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Cherries

Crystal Valley’s sweet and nutritious cherries are carefully hand-picked ripe and ready to eat from farms in Chile. Sweet and succulent with a hint of tartness, cherries are good for you and contain a good number of antioxidants. Studies have shown that anthocyanin glycosides found in cherries can help with inflammation and melatonin can help with insomnia and headaches.

TIPS FOR SELECTION

Choose cherries that are firm and red with the stem attached.

HOW TO STORE

Refrigerate unwashed and uncovered.

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Good source of vitamin C and potassium
  • Free of fat saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol

HOW TO PREPARE

Rinse cherries with cold water before eating.  You will also want to pit the cherry. One method is to use a paring knife and rock it around the entire cherry. Twist the fruit into 2 halves to reveal the pit and remove it.

HOW TO COOK

Cherries are a great snack on their own or added to baked goods and desserts, pies, and salads.

Recipes