Month: June 2015

Healthy Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Description Howie of Venice, Florida shared the recipe with us in the Bella Viva Bake off! Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1 1/2 cups Quaker Oats 1/2 cup apple sauce 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 2/3 cup dried cranberries Instructions In a medium bowl combine first six ingredients. Add apple sauce, egg, vanilla and cranberries. Stir vigorously until dry ingredients are moistened. Drop approximately 1 1/2 tablespoons of dough onto cookie sheet covered with parchment paper. Slightly flatten down dough so it isn’t too thick. Preheat oven

Apricots – June 2015

Apricots – Ours are like no other, Simply the Best! Harvest is underway in our orchards and the sweet aroma of freshly picked apricots has filled the Bella Viva dry yard. Due to the California drought our crop is lighter than normal, however, this has resulted in much larger and sweeter fruit! Their beautiful orange color ensures they were picked at peak ripeness, when their natural sugar content has reached the perfect stage for our drying requirements. Our proprietary drying process along with the California Sunshine, create a unique flavor profile and texture like no other. Offering over 10 different types of these delicious