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Ambrosia Apple Bacon Cheddar Toast

Ambrosia Apple Bacon Cheddar ToastAmbrosia’s are great for sweet and savory baking, but did you know they are also a great way to add some sweetness and fibre to your favourite classic sandwich recipes? Try some diced in your chicken salad sandwich, or if you are...

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Questions from Consumer Sampling Events

Questions from Consumer Sampling EventsQuestions about Ambrosia apples...We find the best way to promote our scrumptious Ambrosias is to visit different communities across Canada, sampling our wares. While people are enjoying their unique flavour and texture, we are...

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Why are Ambrosia Apples the Best Apple?

Why are Ambrosia Apples the Best Apple?The 6 reasons Ambrosia Apple are Everyone’s Favourite AppleEver since an apple picker took a bite of a yet-unnamed apple in a Cawston Orchard, Ambrosia apples have been winning over hearts and taste buds. But, why is this apple...

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Ambrosia Apple Granola Bar

Ambrosia Apple Granola Bars [Recipe] Perfect for Snack Time or Breakfast on the Go The store shelves are packed with granola bar options but have you ever read the ingredient list? Oh, boy! You might be surprised just how easy it is to make your own granola bars using...

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#AmbrosiaKitchen Photo Contest Deadline Approaching

#AmbrosiaKitchen Photo Contest Deadline Approaching Don’t Miss Your Chance to Win with Ambrosia Apples The photo entries are flying in for our #AmbrosiaKitchen photo contest and we love each and every one of them! We’re inspired by all of the creativity and love of...

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Savoury Baked Ambrosia Apples

Savoury Baked Ambrosia Apples [Recipe] Baked Apples Aren’t Just Desserts There’s something so comforting about baked apples but it doesn’t always have to be a sweet end to a meal. Ambrosia apples are a fantastic apple to stuff with savoury foods. In this recipe,...

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Fun Facts About Ambrosia Apples

Fun Facts About Ambrosia Apples Get to Know Your Favourite Apple a Little Better You may think you know Ambrosia apples but here are a few fun facts you may not have heard. Less Than Perfect Can you imagine a world without Ambrosia apples? Well, if one farmer had been...

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Ambrosia-Apples-Winter

Ambrosia Apples vs. Winter Fighting the Effects of Winter One Tasty Bite at a Time Canadian winters can be a lot of fun if you embrace the weather but the shorter days, cold air, and impulse to stay inside can pose some problems. Luckily, Ambrosia apples can be a big...

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Should You Eat the Ambrosia Apple Core?

Should You Eat the Ambrosia Apple Core? Health Benefits of Apple Seeds Most people throw their apple core out. If you love Ambrosia apples, then you probably nibble that core down to almost nothing. However, new research suggests that you can (and should) go even...

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#AmbrosiaKitchen Photo Contest Announcement

#AmbrosiaKitchen Photo Contest Announcement Are you looking for something to distract you from the doldrums of winter? How about a photo contest that could win you a spectacular spring vacation? BC Ambrosia apple growers are excited to announce our latest contest! The...

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Ambrosia Apple & Rutabaga Casserole

Ambrosia Apple & Rutabaga Casserole Your New Favourite Side Dish Are you ready to shake things up at your holiday dinner this year? This baked dish is simple (with less than 5 ingredients) but it’s flavour is complex and satisfying. Rutabaga is an underappreciated...

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Ambrosia Apple Betty in a Mug

Ambrosia Apple Betty in a Mug [Recipe] The perfect answer to your comfort food cravings Sometimes you’re craving comfort food but you don’t want to bake an entire pie. If you’re tight on time or you don’t have anyone to share a whole apple crumble with, a single-serve...

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Can Ambrosia Apples Help with Anxiety?

Can Ambrosia Apples Help with Anxiety? The health benefits of apples for those dealing with feelings of anxiety A 2018 study found that 41% of Canadians struggle with anxiety and nearly 30% of Canadians have been formally diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. This...

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How to Make Freeze Dried Ambrosia Apples

  How to Make Freeze Dried Ambrosia Apples Preserve the Ambrosia Apple Harvest in Your Freezer For many of us, freeze dried food is synonymous with astronaut cuisine. It was a marvel and a novelty. That may have been the case back in the Space Race era but freeze...

