Local rhubarb! Perfect for pies, crisps, or dunked in your favourite sweetener! </br></br>One cup of unsweetened raw diced rhubarb has about 20 calories. A one half cup diced serving, 2.2 ounce serving or 61 grams, contains 2 grams of carbohydrates, 1 gram of protein and one gram of dietary fibre.
Granny Smith apples are bright green, with white flesh, very juicy and very firm. Their flavour is pleasantly tart-sweet, with a crunchy texture. Granny Smith apples are most often used in baking preparations because of their high acidity and ability to hold their shape under cooking but can also be eaten raw.
Gala apples are one of the most common varieties of apple. They are a cross between the Cox Pippen, Red Delicious and Golden Delicious. </br> </br> Gala apples are a great snacking fruit as they are low in calories, high in water content and offer a fair amount of vitamins A, C and B. They also contain a dietary fiber known as pectin, which has been shown to lower cholesterol levels and help prevent heart attacks. They also contain trace amounts of boron, which has been touted for its ability to help build strong bones.
Gala apples are always a crowd pleaser. Their dense flesh is creamy yellow and crisp, offering a mildly sweet flavour and flora aroma. Gala’s that are allowed to reach the peak of their sweetness on the tree will have a deeper red hue and a slightly sweeter flavour.
A sweet and crisp apple with a pink hue. An all time favourite at The Organic Box.</br> </br> Pink Lady apples are rich in dietary fiber and contain vitamin A as well as a quarter of your days vitamin C needs. An average Pink Lady apple contains between 50 and 60 calories and has a high water content. They also contain boron, which helps to strengthen bones and pectin, which aids in digestion.
$4.79/3 per (small)
This wonderful winter pear is mild and sweet in flavour, and incredibly juicy! They have a dense texture and are less 'grainy' than other pears. </br></br> Pears offer a good source of vitamin C, folate and dietary fibre. One medium-sized pear has less than 100 calories. Most of the vitamin C and fibre content is in the skin of the fruit, so pears should be eaten unpeeled. Providing some potassium and iron, pears contain pectin, a soluble fiber that helps control cholesterol levels.
Enjoy these yummy berries. This is a nice large portion to keep you growing throughout the weekend! </br></br>Strawberries are incredible sources of antioxidants! They rank very high on antioxidant food surveys, especially considering the amount that we consume... which is usually a lot because they are so delicious. Also high in vitamin C, fibre, and folate. They are sources of natural sugars which actually help balance and regulate our blood sugar levels.
Bursting with flavour - these BC blueberries are only around for a short time so get 'em while you can! </br></br>Canada is the world's second-largest producer and exporter of these delectable berries, blueberries contain tons of vitamin C, antioxidants, and manganese.
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Plump, juicy, little guys that burst in your mouth with flavour. </br></br>High in fibre, vitamin C, and considered to have one of the highest concentrations of antioxidants out of any other fruit or vegetable commonly eaten in North America.
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5lbs of delicious blueberries. Plump, juicy, little guys that burst in your mouth with flavour. </br></br>High in fibre, vitamin C, and considered to have one of the highest concentrations of antioxidants out of any other fruit or vegetable commonly eaten in North America.
Chelan cherries are a medium in size, very firm, black colour, and they are oh, such a sweet cherry! They are excellent for canning, and in your favorite yummy cherry recipes like cherry cobbler! </br></br>This classic deep red cherry is as juicy as you could hope for, with just the right amount of tang. Use them in pies, sauces, freeze and can them, or bake them into your morning muffins – but never forget that you can eat them just as they are!
Orchard Run cherries are cherries that go straight from the tree to the box. No sorting, or sizing happens. You may see hail damage or some scarring but they are a great option for canning and preserving and a great deal!!
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Next time the kids are craving candy, hand them a bowl of organic Gummy Berry grapes. Plump, juicy, and addictive, they're named for the popular fruit gums that they taste like, and make a great naturally sweet alternative. Try freezing them and turning them into fun one-bite ice pops.
$12.99/approx 1 lb
These guys are loaded with soluble fibre, sweet sugars, and vitamin C. The black skin is loaded with healthy antioxidants as well. So dig in! </br></br>Significant antioxidant potential due to high concentration of phenols and anthocyanins, black plums are also high in Vitamin C which can help with iron absorption.
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Cantaloupe. King of the melons. </br></br>Great source of beta carotene, vitamin C, and potassium! Kind of like nature's Gatorade... cantaloupes are fantastic at balancing our electrolytes and getting us back on track after a work out.
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$4.99/per (approx 2 lbs)
Valencias are known for being the king of orange juice. This is a 4 pound bag of early sweets - perfect for your juicer. </br></br>Oranges are rich in fibre, folate, and of course vitamin C which contributes heavily to oranges antioxidant protection and immune support. Feeling sick? Eat some oranges!
$10.99/4 lb bag
Pucker up for these sour and sweet lemons. Add juice or zest to soups, dips, mayonnaise and whipped cream. Also fantastic on fish. </br></br> In addition to their unique phytonutrient properties, lemons and limes are an excellent source of vitamin C, one of the most important antioxidants in nature. Vitamin C is one of the main antioxidants found in food and the primary water-soluble antioxidant in the body. Vitamin C travels through the body neutralizing any free radicals with which it comes into contact with. Be free radical free, eat some vitamin C!
$1.89/1 per (small)
The most popular 'lime' in North America! </br></br>In addition to their unique phytonutrient properties, lemons and limes are an excellent source of vitamin C, one of the most important antioxidants in nature. Vitamin C is one of the main antioxidants found in food and the primary water-soluble antioxidant in the body. Vitamin C travels through the body neutralizing any free radicals with which it comes into contact with. Be free radical free, eat some vitamin C!
Juicy, rich, colourful grapefruits that will sit perfect on your brunch table this weekend. </br></br>Grapefruit is rich in vitamin C, high fibre as well as other micro-nutrients, and certain phyto-chemicals. Lycopene being the main one of interest with its link to reducing chances of prostate cancer.
$1.99/1 per (large)
Fair trade and organic bananas are hard to come by, but the taste and nutrients are incomparable. </br></br> Bananas are well known for their potassium rich flesh, however they are also full of other nutrient health boosters including vitamin B, C, fiber and magnesium. They are more calorically dense than most other fruits making them a suitable and sustainable small meal. </br></br> Note that if there is any supply issues with this product we will automatically fill with <a href="https://www.theorganicbox.ca/catalogue/22861/">green bananas</a>.
$4.99/bunch (6 per)
Tastes like a mango milkshake. Delicious. </br></br> Ataulfo mangoes are golden yellow with a somewhat sigmoid (oblong) shape and a gold-blushed yellow skin. Their buttery flesh is not fibrous, and they have a thin pit. Their flesh is a deep yellow and high in sugar with a rich, spicy flavor. They are rich in vitamin C & dietary fibre.
The best kept secret in the mango world. Kents have a very smooth flesh, have a small seed, and are super juicy. </br> </br> Mango fruit is rich in pre-biotic dietary fibre, vitamins, minerals, & poly-phenolic flavonoid antioxidant compounds. They are a good source of healthy calories, & potassium.