Blueberries

Nutritional Information
Excellent source of vitamin C. Good source of fiber.

What To Look For
Berries should be firm, plump, and fully colored.

Easy Storage and Preparation
Store at room temperature or refrigerate in a single layer. Use within a day or two. Wash when ready to use.

Best Uses
Raw: fresh fruit desserts, salads, and smoothies.
Cooked: cobblers, crisps, jams, muffins and pies.

Recipes
Blueberry Jam
Blueberry Smoothie
Lemon Angel Cake with Blueberry Sauce



Other Fruits


Apricots
Blueberries
Cantaloupe
Casaba Melon
Cherries

Currants
Figs
Nectarines
Papayas
Pineapples

Raspberries
Rhubarb
Strawberries
see also:  Spring Vegetable Guide
Summer Vegetable Guide | Summer Fruit Guide
Fall Vegetable Guide | Fall Fruit Guide
Winter Vegetable Guide | Winter Fruit Guide
 
related links:  FDA's Tips for Handling Fresh Produce



NOTE:
An excellent source contains more than 20 percent of the Daily Value for that nutrient. A good source contains between 10 and 19 percent of the Daily Value.

   Source: Copyright 2000 by Ellen Haas.
From the book "Great Adventures in Food" By Ellen Haas.
Used with permission of St. Martin's Press, LLC.

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