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Monday, September 22, 2014

STONERIDGE ORCHARDS Dried Cherry Fruit Snacks

My husband and I are big snackers. We love to snack on all kinds of different things from gourmet popcorn to dried fruits. Obviously, some of our snacks are more healthier than others. But hey...everything is moderation, right?

Today I am excited to introduce you to STONERIDGE ORCHARDS who sent us some delicious dried cherry snacks to review for all of you. The company is the leading brand of premium dried whole Montmorency Tart Cherries. With farms & orchards in Washington State, the STONERIDGE ORCHARDS brand is a part of Royal Ridge Fruits, third-generation growers of cherries, blueberries, raspberries and other premium dried fruits and berries that preserve natural goodness and flavor. The company never uses sulfites, high-fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated oils or artificial preservatives.

The company sent us 3 bags of their premium dried cherry fruit snacks to review for all of you and here is what we received and a little bit about each one.

* Chili Lime Cherries with Tajin - Stoneridge Orchards created this entirely unique & surprising product by flavoring its whole, all-natural dried Montmorency Tart Cherries with just the right amount of all-natural Tajin chili lime seasoning. Tajin is made from only 3 ingredients (premium chilies, dehydrated lime juice and sea salt).

* Chocolate Dipped Cherries & Greek Yogurt Dipped Cherries - As the name states, these premium Montmorency Cherries are dipped in either the dark chocolate or the All-Natural Greek Yogurt. All of the Stoneridge Orchards' dipped products are made with whole fruits, not a mixture of juice and pectin. They come packaged in a re-sealable bag which is nice!

I hosted a little outdoor end of Summer party this past Saturday and decided to sit out these fruit snacks in little bowls for my dinner guests to enjoy. I placed the empty bags near each bowl so they could see the flavors and learn more about the products they were snacking on.

My husband was immediately in love with the Dark Chocolate Dipped Cherries! Matter of fact, I had a hard time getting him to share them with others who were visiting with us. These chocolate dipped cherries are plump with lots of dark chocolate. The perfect blend of tart cherry with dark chocolate made for a combination that became quite addictive!

My favorite was the Greek Yogurt Dipped Cherries and like my husband...I really didn't want to share them with anyone, but I did. They are rich, creamy and the perfect blend of tart cherry dipped in that delicious Greek Yogurt. Trust me, you can't eat just one!

My husband's best friend loves foods with a little spicy kick. He was all over those Chili Lime Cherries with Tajin. They are NOT overly spicy at all. I would consider them to be very "mild" with a slight zesty flavoring to them which is mellowed out by the tart cherry. I think all of the guys here at our dinner party gravitated towards those except for my husband who is a dark chocolate fan.

All three varieties were delicious and I would NOT hesitate in purchasing them. Matter of fact, we plan on buying more! Yes, they are that good!

Head on over to Stoneridge Orchards and take a look around. You can learn more about the company and the products that they have to offer.

Disclaimer: Shelly Hill has personally reviewed the product listed above. Shelly has not received any monetary compensation for her review. Shelly did receive a free product to try out so she could evaluate and use it for her review. Her thoughts & opinions in this review are unbiased & honest and your opinions may differ. The Shakin N Bakin Blog is not responsible for delivery/shipping of giveaway items won from this blog nor are we responsible for mis-use or injury caused by items won from this Blog. Content on this blog is copyrighted, all rights reserved. We reserve the right to legally pursue anyone who violates our rights and/or steals our copyrighted material.


Jackie said...

Both the Chocolate Dipped Cherries and the Greek Yogurt Dipped Cherries sound delicious!

jopb said...

Since I love all cherries in any form I know that I would love to eat these cherry snacks, especially the dark chocolate covered ons.

jopb said...

Since I love all cherries in any form I know that I would love to eat these cherry snacks, especially the dark chocolate covered ones.