Month: March 2021

Prunes: Be a Yay-Sayer!

If you’ve read our blog for a while, you’ve seen us sing the praises of the Prune on many occasions. We’ve actually maybe been kind of defensive of this fruit at times. It has, after all, been the butt of jokes (can we get a ha ha?) because of its ability to help those with, um, passage issues. We’ve moved way past the snickering and trust you have, too. We’d much rather think of the Prune as a majestic, versatile and nutritious part of life. It deserves a place in your diet and in your pantry. Read on and see why. Prunes, sometimes referred

March at Bella Viva Orchards: Go Mad Over Our Pistachios!

March Madness is just about upon us. That means for those of you basketball fans, it’s time to gather up heaps of healthy goodies before tuning in to this sporting event. Before you settle in for hours of TV, we say it’s the perfect time of year to get out of the house and take in some March Marvelousness. Get out and see the blossoms on the trees. Listen to the singing birds and feel the lush young grass beneath your feet. And if you’re lucky enough to live near a Pistachio orchard, check out the grape-like clusters, known as drupes, that hang from