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I recently got an email from Mom’s Meet, about being picked to sample some “Wild Blueberries.” I was so excited!! I love frozen blueberries, and getting a chance to get some for free, make them even sweeter. I got my package in the mail, which included some info on the health benefits of this great fruit, some amazing recipes to try, and this great “Wild Blueberries” fruit fusion bottle. You just put some frozen blueberries in the middle of your water, and enjoy this yummy treat. So much healthier for you and perfect for when you take that long walk, etc. I think that when I use it next time, I’ll smash the blueberries a bit to make it even better.
So many of us are trying to live a better life, either by eating healthier, or just watching what we eat, in general. Blueberries and antioxidants should be an important part of our lives, and we should be focusing more on those. Using a lab testing procedure called ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity), USDA researcher Ronald Prior, Ph.D., found that a one-cup serving of “Wild Blueberries“ has more total antioxidant capacity (TAC) than 20 other fruits and veggies, including cranberries, strawberries, plums, raspberries and even cultivated blueberries. In fact, “Wild Blueberries“ have 2x the antioxidant power of ordinary blueberries, offering more of what it takes to combat disease and promote healthy aging. How’s that for good for you?
- Whole Body Antioxidant Support
- Cardiovascular Benefits
- Cognitive Benefits
- Blood Sugar Benefits
- Eye Health
- Anti-Cancer Benefits & More!
Living in the mountains, sometimes makes it hard for us to enjoy blueberries during the year. The price is really high in certain months, and not something that I can always afford to have available. I found that when you can find them on sale, it is so easy to freeze them and have them last for a much longer time.
All I do, is just lay them out on a baking tray and put them in my freezer, until they start to freeze. Then you can just put them in a plastic zip top bag, and you’re set! No worries of them sticking together, and also no worries of not using them in time and then seeing the dreaded white stuff. 😛 Any way to save money, and I’m in!! You can also buy them in the frozen section of the store, and not have to do any of that! 🙂
I wanted to make one of my favorite drink recipes, with the yummy “Wild Blueberries” that I was able to purchase. One that I really love, and only get to enjoy when I make this at home, since the restaurant that the drink is inspired by, is so far away. The recipe was a trial and error one, but it’s really close to the original, and tastes great – if not better!!
This is a bit different than my normal #TastyTuesday posts, but figured that since it’s a recipe, it would work. Hope you like it!
This was really easy to make, and perfect for the upcoming months, that tend to be warmer and having more times to enjoy these treats. Probably won’t last long with my family, so not too worried about it melting! 🙂 Just in case, though, I found that if you put it in the freezer, before you have to go to any certain event, it will keep for much longer!
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The small, hardy low bush thrives in the thin glacial soils and harsh northern climate of Maine, Eastern Canada and Quebec – the very same environment where these tiny potent berries have grown naturally for many years. Unlike regular blueberries, these Wild Blueberries are not planted. They only grow wild, where mother nature put them. The harsh climate – and what it takes to survive in it – gives Wild Blueberries the high level of antioxidants and potent blueberry taste that regular blueberries can’t match.
Today’s Wild Blueberry growers use many of the traditions passed down through generations, together with the most modern technology and agricultural science, to bring you the ultimate antioxidant super-fruit…years in the making.
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