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Fresh This Month: 10 Ways To Prepare In-Season Blueberries For Kids

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Image source: Thinkstock

I went to the farmer’s market yesterday and everywhere I looked I saw blueberries…with blueberry samples. Oh dear. I may have treated myself to more than my share of blueberry samples, but I made up for it with the bounty of berries I brought home.

We are obsessed with this super food packed with antioxidants and vitamins and full of flavor, especially the in-season and fresh from the farm variety. With the farmer’s markets bursting with blueberries I thought I would find the best recipes for bringing out their flavor and leave my kids begging for more.

Check out these 10 kidtastic blueberry recipes:

1. Blueberry Popovers

Image source: Kelsey Banfield
Image source: Kelsey Banfield

Light and airy popovers are a favorite with kids, add blueberries and they become irresistible to all.
Make blueberry popovers

2. Easy Blueberry Galettes

Image source: JulieVR
Image source: JulieVR

Super cute and fun handheld slab pies. What kid doesn’t love mini versions of food?
Make easy blueberry galettes

3. Blueberry Grapefruit Peach Smoothie

Image source: Kathy Patalsky
Image source: Kathy Patalsky

Take advantage of two fruits in season, blueberries and grapefruit, frozen peaches are the perfect addition.
Make blueberry grapefruit peach smoothie

4. Blueberry Lemon Baked Oatmeal

Image source: Elizabeth Stark
Image source: Elizabeth Stark

Baked oatmeal is in such demand around my house I can’t seem to make enough to last through breakfast.
Make blueberry lemon baked oatmeal

5. Blueberry Cheesecake Popsicles

Image source: Elizabeth Stark
Image source: Elizabeth Stark

You’ll have every kid in the neighborhood knocking on your door when word gets out you are serving these.
Make blueberry cheesecake popsicles

6. No-Bake Blueberry Yogurt Pie

Image source: Angie McGowan
Image source: Angie McGowan

No-bake, means easy. This recipe is so easy, your kids can make it themselves.
Make no-bake blueberry yogurt pie

7. Blueberry Banana Oat Bread

Blueberries, bananas, oats are all wrapped up in this irresistible bread.
Make blueberry banana oat bread

8. Homemade ‘Hostess’ Blueberry Cutie Pies

Image source: Brooke Mclay
Image source: Brooke Mclay

Gee, it’s going to be hard to get your kids to eat this delicious hand pie. They will never know how healthy it is!
Make homemade ‘Hostess’ blueberry cutie pies

9. Watermelon and Berry Spinach Salad

Image source: Elizabeth Stark
Image source: Elizabeth Stark

Your kids can think of this as a fruit salad with a bit of green for color.
Make watermelon and berry spinach salad

10. Browned Butter Blueberry Muffins

Image source: JulieVR
Image source: JulieVR

Browned butter in a muffin? I will eat the entire batch, sorry family.
Make browned butter blueberry muffins

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