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Blueberries For A Happy American Heart Month

For American Heart month, the American Heart Association is encouraging us to show our hearts some love by loading up on blueberries. It doesn’t matter if they are fresh or frozen, they are certified as heart-healthy through the American Heart Association Heart-Check Food Certification Program.

This infographic, courtesy the Blueberry Council, gives valuable information on blueberries and how they contribute to healthy nutrition.

Here’s a delicious and nutritious Blueberry Oat Smoothie Recipe:

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 1 container (5.3 ounces) non-fat blueberry Greek yogurt
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Method

  • In blender, process oats for 30 seconds. Add remaining ingredients and purée until blended. Enjoy!
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