Blueberries: The Superfood with High Amounts of Antioxidants

Did you know that blueberries provide high amounts of antioxidants that may lower the risk of cancer, heart disease and fights Alzheimer?

Other benefits of blueberries is that it’s low in fat, good source of dietary fiber and vitamin C. It is also known to help reduce belly fat linked to metabolic syndrome and obesity, beside those, your taste buds will rejoice!

Learn why Blueberries earn the title of superfood.

Selecting and Storing

Freshly picked blueberries should last up to 1 week in the refrigerator, just make sure they are kept them in a covered container, and unwashed. Blueberries can be frozen, best using ziplock and remove excess air before putting in the freezer. New studies show that blueberries can be frozen without doing any harm to its antioxidant potency.

Serving Ideas

They are are healthy and sweet – we all know that, right? They are great summer favorites and a natural sweetener for your morning cereal or oatmeal! Blueberries also make a killer blueberry muffin!

Whip up your own batch of blueberry muffins at home to satisfy that sweet tooth! While this does not mean that blueberry muffins are healthy, but doing your own baking at home lets you restrict the sugar.

Try This Easy Paleo Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Receipt from PaleOMG

  • Prep time: 5 mins
  • Cook time: 20 mins
  • Total time: 25 mins
  • Serves: 8-10
Ingredients
  • 1 cup almond butter
  • 1 cup almond meal/almond flour
  • 3 eggs, whisked
  • ½ cup raw honey
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ⅓ cup virgin coconut oil, melted
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • ½ cup fresh blueberries
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients first, then add the wet ingredients. Mix well.
  3. Place ingredients into 8-10 silicone muffin cups in a muffin tin. You can also use cupcake pans.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Once done, let them cool down and enjoy!