The Blueberry Blaster!

It’s July, which is also National Blueberry Month, which means it’s time to celebrate with blueberry combinations!  So, to start things off, we’re blasting forward with a little kitchen fun and making the Blueberry Blaster to share; a delicious smoothie.

Did You Know?!?!

* The NuVal Score of blueberries = 100

* Native Americans once called blueberries “star berries,” because of the five points on the blueberry blossom that made a star shape.

* Early colonists made gray paint out of blueberries by boiling them in milk.

* The annual harvest of North American blueberries would cover a four lane highway from Chicago to New York if spread out in a single layer.

* Blueberries are naturally low in both fat and sodium.

….I’ll try to share a few more blueberry facts with this week’s upcoming recipes…can’t help myself, love corny facts!

Blueberry Blaster by Jodie Fitz

 1 cup Price Chopper frozen blueberries, thawed

6 oz. Price Chopper low fat vanilla yogurt

1/2 cup Price Chopper low fat milk

1/2 teaspoon Price Chopper vanilla extract

½ teaspoon Price Chopper cinnamon

1 cup ice

 Put all of the ingredients into a blender and blend until it’s thick and creamy.  It’s like a milkshake, but healthier!



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