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Either wild blueberries or huckleberries can be used in this tangy, slightly sweet and refreshing smoothie. Dense antioxidant polyphenols give this blender drink its rich purple color.
1/2 cup frozen wild blueberries
1/2 cup ice
1/2 cup blueberry nectar
1 Tbs. chia seeds
Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Drink immediately.
Per serving: 146 cal; 2g pro; 3g fat (<1g sat fat); 28g carb; 0mg chol; 11g sod; 7g fiber; 18g sugars
Wild blueberries contain phytochemicals that help reverse hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) and improve metabolism. Wild blueberries are preferable to cultivated (common) blueberries, as they have a richer flavor and tend to be higher in antioxidants.
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