35 blueberry recipes for superfood meals

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We already know blueberries are delicious. That should come as no surprise to anyone. But what might come as a surprise is how very good they are for you. Blueberries rank the highest out of any other fruit for antioxidants, which make them free-radical-fighting ninjas helping to keep heart disease and cancer at bay. One cup of blueberries is just 84 calories while providing 14% of your daily fiber and just shy of 25% of your daily vitamin C.

The best way to eat them while they're in season (which is from May to October, with the peak in July) is to simply snack on a handful. They're at their peak flavor and oh so good! You can toss a few onto morning cereal or granola, add some to a salad for a sweet punch, or have a bowlful for dessert. But there are plenty of ways to add them to any meal at any part of the day, and during any time of the year thanks to frozen and dried options. Here are some of our favorite recipes starring blueberries, from breakfast and lunch to drinks and dessert.

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Breakfast and Snacks:

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Healthy banana blueberry bread
Recipe: TreeHugger

Blueberry Breakfast Bruschetta
Recipe: TreeHugger

Strawberry-blueberry scones made with coconut milk
Recipe: TreeHugger

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Baked French Toast with Honey-Poached Blueberries
Recipe: TreeHugger

Blueberry Flax Pancakes with Caramelized Bananas
Recipe: The Quixotic Table

Blueberry Zucchini Muffins
Recipe: Cooking ala Mel

Blueberry Lemon Larabar Squares
Recipe: Real Food Real Deals

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Pan-Seared Oatmeal with Blueberries
Recipe: TreeHugger

Blueberry Pineapple Oatmeal Smoothie
Recipe: Knead to Cook

Blueberry sunflower energy bites
Recipe: Spabetti

Lunch and Dinner:

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Blueberry-Chipotle Chutney
Recipe: Cooking Light

Blueberry and Peach Salsa with Brie
Recipe: CBC

Vegetable Couscous With Wild Blueberries
Recipe: House and Home

Minted Watermelon, Cucumber, and Blueberry Salad
Recipe: Yummy Mummy Kitchen

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Grilled Kale and Blueberry Salad
Recipe: Betacyanin

Cheese and Blueberry Pizza
Recipe: A Spicy Perspective

Blueberry Lime Salsa
Recipe: How Sweet It Is

“Royal Blueberry” Gazpacho with Lemon and Mint
Recipe: Cooking Light

Papaya and Blueberry Salad With Ginger-Lime Dressing
Recipe: New York Times

Quinoa Salad with Wild Blueberries
Recipe: Wild Blueberries

Rainbow Superfood Salad with Wild Blueberry and Balsamic
Recipe: Wild Blueberries

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Blueberry Salad with Coconut Cilantro Dressing
Recipe: The Healthy Apple

Mango Blueberry Quinoa Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing
Recipe: Veggie Belly

Drinks:

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Blueberry Thrill
Recipe: My Recipes

Blueberry Ginger Bellini
Recipe: Eating Well

Blueberry Pineapple Mojito
Recipe: Mrs. Schwartz's Kitchen

Blueberry Sangria Lemonade
Recipe: Mom Advice

Blueberry Coconut Water Frosty
Recipe: Lunchbox

Dessert:

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Summer fruit tartlets with lemon olive oil crust
Recipe: TreeHugger

Blueberry Tart with Walnut Crust
Recipe: Eating Well

Blueberry Sorbet
Recipe: About.com

Blueberry Sherbet
Recipe: Dessert for Two

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Frozen Blueberry Coconut Yogurt Pie
Recipe: She Wears Many Hats

Blueberry-Lime Parfaits
Recipe: Delish

Blueberry Crumble
Recipe: Dr. Ann

Blueberry-Lemon Tiramisu
Recipe: Delish

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