Heart Healthy, Taste Bud Happy Blueberry Crisp
There are many desserts and sweets out there that are healthy but have sacrificed flavor for a few less calories. Today, we are putting a ban on bland healthy desserts and sharing our trick to heart healthy treats that do not surrender good taste. Our Blueberry Crisp says, “heart healthy, taste bud happy” best. Made with Maine blueberries, brown sugar, oats, cinnamon, and butter. It is simple but will fulfill your sweet tooth cravings.
Did you know blueberries are low in fat, and one full cup is only 80 calories? Thanks to the US Highbush Blueberry Council we found more about how blueberries are good for us. Blueberries also are rich in dietary fiber. Fiber does a lot of good for our bodies. Fiber doesn’t just keeping our body’s regular but our hearts healthy and cholesterol in good shape. One cup of blueberries also contains 25% of our daily value of vitamin C. Another great thing blueberries do for our bodies is help bone development. They also help convert the proteins, carbohydrates and fats we consume into energy. This is due to the amount of manganese they contain. Click here to learn more about the great things blueberries do for our bodies.
160 calories per serving.
8 cups Blueberries
1/2 cup Brown Sugar
2 cups Rolled Oats
1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
1/2 cup Butter
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place berries in 13x9 inch pan.
2. Combine brown sugar, oats, and cinnamon in bowl.
3. Cut in the butter until mixture resembles crumbs.
4. Sprinkle mixture evenly over berries.
5. Bake for 25 minutes or until berries are tender. Top with frozen yogurt if desired.
Makes: 15 servings.