Month: November 2020

In the Kitchen: Oatmeal Raisin Walnut Cookies (GF)

These gluten-free cookies, featuring Bella Viva Orchards Almond Flour, Organic Thompson Seedless Raisins, Walnut Pieces, Organic Flaxseed Meal and our Orange or Clover Honey, are among our year-round favorites. We’re sure that once you make a batch, you’ll be whipping out your cookie sheets before long for a healthier repeat performance! Please be sure to read our notes below about the virtues of Almond Flour and Honey! Yields: about 1 ½ dozen cookies Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 12 minutesTotal Time: 27 minutes Ingredients: ¼ cup Bella Viva Orchards Orange or Clover Honey1 large egg (room temperature)2 tablespoons melted coconut oil2 teaspoons pure vanilla

Bella Viva Orchards Citrus Garland

This simple and fragrant garland shows off Bella Viva Orchards Certified Organic Orange Chips and Dried Lemon Slices. Don’t just stop at one! You’ll want to adorn your entire house with this holiday favorite. Makes one 6-foot garland Supplies: 48 Bella Viva Orchards Certified Organic Orange Chips24 Bella Viva Orchards Dried Lemon Slices96 dried bay leaves12 cinnamon sticksSoft jute twine (from craft store or hardware store)Large upholsterer’s needle (large enough to fit the twine through the eye)Scissors Instructions: 1. Cut jute twine into a 10-foot length. Thread one end of twine through the needle. 2. Thread two bay leaves, one Certified Organic Orange Chip,

In the Kitchen: Bella Viva Orchards Cranberry Orange Scones

These easy, moist and flavorful scones, featuring Bella Viva Orchards’ Dried Cranberries and Orange Powder, are a snap to assemble. While they’re perfect on the holiday breakfast table, we love ‘em year-round!  Yields: 6 scones Prep time: 25 minutesCook time: 20-25 minutesTotal Time: 45-50 minutes Ingredients: ¼ cup Bella Viva Orchards Orange Powder¾ cup sour cream1 large egg, lightly beaten1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour¾ cup Bella Viva Orchards Dried Cranberries¼ cup + 2 tablespoons granulated sugar1 ½ teaspoons baking powder½ teaspoon baking soda¼ teaspoon fine sea salt¼ cup cold butter, cut into small cubes Topping: About 1 tablespoon whipping creamSprinkling