, including our California Traditional Crate with Chocolates, our Fruits & Chocolate Cherries gift basket, our Fruits & Chocolates Mix

Healthy Seeds: Nutrition Superheroes!

Seeds rock your diet! They contain everything needed to grow into plants, making them dietary powerhouses. Check out some of our faves: Our snackworthy shelled Roasted Salted Sunflower Seeds are a source of healthy fat and dietary fiber and are full of vitamin E, B complex vitamins, copper, phosphorous and antioxidants (1). Touted as a

Pistachios: Crunchy, Healthy, Tasty YUM!

With big holiday eating in the rear view mirror, we bet you want to get your diet back on track. But it doesn’t mean you’re sacrificing satisfaction or flavor. How, you may ask? California-grown Pistachios! Fun and easy to crack and eat, our shell-on Organic Roasted Salted Pistachios and Roasted Salted Pistachios have smooth, creamy-colored