fbpx

Blueberries

Benefits of Eating Blueberries:

– Low in calories & high in nutrients

– May lower blood pressure

– Helps prevent heart disease

– High amount of antioxidants

– Beneficial effects on insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism (Good for diabetes)

One of the most common superfoods!

Blueberries

Blueberry Recipes:

Blueberries are a great way to start your day.  Put them in a smoothie or eat them plain.  The possibilities are endless.

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

Ingredients:

– a handful of blueberries

– 1 banana

– 2 cups of skim milk

– 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt

Directions:

Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend.  You may need to add more milk if you like shakes thinner or add more of one of the other ingredients to make it thicker.  There you go! Now you have a fast, easy, and healthy breakfast.

Blueberry Parfait

Ingredients:

– 10 or so blueberries

– 1 cup of vanilla Greek yogurt

– 2 tablespoons of granola

Directions:

Scoop a cup of the yogurt and sprinkle with blueberries and granola.  Enjoy as a mid-day snack.

Blueberry Walnut Salad

Ingredients:

– 1 10 oz package of mixed salad greens

– 1 pint of blueberries

– 1/4 cup of walnuts

– 1/2 cup raspberry vinaigrette salad dressing

– 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions:

Dump all ingredients into a large bowl and mix well.  Boom! You have lunch.  

Add some chopped and grilled chicken to get some more protein.

Recipe created by Marasadie from AllRecipes.com

Share with us and other truckers how you have or plan to use blueberries by using #NoWBlueberry & join our Facebook group: Healthy Trucking