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How to Create an Ambrosia Apple Wrap Bar

How to Create an Ambrosia Apple Wrap Bar A Perfect Way to Keep Busy Families Fueled Family life can get pretty busy and keeping everyone fed (healthily) can be a challenge. Weekends can be especially hard. If you’ve got one of those families where everyone is coming...

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Roasted Cauliflower & Ambrosia Apples

Roasted Cauliflower & Ambrosia Apples [Recipe] A Delicious Side Dish for Fall Comfort food is as autumnal as falling leaves and sweaters coming out of storage. For us, there’s no better ingredient to add to comfort food than Ambrosia apples. Roasted cauliflower is...

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Can Ambrosia Apples Reduce Stress?

Can Ambrosia Apples Reduce Stress? A Healthy Diet and Stress Management Feeling stressed has become pretty common in our society. It’s so pervasive that the World Health Organization recently added ‘burnout’ to its International Classification of Diseases as a...

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Ambrosia Apple Scrambled Eggs

Ambrosia Apple Scrambled Eggs [Recipe] Surprisingly Delicious Morning Meal There’s something special about scrambled eggs. Maybe it’s that scrambled eggs are often the first thing we learn to cook. It could be that you can have them for any meal, any time of day....

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2019 Harvest Time in the Ambrosia Orchard

2019 Harvest Time in the Ambrosia Orchard When are Farmers Picking Ambrosia Apples this Year? Reports from the Ambrosia apple growers of BC are in and it looks like 2019 will be a good year. The fruit is just the right size, and exactly on time. Ambrosia apples are...

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Ambrosia Apple Ice Pops

Ambrosia Apple Ice Pops Frozen Treats Full of Flavour and Goodness Many of us grew up with homemade frozen treats but they eventually gave way to the convenience of store-bought varieties. DIY ice pops and popsicles are back in style and for good reason. Homemade...

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Right Now in the Ambrosia Apple Orchard

Right Now in the Ambrosia Apple Orchard  Countdown to Harvest at Raza Orchard It may be boring but when it comes to farming, ‘normal’ is one of the best ways for a season to be. That’s the case so far this year for the Ambrosia apple growing season. According to Tahir...

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Ambrosia Apple and Spicy Shrimp Skewers

Ambrosia Apple and Spicy Shrimp Skewers [Recipe] This recipe is sweet, spicy, and hot off the grill! It’s grilling season and that means it’s time to get the Ambrosia apples on the BBQ. What, you’ve never tried grilled Ambrosia apples? They’re especially good apples...

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Dips For Ambrosia Apples

The Best, Most Scrumptious Dips For Ambrosia Apples Take Your Ambrosia Snacking to the Next Level Ambrosia apples slices have to be one of the most satisfying snacks out there. They’re refreshing, sweet and have a gratifying snap with each bite. Could it get any...

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Why Should You Care that Ambrosia Apples Have Fibre?

Why Should You Care that Ambrosia Apples Have Fibre? The health benefits of having more fibre in your diet Ambrosia apples are one of the best local sources of fruit fibre. A large Ambrosia apple (with the peel on) has about 3 grams of fibre. This is about 12% of the...

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Ambrosia Apple Muffins

Ambrosia Apple Muffins [Recipe] Healthy, Tasty, and Convenient These muffins are great as a grab-and-go breakfast or a snack with afternoon tea. They’re loaded with healthy fats thanks to the flax seeds and nuts. You’ll find them to be sweet (thanks to the Ambrosia...

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So Many Ways to Preserve Ambrosia Apples

So Many Ways to Preserve Ambrosia Apples How to Enjoy Ambrosia Apples All the Way to Harvest The Ambrosia apple harvest is still months away which could mean that stocks in your area are running low. Don’t panic! We have 9 ways to ensure that you can continue to enjoy...

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Phytonutrients from Ambrosia Apples and Why You Need Them

Phytonutrients from Ambrosia Apples and Why You Need Them The Health Benefits of Apples There’s been a lot of buzz lately about phytonutrients and why we should all be getting more of them. Luckily, Ambrosia apples are a great source of phytonutrients. If you haven’t...

