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Guilt-Free Goodness On the Go!

Rockit™ Apple is honored to bring tiny but mighty flavor-forward experiences to life alongside Justin's – we appreciate the partnership at Seltzerland events, friends!

1. Bite into the Rockit™ apple 2. Squeeze on your favorite Justin's Nut Butter product 3. Eat your nutritious snack 4. Repeat!...

Rockit™ Apple is honored to bring tiny but mighty flavor-forward experiences to life alongside Justin’s – we appreciate the partnership at Seltzerland events, friends!

1. Bite into the Rockit™ apple

2. Squeeze on your favorite Justin’s Nut Butter product

3. Eat your nutritious snack

4. Repeat!

Roasted Duck Breast with Rockit™ Apple Celery Herb Salad

Recipe by: Truong Nguyen Yield: 2 Servings  INGREDIENTS   1 Duck Breast, defrosted and patted dry.  1 Tbsp. Five spice powder  3 Rockit Apple, de-seeded and thinly sliced ¼ cup Celery stalk cut thinly on a Bias, Leaves washed and dried ¼ cup Cilantro leaves  2 Tbsp. Fresh Mint  ...

Recipe by: Truong Nguyen

Yield: 2 Servings 

INGREDIENTS  

  • 1 Duck Breast, defrosted and patted dry. 
  • 1 Tbsp. Five spice powder 
  • 3 Rockit Apple, de-seeded and thinly sliced ¼ cup Celery stalk cut thinly on a Bias, Leaves washed and dried ¼ cup Cilantro leaves 
  • 2 Tbsp. Fresh Mint 
  • 1 Tsp. Kosher Salt 
  • 2 Tsp. Peanuts canned-Roasted and lightly salted, Chopped 
  • Rockit Apple Dressing  
  • 1 Apple- Peeled and de-cored  
  • 1 Garlic clove 
  • ½ Tsp. Red pepper flakes 
  • 1 cup H20 Water 
  • ¼ cup Lime juice 
  • To Taste Kosher Salt

PREPARATION  

  1. Preheat over to 375 degrees Fahrenheit
    TIP: Duck breast can be hard to find during off season. Using  frozen is fine. But make sure to defrost and pat dry. “ Dry skin means crispier deliciousness”
  2. In a blender, Blend together apple, garlic, chili flakes, H20, lime juice. Until smooth. Season to  taste. Your dressing should be a balanced salty sweet. Set aside.
  3. Scoring your duck skin. Using a sharp knife, Begin slicing your duck skin parallel starting from  one end. Make 20 scoring marks. Next make an additional 20 scoring marks going in a perpendicular direction. The more scoring lines the better, just avoid scoring to deep into the skin.  You do not wish to pierce the meat.
  4. Using a sauté pan, Heat pan on medium heat. Lay duck breast skin side down. Cook for 5 minutes until some fat has rendered and skin is beginning to crisp.
  5. Add five spice powder and salt to meat side of the duck breast place in oven and bake for 10  mins. Rest whole for 5 mins before slicing.
  6. In separate bowl mix apples, celery, celery leaves, cilantro, mint. Set Aside

PLATING  

7. Pour a puddle of dressing on a plate. Slice duck breast and place on sauce skin side up. Top with herb  celery mixture. Drizzle some dressing on top and finish with chopped peanuts.

Apple Meatballs with Shitake Mushrooms

I LOVE meatballs, and I decided to mix it up with some apples. Sure enough, these Rockit™ Apple Beef/Pork Meatballs are a hit! With apples as an added element, it gives the meatballs a mix of sweet and savory. This simple dish was enjoyable to...

I LOVE meatballs, and I decided to mix it up with some apples. Sure enough, these Rockit™ Apple Beef/Pork Meatballs are a hit! With apples as an added element, it gives the meatballs a mix of sweet and savory. This simple dish was enjoyable to make and only took 30 minutes! I hope you enjoy the recipe, let me know in the comments what your go-to simple and clean meal is to make!

