Stealing natures free blackberries

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Normally blackberries are in their prime in early August, but with our cold winter they are just starting to come around now.  After a little bit of hunting my partners and I found a few good stretches of bushes and had out one gallon bucket of blackberries filled in no time.

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In the past I have created the following with these seemingly never-ending supply of free produce:

Blackberry Pie
Blackberry Jam

 

This year I went with something with much less sugar and made a great low-carb blackberry ice cream recipe.  At just 188 calories per serving, 7 grams of carbohydrates, and 4 grams of sugar…this is a good alterative to other desserts in our freezer and much more tasty.

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3 Responses to “Stealing natures free blackberries”

  1. Esther Montgomery Says:

    We have lots of blackberries where I live to but no way to make ice-cream. Your’s looks delicious. I wish I could reach into the picture and eat some!


  2. Forsythkid Says:

    This post brought back memories of when I was young and lived in Raytown, Missouri. Me and my friends used to collect them from bushes that grew along the roadside.


  3. David S Says:

    Just yesterday we made blackberry juice concentrate. Mix it in with some 7UP/Sprite and it makes a great drink. (Or just add water and a sweetener for normal juice).


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