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Ambrosia Apple, Chicken, and Avocado Sandwich

  Ambrosia Apple, Chicken, and Avocado Sandwich [Recipe] A Modernized Version of Grandma’s Chicken Salad Roll Whether you remember the heyday of chicken salad as a picnic staple or it’s just something your grandmother used to make, this updated and lighter...

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Are Ambrosia Apples Good for Pie?

Are Ambrosia Apples Good for Pie? How do you select an apple for an apple pie? For the longest time, people have categorized apples as being either ‘baking apples’ or ‘eating apples’. What they mean by this is that some apples are good to eat raw and fresh while other...

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Right Now in the Ambrosia Apple Orchard

Right Now in the Ambrosia Apple Orchard The Ambrosia apple blossoms have all dropped, the bees have done their job, and it’s time to make sure that the fruit has an opportunity to grow to its full potential. We connected with Railou Gill of Gill Paradise Orchard to...

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Vegan Ambrosia Apple Slaw

  Vegan Ambrosia Apple Slaw [Recipe] Creamy coleslaw makes a great side dish at any barbecue or as a contribution to a potluck. However, with so many people going vegan these days, it can be a challenge to make it tasty without the mayo. Now you don’t have to...

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Is it Better to Juice or Blend Your Ambrosia Apples?

Is it Better to Juice or Blend Your Ambrosia Apples? There’s no question that Ambrosia apples taste great as juice or in a smoothie. But, is one better than the other? We decided to compare these two popular ways of drinking your favourite apple. Before we jump into...

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In the Ambrosia Orchard After a Strange Winter

In the Ambrosia Orchard After a Strange Winter The Okanagan had a very unusual winter followed by an atypical spring. The winter started out warmer than usual and then we saw several very cold weeks. And, despite what the groundhogs predicted, the winter conditions...

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What You Need to Know About Antioxidants and Ambrosia Apples

What You Need to Know About Antioxidants and Ambrosia Apples You’ve probably heard the term ‘antioxidants’ and you probably know that they play a role in keeping you healthy. But, do you really understand why? Or, how to get enough of them? Let’s break it down and...

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3 Ambrosia Apple Smoothies Perfect for Spring

3 Ambrosia Apple Smoothies Perfect for Spring [Recipes] The Unexpected Yet Spectacular Smoothie Ingredient Many People Don’t Know About If you ask someone to list the various fruits that they love to put in a smoothie, chances are they won’t include apples. That’s a...

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Winning Photo Selected in the Ambrosia Apple a Day Contest

Winning Photo Selected in the Ambrosia Apple a Day Contest The Ambrosia Apple A Day Contest closed on March 15th, 2019 and our judges went to work in selecting their favourite photo. For the past few months, Ambrosia apple fans have been sharing pictures of Ambrosia...

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Are Ambrosia Apples Prebiotic?

Are Ambrosia Apples Prebiotic? The Role of Prebiotics and Probiotics in Your Health By now you’ve probably heard of probiotics. In the simplest terms, probiotics are the good bacteria that help to keep your digestive system functioning optimally. These ‘good bacteria’...

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Ambrosia Apple Pie Parfait

Ambrosia Apple Pie Parfait [Recipe] A Healthy Twist on a Classic Dessert If you love apple pie a la mode but you’re looking for a healthier alternative, this is the dessert for you. We layer an apple compote (made with Ambrosia apples, of course), with Greek yogurt,...

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Ambrosia Apple a Day Photo Contest Closing Soon

Ambrosia Apple a Day Contest Closing Soon Have you submitted your photo yet? Since January, Ambrosia apple fans have been sharing their pictures and entering our latest contest. There’s still time for you to get your photo submissions in. The contest is open until...

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How To Design the Best Ambrosia Apple Board

How To Design the Best Ambrosia Apple Board One of the hottest trends in entertaining is to have a creatively put together ‘board’. This is an evolution of both the cheese board and the charcuterie board. Some time ago, these two traditional platters started...

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Ambrosia Apple Breakfast Bowl

Ambrosia Apple Breakfast Bowl [Recipe] Getting up on dark, winter mornings can be a challenge. Luckily, this warm bowl of morning goodness is reason enough to get out of bed. Some people like traditional porridge or oats, but quinoa is a great alternative. It's a...

