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Easy Ways to Enjoy Fruit in Delicious Desserts

Fruit is an essential source of key nutrients that boost your health and immunity. Many struggle to receive enough of these vital nutrients, resulting in poor health and a lack of immunity to certain diseases. Adding fruit to dessert options is an easy, tasty way to improve your diet without sacrificing sweet flavors. Here are several dessert options that are centered around juicy fruit:

Oven-Roasted Plums

Sprinkled with toasted almonds and served with vanilla ice cream, plums are a scrumptious dessert that everyone loves. You can spice it up with cloves, allspice, or cayenne. Plums can also be featured as a side dish with pork or chicken, seasoned with ground white pepper.

Baked Peaches

Peaches are a sweet summer fruit that are easy to prepare and serve. With delicious brown sugar and vanilla ice cream, it is the perfect dessert for a warm day. 

Fruit “Fluff”

What’s not to like about fresh-whipped vanilla cream with fruit folded in? Think of a fruit salad, but with homemade whipped cream. This combination works well with a variety of fruits added in. Berries and peaches are a delicious option, as they provide a burst of color and nutritional value.

Strawberry Shortbread Bars

This treat is a dessert with minimal ingredients, making it easy to make while keeping costs low. These bars also do well with several different fruits. 

Wawona Frozen Foods specializes in offering the highest quality fruit products. The fertile ground of the San Joaquin Valley is renowned for producing fruit with vivid colors and juicy flavors. Our collection of fresh and frozen fruit, highlighted by luscious peaches, is essential in crafting health-conscious, tasty summer desserts. Contact Wawona Frozen Foods today to see how we can fulfill all your fruit needs!

Experience the “Wawona Difference” with Tasty Yogurt Parfaits!

Yogurt parfaits are the ideal healthy, on-the-go snack. A common dilemma when crafting a new parfait recipe is the type of fruit to include. There are a variety of different options that are popular, including peaches, berries, kiwis, tangerines, and mangoes. Parfaits are often enjoyed with an assortment of toppings, such as granola, cinnamon, honey, coconut shreds, and nuts, depending on the type of fruit. The combinations of juicy flavors are endless.

In addition to tremendous taste, yogurt parfaits are a great way to fuel your body and brain. Fruit contains essential nutrients and vitamins that promote a healthy lifestyle. Yogurt is a low-calorie option that has protein, fats and fiber. Natural, sweet flavor from the fruit makes it easy to avoid processed sweeteners and still enjoy a sweet treat. Yogurt parfaits can be enjoyed with many different types of diets: low carb, plant-forward, protein-rich, and so on. 

The final benefit of a yogurt parfait is the ease of introducing it to your diet. They can be enjoyed as an appetizing meal replacement, fruity midday snack, or a light dessert option that makes it easy to stay on your diet. Convenience has never been more important in today’s fast-moving society, and yogurt parfaits check all the boxes. 

With Wawona Frozen Foods, you will never have to choose between healthy, tasty, or convenient. Our quality fresh and frozen fruit makes it easy to enjoy all your favorite flavors while receiving the nutritional benefits of a health-conscious snack. Experience the “Wawona difference” with grab-and-go yogurt parfaits, blended smoothies, and sweet fruit salads this summer – contact our team for more information!

Enjoy Refreshing Summer Smoothies with Wawona Frozen Foods!

Summer is a wonderful time to celebrate warm weather and sunny skies. Everyday is an opportunity to get outside and take part in your favorite hobbies, but it is important to stay hydrated and nourished. Smoothies are a terrific option to combat the heat – they can be enjoyed as a convenient, on-the-go snack or a poolside delight. However, many smoothies are full of hidden sugar and fat. Using fresh fruit resolves this problem and creates a delicious and nutritious smoothie! With the hottest months of summer upcoming, now is the time to focus on cool, refreshing smoothies.

Smoothies come in all shapes and sizes. A beloved favorite, the strawberry-banana smoothie offers fiber and Vitamin C. Strawberries are naturally sweet, so they do not require additional sweeteners for great taste. A blueberry spinach smoothie is another great option for a meal replacement or post-workout drink. A simple combination of plain yogurt, frozen blueberries, and spinach makes it easy to enjoy a daily dose of fruits and vegetables. Protein-powder smoothies featuring frozen fruit are popular among gym-enthusiasts and provide the valuable nutrients to fuel a workout and healthy lifestyle.

Wawona Frozen Foods is your solution for scrumptious smoothies all summer long. Our products, freshly picked from the fertile San Joaquin Valley, offer the quality flavor and nutrients for delicious, health-conscious snacks. Wawona utilities individual quick freezing (IQF) to ensure our fruit sustains a fresh, handpicked taste from the fields to YOUR blender. Whether it is peaches and strawberries or pears and plums, we make it easy and convenient to enjoy all your favorite fruits in smoothies, milkshakes, and so much more!

Contact Wawona Frozen Foods today to learn how our fruit will make the summer of 2020 cool, fresh, and tasty!

The Importance of Fruit in Everyone’s Diet

“A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?”

Albert Einstein

One of the world’s smartest persons recognized the importance of fruit in every man and woman’s life.

Whether it is a peach, pear or plum, fruit is an important element of the human diet. They are an essential source of vital nutrients like dietary fiber, vitamin C, and folate. Fruit does not feature high levels of fat or sodium, and most fruits are low calorie.

Embracing a diet that is rich in fruit reduces the risk of heart disease and protects against certain types of cancer. Many fruits, including peaches, have high levels of potassium, which help to maintain a healthy blood pressure.

Wawona Frozen Foods is committed to supplying manufacturers, foodservice distributors, restaurants, resorts, and supermarkets with fresh frozen fruit products that support a healthy diet.

Children should be encouraged to eat a variety of fruits in their formative years. This promotes good health and good eating habits as they grow up. When compared to processed and fried foods, fruit complements healthy growth and development for children of all ages. Fruit is filled with heart-healthy antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber. These important nutrients are known to strengthen the immune system, which will help fight off different colds and viruses. Wawona Frozen Foods is proud to be a key supplier of fresh frozen fruit cups and pops as well as bagged frozen fruit to school lunch programs across the United States.

Wawona Frozen Foods is an industry-leader in the production of quality frozen fruit. Frozen fruit offers the same health benefits as fresh fruit, as Healthline.com has reported that nutrient levels stay fairly stable throughout the freezing process. Frozen fruit is typically picked at peak ripeness, which is also when the fruit is most nutrient-dense.

Wawona uses Individual Quick Freezing (IQF), which consists of freezing individual pieces of food rapidly at extremely low temperatures. This process ensures that frozen fruit remains fresh through storage and does not form ice crystals. In addition by locking in the nutrients, Wawona ensures customers receive not only the healthiest products, but the most delicious.

Please contact Wawona Frozen Foods for more information about how delicious fresh frozen fruit can create health-conscious meals and snacks.

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