Month: November 2018

In the Kitchen: Persimmon Walnut Energy Bits

These sweet and nutritious energy bits make great grab and go treats for the whole family! A healthy addition to teatime or stashed away in your desk or gym bag, they’re portable, fun and easy to make! This no-bake recipe features Bella Viva Orchards’ Dried Persimmons, Walnut Pieces, Organic Brown Flax Seed and Coconut. Yields: 10 energy bits Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes Ingredients: 8 ounces Bella Viva Orchards Dried Persimmons (Natural or Organic) ½ cup old fashioned oats ½ cup hot water ½ cup Bella Viva Orchards Walnut Pieces ¼ cup Bella Viva Orchards

Gifts and Chocolates: Happy Recipients Ahead!

When gifting your friends, family and business associates, it feels good to give them something that has some healthy virtues while looking really nice, right? We’re great at making this happen! Whether you want to give big or more modestly, we have just the right Gift Crates, Gift Baskets, Gift Trays and Chocolates to delight your favorite people! The team at Bella Viva Orchards is proud of the quality of our dried fruits, nuts and chocolates. From the orchard to your table, every step is taken to ensure that you love what you order. Each Gift Basket and Gift Crate item is personally-selected and

Persimmons: Pure and Pretty Treats

The fall leaves are turning red and gold and that means its Persimmon harvest time! Grown by Bella Viva Orchards and our neighbor, our Hachiya persimmons taste like they have spices added – but it’s just Mother Nature’s way of giving you delight in each bite! Our Natural Dried Persimmons and Organic Dried Persimmons are versatile and nutritious! They’re low in calories, high in fiber and are loaded with vitamins A and C and manganese. They’re also a source of vitamins E and B6, potassium and copper. Virtuous Persimmons make a good part of a healthy diet, can help promote immune system and vision

Fire up the Oven: Your Holiday Baking Essentials Are Here!

When you think of holiday baking, we’ll bet you think about nuts and dried fruits. That’s great, ‘cause we have your holiday baking essentials right here! While there are too many to mention, we’re highlighting just a few of our faves here! Holiday recipes calling for flour get healthier when you use our Almond Flour, which is tasty and has all the benefits of Almonds including being gluten-free, higher in protein and lower in sugar than wheat flour. Substitute it or combine it with wheat flour for extra goodness. Also, perfect for fruitcakes and more, our Natural Dried Muscat Raisins are plump and have

Wild for Walnuts: Goodness in Every Bite

In California’s Central Valley, the climate and soil conditions are ideal for Walnuts. So when fall comes around it means that these meaty nuts are on their way. This is great news if you have an active lifestyle, like to cook or just like Walnuts! All of our Walnuts are locally-grown and shelled for your convenience and are ready for you right now. Whether you munch on a handful (and who can help it!) or use them in your favorite meals, these versatile nuts are healthy and make an outstanding addition to baked goods and savory dishes. Walnuts are packed with nutrients! They’re chock