Lunch with a Crunch – Arctic® Apple Wraps

Looking for a fresh idea to spruce up your lunch? Add some crunch to your lunch with two variations on a simple, healthful wrap suitable for packed lunches for any age! Arctic® Apple Peanut Butter Wrap 1 whole-grain tortilla, soft-taco size 2 tablespoons peanut butter (can substitute
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Show your heart some love

Valentine’s Day is synonymous with hearts, but it doesn’t always represent the best choices regarding the health of your heart. February is Heart Month, and we’re looking at ways to show your heart some love, while still enjoying your Valentine’s Day meal. Luxurious meals out can
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For apples, looks matter

Have you ever heard the saying “we first eat with our eyes”? When it comes to food, looks matter, and consumers often rely on how fruits and vegetables look as a measure of quality. In fact, in a recent poll consumers said that appearance was one
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A year in the orchard

It has been a cold January; the coldest in decades.  I have been waking up each morning to check the temperature sensors scattered throughout the different blocks of my orchard, hoping that it would be warm enough to work.  Every day lost to the frigid weather
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DIY: Arctic® apple roses

After seeing how beautiful Arctic® apple roses looked on a cake, I asked a culinary trained friend to show me the steps so I could share with you. Admittedly, I was intimidated even after watching her go through the steps and insisting she walk me through
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Resolution Ready

We’re closing in on 2017 and you know what that means: resolution time. While plenty of people will already have nailed down their resolution choices, we have some ideas that might be a fit for you! Fill Half Your Plate with Fruits and Veggies – This
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What we’re loving for winter

It’s a winter wonderland out there, and we love it! You might be surprised to learn that snow doesn’t mean a break from work in the orchard, but we’re still taking time to make the most of the season! Getting outside – Though it’s not a
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Check your pulse

Did you know that 2016 was the International Year of the Pulse? No, not the one caused by your heartbeat. We’re talking about pulse crops! Every year the FAO chooses a theme and  2016 has the International Year of the Pulse; we want to recognize it
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A time to be thankful

Fall is a busy time throughout the agriculture industry, and Okanagan Specialty Fruits is no exception. It can be easy to get wrapped up in the hustle and bustle, and forget to pause and be thankful for what it all means. With American Thanksgiving coming up,
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