Georgia Blueberries... Sweet Georgia Blues

Georgia Blueberry season is April to end of July.  Stock up while you can on fresh blueberries and freeze them to use later in the year!

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  • Oatmeal Superfood Breakfast Bars

    Blueberries are conistently listed as one of the top ten superfoods to add to your diet. So what is a superfood, you might be asking? According to Meriiam-Webster a superfood is a food that is rich in compounds considered beneficial to a person's health.

    While there is no official standard for classifying superfoods, blueberries do contain high levels of anti-oxidants and fiber, have no known side effects and very few allergies, and help slow the aging process down. Very few other foods have as many positive benefits and therefore these sweet berries easily rise to the top of the list!

    To enjoy blueberries and all their great benefits, try out this Oatmeal Superfood Breakfast Bar recipe from A Healthy Life For Me blog. 

  • Freezing Your Blueberries

    Blueberry season is winding down -but you can still enjoy Georgia Blueberries all year long! We've found some great tips on freezing your blueberries for later use. Check out the tips below from blogger and read the full article for more information!

    1. Gently wash the blueberries, getting any stems or leaves out.

    2. Pat dry.

    3. Add some sugar to the blueberries. Cooks Illustrated says for every 2 cups of blueberries use 1/3 cup of sugar.

    4.  Mix them up gently.

    5. Add blueberries to freezer bags and freeze!

    *These blueberries should last up to 6 months or longer!

    Read the full article here.

  • Grilled Cantaloupe Salad with Blueberry Ginger Vinaigrette

    We love blueberries in every part of the meal.  A new blog Produce Bites recently posted a great recipe by blogger Jenna Braddock using blueberry ginger vinaigrette! 

    Click here for the recipe on Produce Bites

Did You Know?

  • Georgia was named the #1 blueberry producing state in 2014!
  • Georgia has the longest growing season for blueberries lasting from late April through the end of July.
  • Georgia produced 96 million pounds of blueberries in 2014.
  • Georgia blueberries have just 80 calories per cup and no fat.
  • The two most common varieties of blueberries grown in Georgia are Highbush and Rabbiteye.

Blueberry Salad

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