In this blog, we will talk about the different ways we could use the blueberry powder in our daily routine. The truth is, there are endless ways to use berry powders in our diet. As it’s easy to use and mix with other ingredients, and as it has a mild and delicious blueberry flavor, it goes well with so many foods and snacks.
This is why blueberry powder is a great alternative for blueberry extracts and blueberry supplements. As a result, you get the same health benefits as from the blueberry extracts and blueberry supplements and get to really enjoy the flavor of blueberry and the beautiful color it gives to your food.
While everyone has their own favorite way of using this berry powder, we know that people are always excited to try new ways and recipes. We put together 10 ideas below to inspire you to try something new and boost your favorite foods and snacks with antioxidants and a vitamin-packed wild Nordic blueberry powder (also called bilberry powder).
One of the easiest ways to add a superfood boost to your daily diet is to add a spoonful of blueberry powder to your yogurt. For instance, it is a perfect way to add antioxidants, vitamins, and fibers, especially if you have a busy lifestyle and don’t have time to play around with more advanced and time-consuming recipes. Just sprinkle on top of the yogurt, or go fancy with colorful double-layered yogurt with granola and bilberry powder.
Another classic way of boosting your diet – mixing the wild blueberry powder in your favorite smoothies. Arctic Flavors wide range of berry powders has different flavors that create unique combinations with your favorite fruits and vegetables. It’s so much fun to play around with flavors, colors, and textures when it comes to smoothies. Here’s our perfect smoothie bowl recipe made with blueberry powder.
3. Protein shakes
If you like to work out and enjoy protein shakes before or after a workout, bilberry powder is a perfect additional booster to your protein shakes. With basically no sugar or fat, with high amounts of healthy nutrients, it is an excellent addition to an active and healthy lifestyle. Here’s one of our favorite protein shake recipes: Nutritious & low-calorie wild blueberry antioxidant protein shake.
Everyone knows oats are healthy, but many people find them boring. The secret is to find your own favorite way of enjoying oats – whether it’s a slowly-cooked, instant, or raw overnight oats. Wild blueberry powder is an easy way to make your oats more exciting. We also like to add seeds and nuts to our oats. Try, for example, this vegan, gluten-free blueberry overnight oats recipe.
5. Cereals or granola
If you enjoy having a bowl of cereals or granola, try throwing in a spoonful of blueberry powder. Again, an easy and quick way to make your breakfast more nutritious and tasty. If you like to take it a step further, make your own granola with your favorite berry powder. Try this vegan, gluten-free guaranteed-success wild blueberry homemade granola recipe!
Anyone who likes salads? Another super simple and fun way to use wild berry powders is to mix a scoop of berry powder directly in the salad or a salad dressing. Our blueberry powder goes very well with basic green salads, as well as Greek salad. Check out also this easy 3-minute avocado appetizer, made with wild blueberry powder. It’s one of the easiest recipes ever.
Want to elevate a classic dip such as hummus, tzatziki, or guacamole to the next level? Add some wild blueberry powder! For more inspiration, visit these recipes: Purple wild blueberry tzatziki & New hummus flavor ideas: purple wild blueberry hummus.
Adding a couple of spoonfuls of blueberry powder turns any basic pastry into a blueberry pastry. It’s also perfect for turning creams and cake fillings into beautifully colored berry versions. Try, for example, our classic layer cake recipe with lingonberry cream filling – you can swap the lingonberry powder for blueberry powder.
9. Decorating desserts
Bilberry dessert recipes…we love them! There are multiple ways of using the blueberry powder for dessert decoration, but our favorite way is simply sprinkling it as decoration. It totally takes a plain white cheesecake or pannacotta to a new level. Blueberry powder goes with tiramisu, too – try our slightly twisted classic tiramisu recipe here.
10. Ice cream
Adding some blueberry powder into a homemade ice cream mixture is one of the easiest ways to turn plain ice cream into a berry ice cream. You can modify the intensity of blueberry flavor and beautiful purple color based on the amount of powder added to the mixture. It’s great for making refreshing slushies, too: try this two-ingredient vegan homemade watermelon blueberry slushie recipe.
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To conclude, we are always excited to share new recipes using blueberry powder, just like the other Arctic berry goodies: smoothie mix powder, cranberry powder, blackcurrant powder, lingonberry powder and sea buckthorn powder. Above all, we would love to hear how you use wild blueberry powder, and if you have some favorite recipes. Please share them on our social media channels!
So, where to buy the best quality freeze-dried blueberry powder?
In Arctic Flavors’ online shop! Before starting Arctic Flavors, we spent a year trying out different berry powders to understand better what makes the highest quality berry powder. As a result, we found huge differences in quality, and we only approved the best for Arctic Flavors!
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