Healthy Blackberry Recipes

Find healthy, delicious blackberry recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Blackberry Smoothie

This blackberry smoothie has plenty of fresh berry flavor and sweetness from banana and honey. And with only 5 minutes from start to finish, it's the perfect breakfast for busy mornings. If fresh blackberries aren't available, feel free to use frozen in this easy and healthy smoothie.
By Pam Lolley

Blackberry Crisp

This warm, bright and sweet blackberry crisp is lightly flavored with lime and ginger. The fresh blackberries bubble into a thick and saucy filling, and the buttery crumble topping melts in your mouth.
By Melissa Gray

Blackberry-Lemon Ice Cream Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars
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In this healthy ice cream pie recipe, crumbled gingersnaps make an easy and tasty crust for the blackberry and lemon filling made with nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt.

Goat Cheese, Blackberry and Almond Topped Toast

Rating: 5 stars
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Drizzled with honey, this goat cheese and berry toast is so delicious!

Blackberry Muffins

These blackberry muffins are perfect for an on-the-go breakfast. The batter is lightly flavored with cloves, while almonds on top give them a savory, nutty crunch. Fresh blackberries add a burst of sweetness in every bite.
By Melissa Gray

Rainbow Ice Cream Cake

Rating: 5 stars
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This fun and fruity cake is easy to make, once you get the hang of the blending, freezing and layering. Be sure each layer is frozen completely before adding the next to get the maximum rainbow effect. (Some layers may take longer to freeze than others.) If you want more vibrant layers, a drop or two of natural food coloring can enhance the colors. You can sub in frozen fruit if you don't have fresh on hand (just thaw before pureeing), and you can swap frozen yogurt for the ice cream if you'd like.

Super Berry Smoothies

Fresh and frozen berries abound in this quick and delicious smoothie. Baby spinach adds fiber and vitamins and the protein powder of your choice will leave you feeling satisfied through your next meal!

Blackberry Margarita

This vibrant blackberry margarita is filled with fresh berry flavor. Pureeing the fresh blackberries with a little jam gives the drink additional sweetness without having to make a simple syrup. Diluting with the lime-flavored sparkling water adds a nice effervescence.
By Karen Rankin

Summer Berry Pie

Highway 61 is Minnesota's unofficial pie trail, and a stop for a slice is a must on a road trip. This summer pie recipe is adapted from Rustic Inn Café in Two Harbors.

Berry-Topped Cheesecake

A pretzel-and-almond crust topped with a creamy filling that's studded with fresh fruit-now that's a cheesecake like no other!

Blackberry Cobbler

Flaky, buttery biscuits dolloped on sweet, syrupy berries--fruit cobblers may be the best summer dessert ever. We love fresh blackberries in cobbler, but fresh blueberries or even frozen blackberries make a great subsitute. You don't even have to thaw the berries first; mix them up while they're still frozen.

Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken Nuggets with Blackberry Mustard

Rating: 3.71 stars
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Tossing chicken tenders with cornmeal gives these chicken nuggets great crunch without deep-frying. Blackberries (or raspberries, if you prefer) combined with whole-grain mustard make for a sweet-and-savory dipping sauce. Serve with: Steamed broccoli and carrots.
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Inspiration and Ideas

26 Blackberry Desserts That Are Colorful and Delicious

From blackberry cobbler to blackberry ice cream, the fruit adds a bright and slightly tart flavor to any recipe.

26 Recipes to Help You Use Up a Pint of Berries

As summer winds down, it's the perfect time to use up the last of your fresh berries. Whether it's in breakfast, lunch or dessert, these recipes celebrate the seasonal fruits. From blackberries to strawberries to blueberries, these fruits will add a pop of color to your plate. Recipes like Strawberry Sheet-Pan Pancakes and Summer Berry Pie are healthy, bright and make the most of the end of berry season.

Shark Watermelon Fruit Bowl

Take a bite out of summer fun with this friendly fruit shark. It's sure to be a hit at baby showers and birthday parties alike. For the fruit basket filling, use any fresh, in-season fruits your guests will love. Cantaloupe, stone fruits like peaches and plums, and even orange segments will work well.