Tag Archives: blueberries

Carrot-Berry Salad with Peppery Cashew Dressing
Posted by Vasanthi Raghavan on June 19, 2013 | Comments (0) | Berries, Carrots, Colorful Green Salads, Recipes

This simple salad is a summer delight — sweet berries and a peppery cashew dressing combine with greens, carrots, and tomatoes. Recipe and photo contributed by Vasanthi Raghavan, from Mixed and Tossed.

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Simple Summer Fruit Medleys
Posted by Nava on June 2, 2013 | Comments (0) | Fruity Compositions, Recipes

Summer desserts need not be fancy; in fact, when the short season of summer fruit is upon us, that’s the best dessert of all. These past few summers I’ve enjoyed teaming two or three fruits whose colors and flavors contrast and complement well. Honestly, you don’t need a formal recipe or even quantities, but I […]

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Berry-licious Vegan Stuffed French Toast

What to make for a late morning brunch… too cold for a smoothie, not really up for oatmeal… haven’t had french toast for a while so I thought, why not make it a little different and a lot special… There are three components to this fantastic, healthy dish: the french toast itself, the blueberry “cream” cheese stuffing […]

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5 Top Health Benefits of Blueberries
Posted by Rachael Braun on December 5, 2012 | Comments (0) | Nutrition

Blueberries taste great just eaten out of hand, or added to cereal, baked and frozen desserts, fruit salads, and more. The antioxidants and vitamins contained in these little berries can help you live longer and look better. Packed with nutrients, blueberries contain: potassium, zinc, copper, vitamins A, B complex, C, and E, manganese, iron. Anthocyanin, […]

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A Bounty of Blueberries
Posted by Nava on May 27, 2012 | Comments (1) | Seasonal Produce Guides

I fully admit that I’m not a big fruit eater, which is why I’m happy that smoothies were invented. This way, I know I get my daily dose in a few yummy sips. Frozen blueberries often go into the mix, but when fresh blueberries are in season, I balk at mixing them into smoothies. I […]

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Nutty Banana-Blueberry Smoothie
Posted by Nava on July 29, 2011 | Comments (0) | Fruitful Flavors, Recipes, Summer Smoothies

Blueberries are one of the most antioxidant-rich fruits available, making this a supercharged smoothie to start a summer day, or to enjoy as a midday refreshment.

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Melon Cups with Strawberries and Blueberries
Posted by Nava on June 29, 2011 | Comments (0) | Berries, Fruitful Flavors, Recipes

The attractive presentation of this medley of summer fruits — cantaloupe, strawberries, and blueberries — makes it especially appealing. Sometimes all you need is a little creativity to take fruits from so-so to stunning! Photos by Hannah Kaminsky at Bittersweet.

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Fresh Berry Sauce
Posted by Nava on April 11, 2011 | Comments (0) | Berries, Recipes

When fresh berries are in season, here’s a versatile sauce to serve over cakes, pies, or nondairy ice cream. it’s one of the simplest and most delicious ways to use blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, and others. Lightly cooked, they melt into a most flavorful sauce. Photos by Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet.

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