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Teaching with Blueberries

Written by Denise Sawyer on Monday, June 24, 2013.

As a former teacher, I am always on the lookout for ways to extend previously learned concepts or introduce new ideas to my kiddos.  I love simple ways that I can work them in during our regular day.  In the teaching profession, we call these “teachable moments,” moments when you can naturally teach a child a concept because of what is happening around them or out of their own natural questioning and curiosity.

How to Buy, Store, Wash, Freeze Georgia Blueberries while in Season

Written by Denise Sawyer on Friday, June 14, 2013.

Are you intimidated by the thought of buying fresh produce?  I was recently in the grocery store and a young woman was talking to her boyfriend or husband and saying she wasn’t sure what to look for, and how to know if what she was buying was good or fresh.  I offered her some unsolicited advice and she was thankful.

Sumertime Breakfast Ideas

Written by Denise Sawyer on Monday, June 10, 2013.

The kids are home for the summer and it’s time to get yourself organized, girl! I’ve got your back. You can check breakfast off your to-do list because I’ve got lots of yummy breakfast ideas that you can make for the kids all summer long.

Honey Banana-Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

Written by Denise Sawyer on Tuesday, June 04, 2013.

Honey Banana Blueberry Frozen YogurtIt’s Georgia Blueberry Month! Things are heating up here in Georgia and I’ve got just the thing to cool you down this summer. I’ll give you a hint, it’s a frozen treat similar to ice cream but much healthier. It’s frozen yogurt!

Sweet Georgia Blues Recipe Contest

on Wednesday, May 29, 2013.

Beginning on June 1st, the Georgia Blueberry Commissioin will host its first-ever "Sweet Georgia Blues" Recipe Contest.  Click here for additional information. Like us on Facebook!

Sweet Georgia Blues Recipe Contest Starts June 1st

on Wednesday, May 29, 2013.

Georgia Blueberry Commission Announces Recipe Contest

The first-ever “Sweet Georgia Blues Recipe Contest” throughout the month of June in celebration of Georgia Blueberry Month. First prize is $500!!  Enter today by submitting your recipe! Click here. 

 


Blueberry Popsicles

Written by Denise Sawyer on Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

Popsicles are always a hit with the kids. But, have you read the ingredient labels on the popsicles available at your local supermarket?  Yikes!  I’ve got a simple way to make your own that include all GOOD ingredients - real-food, wholesome treats your kids will love!

Let's Play with Our Food!

Written by Denise Sawyer on Monday, May 20, 2013.

Looking for something to do with your kiddos?  I’ve got something fun that doesn’t require much set up or fancy baking skills. Remember when YOUR mom said not to play with your food?  Forget all that.

GBC is now on Facebook!

on Monday, May 13, 2013.

GBC is now on Facebook!  To get updates, delicious new blueberry recipes and more, follow us on Facebook.  Click here to Like us!

Ten Minute Georgia Blueberry Jam

Written by Denise Sawyer on Monday, May 13, 2013.

Tomorrow, May 14, is National Buttermilk Biscuit Day!  If you’re a Southern gal like me, just the thought of a hot buttered biscuit can make you grin from ear to ear! I grew up on homemade biscuits and gravy that my momma made from scratch.  And, before her, my Nanny (my dad’s mom) was the matriarch of biscuit-making.  My dad says she made biscuits EVERY DAY!