There is not much I enjoy more than than whipping up my favorite recipes with all the delicious produce you can find in the summertime. I, admittedly, am more of a baker than a cook, so fruit filled recipes are kinda my jam. And if we're talking about cocktails...they're really my jam. Haha!
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Among my favorite fruits to play around with are blueberries. They're simply delightful in both desserts and drinks and that's why some of my very favorite blueberry recipes are for cake and cocktails! So, if you've been looking for some easy ways to use up the blueberries in your icebox, look no further...
Summer Blueberry Salad
This salad is quick to make and brings together a great combination of flavors. Diced mango and red onion partner with blueberries and flecks of fresh mint in this colorful, lemony couscous salad that stands out on the table and the palate.
Blueberry Wine Spritzer
There is nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day than a nice wine spritzer. If you're not opposed to sweet drinks, blueberry wine spritzers are for you! Plus, they only require two ingredients...Score!
Get the Blueberry Wine Spritzer recipe here.
Get Ready for Summer Tea Collection Sale
Even if we all have to stay local, summer is going strong. As you head to the pool or day camp you might have noticed your kids GREW during the past year. Just in time for summer, Tea Collection is rolling out a big deal on swimwear and graphic tees for kids. I've enlisted some ...read more
The Key to a Great Overnight Oat Recipe
Working moms know the importance of meal planning. I'm getting ready for busy few weeks and I've been perfecting my fast breakfast options. I’ve been using Bob's Redmill Organic Steel Cut Oats to prepare my overnight oats for a nice, cold breakfast in the morning and I'm going to ...read more
Morning Sickness Relief with Sea-Band Mama
While pregnancy is this amazing and beautiful time in a women's life, it is also one that can wreak havoc on the body. From morning sickness to discomfort to cravings, the body that you once knew so well becomes this vessel for your baby. Of course, this is all worth it but ...read more
Blueberry Pound Cake
I think we so often hear about lemon pound cake, blueberry is overlooked. It actually pairs quite nicely with pound cake and I love how Take Time for Style lightened up their pound cake recipe with olive oil!
Get the Blueberry Pound Cake recipe here.
Spiked Blueberry Lemonade
You just knew I had another adult beverage for you right? Now I've added vodka to my strawberry lemonade before, but spiked blueberry lemonade? That has to be amazing! And that fact that it Sunny Sweet Days' recipe contains bubbles just seals the deal for moi!
Get the Spiked Blueberry Lemonade recipe here.
Why we Love Blueberries
It's no secret that blueberries offer noteworthy nutritional benefits. Vitamin C, manganese and fiber are just a few. You can find fresh blueberries in grocery stores nearly year round. Better yet, frozen blueberries are great for smoothies and baking. Enlist the kids' help in freezing blueberries at home, or look for them in the freezer section of your grocery store.
So, if you love your blueberries as much as I do, you're going to want to try your hand at these delicious blueberry recipes! I daresay you won't be disappointed...
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