Recipe by: Truong Nguyen

Yield: 15 Meatballs (0.75 ounce scoop) 

INGREDIENTS

  • ½ Pound Ground beef, Organic – 100% Grass Fed  
  • ¼ Pound Ground pork (Best Quality Available) 
  • 1 Rockit™ Apple, Peeled- Apple Core Removed 
  • ¼ Yellow onion, Large Dice
  • 2 Garlic cloves, Roughly Chopped 
  • 1 Egg yolk 
  • 2 Tbsp. Gluten-free Breadcrumb 
  • 1 Tsp. Kosher Salt 
  • ¼ Tsp. Black pepper 
  • 1 cup Shiitake Mushrooms, Quarter Chopped 
  • 1 cup Beef Bone broth 
  • 1 Tbsp. Dried or fresh thyme 
  • 1 Tbsp. Extra virgin Olive oil 
  • 1 Lemon, Juiced and zested  
  • 1 Tsp. Cornstarch 
  • To taste Kosher Salt

PREPARATION

  1. Preheat Oven to 400 Fahrenheit 
  2. In a food processor fitted with chopping blade. Add Rockit™ apple, onion, garlic ,egg yolk and breadcrumb. Purée until fine paste. Set Aside.
  3. In Large bowl, Mix together Ground beef, ground pork and apple paste mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Mix until incorporated, Don’t overwork your mixture.
  4. Scoop into meatballs and place on oiled baking sheet. 
  5. Bake for 15 Minutes.
  6. While meatballs roast. In sauté pan, sauté mushrooms till golden brown.  Deglaze with Beef Broth. Add thyme and lemon zest.
  7. In separate bowl mix cornstarch and lemon juice together. Add to  mushroom sauce, Simmer till sauce slightly thickens. Season to taste.

PLATING  

Place 5 meatballs in center of plate. Ladle Mushroom sauce over meatballs. Enjoy! 

TIP:

Use wet hands to roll  meatballs. This keeps the mixture  from sticking. If mixture  begins to stick, wet hands  again. Repeat till all  meatballs are formed.

Rockit™ Apple Waldorf Salad

Celebrating the freshness of Washington-grown produce and welcoming spring with this simple yet delicious salad! Easily put together in a flash with lots of contrasting texture and flavors. This apple waldorf salad is sure to be a hit around the family dinner table! Yield: 4 servings Recipe...

Celebrating the freshness of Washington-grown produce and welcoming spring with this simple yet delicious salad! Easily put together in a flash with lots of contrasting texture and flavors. This apple waldorf salad is sure to be a hit around the family dinner table!

Yield: 4 servings

Recipe created by: Michelle Tsang@petitesweetsnz

Ingredients

  • 3 Rockit™ apples
  • 3 stalks of celery
  • 20 red seedless grapes
  • 1 hear of cos lettuce
  • handful of parsley leaves
  • handful of walnuts
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • juice from 1/2 lemon

Method

  1. Slice celery and Rockit™ apples into thin pieces of similar size. Washing and slice the grapes in half.
  2. Roughly chop cos lettuce and parsley.
  3. Toast walnuts in a dry pan.
  4. Mix yogurt with lemon juice.
  5. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Keep in the fridge until ready to serve.

Apple Cardamom Tonic Mocktail

An elevated drink that is non-alcoholic and punchy for enjoying any time! Recipe tips: Chopping the apples into batons helps increase the surface area for the beautiful flavors to develop. Macerate the apples with sugar for 2 days before adding the cider vinegar - it gives...

An elevated drink that is non-alcoholic and punchy for enjoying any time!

Recipe tips: Chopping the apples into batons helps increase the surface area for the beautiful flavors to develop. Macerate the apples with sugar for 2 days before adding the cider vinegar – it gives you the best rosy color and amplifies the apple flavors. It takes about 5 to 7 days before its ready, but can keep for a month if stored in the fridge!

