Start 2020 with healthy habits! Want to think, feel and perform better? Eat blueberries for breakfast! Research shows eating breakfast may improve your concentration, memory, creativity, overall nutritional status and aids in weight control. Add to that all the health promoting benefits from blueberries, and blueberries for breakfast is the way to start your day right. Blueberries are delicious and packed with anthocyanin, a big word for the plant compound that gives blueberries their color, and is so good for your body. The benefits of eating blueberries, from heart health, insulin response, brain functioning and protective role from cancer are well understood. All your family needs to know is blueberries are delicious. You can eat fresh or frozen blueberries by the handful, on your oatmeal, or in these great on the go blueberry breakfast bites.
Oregon Blueberry Breakfast Bites
1 cup thawed frozen blueberries
1 cup rolled oats
2 tsp. peanut butter (or nut butter of choice)
1/2 cup coconut
1/4 cup dried blueberries
extra coconut for coating
In a food processor mix blueberries, oats, nut butter, and coconut. Transfer mixture into a bowl and stir in dried blueberries. Make into bite sized balls, roll in coconut and enjoy!