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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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 version gives...

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...

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...

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 skip the...

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...

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...

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...