Yield: 1 cup Tonic base

Recipe created by: Michelle Tsang, @petitesweetsnz

Ingredients

  • 5 Rockit™ apples, cored and chopped into thin batons
  • 5 green cardamom pods gently cracked open
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

To Make the Apple Cardamom Tonic:

  1. Chop Rockit™ apples into batons. Place them in a medium bowl, add brown sugar and mix thoroughly.
  2. Add in the opened cardamom pods and seeds. Transfer to a covered jar for 48 hours till all sugars have dissolved.
  3. Add in apple cider vinegar, stir thoroughly and leave in a cool dark place (eg Pantry or garage) for 3 to 5 days. Every day, give the contents a good stir. Taste it each day from day 3 onwards.
  4. Once the flavor is intense enough for your liking and all the sugar has dissolved, strain out the solids.
  5. Store the tonic in the refrigerator for up to a month.

To Make an Apple Cardamom Tonic Mocktail:

  • 1/2 cup Apple Cardamom Tonic
  • 1 2/3 cup Sparkling or soda water
  • Ice cubes, regular and large
  1. Fill a large mixing glass halfway with regular ice cubes.
  2. Add Apple Cardamom Tonic, top with sparkling or soda water.
  3. Stir well and pour into individual glasses with large ice cubes to serve. Garnish with extra apple slices.

Note: Find your own favorite ratios by testing different quantities of Tonic and with flavored sodas too. To make it alcoholic, try adding ciders.

Small Apples - Best Apples for Kids - Most Delicious apples - Apples for baking

Two Apples Only 70 Calories!

Looking to make a healthy snack swap? Look no further than the naturally miniature Rockit™apple.  The Rockit™ apple is grown to be the perfect miniature snack size, it is low in calories, a Good source of Fiber, and full of crisp, sweet flavor. These small apples...

Looking to make a healthy snack swap?

Look no further than the naturally miniature Rockit™apple.  The Rockit™ apple is grown to be the perfect miniature snack size, it is low in calories, a Good source of Fiber, and full of crisp, sweet flavor. These small apples are not only perfect for kid size snacks, but perfectly portioned for the kid in all of us.

Rockit™ Apple Bacon Poppers

Instead of putting out the jalapeños poppers this year for the Super Bowl, try these little Rockit™ apple poppers! Its a great way to lighten up an old favorite and enjoy a serving a fruit as well. To make the poppers more kid friendly, try...

Instead of putting out the jalapeños poppers this year for the Super Bowl, try these little Rockit™ apple poppers! Its a great way to lighten up an old favorite and enjoy a serving a fruit as well. To make the poppers more kid friendly, try swapping out cheddar cheese and ham for the spicy pepper cheese and bacon. Go team Rockit™!

YIELD: 6-8 servings
Created by: Meg Raines

INGREDIENTS 

  • 8-10 Rockit™ apples
  • 6 ounces spicy pepper cheese, cut into cubes
  • 6 strips of bacon, cooked
  • Toothpicks

METHOD 

  1. Cut the bacon into pieces about the size of the apple quarters.
  2. Cut each Rockit™ apple into quarters, remove the core and set on a serving plate.
  3. Place a piece of bacon and a cube of cheese on an apple quarter, skewer with a toothpick to hold together. Repeat with the remaining apple quarters. 
  4. Serve immediately.

Give Some Rockits™ This Holiday Season

Wondering what to give your friends and neighbors this holiday season? Pick up a couple of Rockit™ Apple shuttles at your local market for easy and healthy gift giving. Here is why we think these little apple gems make the perfect gift for everyone on...

Wondering what to give your friends and neighbors this holiday season? Pick up a couple of Rockit™ Apple shuttles at your local market for easy and healthy gift giving. Here is why we think these little apple gems make the perfect gift for everyone on your list:

 

The gift of health

We all know the holidays are especially trying when it comes to eating a healthy diet. Loads of sugar and calorie-laden treats start showing up on everyone’s desk and doorstep this time of year. Because of their small size, the Rockit™ apples weigh in at a low calorie count, roughly 60 calories per apple. But they still pack in a good serving of vitamins and minerals, not to mention fiber. These delicious little apples are something every gift recipient will find delightful.

Photo credit: Truong Nguyen

 

Everyone loves them

Rockit™ apples are sweet, crunchy and easy to eat in just a few bites, making them the perfect snack for kids and adults alike. Drop a shuttle off for your hairdresser, cat-sitter, neighbor, mail delivery person, and anyone who would like a bucket of cheer this season! 

