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Frozen Blueberries- Nutrition and Flavor Year Round

In the spectrum of healthy fruits, Blueberries stand out—for their delicious taste, small size and big health benefits. With more antioxidant capacity per serving than most other fruits, frozen Organic Blueberries have a lot of what it takes to combat disease and promote healthy aging. Just a ½ cup of frozen Organic Blueberries satisfies one fruit serving and is a good source of dietary fiber. Visit the <a href="http://www.sunsetvalleyorganics.com/nutrition-info/frozen-blueberries-nutritional-facts.aspx">nutrition section</a> of our site to get the scoop on the testing we've done to learn how nutrient-dense our organic blueberries are.

Frozen fruits and vegetables are convenient and available year-round. What’s more, frozen makes it easy to get the colorful variety needed to ensure the widest range of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals. Plus, the FDA has concluded that frozen produce is just as nutritious as fresh and may even retain its nutritional value longer—all of which makes frozen an excellent value for consumers wanting to increase their intake while making the most of their food dollar.

So take a tip from the nutrition specialists...get your winter share of fiber, anti-oxidants AND a taste of summer, with Frozen Blueberries. Check out our recipes for many ways to use frozen blueberries

Jenni's Lemon and Blueberry Cake

Grab yourself a Betty Crocker Super Moist Lemon cake mix and follow the instructions. Then add in some Organic Dried Blueberries (about a cup, but you can always add more depending on how much you like the lemon to blueberry ratio) and then to make the frosting in a small mixing bowl add 1 cup of powdered sugar along with 2 teaspoons of milk, then add some lemon juice (I like squeezing the juice myself) and add anywhere from 2-5 teaspoons (depending on how much lemon you like to have). Its very simple but tastes amazing!

Are organic blueberries better for you?

A collaborative project between the US Department of Agriculture and Rutgers University attempted to determine the nutritional difference between organic and conventional blueberries.
By Yun Xie | Last updated July 7, 2008 6:59 AM CT

Blueberries, one of my favorite fruits, have a wonderful combination of tastiness and nutritional benefits. They are low in calories and have high antioxidant content, enabling them to scavenge radicals that might otherwise damage the body. Blueberries in general have health benefits, but are organic blueberries even better than conventionally grown ones? A collaborative project between the US Department of Agriculture and Rutgers University attempted to answer that question, and the results came in the form of a recent publication in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry...

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http://arstechnica.com/science/news/2008/07/are-organic-blueberries-better-for-you.ars