Groundbreaking studies show that blueberries contain disease-fighting compounds not found in any other food. The high amounts of antioxidants found in them are believed to have powerful anti-memory-loss and cancer-preventing properties. And, despite their natural sweetness, blueberries are remarkably low in the carbohydrates and sugar calories overabundant in other fruit.

Very Blueberry
goes beyond the blueberry muffin (though it does include a sub-lime recipe for it!) and features this essential fruit in innovative new recipes like Goat Cheese Tart with Caramelized Onions and Blueberries; Arugula, Prosciutto, and Blueberry Salad with Honey-Citrus Vinaigrette; Pork Tenderloin with Peach-Blueberry Chutney; and Blueberry Salsa. With this charming, little cookbook, incorporating the recommended half a cup of blueberries into your daily diet will always be a sweet delight.

   • Features more than 40 blueberry recipes for breakfasts, soups, salads, entrées, jams, and gifts.

   • The blueberry is number one in antioxidant activity of all fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants prevent health problems like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, cancer, diabetes, circulation problems, and urinary tract infections.
Jennifer Trainer Thompson is a writer and the coeditor with Michio Kaku of Nuclear Power: Both Sides, which The Christian Science Monitor selected as one of the best books of 1982. Her other books include Hot Licks: Great Recipes for Making and Cooking with Hot Sauces, The Yachting Cookbook (coauthored with Elizabeth Wheeler), Trail of Flame, Jump Up and Kiss Me, and The Great Hot Sauce Book. Her articles on science, culture, travel, and foo have appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, Travel & Leisure, and Omni. View titles by Jennifer Trainer Thompson

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Groundbreaking studies show that blueberries contain disease-fighting compounds not found in any other food. The high amounts of antioxidants found in them are believed to have powerful anti-memory-loss and cancer-preventing properties. And, despite their natural sweetness, blueberries are remarkably low in the carbohydrates and sugar calories overabundant in other fruit.

Very Blueberry
goes beyond the blueberry muffin (though it does include a sub-lime recipe for it!) and features this essential fruit in innovative new recipes like Goat Cheese Tart with Caramelized Onions and Blueberries; Arugula, Prosciutto, and Blueberry Salad with Honey-Citrus Vinaigrette; Pork Tenderloin with Peach-Blueberry Chutney; and Blueberry Salsa. With this charming, little cookbook, incorporating the recommended half a cup of blueberries into your daily diet will always be a sweet delight.

   • Features more than 40 blueberry recipes for breakfasts, soups, salads, entrées, jams, and gifts.

   • The blueberry is number one in antioxidant activity of all fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants prevent health problems like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, cancer, diabetes, circulation problems, and urinary tract infections.

Author

Jennifer Trainer Thompson is a writer and the coeditor with Michio Kaku of Nuclear Power: Both Sides, which The Christian Science Monitor selected as one of the best books of 1982. Her other books include Hot Licks: Great Recipes for Making and Cooking with Hot Sauces, The Yachting Cookbook (coauthored with Elizabeth Wheeler), Trail of Flame, Jump Up and Kiss Me, and The Great Hot Sauce Book. Her articles on science, culture, travel, and foo have appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, Travel & Leisure, and Omni. View titles by Jennifer Trainer Thompson

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Every May we celebrate the rich history and culture of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. Browse a curated selection of fiction and nonfiction books by AANHPI creators that we think your students will love. Find our full collection of titles for Higher Education here.

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