« go back to FruitFast Homepage
Home » 2007 » October

Monthly Archives: October 2007

Football Frenzy

October 30, 2007 | Posted by admin

It’s all about Football these days in our household, so I spend a fair amount of time following our Class D high school team to practice and games. No complaints here since it has been a great season with our team vying for the Ski Valley League Championship. In fact, this is the second year […]

(0) Comments | Post a Comment

Enjoying the Harvest

October 24, 2007 | Posted by admin

Fall—one of the best times of the year, and for us a reminder of all those harvests, making cider, and farm market traffic when we were in the orchard business. Despite not actively farming now, I still feel very connected to the importance of a good harvest. Just today I placed an order for California […]

(0) Comments | Post a Comment

Healthy Colors for Fall

October 12, 2007 | Posted by admin

Despite the earlier lack of rain this year, we’re seeing some nice leaf color develop. A bit early – but beautiful just the same. Speaking of the change of seasons, it brings to mind the “colors of health.” With five active boys, it’s a big job making sure everyone’s healthy and well fed….just ask my […]

(0) Comments | Post a Comment

Double Cherry Pumpkin Muffins

October 7, 2007 | Posted by admin

Dried Michigan cherries are a flavorful swap-out for raisins in trusted muffin or quick bread recipes. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons chopped dried tart cherries 2 tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon rum extract 1 1/2 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour 1/3 cup packed Xylotol sweetener & brown sugar blend 1 1/2 teaspoons […]

(0) Comments | Post a Comment

Important Reasons To Eat 5 Fruits a Day

October 3, 2007 | Posted by admin

The interesting yet much overlooked topic of eating your 5 fruits a day is more important to your health now than ever. Never in the history of our planet has the concept of eating fruit to neutralize free radicals been so important. ANTHOCYANINS in fruits destroy free radicals. Again, something that everyone eating healthy should […]

(0) Comments | Post a Comment

Hot Mulled Cherry and Apple Cider

October 1, 2007 | Posted by admin

Create a robust, red cider by combining cherry juice, apple cider, and your favorite spices. Ingredients: 1/3 cup lemon peel, cut into 1/4″ strips 1 /2 cup orange peel, cut into 1/4″ strips 2 cups apple cider 4 cups 100% cherry juice 2 (1/4″ thick) strips of peeled fresh ginger root 1 teaspoon allspice 5 […]

(0) Comments | Post a Comment