Did you know? Wild blueberries have 2x the antioxidant power of ordinary blueberries!
Dietary antioxidants like anthocyanins, flavonoids found in the blue pigments of Wild Blueberries, have the ability to neutralize free radicals and help prevent cell damage. Antioxidants also protect against inflammation, thought to be a leading factor in brain aging, Alzheimer’s disease and other degenerative diseases.
Just another reason to dig into a daily dose of Canadian wild blueberries! ... See MoreSee Less
Here's another great recipe from our friend The Kilted Chef for you to try at home this week.
Wild Blueberry Lemon Breakfast Cake (Serves 6)
INGREDIENTS 1 cup of all-purpose flour 1 cup of cornmeal 2/3 cup of sugar 3 ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 1 cup buttermilk One egg slightly beaten 1/3 cup canola oil 2 tbsp lemon zest 1 cup wild blueberries dusted with 1 tsp of flour
METHOD 1. Combine the dry ingredients and set aside.
2. Combine the wet ingredients and mix with the dry ingredients, fold in the wild blueberries.
3. Place mixture into a 9-in cast iron pan or an 8x8 baking dish coated with non-stick spray.
Quick little dessert! Bake 8 of your favourite cornmeal muffins or even a plain vanilla cupcake. Mix 1/3cup sugar, 4t. Cornstarch, 1/4t. Salt in a bowl. Add 1.5 t grated lemon zest. Toss with 6 cups frozen wild blueberries and 1 T lemon juice. Pour into a 9 inch deep dish pie glass pie plate and microwave 10 minutes (more or less depending on power) stirring often until sauce is thickened and berries have burst. Remove from oven and place muffins into the sauce. Serve warm, with a bit of whip cream or vanilla ice cream. ... See MoreSee Less