DIY – Mango Body Scrub

By: | Comments Off on DIY – Mango Body Scrub | On: July 13, 2018 | Category: DIY, Mangos

In the high heat of August, it’s easy to work up a sweat even if you’re lounging in the backyard. What can you do to turn rinsing off into a fruity experience? Reach for mangos! With this tropical favorite and a few ingredients from your kitchen, you’ll feel like you’ve... more

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Does ruby red grapefruit lower blood pressure?

By: | Comments Off on Does ruby red grapefruit lower blood pressure? | On: July 13, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Grapefruits

The plump, juicy and sweet-tart flavored giant citrus fruit misnamed grapefruit is an amazingly refreshing and energizing fruit you should have for breakfast to keep you going all day long. The good news is, it is not only tasty and rejuvenating, it is also terrifically healthy.  What is even better... more

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What’s the difference between Navel Oranges and Valencia Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on What’s the difference between Navel Oranges and Valencia Oranges? | On: July 9, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Navel Oranges, Valencia Oranges

Oranges are one of nature’s wonders; they are naturally tasty, refreshingly flavorful and utterly healthy. However, although all oranges are great and have numerous benefits, all orange varieties are not created equal. Some orange varieties are sweeter while some are more tart. Some oranges are small and some are big,... more

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Homemade Cherry Facial Masks

By: | Comments Off on Homemade Cherry Facial Masks | On: July 5, 2018 | Category: Bing Cherries, Cherries, Fruit Facts

Homemade Cherry Facial Masks  No matter how much you love to eat and cook with cherries, there always seem to be a few extras lingering in the bottom of the bowl. Put them to good use and pamper your skin at the same time. With a few simple ingredients from... more

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Ways to eat a Valencia Orange

By: | Comments Off on Ways to eat a Valencia Orange | On: June 27, 2018 | Category: Valencia Oranges

Summer heat can be oppressive and nearly bleed you dry, but sweet, juicy summer Florida Valencia oranges are here to quench your thirst and save the day. These medium-sized, golden-hued, sweet oranges have a well-balanced, classic, sweet-tart orange taste and brightly-colored juice making them the ultimate orange for juicing. It... more

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Fun Facts about Cherries

By: | Comments Off on Fun Facts about Cherries | On: June 19, 2018 | Category: Cherries

We love cherries for their glossy yellow and red color, their plump and luscious appearance and sweet-tart taste. All of this attributes that make cherries delicious come in small package that fits just right in our mouth. Cherries are fleshy drupe (stonefruit) fruits that are produced from plants with the... more

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Are Georgia Peaches Ripe Yet?

By: | Comments Off on Are Georgia Peaches Ripe Yet? | On: June 12, 2018 | Category: Fruit Facts, Grove Fresh Fruit, Peaches

It is summertime again and it is the time of the year again when many fruits are in season. However, not one of them can surpass the popularity of the state of Georgia’s crown jewel “Peaches”. Sweet Georgia peaches are available only 16 weeks a year and are in season... more

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How Healthy are Mangos?

By: | Comments Off on How Healthy are Mangos? | On: June 5, 2018 | Category: Healthy Eating, Mangos

There are many fruits that are popular for their taste and nutritional content. In South Asia, Mangos are considered to be “King of Fruits” because of its heavenly taste and numerous health benefits. But what is a mango? Many people think that mango is a citrus fruit but the truth... more

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Can I Eat Peaches with Acid Reflux?

By: | Comments Off on Can I Eat Peaches with Acid Reflux? | On: May 30, 2018 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating, Peaches

Acid reflux is a painful condition where in the acid backs up from the stomach up into the food pipe or esophagus. This happens when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), a ring of muscle at the lower end of the esophagus that is connected to the stomach, which normally closes... more

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When are Valencia’s in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Valencia’s in Season? | On: May 22, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Fruit Facts, Growing Regions, Valencia Oranges

Beat the heat this summer with Valencia oranges! Valencias are summer season oranges that are typically available from March thru September and are the perfect orange for juicing because of their full, balanced and bursting sweet-tart flavor, succulent flesh and bright-colored pulps and juice.  The bold and refreshing zest makes... more

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