New year, new beginnings! Let’s start 2019 with a fresh and healthy mindset. We all enjoy having delicious snacks during the day, extravagant morning breakfasts and sweet desserts that satisfy our taste buds. In order to continue eating and drinking what we love, let’s incorporate the sweet taste of blueberries in order to give our bodies what they need and love. We’ve chosen four attractive blueberry options, you can decide which one to have first!
The Fresh One: Blueberry Fruit Bowl
In the mood to combine all of your favorite colors and flavors in one single bowl? We got you! Nutritionists say that the best way to start your day is to incorporate your favorite fruits into your first meal. Besides including the common fruits that we benefit our body such as oranges for vitamin C, bananas for potassium and kiwi for fiber, we recommend adding blueberries from The Berry That Cares. Not only because of their splashy and sour flavor, but also because they are low in sugars, high in water and antioxidants and contain the vitamins that your body needs to start the day.
The Classic: Blueberry Smoothie
Looking for a flavor update for your all time favorite blueberry smoothie? We have some new twists to give you options! Before you get bored with your usual blueberry smoothie, we have some recommendations that will illuminate your mornings and keep your body in shape. It’s simple: gather 1 ½ cups of frozen blueberries, ¾ cup of nonfat Greek yogurt, 1 sliced banana and 1 ½ cups of almond, soy or skim milk. Blend all ingredients together and enjoy! You can alternate milk options, and secondary fruit options depending on your mood, but never forget to add those fresh or frozen blueberries that compose your favorite smoothie!
The Trendsetter: Blueberry Acai Bowl
If you are in the mood of a tropical taste without leaving that sweet and sour flavor from blueberries that you love, we have the best option for you! We know that acai bowls have been trending for a while now and if you haven’t tried it yet, this is your chance. we’ve decided to make this acai bowl blueberry spiced so that you love it even more! Here is how you make it: ¾ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt, 3½ ounces frozen pure unsweetened acai fruit puree, ½ cup frozen blueberries, ½ frozen medium banana, ¼ cup coconut water, 2 tablespoons of granola and ready to eat! We suggest: adding extra blueberries for a tastier flavor!
The Sweet Savior: Blueberry Sorbet
There’s never a bad time for ice cream, right? We know how hard it is to leave this dessert aside from your daily diet, and you don’t have to! We suggest to make this low calorie blueberry sorbet to keep you body in good shape and to calm your whim for sweet blueberry flavor. It’s not as complicated as it sounds, just take 2 cups of frozen blueberries, 2 tablespoons of raw honey, 3 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice, ⅓ cup of water and blend it all together. Freeze mixture for up to 5 hours or less depending on the texture you want. You can store it in the freezer for sharing with loved ones or for yourself on a day when you have a sweet tooth. Trust us, you’ll be happy you have this healthy dessert option on hand!