Blueberries for a Healthy Heart

 , New Delhi  |  Updated: February 03, 2015 11:37 IST

Blueberries for a Healthy Heart

Blueberries are known for their antioxidant properties, and their ability to prevent heart diseases. It's time to include some amount of it in your diet.

Gateway Hotels share a few active food recipes made out of blueberry:

Blueberry Smoothie

Fresh blueberry: 100 gram
Yogurt: 150 gram
Honey: 50ml
Fresh orange juice: 30ml

Put all the ingredients in a food processor and whizz until smooth. Pour into a tall glass and serve.

Blueberry Tart

Butter: 85 gram
Sugar: 175 gram
Ground almonds: 175 gram
Eggs: Two
Blueberries : 250 gram
Vanilla: Few drops
Tart: Ready made tart shells

Heat oven to 190 degree Celsius. Beat butter and sugar together till it turns light and fluffy. Fold the ground almonds, beaten egg and vanilla essence into the above butter and sugar.

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Add half of blueberries into the mixture and spoon into the tart shell. Use the remaining blueberries on top of the mixture and press them in lightly.
Bake for 45 to 50 minutes until the tart base is crisp and brown in colour, and the filling is cooked.

Comments Cool the tart for 10 minutes. Dust with a little icing sugar and serve warm or at room temperature.

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