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Blueberries Are Here!

July 10, 2014

Blueberries are more than a cereal or dessert topping – here’s a #healthyrecipe from The Cooper Institute for a sweet and savory salad. Now you can enjoy the benefits of blueberries’ anti-oxidant and brain-boosting properties for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!






Blueberry, Peach and Celery Salad


  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 large peach, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced
  • 2 ribs celery, thinly sliced on the diagonal
  • 2 tablespoons roughly chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cracked black pepper



  1. In a large salad bowl, combine blueberries, peach slices, celery slices, parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  2. Toss gently.
  3. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate up to 2 hours.


Makes 4 servings

Per serving: 95 calories, 3.9 g fat, 0.6 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 102 mg sodium, 16 g carbs, 1.5 g protein, 2.9 g fiber