Did you know Eli’s Cheesecake uses fresh Michigan apples in desserts such as the Apple Streusel Cheesecake and in the Apple Bavarian Tart? These make for perfect fall flavors because they are in season from August-October.
Why do we choose Michigan apples? Michigan is the nation’s third largest producer of apples. There are more than 11.3 million apple trees covering 35,500 acres on 825 family-run farms in Michigan. Growers pride themselves on a rich heritage of producing an array of fine apple varieties. For us, it is important that we deliver the best and freshest ingredients to our customers, which is why Michigan apples are used.
But why eat apples?
You know the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”? Well, it’s true. Apples are an important part of a healthy diet. They are packed with powerful flavonoids and antioxidants, and filled with fiber—while being low in sodium and calories—which makes them a healthy choice for every body! They can help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and cancer.
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