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Healthy Blueberry Recipes

Make the most of summer blueberries in desserts, salads, and main dishes without going overboard on fat and calories. From blueberry muffins and yogurt parfaits to stuffed pork chops, there's a fresh and healthy blueberry recipe to fit any menu.


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    • Blueberry Corn Orzo Salad

      Dig in to a unique, beautiful spin on pasta salad with this healthy version made with quick-cooking orzo and colorful summer ingredients. Ripe blueberries add plenty of fresh, juicy flavor to each bite, and we love the slight tanginess from the feta.

    • Blueberry-Peach Focaccia

      Every last bite of this gorgeous, fruity focaccia tastes just like summer. The juicy blueberries and sweet peach slices bake with homemade bread until they're just soft. Slice it up for your next get-together, or keep it all for yourself -- at just 113 calories per serving, you might not want to share!

    • Stuffed Pork Rib Chops

      Savory and sweet. Tangy and creamy. Whatever you like best, these showstopping stuffed pork chops will deliver. They're filled with a blueberry, herb, and chevre cheese mixture, then smothered with raspberry-chipotle barbecue sauce for an irresistibly satisfying 350-calorie supper.

    • Peach-Blueberry Parfaits

      Take a stand against boring breakfasts. Spruce up that carton of yogurt in your fridge with juicy peach slices, multigrain cereal, and, of course, plenty of blueberries. Serve each low-calorie parfait in clear dishes for a pretty layered look.

    • Ginger-Blueberry Muffins

      Make each morning brighter with a batch of slightly spiced, low-fat blueberry muffins. The blend of cake flour and bread flour makes them extra light and fluffy, and a hint of molasses sweetens without too much added sugar. Dust with powdered sugar before serving for a pretty (and delicious) finishing touch.

    • How to Make the Perfect Muffin

      Watch to learn our secrets for delicious, fluffy muffins every time you bake!

    • Mixed Berry Pudding Cake

      Sit back, relax, and let your slow cooker make tonight's healthy dessert. Frozen sweet blueberries and raspberries cut down on prep time, so all you need to do is mix up the batter and add everything to your slow cooker. A hint of cinnamon adds a touch of warmth to both the berries and the irresistibly gooey cake.

    • Spice-Rubbed Grouper with Berry Salad

      Say goodbye to run-of-the-mill weeknight dinners with help from low-fat, quick-cooking grouper -- a white fish with light flavor. Blueberries add a pop of sweetness to the bulgur salad for a healthy meal that's full of nutrients and flavor.

    • Blueberry-Ricotta Pancakes

      Dress up a pancake breakfast with fresh blueberries and better-for-you ricotta cheese -- all without cheating on your diet. At just 3 grams of fat and 72 calories per serving, this is one healthy breakfast recipe you'll love bringing to the table.

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      Blueberry Mojitini

      Have your blueberries and drink them, too. This refreshing low-calorie cocktail has the muddled mint and lime of classic mojitos, plus the fruity flavors of acai-blueberry vodka. Finish each one with a cocktail pick threaded with fresh blueberries.

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      Blueberry-Lemon Drops

      Feel a cookie craving coming on? Whip up a batch of these crunchy blueberry-lemon drops. The simple, citrusy frosting adds just the right amount of sweetness without all the fat, and we love the salty chopped pistachios on top.

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      Cajun Turkey and Fresh Melon Salad

      A dash of bold Cajun seasoning on turkey tenderloins turns up the heat in this protein-packed dinner salad. Ripe, juicy blueberries add irresistible flavor and beautiful color (and a helping of antioxidants) to each plate.

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      Triple-Berry Salad

      Step away from the bagged salad kits: You can toss together a homemade 89-calorie side salad in just 20 minutes. The blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries add delicious sweetness to the crisp greens and creamy coconut salad dressing.

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      Whole Grain Berry Biscuits

      Get your fix of warm, flaky pastries with a batch of these healthy blueberry biscuits. At 175 calories each, they fit right into your healthy diet. Keep a few on hand for on-the-go breakfasts, or serve with your favorite jam at your next brunch.

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      Blueberry Fool

      Fools are simple parfait-style desserts with British origins. Our healthy version uses a quick blueberry mash to help flavor the whipping cream, and kiwifruit adds an extra hint of tartness. The big secret? They look elegant and party-worthy but only take 20 minutes to make.


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      Corn and Blueberry Salad

      Make the best of summer's sweet corn crop by turning it into a crunchy and colorful side salad. Sweet blueberries complement bold red onion, and a honey-lime dressing adds just the right amount of zip.

      Editor's Tip: To make ahead, simply prepare salad and toss with dressing, then chill for up to 24 hours.

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      Double-Berry Soup

      Who says healthy desserts have to be boring? Our sweet, 244-calorie twist on gazpacho is brimming with blueberries, strawberries, and a splash of orange juice. A scoop of light lemon sorbet lends a cool finishing touch without added fat.

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      Blueberry Sunrise Smoothie

      Make early mornings a little easier with a quick and easy blueberry smoothie. It's packed with vitamins, minerals, and 9 grams of protein. The secret? A scrambled egg that purees with the fruit and yogurt for a breakfast recipe with staying power.

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      Italian Fruit Salad

      There's a lot to love about this simple toss-and-go fruit salad that's made with fresh blueberries, watermelon, and grapes. A drizzle of honey-balsamic vinaigrette dressing makes the fruit taste even sweeter. Best of all, each serving clocks in at 91 calories and 0 grams of fat.

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      Pineapple-Berry Hobo Pack

      Transform fresh fruit into a low-calorie, company-worthy dessert in just 20 minutes. The blueberries, pineapple, and raspberries all meld together deliciously as they grill in a foil packet. Serve the warm fruit in glass ice cream dishes for a pretty presentation.

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