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Ambrosia Apples Featured in New TV Show

Ambrosia Apples Featured in New TV Show Are you as big a fan of cooking competition shows and healthy eating as we are? Then you can imagine our excitement when we found out that there was a new television show featuring amateur chefs working with Canadian...

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Announcing the Ambrosia Apple a Day Contest

Announcing the Ambrosia Apple a Day Contest Will your love for Ambrosia apples shine through your photo enough to win a luxurious Spring getaway in the South Okanagan? Starting on January 8th, 2019, Ambrosia apple fans are invited to submit their photo to the Ambrosia...

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How Ambrosia Apples Can Help Make You Less Grumpy

How Ambrosia Apples can Help Make You Less Grumpy We don't want to bring you down but as the days get shorter and we see less of the sun, it can affect our mood. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association up to 18% of Canadians experience some form of...

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Why do we Give Teachers Apples?

Why do we Give Teachers Apples? Put an Ambrosia Apple on Your Teacher's Desk Giving a teacher an apple is a long-standing tradition but have you ever wondered where it comes from? Apples have been symbolic of many things in our long storytelling history. The apple...

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Ambrosia Apple Baked Beans

Ambrosia Apple Baked Beans [Recipe] Make time for this healthy, delicious classic (with a twist) It's time to give baked beans the respect they deserve. First of all, they are packed with nutrients including fibre, manganese, magnesium, iron, potassium, and protein....

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Why This Year’s Top Apple Prize is so Fitting

Why This Year's Top Apple Prize is so Fitting Canadian Horticultural Council Recognizes Robert and Jane Mennell For the second year in a row, Ambrosia apples have been declared the best of the new apple varieties at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. The winning...

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6 Mistakes People Make with Ambrosia Apples

6 Mistakes People Make with Ambrosia Apples Ambrosia apples aren't like other apples. They're crisp and juicy with a sweet, honeyed flavour. They're also naturally low in acid which means they're slow to brown after being cut open. These unique characteristics mean...

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Ambrosia Apple and Pumpkin Soup

Ambrosia Apple and Pumpkin Soup [Recipe] Spicy, sweet, and oh, so seasonal! The only way to make this meal more representative of Autumn would be to make it in the pumpkin patch! There's something so deceivingly decadent about this velvety soup featuring pumpkin,...

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How to Help Save Bees and Keep Ambrosia Apples Growing

How to Help Save Bees and Keep Ambrosia Apples Growing If you love Ambrosia apples, thank a bee. We owe everything to these little miracles of nature. In fact, watch our video of how Ambrosia apples came to be to understand the important part that bees play in our...

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Get to Know the People Who Grow Your Ambrosia Apples

Get to Know the People Who Grow Your Ambrosia Apples Meet Your BC Ambrosia Apple Orchardists Behind every BC-grown Ambrosia apple is a hard-working farmer. And, each farmer is a little different with their own farming story. We think they're pretty fabulous. Which is...

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Crust-less Ambrosia Apple Pie a la Hasselback

Crust-less Ambrosia Apple Pie a la Hasselback [Recipe] Baked Apples with a Scandinavian Twist If you go to Stockholm, Sweden, chances are you'll be told to visit a restaurant called Hasselbacken. It's been an institution on the Scandinavian culinary scene...

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Ambrosia Apples Harvest Time in BC

Ambrosia Apples Harvest Time in BC A Look at This Year's Crop The orchardists in the South Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys have started to pick Ambrosia apples. Pickers are already carefully pulling Ambrosia apples off the trees, putting them into their...

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Ambrosia Apples and Tomato Gazpacho Recipe

Ambrosia Apples and Tomato Gazpacho Recipe Classic Cold Soup with a Twist Gazpacho is a fresh, healthy meal that helps cool things off on a hot day.  Most people think of the traditional recipe (with tomatoes and cucumbers) but this recipe has an...

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Right Now at Usha’s Ambrosia Apple Orchard

Right Now at Usha's Ambrosia Apple Orchard Getting Ready for Harvest Time It's an exciting time in the Ambrosia apple orchards across British Columbia - we're in the final stretch! To find out how this year's crop is looking, we stopped by a small Ambrosia apple farm...

