One of my favorite summer activities is berry picking, particularly blueberry picking (best summer fruit EVER!). A local
blueberry farm has live music two nights a week, so my friends and I go to picnic and pick berries. We’re there for a few
hours, and I always manage to pick way too many blueberries (even though I employ the “put-5-in-the-basket,
Since my husband has high blood pressure, we eat a lot of blueberries—find out how
they might help blood pressure and heart health
. We freeze a bunch more and I love cooking with blueberries too.
Here are a few of my favorite summer blueberry recipes
There are certain recipes that come out of the EatingWell Test Kitchen that the staff freaks out about. This is one of them.
My co-workers would smell them baking from down the hall (mmm, coconut…) and rush the kitchen when they saw them on the
Blueberry Tart with
This super-easy tart comes together in a mere 30 minutes. One review on eatingwell.com says, “This
was a MAJOR hit tonight. Rave reviews from our friends—amazing. Just the right balance of sweet and creamy, light and rich,
Chicken & Blueberry
Yes, blueberries and pasta. The addition of poached chicken and feta cheese makes this dish into a
light and satisfying summer supper that's also great for a potluck. If you already have some leftover chicken, skip Step 1
and add shredded chicken in Step 4.
Though you can use any fresh or frozen fruit in this recipe, blueberries are my favorite. Make a big
batch of the crumble topping and freeze it so you can whip up dessert on the fly.