Blueberries have more antioxidants than any other popular fruit and help prevent cancer, diabetes, age-related memory loss and are anti-inflammatory. They are also rich in potassium, fibre and vitamins A & C.
“Inflammation is a key driver of all chronic diseases, so blueberries have a host of benefits,” says Ann Kulze, MD, of Charleston, S.C.
Interesting Fact: The paint the Shakers used for the woodwork on their houses was made from sage blossoms, indigo, blueberry skins & mixed in milk.
Ingredients: 1 – 2 apples 2 cups berries (blue berries, blackberries, Saskatoons, currants or strawberries) Stevia – light liquid (Sunny Dew is best)
Directions: 1. Core and slice apples. 2. Simmer apples with a few spoons of water in a covered pot. 3. Mix in berries and simmer a few minutes. 4. Sweeten to taste with stevia. 5. Place berry/apple mixture in a baking dish
Ingredients: 1 ½ cups brown rice flour 1 cup rolled oats 1 tsp. salt 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup rice syrup 1/4 tsp Stevia – light liquid (Sunny Dew is best)
Directions: 1. Mix dry ingredients together 2. Mix oil, stevia and rice syrup and add to dry ingredients. 3. Mix thoroughly. 4. Sprinkle on top of fruit 5. Bake at 350º F. in oven for approximately 40 minutes.
I am the head chef at Real Food for Life and author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.