Add blueberries to your Labor Day celebration

Will you be going to or hosting a Labor Day gathering? Try washing down some of that home-cooked holiday food with a drink made from delicious Florida blueberries. Keep reading, and you'll find some fantastic blueberry wines, links to some Florida blueberry wineries, followed by some quenching Florida blueberry drink recipes. Enjoy! In the mood for

The Business Behind Blueberries

When it comes to food, one taste and we know whether or not we like it. Depending on how you prepare your favorite foods also affects the flavor and consistency. Proteins, carbohydrates, fiber and fat all change when they are heated.  As consumers, typically, we follow what we are taught and prepare foods the way we

Blueberry, Peach and Celery Salad

This is no ordinary fruit salad recipe. The culinary talent with the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council have created a delightful end of summer salad that will tempt your taste buds. Blueberry, Peach and Celery Salad Ingredients 2 cups fresh blueberries 1 large peach, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced 2 ribs celery, thinly sliced on the

Three Healthy Blueberry Recipes You Must Try

Blueberries are one of the most versatile fruits when it comes to using them in recipes. They pair well with breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. With versatility like this, it makes it very easy to add the recommended half cup serving to your daily diet.  We are making it even easier with these healthy "must try"

Five Exercises to Add to your Blueberry Diet

While blueberries provide many, many health benefits, you can boost your health even more by adding a daily exercise routine.  One of the biggest challenges when it comes to exercising is finding the time in our already busy schedules. However, exercise is so important for healthy living that we've found a few exercises you can

What you might not know about Florida blueberries

Ten years ago, Florida didn’t produce enough blueberries to gain the attention of buyers.  Since then, hundreds of small blueberry farms have opened across the state, and Florida’s blueberry industry has grown to a $48 billion industry.  Today, the three to four week harvesting period, between late March and April, can supply the entire United

Something you might not know about blueberries

How about some good news for your heart? Did you know that blueberries help reduce inflammation in your arteries? Inflamed arteries can be bad news for your heart because once inflamed, they start to narrow. Narrow veins can lead to blockage and plaque build up.  Bad follows bad because that can lead to atherosclerosis and

Have you tried the blueberry diet?

We are the first to tout the many benefits of blueberries for health and fitness and word is spreading.  Recently a blueberry diet has been making rounds across social media.  Have you tried this diet? We'd love to know what results you've seen.   The blueberry diet was created to battle belly fat and improve overall

July is National Blueberry Month

Did you know that July is National Blueberry Month? If any fruit deserves its own month, it’s certainly blueberries! Eating just a quarter cup of blueberries every day can make a big impact on your overall health and well-being. They are rich in antioxidants, low in fat and have just 80 calories per cup. There’s so