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20 Must-Have Healthy Blueberry Recipes

Blueberries are a top summertime fruit. Looking for healthy ways to devour them? Here is my list of top 20 must-have healthy and easy blueberry recipes!

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There is something so refreshing about enjoying fresh blueberries in the summertime — whether you’re devouring a blueberry waffle (or three) or a blueberry smoothie. In Michigan, blueberry season happens between July and August. During this time, I always freeze berries to create a supply for my family to enjoy in the colder months.

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The Powerful Health Benefits of Blueberries

Are you wondering about the benefits of blueberries in your diet? When it comes to antioxidants, blueberries are king. This superfood boasts low calories and is high in fiber, potassium, vitamin C and vitamin K.

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Blueberries are also a popular fruit because of their super sweet, flavorful taste. What kid doesn’t enjoy blueberries? They are a perfect snack for little fingers and you can incorporate them into an endless amount of recipes. It’s common to spot blueberries in baked goods, desserts, parfaits, salads, smoothies and summer drinks.

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Personally, my favorite ways to eat blueberries are in smoothies and pancakes, but I am always trying out new recipe ideas. How do you prefer to enjoy blueberries? If you’re looking for some healthy inspiration this season, I’ve made it easy for you with my top twenty all-time favorite blueberry recipes below.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can you tell when a blueberry is ripe?

Blueberries are ripe when they are plump and deep blue. They also have a light gray dusty appearance on the surface. Blueberries aren’t ripe if they are white, green or have any hint of red.

How long does blueberry season last in North America?

The harvest runs from April to late September. The blueberry variety and your local climate are factors in blueberry season for your local area.

What is the sweetest Northern blueberry?

The Jersey blueberry. It’s a late-season variety and in my opinion, is the sweetest blueberry.

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With my list, I’m certain you will find a new recipe you will want to try! Without further ado, here are my top twenty must-have blueberry recipes below.

Healthy Blueberry Recipes

Avocado Blueberry Baby Smoothie

4.24 stars average
5 minutes
This smoothie recipe made with avocado, blueberry, oatmeal and flax is ideal for anyone including babies, toddlers and kids! 
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Almond Flour Blueberry Muffins

4.47 stars average
40 minutes
Light, nutty and moist – these gluten free blueberry muffins taste amazing and are high in protein and low carb. Perfect for morning breakfast!
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Blueberry Almond Butter Pancakes

5 stars average
20 minutes
These fluffy, protein-packed pancakes are filled with plump, juicy blueberries and creamy maple almond butter.
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Blueberry Almond Butter Pancakes - The Lemon Bowl

Blueberry Banana Flaxseed Muffins

4.49 stars average
37 minutes
Blueberry Banana muffins are moist, fluffy and bursting with freshness while the coconut oil adds a subtle flavor that pairs perfectly with the blueberries.
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Blueberry Banana Ricotta Pancakes

5 stars
20 minutes
Ripe banana and plump blueberries are the perfect natural sweetener for these delicious pancakes. Ricotta cheese keeps the pancakes moist and fluffy.
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Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes

4.5 stars average
25 minutes
These protein-packed buckwheat pancakes are filled with juicy blueberries and hearty whole grains.
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Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes - a healthy breakfast recipe

Baked Oatmeal with Mixed Berries

Yay or Nay?
50 minutes
Naturally gluten-free, this easy baked oatmeal can be made ahead and is made with oats, eggs, berries and a little bit of maple syrup.
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Blueberry Cinnamon Smoothie

4.8 stars average
5 minutes
This creamy, protein-packed blueberry smoothie is scented with warm cinnamon and fragrant vanilla. Ideal for breakfast or a post-workout snack, it’s the perfect on-the-go smoothie recipe to give you lasting energy all morning long.
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Blueberry Greek Yogurt Waffles

4.62 stars average
25 minutes
Fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside, these Blueberry Greek Yogurt Waffles are packed with protein and whole grains.
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Blueberry Muffin Oatmeal Bowl

5 stars average
4 minutes
A healthy spin on the bakery classic, this five-ingredient blueberry muffin oatmeal bowl is full of juicy berries, crunchy walnuts and coconut flakes.
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Blueberry Muffin Oatmeal Bowl with Walnuts and Coconut - a healthy microwave breakfast recipe

Easy Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins {freezer friendly}

4.75 stars average
30 minutes
You’re going to love these moist and delicious blueberry oatmeal muffins made with whole grains and protein-rich plain yogurt. Ideal for a quick breakfast or on-the-go snack!
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Gluten Free Blueberry Oatmeal Bread

3.92 stars average
1 hour 15 minutes
This moist and chewy gluten free blueberry oatmeal bread is lightly sweetened and packed with whole grains. A huge family favorite!
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Healthy Blueberry Oatmeal Bread

4.54 stars average
1 hour 15 minutes
This moist and healthy Blueberry Oatmeal Bread is made with creamy yogurt, plump blueberries and warm cinnamon. It's ideal for freezing and perfect for breakfast or even dessert!  
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Healthy Banana Blueberry Pancakes

Yay or Nay?
30 minutes
These pancakes move away from the traditionally processed carbohydrate-laden sugar fest into a delicious and nutritious breakfast.
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Healthy Banana Blueberry Pancakes

Healthy Blueberry Ginger Scones

4.41 stars average
15 minutes
These healthy scones combine the classic flavors of blueberry and lemon with a little extra spice from crystallized ginger.
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High Protein Blueberry Kale Smoothie

4.4 stars average
5 minutes
This high protein powerhouse blueberry kale smoothie is full of antioxidants and plenty of protein to keep you full and satisfied until your next meal.
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Blueberry Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

4.64 stars average
7 minutes
This Blueberry Banana Oatmeal Smoothie is packed with protein, fiber, and flavor to keep you full and kickstart your day.
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Red, White and Blue Oatmeal

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10 minutes
Loaded with protein, fiber and nutrients along with walnuts packed with Omega 3’s, this oatmeal will keep your hunger at bay for hours.
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Red, White and Blue Layered Smoothie

4 stars
15 minutes
This fun and patriotic red, white and blue layered smoothie is packed with nutrients, not sugar! The perfect healthy sweet treat for kids and adults alike to enjoy during the holidays or any time of year.
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Red White and Blueberry Protein Smoothies

Triple Berry Crisp (with Almond Flour)

4.41 stars average
50 minutes
Made with blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, this gluten free berry crisp is topped with a cinnamon-spiced walnut oat topping.
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Gluten Free Berry Crisp

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Liz DellaCroce

Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families.

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