 

Make fun treats

If you prefer to give homemade gifts for the holidays, the Rockit™ apples are the perfect size for making tasty little treats. From edible wreaths to candied ornaments, and miniature hand-dipped caramel apples, there is something for everyone. Check out our Rockit™ recipes section on our website for lots of homemade gift ideas. 

 

Repurpose or recycle

Not only is the Rockit™ shuttle made with 100% recycled plastic to start with, the package is recyclable after use as well. But the plastic shuttle can easily be repurposed around the house too. Check out our suggestion for the handy household uses HERE.

Rockit™ Apple Wine and Cheese Pairing

Rockit™ apples are miniature apples with a crunchy, sweet and delicious taste. They have just the right balance of sweetness and acidity to make a perfect on-the-go-snack. This also makes them great apples for baking and cooking.  Why not make a cheese and apple tasting for the...

Rockit™ apples are miniature apples with a crunchy, sweet and delicious taste. They have just the right balance of sweetness and acidity to make a perfect on-the-go-snack. This also makes them great apples for baking and cooking. 

Why not make a cheese and apple tasting for the whole family by pairing Rockit™ apples with kid-friendly cheeses like Babybel, string cheese, cream cheese and mild cheddar? Mom and dad can pair theirs with a crisp dry Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay to complement the selection of mild and creamy cheeses.

Click below to download our Pairing Card!

Rockit™ Apples Partners with Walmart at Halloween Drive-thru Events Across the Country

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 30, 2020 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Julie DeJarnatt, phone (479) 531-3640, email julied@chelanfresh.com Chelan Fresh’s pocket-size apple to delight children and parents during socially distant trick-or-treat events CHELAN, WASHINGTON, October 29, 2020 – Rockit™ Apples, the original miniature-sized apple grown for on-the- go snacking, has announced a partnership with Walmart for...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Oct. 30, 2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Julie DeJarnatt, phone (479) 531-3640, email julied@chelanfresh.com

Chelan Fresh’s pocket-size apple to delight children and parents during socially distant trick-or-treat events

CHELAN, WASHINGTON, October 29, 2020 – Rockit™ Apples, the original miniature-sized apple grown for on-the-

go snacking, has announced a partnership with Walmart for the retailer’s Halloween drive-thru trick-or-treat events taking place at its stores across the country.

Free to attend and fun for all ages, Walmart’s drive thru trick-or-treat events will give families an opportunity to dress in costume, enjoy sweet snacks and celebrate the holiday from a safe distance. Attendees at the retailer’s socially distant events will be able to try a variety of fall treats including Rockit™ Apples, adding a snack both healthy and sweet to their Halloween haul.

“Apples are a quintessential fall treat and we are thrilled to give trick-or-treaters of all ages the chance to discover Rockit™ Apples,” said Julie DeJarnatt, Director of Retail Strategy at Chelan Fresh, “Walmart is reimagining Halloween for families, and we are happy to help them reimagine the perfect sweet snack.”

The world’s first pocket-sized apple, Rockit™ Apples are perfect for both kids and kids at heart. With a head-turning red blush color, the apple will stand out brightly in Halloween treat bags and trick-or-treaters will be delighted by its incredibly sweet, crisp taste.

To find a drive-thru trick-or-treat location near you, visit freetrickortreat.com.

 

About Rockit™ Apples

Rockit™ apples are the world’s first miniaturized apples! They naturally grow in the perfect snack-size, are very sweet and deliver a big crunch. Packed with essential vitamins, minerals and fiber to support everyday health for active kids and adults. Rockit™ apples are grown by Chelan Fresh in Central Washington state.

About Chelan Fresh

Chelan Fresh is a fruit marketing company representing over 300 family-owned farms who are committed to growing premium apples, pears, cherries and several stone fruit varieties for demanding domestic and international markets. Our fruit is grown in Central Washington where ample sunshine, gentle mountain slopes, fertile valleys and cool crisp air combine with the waters of the mighty Columbia River for ideal growing conditions. For more information, visit www.chelanfresh.com.