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Wild Blueberries & Mango Half and Half Smoothie

Wild Blueberries & Mango Half and Half Smoothie

Wild Blueberries & Mango Half and Half Smoothie

This delicious smoothie is full of flavor and antioxidants! Adding Wild Blueberries gives this smoothie a more intense blueberry flavor, compared to 'regular' cultivated blueberries. Plus Wild Blueberries have twice the antioxidant capacity compared to cultivated blueberries. Research is linking the potential health benefits of Wild Blueberries to gut health, diabetes, cancer, and brain health. 

Look for frozen Wild Blueberries, in the freezer section of the grocery store! 

Look for frozen Wild Blueberries, in the freezer section of the grocery store! 

Wild Blueberries grow naturally in Maine and Eastern Canada, it is estimated that Wild Blueberry plants have been there for 10,000 years. The plants are interlocking. spread across fields called barrens and are genetically diverse. It is the plants diversity that gives the Wild Blueberries the perfect balance of tart and sweetness. About 99% of the Wild Blueberry crop is individually quick frozen (IQF) at the time of harvest.

Look for Wild Blueberries in the freezer section of your grocery store and make sure the package says "Wild" on it (example pictured right), to ensure you are getting the amazing tasting and antioxidant power of Wild Blueberries. For more information on Wild Blueberries visit: http://www.wildblueberries.com/


Wild Blueberries & Mango Half and Half Smoothie

Serves 4 (7 oz)

Ingredients:

1 cup frozen Wild Blueberries, plus 12 blueberries for garnish

1/2 cup grape juice

6 oz vanilla yogurt (Greek or Icelandic suggested)

1 cup frozen mango cubes

1 cup water

Directions:

In a blender, add the frozen mango cubes and water. Blend until icy and smooth. Add a layer of the pureed mango mixture to each of the glasses. Rinse the blender. 

Next in the blender, combine the frozen Wild Blueberries with the grape juice and yogurt. Blend until smooth and creamy. Top each of the four glasses with a layer of the Wild Blueberry smoothie mixture.

Top each glass with (at least) 3 Wild Blueberries and serve immediately. 

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Beat the Winter Blues - Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

If you are looking to beat the winter blues a delicious smoothie bowl can certainly do the trick! Plus it can give you a boost of nutrients to help give your immune system a boost.

This Blueberry Smoothie Bowl delivers fiber, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, and some protein! It would be a great breakfast to start your day or even could be a refreshing lunch.  The recipe is listed below! 

Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

Serves 1

Ingredients:

1 cup frozen blueberries (reserve some for the top!)

1/2 cup frozen mango

6 oz plain yogurt

1/2 cup almond milk or juice

1 teaspoon chia seeds

2 teaspoons granola

5 - 6 pecans

Directions:

In a blender combine the frozen berries, mango, yogurt, and milk or juice. Blend until icy and smooth. Then transfer the smoothie mixture to a bowl. 

Line the top of the smoothie bowl with the chia seeds, granola, pecans, and the reserved frozen blueberries. 

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Blueberry Probiotic Freeze

This icy and delicious smoothie will delivery antioxidants from the wild blueberries and probiotics from the kefir and yogurt! A perfect immune boost to get you through to spring. 

Wondering about Wild Blueberries? Check out WildBlueberries.com for more information and where to find them in your area.

Yield: 4 cups

Ingredients:

2 cups frozen fresh wild blueberries

1/2 cup kefir

1 cup frozen pineapple

1 cup vanilla yogurt

1/2 cup water

Directions: 

1. Combine all the ingredients in the blender. Blend until the mixture is creamy, icy, and smooth.

2. Divide among glasses and serve! 

 

 

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