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Are Ambrosia Apples Good for Your Healthy Hydration?

Are Ambrosia Apples Good for Your Healthy Hydration? Meet Hydration Goals the Tasty Way Staying well hydrated is one of the cornerstones of optimal health. But, maintaining that doesn't have to be as boring as 'drink plenty of water.' Eating Ambrosia apples can be a...

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Ambrosia Applesauce 5 Ways

Ambrosia Applesauce 5 Ways Take a Classic Recipe to New Heights Boring old applesauce? Not a chance! First of all, if you've never made applesauce with Ambrosia apples, you need to start there. Ambrosia apples are naturally sweet which means there's no sugar required...

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Right Now in the Orchard

Right Now in the Orchard Taking Good Care of the Ambrosia Apple Trees You might be inclined to think that summer is a sleepy time in the Ambrosia orchard. It's true that the apples are all hanging nicely in their trees, growing bigger by the day. However, there's a...

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How to Dehydrate Delicious Ambrosia Apples in the Oven

How to Dehydrate Delicious Ambrosia Apples in the Oven Never Run Out of Ambrosia Apples! Every summer we get to the point where we start to run out of fresh, local Ambrosia apples here in BC. Don't panic! There are a few ways to preserve them so that you're never...

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Who Grows Your Amazing Ambrosia Apples in BC?

Who Grows Your Amazing Ambrosia Apples in BC? Meet Your BC Ambrosia Apple Farmers One of the best things about farmers' markets is that you get the chance to meet the people who make your local goods and foods. But, you don't always get to meet the folks behind the...

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Grilled Ambrosia Apple Pork Burgers [Recipe]

Grilled Ambrosia Apple Pork Burgers [Recipe] Take Your Burger Game to the Next Level If you're tired of the classic barbecued burger, have we got a recipe for you. It combines the things you love about a burger and adds a touch of sophistication. You might even say...

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Want the Best Patio-Worthy, Ambrosia Apple Cocktails?

Want the Best Patio-Worthy, Ambrosia Apple Cocktails? Here's 5 Recipes for Satisfying Summer Sippers It's finally patio season and that means getting together with friends and enjoying some cheer. Why not do it in true Okanagan fashion with these cocktails (and one...

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What’s Happening in the Ambrosia Orchards Right Now

What's Happening in the Ambrosia Orchards Right Now How will the Long Winter, Late Spring, and Floods Affect the 2018 Growing Season? Every season in the Ambrosia apple lifecycle plays a part in determining whether we'll have a healthy crop of big, juicy apples come...

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Can Ambrosia Apples be Frozen?

Can Ambrosia Apples be Frozen? Making Sure You Have Ambrosia Apples all Summer Long Every summer we reach a point when the locally grown crop of Ambrosia apples starts to run out. Ambrosia apples are stored in special warehouses to keep them fresh well into the spring...

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How Ambrosia Apples Can Improve Digestion

How Ambrosia Apples Can Improve Digestion A healthy digestion is key to good health. It's no secret that we're big fans of the old adage, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. We talk about the health benefits of Ambrosia apples a lot in this blog. One of these health...

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Why do Apples Turn Brown?

Why do Apples Turn Brown? Why Are Ambrosia Apples so Slow to Brown? One of the things that people know about Ambrosia apples is that they're slow to turn brown after being cut. This is great for preparing apple slices before you're ready to eat them - for example,...

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Bacon-Wrapped Ambrosia Apple Bites

Bacon-Wrapped Ambrosia Apple Bites [Recipe] Paleo-Pleasing Party Appetizer What could possibly make Ambrosia apples more delicious? How about cloaking them in bacon and giving them a slight spicy chipotle bite! This recipe is fantastic as an appetizer (watch them go)...

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Are Apples Good for Relieving the Discomfort of Acid Reflux?

Are Apples Good for Relieving the Discomfort of Acid Reflux? You Might be Surprised How Ambrosia Apples Affect GERD and Heartburn Ambrosia Apples are not only honey-sweet and juicy, but they are also thin-skinned and low in acid – in fact they are the ideal snack for...

