Blueberries are often labeled a super food because they are low in calories and incredibly good for you, and they fit perfectly into an anti-inflammatory lifestyle. They are sweet, colorful and can be enjoyed either fresh or frozen. Because eating blueberries can help lower blood pressure, promote digestive health, reduce the risk of heart disease and fight cancer they are a perfect addition to your anti-inflammatory lifestyle. The blueberry is celebrated throughout July, at the peak of it’s harvest, during National Blueberry Month.
Try this simple, delicious anti-inflammatory Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette recipe to brighten up your next salad and reap the health benefits of blueberries!
Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette
- ¼ cup fresh blueberries
- 1 cup olive oil
- ⅓ cup balsamic vinegar
- Stevia to taste
- Place blueberries in a small saucepan with just enough water to cover the bottom of the pan. Cook on medium low heat until berries are just soft and thickened.
- Pour the berry mixture into a blender. Blend on high, combined with the oil and vinegar. For a sweeter flavor, add Stevia to taste. Allow to cool.
- Store in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
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