Walking in the Mountain Looking for Wild Blueberries – Personal Summer Video
The magic stories of ice-cold mountain lakes, lots of outdoors people, armfuls of wild berries and mountains……those are the stories that I like
Over the last few years I’ve found myself completely happy with being in North Italy – I felt I had everything – sea, moors, mountains, lakes and clean nature.
Starting from a small town called Trivero nestled in the alps of Biella, the delight of seeing & smelling a new environment was inspiring, naturally I wanted to be out there immersing myself in it all.
Everything can taste differently in a new place, the air, earth and water contributing to a plant’s unique flavour.
I find walking and foraging a great way to experience a place and before I knew it I was walking up & down valleys comforting myself with the pleasures of elderberries, blueberries & raspberries. Everything can taste differently in a new place – the air, earth & water contributing to a plant’s unique flavour. The sharp taste of raw blueberries was surprisingly pleasant as a walking snack.
The blueberries were like none I’d tasted before… sweet, seedy, ripe, succulent, full of nutrients!
- Blueberry season is from May to October.
- Blueberries are a nutritional powerhouse and have a high antioxidant rating.
- Blueberries can be sweet or tart, small or large and range in color from maroon to purple-black. It is full of flavor and contains 80 calories in every 1-cup serving. Depending on how they’re made, muffins can have anywhere between 400 and 800 calories.
…and what about cupcakes?
Find out about nutrition facts for a low-fat blueberry cupcake with help from a natural health enthusiast, avid runner, active blogger and published author in my next “blueberries cupcakes” recipe…