Ah, blueberries – the antioxidant-packed fruit that tastes as good as candy.
We’re pining to drive out to our local farms to pick them straight from the bushes, but with another stay-at-home order in effect, we’re opting for fresh store-bought blueberries that we can incorporate into nutritious recipes.
If you’re in need of some motivation to cook during this lockdown, take culinary inspiration from some of Pinterest‘s most-loved recipes below. They’re healthy, delicious, refreshing, and they offer vegan and gluten-free options too!
1) Baked Blueberry Oatmeal
From the blogger: “This hearty Blueberry Baked Oatmeal is the perfect satisfying breakfast for a busy morning. Sweet, crunchy and juicy, it comes together quickly and you can easily make a big pan to feed a crowd or to reheat during the week!”
2) The Best Blueberry Banana Smoothie
From the blogger: “This blueberry banana smoothie recipe is easy and delicious. It is made with frozen blueberries and frozen banana chunks, almond milk, ground flax seed, and almond butter. Naturally sweetened, vegan, and makes the perfect breakfast or snack!”
3) Healthy Blueberry Compote
From the blogger: “Enjoy this healthy Blueberry Compote on top of pancakes, waffles, fruit, or your favorite frozen dessert. It’s so easy! All you need are 4 ingredients and less than 20 minutes to make this amazing blueberry sauce recipe.”
4) “The Best Every Time!” Blueberry Muffins
From the blogger: “These homemade blueberry muffins are moist, loaded with berries, and so easy to make from scratch that I’ll never make the boxed kind again… Even though there’s no oil in this recipe, these blueberry muffins come out perfectly moist with the perfect rise every time. Fill the muffin tins to the top with batter for the perfect muffin top.”
5) Blueberry Lemon Bread
From the blogger: “Wondering what to do with all the fresh blueberries? This blueberry bread is the perfect for summer. We love this recipe because it is light, fluffy, and full of fresh flavors all thanks to lemons and blueberries. So dense it could be mistaken for cake, this bread is super tender and all around amazing… This blueberry bread is soft, moist and bursting with juicy blueberries and fresh lemon in every bite. It’s an easy one bowl recipe that is also paleo, low carb and keto-friendly and the perfect healthy breakfast or summer time treat!”