Tag: Cranberries

In the Kitchen: Cranberry Energy Bites

Easy to Make Cranberry Energy Bites: These delicious cranberry energy bites are packed with dried cranberries, chia seeds, ground flax seeds, almonds and more, making them the perfect healthy snack! They will provide you with some of the best nutrients such as protein, fiber, iron, omega 3’s and fatty acids. Not to mention, these organic bites are easy to make, convenient for on-the-go, easy to store and can last a while if kept refrigerated or frozen. Total Time: 30 minutes Serves: 20+ Bites Yields: Two dozen Prep Time: 10 – 15 min. Bake Time: 10 – 15 min. Ingredients: 2 cups of Quick Oats

In the Kitchen: Healthy Homemade Granola

Easy to Make Granola Recipe: Quick, easy, and healthy, you can’t go wrong with this homemade Bella Viva granola. This flourless, crunchy snack is packed with flavor and healthy fats! Unlike traditional granola, this recipe uses nuts and flax seed as the base which contain omega-3 fatty acids. You can even add 1 cup of your favorite Bella Viva dried fruits and nuts to make it your own! Total Time: 50 minutes Serves: 6 Yields: 6 Cups Prep Time: 15 min. Bake Time: 30 – 40 min. Ingredients: 1 ½ cups raw walnuts 1 ½ cups raw cashews 2 cups oats 1 cup ground

In the Kitchen: White Chocolate Bark Recipe

White Chocolate Bark with Pistachios & Cranberries: Make this super easy and delicious holiday treat that will impress your family and friends this holiday season! Cook Time: 15 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients: 24 oz. (two 12 oz. bags) white chocolate chips 2 cups pistachios (no shell) 2 cups dried cranberries Sea salt to taste (optional) Instructions: Line a baking sheet with wax or parchment paper. Roughly chop pistachios without shells. (Set aside 1 Tbsp of cranberries and 1 Tbsp of pistachios for topping later.) Microwave chocolate chips for 30 seconds at a time, stirring in between until melted and smooth. Once melted, stir in

Harvest Crumble

Description Paul Decker of New York presented Bella Viva with this marvelous desert as an entry in our Online Bake Off. We awarded his recipe first prize ($100 Bella Viva Certificate) based on: taste, quality, revelant use of dried fruit and ease of baking. We invite you to experiment with any and all of our delectable dried fruits in this tasty desert recipe. Thanks Paul! Ingredients: -1 cup Bella Viva Dried Apricots or Dapple Dandy Pluots, chopped -1 cup Bella Viva Dried Peaches, chopped -1 cup Bella Viva Dried Cranberries and/or Golden Raisins -4 Granny Smith apples, cored and sliced (skin on), 4-5 cups

Cranberry Orange Pockets

Description This delicious recipe was submitted for our November 2011 Online Bake Off by Lele Hicks. We were so overwhelmed by the pockets’ crunchy outside and juicy sweet inside that we awarded this recipe first place. Thanks Lele! The beauty with all of our baking recipes is that you can get creative and sample other Bella Viva Dried Fruit in different batches. Ingredients: Dough: -1/2 cup butter, softened -1 cup granulated sugar -1/2 t baking powder -1/4 baking soda -1/4 t ground nutmeg -Dash salt -1/2 cup sour cream -1 egg -2 t finely shredded orange peel from Bella Viva dried oranges -1/2 t

Healthy Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Description Howie of Venice, Florida shared the recipe with us in the Bella Viva Bake off! Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1 1/2 cups Quaker Oats 1/2 cup apple sauce 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 2/3 cup dried cranberries Instructions In a medium bowl combine first six ingredients. Add apple sauce, egg, vanilla and cranberries. Stir vigorously until dry ingredients are moistened. Drop approximately 1 1/2 tablespoons of dough onto cookie sheet covered with parchment paper. Slightly flatten down dough so it isn’t too thick. Preheat oven