Superfood: Blueberries

Small berries boast big health benefits in these simple, healthy recipes.

  • Lattice-Topped Blueberry Pie
    By: Holley Johnson Grainger, M.S., R.D., MyRecipes, Randy Mayor

    Lattice-Topped Blueberry Pie

    Who knew that eating pie could be good for you? Six cups of fresh blueberries are packed into this favorite dessert, helping prevent memory loss and cell damage.
  • Blueberries in Black Pepper-Syrah Syrup
    By: Holley Johnson Grainger, M.S., R.D., MyRecipes, Thayer Allyson Gowdy

    Blueberries in Black Pepper-Syrah Syrup

    Get a double punch of the antioxidant anthocyanin by combining blueberries and red wine. This heart-healthy dessert gets a spicy kick from freshly ground black pepper.
  • Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins
    By: Holley Johnson Grainger, M.S., R.D., MyRecipes, Photo: Jan Smith

    Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

    Start off your day with a sweet, nutritious muffin that's loaded with two sources of whole grains–quick-cooking oats and whole wheat flour. You can make these muffins year-round by using frozen blueberries when fresh ones aren't in season.
  • blueberry-sorbet
    By: Holley Johnson Grainger, M.S., R.D., MyRecipes, Antonis Achilleos

    Blueberry-Lemon Sorbet

    Blueberries and lemons are both good sources of vitamin C, so fill up on this sweet sorbet to help fight a cold, boost your energy, and prevent disease.
  • Blueberry-Orange Parfaits
    By: Holley Johnson Grainger, M.S., R.D., MyRecipes, Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Jan Gautro

    Blueberry-Orange Parfaits

    You only need six ingredients to whip up this low-calorie, fiber-packed parfait. The sweet fruit and creamy yogurt pairing makes it ideal for breakfast, as a snack, or after a workout.
  • Blueberry-Chipotle Chutney
    By: Holley Johnson Grainger, M.S., R.D., MyRecipes, Photo: Jan Smith

    Blueberry-Chipotle Chutney

    This versatile chutney combines savory, sweet, tart, and smoky flavors to create a dipping sauce or marinade for grilled foods such as chicken, shrimp, and beef.
  • Fresh Blueberry Sauce
    By: Holley Johnson Grainger, M.S., R.D., MyRecipes, Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Fresh Blueberry Sauce

    Incorporate blueberries into your diet by topping low-fat ice cream, angel food cake, yogurt, or pancakes with this sweet, antioxidant-rich sauce.
  • Blueberry Sherbet
    By: Holley Johnson Grainger, M.S., R.D., MyRecipes

    Blueberry Sherbet

    Cool down on a hot summer day with a scoop of this creamy sherbet. One serving has only 110 calories.

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