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Blueberry Jerky Snacks

Fruit

  • 5
    SERVES
  • 5 min
    PREP TIME
  • 300 min
    COOK TIME

Submitted by Barbara Day, M.S., R.D.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of blueberries, blackberries or strawberries.
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

My grandkids love these type of fruit snacks but I don’t like all the food additives. These snacks are easy to make but they take a while to cook. I usually double or triple the recipe but I have lots of grandkids. They love these fruit snacks. Blueberry and strawberry jerky snacks are their favorites!

Per Serving: 64 calories, 1 grams protein, 0 grams of fat, 17 grams of CHO,  2 grams of dietary fiber,  1 mg sodium.

 

 

 

Instructions

Heat oven to 180 degrees. Line a baking pan with parchment paper. Puree 3 cups of blueberries, blackberries or strawberries with 1 tablespoon of honey and 2 teaspoons of lemon juice. Mix well. Spread on baking pan. Bake until tacky which is about 5 hours. Prop the oven door open and leave in cool oven overnight. Cut the jerky with paper attached into strips.

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blueberries, blackberries or strawberries.

honey

lemon

 

Barbara Day, M.S., R.D., is a registered dietitian with a Master’s Degree in clinical nutrition.  The former publisher of Kentuckiana HealthFitness Magazine, Kentuckiana Healthy Woman magazine and radio show host of Health News You Can Use, Barbara has over 44 years of experience in promoting healthy lifestyles to consumers.  Barbara worked as Nutrition Consultant to the Navy SEALs (8 years) and the University of Louisville Athletic Department (10 years). Barbara currently writes a weekly nutrition column for the Southeast Outlook. Barbara is a runner, cyclist, hiker, a mother and grandmother to 13 grandchildren.    

 

 

 

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