Category: Recipes

In the Kitchen: Oatmeal Cherry Cacao Nib Cookies

The combination of Bella Viva Orchards’ Dried Cherries with cacao nibs conjures up images of decadence – but with reduced guilt. These fast and easy treats are on the healthier side through the use of whole wheat flour and plant-based cacao nibs. Kids of all ages will devour these treats, so you might want to

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:

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

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

In the Kitchen: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Spoil your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with these delicious and juicy Chocolate Covered Strawberries topped with Bella Viva Orchards’ Sliced Almonds, Shredded Coconut and Pecan Pieces. Nothing screams romantic dessert more than these heavenly heart-shaped gems and you just can’t go wrong with a sweet and thoughtful surprise like this! Yields: 1 dozen strawberries Prep

In the Kitchen: Apricot Walnut Scones

This easy and tasty scone recipe featuring Bella Viva Orchards’ Dried Apricots, Walnut Pieces and Golden Thompson Raisins comes to us from Marcy Goldman, a Bella Viva fan from Montreal, Canada. Enjoy these make-again scones for breakfast, on your coffee break or gift them to friends and neighbors. Thanks, Marcy! Yields: 8 to 10 scones

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:

In the Kitchen: Date and Pecan Bread

Whip up a loaf of this easy, flavorful bread to enjoy Bella Viva Orchards’ plump Dates and shelled Pecans. This bread makes a great grab-and-go breakfast or a treat with coffee or tea in the afternoon. Make extras and give as gifts to your friends and families to enjoy during the busy holiday season or

In the Kitchen: Almond Flour Brownies with Walnuts

Brownies don’t have to be a sinful indulgence! By getting a little nuttier, you can feel a lot less guilty when satisfying your chocolate cravings. Healthier substitutions of almond flour and Bella Viva Orchards’ walnut pieces will make these brownies a favorite in your recipe book. We like to use almond flour as a low-carb

In the Kitchen: Mango-Pineapple Energy Bars

These sweet and tropical energy bars can be enjoyed as a morning treat with your coffee or tea, as a snack while enjoying the outdoors, or as a dessert when you want a taste of paradise. This recipe features Bella Viva Orchards’ Organic Mangoes, Pineapple and Coconut, our Raw California Almonds and our Organic Brown