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Month: November 2020

Incorporate Fruit into Your Holiday Feasts!

Eating more fruit is essential to good health. But how do you incorporate fruit into the holidays when it is a saturated season of sugar? Add these desserts and appetizers to your holiday meal to increase your fruit intake and balance out the sugar.

4 Ways to Eat More Fruit Over the Holidays

Not only are these healthier options, but they taste delicious too:

1. Fruitcake

A classic holiday treat, fruitcake can be yummy. Try this World’s Best Fruitcake recipe for the holidays made with peaches, apricots, figs, cherries, and prunes.

2. Cobblers

Cobblers are warm, scrumptious, and perfect during the winter season. This Old Fashion Peach Cobbler recipe is mouth-watering good.

3. Salads

Add fruit to your salad to liven up the palette. Apples, oranges, pears, cranberries, pomegranates, plums, and persimmons are always holiday favorites. Make this delicious Peach Quinoa Cobb Bowl.

4. Cocktails

Holiday cocktails are always more interesting when there is a wedge of fruit. Try this recipe for Christmas Punch made with oranges, cranberries, and pomegranates. The Christmas Punch can be made with or without alcohol.

Need frozen fruit for your holiday feast? Wawona Frozen Fruits has the delicious products you need for a festive, fruit-forward holiday season!

Related Link: The Ultimate Winter Fruits

Fruit is Your Sweet Solution for a Healthy Diet

Eating fruit is an excellent way to get essential vitamins, fiber, and nutrients. Fruit contains antioxidants and flavonoids that boost the immune system, reduced inflammation, and help prevent disease. Citrus and berries are considered “powerhouse” fruit.

Fruit offers many health benefits, including:

Weight Loss
To lose weight, you need to eat fewer calories. Because fruit is low calorie, you can lose weight by increasing your fruit intake. By eating a lot of fruit, your body won’t feel deprived, and you’ll maintain a healthy calorie count.

Antioxidants
Fruit is an excellent source of antioxidants. Antioxidants defend against free radicals that can lead to chronic diseases and damaged cells. Frozen berries, green tea, and citrus are rich in antioxidants.

Nutrients
Fruit is a natural source for many critical nutrients, such as:
– Potassium
– Fiber
– Vitamin C
– Folate

Fruit also is very low in fat, sodium, cholesterol, and calories. By eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, you’ll reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers. Eating fruit is essential to a healthy diet and lifestyle.

Want to increase your fruit intake by incorporating frozen fruit into your diet? Shop Wawona Frozen Fruits, which are rich in vitamins, antioxidants, and nutrients.

Related Link: Frozen Fruit Recipes

The Ultimate Winter Fruits!

Although some may think that winter foods consist of soups, stews, and chilis, fruit is still an incredibly important part of your diet, and the nutrients can help you avoid colds and flus. Wawona Frozen Foods has all of the highest quality Signature fruits for your operation all year long.

Oranges
Oranges are in season for all of winter and spring, so take advantage of it! It contains great fiber and immunity-boosting vitamin C.

Pears
There is nothing better than in-season pears. They have a great source of fiber and are incredibly versatile, perfect for a snack, dessert or even in a savory appetizer.

Persimmons
These sweet fruits are packed with lots of vitamins and minerals for lots of health benefits. Persimmons have a high level of antioxidants that may help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Grapefruit
Grapefruits are high in nutrients like vitamin A and C and fiber, making it a great option to get your dose of these vitamins.

Wawona Frozen Foods has all of the solutions for your business! Contact us today to see how we can help your operation grow and prosper this winter season.

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Blackened Chicken and Peach Ciabatta

Wawona’s Signature Peaches are the perfect addition to a moist blackened chicken with a beautiful ciabatta roll. Both healthy and delicious, this dish will be sure to be a favorite in any operation!

INGREDIENTS
4″ square ciabatta roll or similar
1 6oz chicken breast
2 tbs Blackening Seasoning- Used Badia
½ cup Arugula
1 slice red onion
1 Tbs. olive oil
5 Tbs. Peach Dressing**

Peach Dressing
1 Cp. Apple Cider Vinaigrette- Used Kens
1 Cp. Wawona Signature Peaches
Blend ingredients together leaving small to medium chunks of peaches

Assembly
Rub generously the chicken breast with the seasoning and grill to internal temp of 165 degrees. Split the ciabatta and griddle with the olive oil until toasted on both sides. Spread 2 Tbs. of the peach dressing onto each side of bread. Assemble the arugula and red onion on top. Slice the chicken breast into thin slices and layer. Top with remaining 1oz of dressing. Serve.

Wawona Frozen Foods has the highest quality fruit that is perfect for all types of dishes, from light appetizers to rich entrees to decadent desserts. Contact us today to see how we can assist you in making beautiful creations that will drive customers to your operation!

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