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Gluten Free Ambrosia Apple Crumble

Gluten Free Ambrosia Apple Crumble [Recipe] This isn't your Grandma's Apple Crisp! Have you been inspired by the recipes in our Ambrosia Apple Chef of the Year Contest? If you've tried them all (and voted!) then here's one more yummy dessert option to test out. It's...

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How to Make DIY Ambrosia Apple Potpourri

How to Make DIY Ambrosia Apple Potpourri Fill your home with the sweet scent of Ambrosia Let's face it. While our windows and doors have been shutting out the cold of winter, they've been locking the stale air in. Before you reach for chemical air fresheners, give...

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Ambrosia Apples for Healthy Hair

Ambrosia Apples for Healthy Hair Can eating apples really lead to fuller, shinier hair? Need another reason to eat your Ambrosia apple every day? Probably not, because there are already so many reasons! Here's one anyway. It turns out that healthy daily habit of yours...

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Ambrosia Apple, Pistachio and Cinnamon Oatmeal

Ambrosia Apple, Pistachio and Cinnamon Oatmeal [Recipe] The perfect breakfast for cold winter days On these chilly mornings, what better way to prepare to face the day than with a hearty bowl of oatmeal. In this recipe, we add the warming spice of cinnamon, nutrient...

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How do Farmers Keep Their Ambrosia Apples Fresh?

How do Farmers Keep Their Ambrosia Apples Fresh? The secret and science of controlled atmosphere storage Once upon a time, orchardists kept their apples in a cold cellar and hoped that they didn't freeze or rot before they could all be eaten, sold or traded....

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Ambrosia Apples for Healthy Skin

Ambrosia Apples for Healthy Skin Eating for a better complexion When it comes to achieving healthy looking skin, we often turn to serums and creams. What if the answer isn't what you put on your body but rather what you put in it? And, what if one of the things you...

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Warm up with These 5 Steamy Ambrosia Apple Cocktails

Warm up with These 5 Steamy Ambrosia Apple Cocktails Mulled Ambrosia Cider Cocktail Recipes to Warm you up on a Cold Day Leave the frozen margaritas and frosty beers for the summer, these seasonal, steamy adult beverages are perfect when it's cold outside. We've...

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Contest Time! 2018 Ambrosia Apple Chef of the Year

Contest Time! 2018 Ambrosia Apple Chef of the Year Our Most Popular Contest is Back Last year, thousands of Ambrosia apple fans tested chef-crafted recipes and voted on their favourites. In the end, Chef Adair Scott's Ambrosia Apple Fritters were the big winner and...

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What Connection do Apples Have to the Holidays?

What Connection do Apples Have to the Holidays? Why You Should Stock up on Ambrosia Apples this Season Did you know that apples play an important role in many different cultural traditions around the winter holiday? Here are a few fun facts about apples during the...

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Turmeric Ambrosia Apple Butter Recipe

Turmeric Ambrosia Apple Butter Recipe Forget jams and jellies; this golden Ambrosia apple butter recipe will take your toast to the next level. Apple butter has been around for a long time - just ask your Granny! It's essentially a slow-cooked apple sauce reduction....

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How Ambrosia Apples Help You Maintain a Healthy Weight

How Ambrosia Apples Help You Maintain a Healthy Weight 3 Ways Apples Keep You Trim Whether you're looking to maintain your healthy weight or drop a few pounds, adding apples to your diet can help. And, if you're going to eat apples why not reach for the best tasting...

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Ambrosia Apple Crowned Grand Champion

Ambrosia Apple Crowned Grand Champion BC Ambrosia Apple Grower Wins Big at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair What's the best new type of apple? According to the judges at this year's Royal Agricultural Winter Fair it's Ambrosia apples. In particular, it's the...

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Recipe: Ambrosia Apple and Cheddar Socca

Recipe: Ambrosia Apple and Cheddar Socca Easy to Bake, Healthy, Comfort Food Socca recipes seem to be popping up a lot on food blogs and in magazines these days. If you haven't encountered one yet, a socca is a pan bread that is simple to make and traditionally gluten...

