Blueberries: The Berry Best

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July is National Blueberry Month and for good reason.

1st–Blueberries are native to North America  produced in 35 states.

1st–July is peak season, keeping the prices for blueberries at their lowest.

2nd–Peak season also means plump, juicy, and peaking in nutritional value.

Known as a “superfood,” blueberries are among the highest in antioxidants, high in fiber,  and packed with vitamins to fight against cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other health-related issues.

Here’s a yummy low-fat recipe for a quick and easy blueberry shake:

Blueberry Yogurt Shake

1 banana

1 cup fresh/frozen blueberries–I like to use frozen for this one.

2 cups low-fat yogurt

1/2 cup orange juice

Blend together and you have a tasty breakfast that’s filling AND MORE than enough for another glass later.

For more great recipes, visit The US Highbush Blueberry Council.


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