Blueberries are one of the healthiest foods around. And because of the benefits it offers, many have labeled it a “super food”.
One the best things about blueberries, unlike many health foods, is that it tastes great.
If you’ve ever wondered how to incorporate this fruit into your diet, here are some delicious and healthy blueberry recipes we’ve found that will give you that antioxidant boost your body will thank you for.
Tess’s Blueberry Breakfast Tart
This is one of the best finds you’ll want to try. It is very beautiful and just as healthy. Plus, this super creative recipe from Sarah over at My New Roots is delicious as well.
You won’t get that combination too often.
This blueberry tart recipe combines the antioxidant properties of blueberries with high fiber ingredients like chia seeds and oats to not only help fight age related diseases but also help digestion.
What makes this unique is the addition of the mango, which also comes with its share of vitamins A, C and E. These make it heart healthy as well as beneficial for skin collagen formation for youthful skin.
Healthy Blueberry Bread
This artisan bread lets you create something that’s healthier than the store bought loaves you just pick up off the shelves. You not only get to control the consistency and taste but also cut down on the refined ingredients.
The blueberries and bananas give it extra flavor along with the sweetness of the vanilla extract. This makes it beat out other whole wheat breads out there when it comes to flavor.
Blueberry Avocado Muffins
Those looking for something that will give them energy for their workouts can try these healthy blueberry avocado muffins courtesy of Heather from Divas Run for Bling.
The blueberries give you your kick of vitamins and antioxidants while the Greek yogurt and Avocado offer protein to give your muscles a boost during workouts.
The yogurt and avocado also contain good amounts of fiber that help with digestive health as well as keep you fuller longer.
Clean Eating Blueberry Crumb Bars
This is another clean eating recipe that you can easily take with you on the go, whether if it’s to the office for a snack during your commute or something to munch on before your workouts.
The crumb bars are made with oats which offer the extra healthy benefits while the tasty middle is made up of blueberries.
It also calls for orange or lemon zest in the filling to give it an extra kick.
Berry Quinoa Salad
This recipe puts a twist on your regular green salad. Instead of veggies and tomatoes, it uses a variety of berries, including blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and strawberries.
It also adds some chopped roasted almonds for that gives balance to the flavor as well as add some crunch to the dish.
If the berries aren’t enough, you’ll enjoy the quinoa.
The quinoa rounds out the recipe by adding both healthy carbs, extra fiber and protein.
No-Cook Blueberry-Almond Oatmeal
This is a great breakfast option that helps you save time. There’s no cooking involved so you can mix it up, then help the kids get ready while the oats soak and soften in the mixture.
This way there’s no need to watch the stove and when you come back from doing other tasks, the oatmeal is ready.
Made with gut healthy Greek yogurt added to fiber rich oats, this recipe includes almonds and coconut along with blueberries.
Courtesy of Shelley and Gretchen over at Two Healthy Kitchens, this is something you can quickly whip up on the morning or prepare the night before.
Blueberry Feta Cucumber Salad
Great for a snack or a light lunch, this salad recipe is quick and easy to make with all but 3 main ingredients plus the dressing.
All you need are blueberries, feta cheese and cucumbers.
The dressing, which includes healthy olive oil along with mint, lemon juice and honey give the salad the extra flavor that balances out the sweetness of the blueberries and the saltiness of the feta.
Baked Gluten Free Lemon Blueberry Doughnuts
It isn’t every day that you’ll see doughnuts that are healthy. After all the definition of doughnuts means frying dough in oil to give you that crunchy outside and gooey tasty inside.
This healthy blueberry doughnut recipe will let you enjoy them without that guilty feeling afterward. Plus, each batch makes 14 so you can serve them up to friends when you’re entertaining.
What makes this doughnut recipe healthier is that instead of frying them in the fatty cooking oil, these are baked making them a much healthier option.
The lemon blueberry glaze also offers a much healthier topping to the sugar laden glazes we’re so used to seeing.
Whole Wheat Greek Yoghurt Blueberry Pancakes
For pancake lovers who are looking for something healthier than the pre-made batter that’s packaged in a box, this recipe gives you a better option.
Made with whole wheat flour, it includes Greek yogurt as well as blueberries for extra health benefits. You can top the pancakes with extra blueberries too.
This recipe makes 12 pancakes which lets you feed the entire family.
Blueberry Chia Banana Bread
If you’re looking for a gluten free tasty bread option, this recipe is a must try. Dominique over at Perchance to Cook gives us this healthy, no gluten offering that uses coconut flour and almond flour in place of your regular refined white flour.
It also contains a healthy mix of ground chia seeds, bananas, coconut milk and blueberries that give it flavor, texture as well as nutrients.