Georgia Blueberry season is mid-April to end of July. Stock up while you can on fresh blueberries and freeze them to use later in the year!
Blueberries are conistently listed as one of the top ten superfoods to add to your diet. So what is a superfood, you might be asking? According to Meriiam-Webster a superfood is a food that is rich in compounds considered beneficial to a person's health.
While there is no official standard for classifying superfoods, blueberries do contain high levels of anti-oxidants and fiber, have no known side effects and very few allergies, and help slow the aging process down. Very few other foods have as many positive benefits and therefore these sweet berries easily rise to the top of the list!
Blueberry season is winding down -but you can still enjoy Georgia Blueberries all year long! We've found some great tips on freezing your blueberries for later use. Check out the tips below from blogger happymoneysaver.com and read the full article for more information!
1. Gently wash the blueberries, getting any stems or leaves out.
2. Pat dry.
3. Add some sugar to the blueberries. Cooks Illustrated says for every 2 cups of blueberries use 1/3 cup of sugar.
4. Mix them up gently.
5. Add blueberries to freezer bags and freeze!
*These blueberries should last up to 6 months or longer!
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