Snack, breakfast, or late night meal, this healthy blueberry bread recipe is worth saving!
If you know me at all, you’d know that I love BREAD! All breads. Yeast breads, rolls, flat breads. But what I really love the most is sweet breads. Not only do they taste amazing, but you can create a thousand combinations of flavors and have some very unique breads. In the fall we love chocolate zucchini and toasted coconut pumpkin bread. During the holidays, Gingerbread bread, chocolate orange bread. In the spring, lemon bread, or any type of berry bread. And in the summer, cherry bread, peach or apricot!
But today, it’s all about blueberries! And for a bit of heartiness and fiber, we’ve added oatmeal to this recipe! We recently purchased 50lbs of oats for food storage after all, so I’m looking for all the ways to incorporate it.
The health benefits of Blueberries:
Like any dark purple and blue fruits and vegetables they are high in Anthocyanin and phenolics. The benefits include reduction of age related memory loss, controlling blood pressure and slowing the effects of aging .
How to select fresh blueberries at the grocery store
The great thing about blueberries, is you can see easily if they are good or bad. If I’m purchasing a clamshell container of blueberries in the produce department, I first give the container a little shake. If the blueberries move freely and rattle around, that’s a good sign. Moldy, squishy, and punctured blueberries will stick to eachother or the bottom of the container and not move around independently.
Then, I turn the container over to inspect the bottom. If moldy, the mold…