Boasting About Blueberries
It’s always blueberry season. Production in North and South America make blueberries an option all year round. Here in the U.S., they are grown coast to coast, with blueberry farms functioning in 38 states. However, more than 98% of blueberry production in the U.S. happens in just 10 states, Oregon, Washington, Georgia, Michigan, California, New Jersey, North Carolina, Florida, Texas, and Minnesota. Let’s celebrate this year-round superstar by highlighting some of our favorite recipes!
Blueberry-Mango Crisp: Blueberry teams up with mango to make this delicious crisp a must-try.
Blueberry French Toast Bake: Waking up and enjoying some French toast in the morning is a great way to start the day. Take your recipe to the next level by adding blueberries.
Blueberry-Banana Chia Seed Muffins: In this tasty muffin recipe, blueberry and banana flavors work in perfect harmony.
Zabaglione with Fresh Berries: Zabaglione is an Italian dessert made with egg yolks, sugar, and sweet wine. Blueberries, along with raspberries and strawberries, make great additions to the dish.
Grilled Fruit Pizza: Tired of your same old pizza order? Try this Grilled Fruit Pizza featuring cream cheese, pecan pieces, honey, and an array of tasty fruits, blueberries included.
Four-Berry Hazelnut Crisp: Another cozy crisp for the cold winter months. This Four-Berry Hazelnut Crisp does the trick every time.
Whole Wheat Blueberry-Nut Pancakes: Much like French toast, blueberries elevate breakfast when they are added to pancakes. In this recipe, the blueberry-nut addition is excellent.
Granola Bites: This Granola Bites recipe is a tasty snack for any occasion. In this case, dried blueberries make for a great ingredient.
Homemade Vanilla Pudding with Berries: Lastly, add some berries to your homemade vanilla pudding with this recipe. You’ll be surprised how delightful it turns out.
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CLIF Energy GranolaWith the introduction of CLIF Energy Granola, CLIF enters a new category, bringing an easy, nutritious breakfast solution to the Cereal aisle. Inspired by the granola Clif Bar & Company Founder and Chief Visionary Officer Gary Erickson used to make for the hiking trips he guided through the High Sierra mountain range, CLIF Energy Granola is crafted with organic oats, almonds, seeds, dried fruit and eight grams of plant-based protein. Available in three tasty flavors = Blueberry Crisp, Cinnamon Almond and naturally flavored White Chocolate Macadamia Nut – CLIF Energy Granola is USDA Organic, Non-GMO, gluten free, contains 25 grams of whole grains and 8 – 9 grams of plant-based protein, and is the perfect complement to your morning routine. Add this certified organic treat to Greek yogurt, almond milk or homemade acai bowls for a satisfying breakfast full of flavor. Clif Energy Granola can be found in the Granola Cereal section. Written by Jane Golub Director In-Store Marketing Programs October 8, 2017
DOLE ACAI BOWLSIntroducing Acai Bowls from DOLE, a frozen acai blend topped with tangy fruit and crunchy granola. With three delectable flavors and non-GMO ingredients, it’s a light and refreshing snack you can take anywhere. Just grab, go and enjoy! ORIGINAL Taste the refreshing blend of acai, bananas and honey topped with strawberries, blueberries, honey oat granola and coconut. With only 210 calories, it’s the perfect snack for any time of day. PROTEIN The Protein variety blends acai, bananas, honey and almond butter and is topped with pineapple, blueberries, honey oat granola, protein crisps and almond bits. It packs 5 grams of protein with only 230 calories for a tasty pick-me-up. TROPICAL The Tropical variety starts with a blend of acai, bananas, honey and dragon fruit. It’s topped off with kiwi, mango, honey oat granola and coconut for a light and refreshing snack that’s only 220 calories. For more information go to: dolesunshine.com/acai Look for Dole Acai Bowls in the Frozen Fruit section of the Frozen Food aisle.