Recipe by: Kellie Shallal MPH RD Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Servings: 4 salads Calories: 493kcal This fresh cherry salad is composed of fresh juicy cherries on top of a bed of peppery greens, plus creamy honey goat cheese & cherry balsamic vinaigrette. This post is sponsored by Chelan Fresh, as always, all opinions and thoughts are my own. Hi friends! I can’t believe the end of summer is almost here, and so, sadly, cherry season is coming to an end. That means this is the last post in our summer cherry series sponsored by my friends at [...]
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Written by: Kellie Shallal MPH RD A couple of weeks ago, we kicked off the summer cherry season with a round-up of 15 healthy cherry recipes to get you started! Today, I’m back with another delicious Chelan Fresh sweet cherry recipe: Cherry Chia Greek Yogurt Bowl. I also want to share with you a little bit about the health benefits of cherries, especially when it comes to pain relief and post-workout recovery. NUTRITION Cherries are probably the nutrition powerhouse you didn’t expect. Just 1 cup or about 21 sweet cherries provides 97 calories, 2 grams protein, 25 grams of carbs, 3 grams of fiber, as [...]
Recipe by: Kellie Shallal MPH RD These healthy banana cherry muffins are made with whole wheat pastry flour for a light, fluffy banana muffin bursting with sweet cherries in every bite! Ingredients 3 bananas mashed ¼ cup coconut oil melted 2/3 cup milk 1 egg 1.5 cup whole wheat pastry flour ¼ cup coconut sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup Chelan Fresh sweet cherries chopped, pitted Instructions Preheat oven to 350F Line muffin tin with paper or silicone muffin liners. Combine bananas, coconut oil, milk, and egg until smooth. Add in whole wheat pastry flour, coconut sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Combine but do not over mix. Fold in cherries. Add batter to muffin tin and [...]
Recipe by: Kellie Shallal MPH RD What to eat after a workout? These greek yogurt bowls with cherry chia jam, hemp seeds, granola, and more sweet cherries for delicious recovery fuel! HOW TO MAKE CHERRY CHIA GREEK YOGURT BOWLS The first step is to make the cherry chia seed jam, which is super easy. First, pit two cups of Chelan Fresh sweet cherries and add them to a small pot. Then, add in the remaining ingredients of chia seeds, honey, and water. Next, you’ll mash down the cherries until it becomes an incorporated jam (I used a potato masher.) You’ll want to simmer [...]
Cherries are a beautiful sight and a sweet bite. They are fabulous right out of the bag, but also unleash culinary creativity and versatility to recipes. Here are a few spins on old favorites to add the flavor to savor. Cherries and dairy to pair and share – #haveaplantwith dairy and a cherry and veggie dish that is just delish. CHERRY RICOTTA S’MORES INGREDIENTS 9 squares of chocolate graham crackers 1/2 cup whole milk ricotta 2 teaspoons honey 1/4 teaspoons grated orange rind 18 cherry halves INSTRUCTIONS In a small bowl, mix together the ricotta, honey and orange rind and blend [...]
Recipe by: Michele Rosen This Cherry Cobbler is sponsored by Chelan Fresh and all opinions are my own, as always. This paleo and vegan cherry almond cobbler is sure to become a family favorite! A sweet fresh cherry filling is baked with a biscuit cobbler topping and toasty almonds that’s gluten free, dairy free, and egg free. It’s perfect served with a big scoop of coconut vanilla ice cream or on its own! Easy to make and the perfect healthy dessert for Summer. Gooey sweet juicy fresh cherries topped with a sweet biscuit that tastes better than cake? And it’s both paleo AND [...]
"This American Icon fruit must be included during your summer holiday celebrations. This is why I am so excited to share with you my delicious summer recipe that is perfect for a holiday. I will be making Cherry Chopped Salad with Cherry Vinaigrette." Recipe by: Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD Chopped Cherry Salad Serves: 6 Serving Size: 1 1/2 cup Prep Time: 15 minutes INGREDIENTS FOR THE SALAD 1 cup of Chelan Fresh cherries, seeded, halves 2 cups shredded carrots 2 cups shredded cabbage 3 celery stocks sliced 1 cup cherry tomato sliced 1 can (15 oz) corn, drained [...]
By: Annessa Chumbley R.D. Just what summer called for! The best summer fruit - cherries - mixed with the thirst-quencher of summer... lemonade. And you'll have a tall, refreshing "summer in a glass." INGREDIENTS 1 lemon, sliced 1 cup Chelan Fresh cherries 1/2-1 cup lemonade syrup (recipe below) 1 cup cherry juice 1 cups fresh water 2 cups sparkling water Lemonade Syrup 1 cup water 1 cup sweetener (turbinado sugar) zest and juice of 4 lemons METHOD To make lemonade syrup, in a small saucepan, bring water and sweetener to a boil while stirring. Remove from heat and stir in lemon [...]
Recipe by Parker Wallace www.ParkersPlate.com Washington Cherries are in season right now and they are the sweetest, most iconic summer fruit! They’re also incredibly versatile, whether you soak them in bourbon, fold them into salsa, or make them the star of a decadent dessert recipe! I partnered with Chelan Fresh Cherries to create this creamy, dreamy ice cream that literally only has 6 ingredients. Unlike the maraschino cherries topped onto my Colossal sundae, these fresh Washington cherries are a nutrition powerhouse. They have 3 grams of fiber in every serving as well as Vitamin C, potassium, B vitamins, magnesium and copper. The hardest [...]
Cherry season is but a blip of time in the summer, here and gone before we know it. But, that doesn't mean you have to go without these sweet little jewels for the rest of the year. Check out our tips on how to freeze your cherry haul to enjoy in the dead of winter. And, now is the perfect time grab some Chelan Fresh cherries so stock up and freeze up before they are gone again in a flash! For some inspiration on how to use your frozen cherries, we have included a few of our favorites: Cherry Chocolate Banana [...]