Orchard News:

Orchard News: We reached out to a few Ambrosia apple farmers to get an idea of what is going at the orchards this month, and how COVID-19 is impacting their operations. Doug Boult, Wes Burdick, Shane Witzke and Adrian Arts were kind enough to offer their insight....

#AmbrosiaKitchen Photo Contest… And the Winner Is!

#AmbrosiaKitchen Photo Contest… And the Winner Is! Kudos to Mike Lane of Saanichton, BC for his photo entitled “My Favourite Snack.”  The bright and sunny photo of Mike’s seven year old grand-daughter, Coco, thoroughly impressed all of the judges. “My Favourite Snack”...

Ambrosia Apples Snickerdoodles

Ambrosia Apples SnickerdoodlesThese cinnamon and Ambrosia apple cookies will remind you of apple pie but they’re much easier to pack in a lunch! Unlike some snickerdoodles, these are soft and just a bit gooey. If you prefer them crunchy, flatten them fully before...

Our Humble Beginnings – A Chance Seedling

Our Humble Beginnings – A Chance SeedlingThe Ambrosia apple is one of the most popular apples in Canada, and is now grown world-wide, but this mighty apple has very humble beginnings.In the early 1990s, in the beautiful sun-drenched Similkameen Valley of British...

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...

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...

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...

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...

#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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

#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...

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...

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...

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...

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 dried...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

Pairing the Right Ambrosia Apple Snack with Your Activities

Pairing the Right Ambrosia Apple Snack with Your Activities Summer Fun Accompanied by Ambrosia Apples For many of us, summer means being on the go and having adventures. We have to take advantage of the great weather while it lasts, after all. But, all of these...

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...

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...

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...

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...