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  • Blackberries are little gems of necessary nutrients like Vitamin C and Carotenoids.   If the thought of fruit is not on the top of the list for satisfying a sweet tooth, berries, maybe it. In a cobbler with some sweetness, they are a satisfying dessert for everyone.

  •  With  Zeazanthin, an antioxidant, along with carotenoids and phenolic flavonoids, blackberries aid in creating healthy skin where it starts from within and works through our dermis to the epidermis the outer layer of our skin.

  • Blackberries are 85% water, so munching  blackberries is a tasty way to get fluid into your system.

For Renal Diets: low potassium with berries at 180 mg of potassium per 1/2 cup.

Diabetic, Carbohydrate Controlled Diet: one cup of blackberries equals 15 grams of carbohydrate or one exchange.

Try this cobbler :

  • 3 cups of blackberries

  • 8 tablespoons coconut sugar, or brown sugar

  • juice of 1/2 lemon

  • 2/3 cup coconut flour or all purpose flour

  • 6 tablespoons of unsalted butter

  • 1 teaspoon of tapioca (used as a thickener)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together, blackberries, lemon juice, 4 tablespoons of brown sugar or coconut sugar, tapioca, lemon zest. Let sit for 15 minutes.  Place the mixture in  4-  6 ounce baking cups. In a food processor, mix the butter, flour and 4 tablespoons of sugar. Process until like sand. Do not over blend. Sprinkle topping over the berries and bake until bubbly and juice is pouring over the sides. Cool for 5 minutes and serve. Serves 4

 

 

 

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