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Apple of the Month

Kelly Traylor

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Feb 19th, 2018

Apple of the Month

Packed with antioxidants and fiber, apples are full of nutrients. Easy to enjoy year-round, we are highlighting our favorite seasonal apples in a monthly feature. Check out the apple of the month and some delicious apple recipes below! 

Enjoy the sweet flavor of Sonya apples, our apple of the month. When you bite into a Sonya apple, be prepared for an explosion of sweet juicy flavor. The Sonya is a relatively new apple, developed in the South Island of New Zealand and is a cross between a Red Delicious and Gala. New Zealand’s unique combination of warm summer sunshine, crisp winter frosts and clean pure waters means these apples ripen slowly, naturally, with the absolute minimum of human intervention, so they develop a naturally crisp texture and intense flavor.

“What I love about Sonya is that it’s not just another apple,” said Grant O., a New Zealand grower. “It’s crunchy, juicy and sweeter than sweet with no hint of acidity. It’s a large apple with a unique elongated shape which gives it a very distinctive look and separates it from pretty much everything else on the shelf.”

Enjoy Sonya apples in the delicious recipes below!

Apple Cinnamon Crisps

Swap potato chips for a more natural, sweet alternative.

Apple Cinnamon Crisp Recipe Image

Apple-Wiches

Try this recipe for a great after school snack!

Apple-Wich Recipe Image

Ginger-Apple Cider

Try this refreshing mocktail made with apple and ginger!

Ginger-Apple Cider

We’ve all heard “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” now getting in that apple is easier than ever. Put your own twist on these recipes for a fresh take on healthy snacking.

One Response to Apple of the Month

  1. michael mcmillan 23/06/2018 at 5:51 pm

    i like the apple recipes

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