Month: January 2020

In the Kitchen: Brazil Nut Hummus

This savory and easy hummus, featuring Bella Viva Orchards’ Organic Brazil Nuts, will make itself at home on your football party buffet or in your gym bag as a post workout protein boost with veggies or pita chips. Smooth-textured Organic Brazil Nuts are the secret ingredient in this nutritious and filling alternative to other high-fat dips and spreads. Throw on your favorite team jersey, tune in to that game and give yourself extra cheers to yourself for feeding your friends and family well! Yields: about 2 ½  cups of hummus, serves 8-12 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 0 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes

Seven Fruits for Powerhouse Health

Whether you just made a new year’s resolution to eat better – or if you’re already a health-conscious eater, you can boost your diet starting right now with some of our favorite nutrition-dense superstars! In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a study (1) identifying “powerhouse” fruits and vegetables – those that are low in calories and high in dense nutrients – and we’re excited that these Bella Viva Orchards dried fruits made that list! You can get all of these superfruits into your hands – then into your mouth – by doing some healthy shopping with us! Easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy! 1.

Orange You Glad for Oranges?: Time for Sassy Sunshine!

With winter days in full throttle we’ve got the perfect answer for cold days, the doldrums or a case of the sniffles. It’s our bright, bouncy and sassy Dried Oranges! Whether you enjoy any variety of our Dried Orange Slices as a zippy snack or perk up a recipe with our Dried Orange Powder, you’ll be adding nutritious California sunshine to your diet. You know that Oranges are the poster kids for vitamin C goodness, right!? Well, when you enjoy ‘em skin and all, you’re giving yourself a boost of dietary fiber, riboflavin, folate, thiamine, vitamin B6 and calcium. And experts tell us that