Thursday, August 4, 2016

Blue berry recipes.

Blue Berry Recipes

Blue berry Jam with apples and strawberries.

2 cups os peeled cored apples
2 cups of strawberries
6 cups of fresh blue berries
7 cups of sugar 
You can substitute the sugar with Stevia or a low calorie sugar.

A large braising pan
1 half a cup of water
I packet of pectin
1/4 cup of lemon juice
Sterilized canning jars

Clean the fruit and put it in the pan with the water and the sugar and bring to the boil.
Add the lemon juice and continue to boil.
Boil for 15 minutes on medium low heat
Add the pectin
Boil for another 10 minutes and when the mixture jells on the back of a spoon it is ready to put into the sterilized caning jars.

Blue berry Crumble

For the fruit 
2 cups of fresh blue berries
3/4 cup of sugar

For the crumble

1 cup of flour
1/4 cup of oats
1/2 cup of sugar
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
3/4 cup of butter
I large mixing bowl
Make the crumble mixture by rubbing the butter into the other dry ingredients but keep it a little crumbly and not fully integrated. 
Put the fruit into an oven proof dish 
Add the crumble mixture on top.
Bake at 360 degrees Fahrenheit till fruit is bubbly and crumble mixture is brown.
This should take about 30 minutes.

Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

Blueberry smoothie

1 cup of blueberries
I cup of low fat yoghurt
1 tablespoon of almond or peanut butter
1 cup of ice cubes
I tablespoon of honey or other sweetener
1/2 cup of milk or nut milk
Blend in a blender  till smooth and creamy.
Pour into a long cold glass and enjoy!

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