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!
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
The harvest runs from April to late September. The blueberry variety and your local climate are factors in blueberry season for your local area.
The Jersey blueberry. It’s a late-season variety and in my opinion, is the sweetest blueberry.
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
Your straw and fork are waiting.