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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    Lemon-Blueberry Corn Cake

    Lemon and blueberry are the next PB & J. We pair the refreshing duo with cornmeal, which packs more protein and vitamins than regular flour. Low-fat Greek yogurt keeps the cake nice and moist.

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    Blueberry Lemon Tabbouleh

    Say tuh-boo-luh. It's a popular Lebanese dish known for its signature tomato and bulgar base. We pop in blueberries and iron-rich spinach, then drizzle it in a light, lemony dressing that doesn't defeat the purpose of a healthy salad.

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    Blueberry Mojito

    Kick back with the ultimate summer sipper: a blueberry mojito. This minty-cool drink calls for muddled, anitoxidant-rich blueberries and light rum, and it makes the perfect, under-200 calorie pool drink.

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    Sweet Beet Veggie Smoothie

    You can't "beet" this blueberry-veggie smoothie. Pomegranate juice and a squeeze of honey sweeten things up, while vitamin-rich chard and beets give it a deep, dramatic color.

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    The One Smoothie Trick You Haven't Heard

    Whip up your favorite smoothies even faster, with pre-prepped smoothie bags! Just fill with your go-to ingredients--blueberries, strawberries, carrots, you name it. Then stash away in your freezer for easy reaching.

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    Berry Quinoa

    Instant oatmeal? You deserve better! Put an extra kick in your step with this protein-packed twist featuring fluffy cinnamon quinoa and fresh berries. A sprinkling of almonds adds needed crunch.

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    Blueberry Oat Chia Seed Muffins

    Drop the sugary granola bar and do breakfast right with a blueberry muffin that leaves you happy, not hangry. This batch is baked with hearty rolled oats and chia seeds--a trendy superfood that, despite its size, packs quite the nutritional punch. 

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    How to Make the Perfect Muffin

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

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    Blueberry Corn Orzo Salad

    Dig in to a 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.

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    Blueberry-Peach Focaccia

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

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    Spice-Rubbed Grouper with Berry Salad

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

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    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 a clear dish for a pretty layered look.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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 g 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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    You've Never Used Jam Like This Before

    In the mood for a cocktail? Shake things up with blueberry jam! Here's how.

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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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    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 most 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 g 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 g fat.

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    Fresh and Light Dinner Recipes

    From salads to pasta dishes, we've compiled a list of our favorite easy and light dinner recipes. These fresh recipes all make for a delicious dinner that the whole family will love.
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