Woke up bright and early this morning to go blueberry picking at Jeffries Orchard. I had been wanting to pick blueberries for weeks now, I remember going one summer with my mom and little sister (who wasn’t so much interested in picking the berries as she was in eating them off the bushes). Is there anything more quintessentially summer than a big bucket of blueberries? I don’t think so!
Also, blueberries are nutrient powerhouses! They are high in fiber, antioxidants, and may even prevent heart disease and cancer. They are also high in vitamins A and C. Check out nutrition info for Blueberries.
I picked 3 pounds of blueberries and plan to freeze at least half of them ( I LOVE frozen blueberries as a quick, refreshing snack). As for the rest, I think they’ll be great in muffins, pancakes, and even just for snacking!
What are some of your favorite ways to use blueberries?