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5 Ways Ambrosia Apples Boost Energy

5 Ways Ambrosia Apples Boost Energy Healthy Pick Me Up for Winter Days With the days getting shorter and busier, many of us are looking for extra energy wherever we can get it. Before you reach for the sugar or caffeine, consider what an Ambrosia apple has to offer....

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What do Apples have to do with Halloween?

What do Apples have to do with Halloween? Apples historic connection to this spooky holiday There are a few things that make October a pretty special month; it has two holidays and it's Ambrosia apple harvest time. We shared some ideas on how to incorporate Ambrosia...

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4 Immune Boosting Benefits of Ambrosia Apples

4 Immune Boosting Benefits of Ambrosia Apples Arm Yourself with Ambrosia During the Cold and Flu Season Eating Ambrosia apples offers many health benefits but as we head into the fall, perhaps the most important reason to eat more apples is to support your immune...

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How to Always Pick Perfect Ambrosia Apples

How to Always Pick Perfect Ambrosia Apples Harvest Time Tips Harvest time at an Ambrosia orchard is an exciting time. There's a special skill in getting the apples off the tree at just the right time, and ensure they stay as pristine as possible in the picking...

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10 Ways Ambrosia Apples Make Thanksgiving Better

10 Ways Ambrosia Apples Make Thanksgiving Better The Thanksgiving meal is an event that many families look forward to all year. And, when it's over, it's common for everyone to clutch their bellies and declare, "I ate too much" with a certain glee. If you want to...

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How to Make Ambrosia Apple Juice

How to Make Ambrosia Apple Juice Enjoy fresh juice - even if you don't have a juicer Fresh squeezed Ambrosia apple juice - is there anything better? How about if you make it at home for a fraction of the cost of store bought? Juicing gained popularity over a decade...

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In the Ambrosia Orchard: Preparing for Harvest

In the Ambrosia Orchard: Preparing for Harvest A Vernon grower shares how the 2017 Ambrosia apple season is going. The big question these days is, 'when are we going to get our local Ambrosia apples?'. We check in with Raj Bagha of RJ Bagha Orchards in Vernon, BC to...

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Snack Ideas for a Healthy & Happy Back-to-School

Snack Ideas for a Healthy & Happy Back-to-School Sending kids back to school right Along with the parental celebration of back-to-school, comes the daily chore of packing up lunches and snacks. It's an ongoing struggle because all too often the healthy parts get...

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[Recipe] Arugula & Ambrosia Apple Salad

[Recipe] Arugula & Ambrosia Apple Salad A perfect blend of flavours Spicy, sweet, creamy, tangy... when a salad is this packed with flavour, there's nothing 'side' about it. This dish is worthy of being the main attraction at dinner tonight. We were inspired by...

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10 Health Benefits of Eating Ambrosia Apples

10 Health Benefits of Eating Ambrosia Apples How an apple a day really may keep the doctor away It's a pretty well known fact that apples are healthy but not a lot of people know exactly how eating an apple improves wellness. There are a variety of health benefits but...

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Floods and Fires Affecting the Ambrosia Apple Orchards

Floods and Fires Affecting the Ambrosia Apple Orchards It's been a crazy year for weather in southern BC so we thought we'd check in with an Ambrosia apple farmer to see how the flooding and fires have affected their crop. In case you aren't from British Columbia,...

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Take Ambrosia Apples for a Hike

Take Ambrosia Apples for a Hike The Perfect Trail Snack If you're planning to hit the trails this summer, make sure that you take along some sustenance so you don't peter-out before reaching the peak. Ambrosia apples are a great choice as hiking fuel. At about 100...

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Why Kids Love Ambrosia Apples

Why Kids Love Ambrosia Apples Keeping healthy foods in their diets Getting kids to eat healthy foods isn't always the easiest task. Parents employ countless tricks to get their kids the nutrition they need. Whether it's counting the grapes they have to eat or...

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Campfire Roasted Ambrosia Apples

Campfire Roasted Ambrosia Apples [Recipe] A Tasty (and Healthy) New Way to End Your Camp Meal There's something special about food cooked over an open fire. It might be the subtle smoky flavour or perhaps it's that it usually happens on a camping trip. Unfortunately,...

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