DIY Bartlett Pear Baby Food Recipe

By: | Comments Off on DIY Bartlett Pear Baby Food Recipe | On: August 17, 2018 | Category: DIY

Hale Groves Bartlett Pears are good for making your own baby food because they are considered a nutrient-dense food. Nutrient-dense foods are those that contain vital nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and fiber, but are relatively low in calories. Such nutritious contents combined with their delicate sweet flavor, make Bartlett... more

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A Look Inside the Groves – August Hale Groves Update

By: | Comments Off on A Look Inside the Groves – August Hale Groves Update | On: July 31, 2018 | Category: Fruit Facts

Work starts early in the grove. Early mornings make for cooler work, and it’s not unusual for us to start that work before sunup. It’s early morning, but our day is well under way

Work starts early in the grove. Early mornings make for cooler work, and it’s not unusual for us to start that work before sunup. It’s early morning, but our day is well under way. Every piece of fruit starts with a flower and a bee, and grows from there. Orange... more

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When are mangos in season?

By: | Comments Off on When are mangos in season? | On: July 30, 2018 | Category: Mangos

I am a big fan of mangos; they always remind of the beautiful and exotic tropical Asian countries I’ve been to where they are so popular and considered the King of Fruits. If you’ve never had one and are a little hesitant to try the plump, luscious and peculiar mango... more

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When are Bing Cherries in season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Bing Cherries in season? | On: July 20, 2018 | Category: Bing Cherries, Cherries

You can find apples, oranges, bananas and other fruits all year round any time you go grocery shopping but you can’t say the same thing for cherries. This is one of the main reasons why gourmet cherries are considered a treat when they finally grace the store shelves or fruit... more

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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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