Month: August 2018

Pears, Please! A Bella Viva Favorite

Pop a bite of Bella Viva Orchards beautiful Dried Pears in your mouth and you’ll see why they’re a customer favorite! Grown with love, and hand-harvested, we are drying our pears right now. They’re cut to show off their natural bell shape, making them a beautiful addition to your diet any way you choose to enjoy them! Besides being so plump and tasty, our California-grown pears have an incredible sweet summer nectar fragrance and a slightly chewy texture. They’re naturally GMO-free, fat-free and cholesterol-free. You’d like knowing that Pears are a good source of vitamins C and K, folate, copper, potassium and dietary fiber,

In the Kitchen: Mango-Pineapple Energy Bars

These sweet and tropical energy bars can be enjoyed as a morning treat with your coffee or tea, as a snack while enjoying the outdoors, or as a dessert when you want a taste of paradise. This recipe features Bella Viva Orchards’ Organic Mangoes, Pineapple and Coconut, our Raw California Almonds and our Organic Brown Flax Seed. This recipe is flexible, so try it with your favorite combination of our Diced Natural Dried Fruits. Yields: 8 energy bars Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 to 1 ¼ cup raw Bella Viva Orchards California Almonds

Organic Dried Mango: Your Tropical Summer Treat

Mangoes! Want to take your taste buds to the tropics, where the sun is warm, the days are long and the trees sway in a gentle breeze? We have just the solution. It’s our Dried Mangoes! Bella Viva Orchards brings you these orangey-pink fleshed fruits with a burst of sweet sunshine in every bite. Dried Mangoes are a good source of vitamin A, which helps with cell growth, healthy vision and a strong immune system. They contain calcium, which helps promote bone health and are a good source of dietary fiber. Other health benefits of enjoying Dried Mangoes include promotion of a regulated digestion,

Chia Seeds: A Mighty Little Seed

Way Beyond Green Hair on Terra Cotta! Thankfully the time has come when these mighty little seeds have moved into the spotlight as a superfood and aren’t just sprouted “hair” on a figurine. They’ve earned a reputation for being among the healthiest foods on earth because they’re teeming with nutrients that support great health for the whole body. A big plus? They’re easy to incorporate into your diet. Chia Seeds were a dietary staple in ancient Aztec and Mayan cultures. They’ve made their way into our diets and are we glad! Chia Seeds are loaded with fiber, protein, Omega-3s and antioxidants. They’re also a