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In the Kitchen: Cranberry and Pistachio Biscotti

When you make this recipe featuring Bella Viva Orchards’ Cranberries, Pistachio Kernels and Orange Powder, we’re sure you’ll find they’re worth the extra time to prepare. They’re so easy to make and are perfect as a dessert, teatime sweet or quick breakfast (we won’t tell)! Yields: About 18 biscotti Prep time: 30 minutes Cook time:

Berry, Berry Good: Celebrating Nature’s Gems!

Small and jewel-like, who can resist Dried Berries to brighten a meal or snack? Our ruby-hued Dried Strawberries, Dried Cranberries and sapphire-colored Dried Blueberries make tasty and nutrition-packed additions to your diet. Dried, sliced California Strawberries: Experts say they have anti-inflammatory qualities, help promote healthier cholesterol levels, regulate blood pressure and promote artery health (1).

NEW Products: Easter Gifts Abound!

With Easter and other spring holidays upon us, we’re excited to introduce our NEW Lemoncello Almonds and Mint Chip Malt Balls! Our whole California-grown Almonds are toasted and coated in lemony white chocolate and our Mint Chip Malt Balls are addictive marble-sized malt balls with a dark chocolatey minty-green coating (yum)! For your convenience, we

It’s Springtime: And It’s National Pecan Month!

It’s National Pecan Month and time to bring sweet and nutty Pecans into your Spring diet! Often a default filler for winter pies, we’re thrilled to celebrate them when the weather’s nice, too. Bella Viva Orchards’ Shelled Pecans, Organic Shelled Pecans and new Pecan Pieces are perfect additions to a health-conscious diet as much as

Raisin’ the Roof: Nature’s Little Gems Are Ready

Whether you’re a baker, a hiker or a biker, Bella Viva Orchards Raisins are a great addition to your diet. They’re plump and sweet and ready to use in your favorite springtime meals and snacks. All of our Raisins are perfect for baked treats and much more! Check out our wide variety of Raisins, including

In the Kitchen: Carrot, Raisin and Pecan Cupcakes

These easy cupcakes featuring Bella Viva Orchards’ Almond Flour, Pecans and Raisins are packed with flavor and are sure to be a hit any time of the year. For Easter, try decorating them with our pastel-hued Jordan Almonds and purchased sugared Easter decorations. The frosting can simply be applied with a spatula if desired. Somebunny’s

Crazy for Cranberries: Sweet and Perky!

Cranberries – in springtime? You bet! At Bella Viva Orchards, we’re lovin’ our Cranberries and are tossing these ruby red beauties into all kinds of dishes and we know you’ll do the same. We believe these tangy and sweet berries have well earned their place at the springtime table! We’ve given our Dried Cranberries and

An Apple a Day: A Good Habit

It’s National Nutrition Month and it’s a great time to bite into Dried Apples to help keep the doctor away! They’re nutritious and fun to eat – and easy to include in your diet! You can eat ‘em just as they are or add some to your favorite apple-friendly recipes like your morning oatmeal, cookies

Petal to Plate: The Promise of Fruits and Nuts!

Here in the Central Valley the trees are alive with millions of blossoms, buzzy bees doing their pollinating jobs and the promise of an abundance of fruits and nuts on each branch. Springtime here means that California’s getting ready to produce a great array of fruits and nuts to be enjoyed throughout our country –

In the Kitchen: Broccoli Salad

This easy and tasty salad recipe featuring Bella Viva Orchards’ Dried Cranberries, Roasted Salted Sunflower Seeds and Chopped Almonds brings a punch of crunchy greens and good nutrition to spring days. Your whole family will love it! Yields: 4 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes Refrigerate: 30 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: ¼ cup best