There's no more perfect time of year than right now to start cooking with blueberries. This Native American gem is flavorful and loaded with outstanding nutrients, antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins. A recent study from a Harvard School of Public Health found that eating three or more servings per week can reduce a woman’s risk of heart attack by as much as 33%. Research is also finding that eating blueberries helps with mental wellness and can improve your memory too. Even when they're not in season, I keep them in my freezer and pop them into my hot cereal or right into the Vitamix blender for smoothies. The next time you are at the market, grab a basket of blueberries and enjoy how these recipes will help you become a healthier and happier you.
Blueberry Flax Seed Muffins
These healthful muffins freeze well! Low-fat buttermilk and applesauce help lower the fat in these, and the whole-wheat flour and flax seed add fiber.
CALORIES: 138.8 | FAT: 1.5g | PROTEIN: 3.6g | CARBS: 33.9g | FIBER: 2.6g
Garden Salad with Beets & Blueberries
Colorful and delicious, this salad is satisfying both in taste and appearance.
CALORIES: 210.8 | FAT: 7g | PROTEIN: 22.3g | CARBS: 16g | FIBER: 4.4g
Breakfast Quinoa with Blueberries
Enjoy this gluten-free high-protein alternative to oatmeal.
CALORIES: 280.4 | FAT: 3g | PROTEIN: 10.5g | CARBS: 51.1g | FIBER: 4g
Light Lemon Blueberry Donuts
At 300 calories a pop, donuts are an easy way to wreck a healthy breakfast. Not my baked ones. They're bursting with fruit and flavor--not fat!
CALORIES: 104.9 | FAT: 1.9g | PROTEIN: 2.4g | CARBS: 21g | FIBER: 2.2g
Banana Blueberry Smoothies from Daisy Brand®
A quick and easy snack filled with healthy goodness!
CALORIES: 191.8 | FAT: 2.2g | PROTEIN: 12.6g | CARBS: 34.1g | FIBER: 2.4
Peach Blueberry Parfaits from Daisy Brand®
A healthy way to start the day.
CALORIES: 350 | FAT: 6g | PROTEIN: 19g | CARBS: 60g | FIBER: 5
Curried Chicken Salad w/Blueberries & Pecans
A makeover to the traditional chicken salad recipes.
CALORIES: 172.7 | FAT: 11g | PROTEIN: 13.9g | CARBS: 4.6g | FIBER: 1.2g
Blueberries and Cream Cupcakes
CALORIES: 181.2 | FAT: 13.4g | PROTEIN: 2.4g | CARBS: 10.2g | FIBER: 1.8g
Blueberry Bread Pudding
Makes for a great way to start or end the day. Enjoy this recipe for dessert or breakfast.
Coach Dean's Blue Oatmeal
Fuel your day with this hearty, healthy breakfast.
CALORIES: 214.2 | FAT: 5.7g | PROTEIN: 6.9g | CARBS: 38.4g | FIBER: 7.5g
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