7 Days of the Blues
Jul. 22, 2019
A week of ways to enjoy blueberries and their powerful benefits!
Blueberries are a tasty superfood that can be enjoyed in so many different ways! Packed with antioxidants and nutrients that promote heart health, brain function and countless other benefits, blueberries should be part of your daily lifestyle. And why wouldn’t they be? They’re delicious!
Day 1: A Simple Snack
Today we’re putting down the bag of chips and picking up a bag of dried blueberries! Blueberries have one of the highest levels of antioxidants, which help protect your body against aging and diseases like cancer! These plump and delicious berries are their own healthy snack. With all natural taste and no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives, our dried blueberries are gluten free, preservative free and non GMO!
Day 2: Morning Antioxidant Smoothie
Fuel your day with a powerful antioxidant smoothie packed with superfoods like blueberries, blackberries and avocados! Blueberries are a powerful “brain food” to help you conquer the day ahead with energy and focus!
- 1 cup Blueberries (fresh or frozen)
- ½ cup Strawberries
- ½ cup Blackberries
- ½ cup Spinach
- ½ cup pomegranate juice (or tart cherry juice if you like your smoothies a little tart!)
- ½ Avocado
Day 3: Goodness on the Go
Blueberry supplements are the perfect source of nutrients on the go! Studies show that blueberries promote healthy brain function* and support bone health*! Be good to your body and check out our dried blueberries. Everything you need, nothing you don’t!
Day 4: Blueberry Summer Salad
Add some blue to your greens by sprinkling dried blueberries over your favorite summer salad. Blueberries add bursts of exciting flavor to any salad, because salads should never be boring! A tasty salad topping you can feel good about; Blueberries have been known to help reduce high blood pressure and promote heart health.
Day 5: Fresh Blueberry Pancakes
Nothing like waking up to the smell of hot blueberry pancakes on a Sunday morning! This simple, delicious recipe is the perfect blend of salty and sweet batter with a burst of fresh blueberries in every bite.
- 1 cup flour
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 cup milk
- 1 egg
- 1 cup fresh blueberries
Mix the flour, salt, sugar, baking powder together.
Add oil, milk, eggs and mix together until batter is smooth. Gently stir in the blueberries. Before serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar and fresh blueberries for garnish!
Day 6: Energy Trail Mix
Toss together the delicious ingredients below and enjoy the blend of salty and sweet as you fuel up for a hike or a busy day! Studies show that blueberries help promote recovery after exercise by reducing inflammation, relieving your soreness and getting your body ready for the next activity!
Day 7: Swirl Into Breakfast
Be good to your gut with probiotics, antioxidants and pure goodness! Swirl dried blueberries into regular or greek yogurt for a quick, natural and tasty breakfast or mid-day snack.
We hope you enjoyed these 7 days of the blues as much as we did! Check out our blueberry and other fruity products here!
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases.
We offer a variety of premium dried fruit, cherry concentrate, cherry juice, dietary supplements, and chocolate covered dried fruit. Our delicious products are great for enhancing your favorite recipes, or as a quick, healthy snack.