Sweet and Savory Blueberry Recipes

It’s the end of summer and it’s time to start thinking (not feeling) blue with one of these sweet and savory blueberry recipes!

Do you prefer sweet or savory blueberry recipes in the summer? Either way, blueberry season is here! Pints and pints of blueberries begin stacking up on grocery shelves in July and August – you know, the part of summer where you start panicking that you didn’t go to the beach enough, you’ve only been to one cookout, and you haven’t even started on your summer reading list!? Cool it people.


Don’t let the panic of summer fading away prevent you from enjoying these last glorious days and long nights! There are plenty of sweet and savory blueberry recipes to go around.

Savory Blueberry Recipes

As summer slowly comes to an end, it’s time to get your blueberry fix and I have some amazing sweet and savory blueberry recipes to inspire you. From sweet desserts to savory salads, these recipes will help you avoid that end-of-summer blues.


Sweet and Savory Blueberry Recipes

  • Blueberry Breakfast Tart Smoothie by My New Roots – Perfectly described as “tasting like a Pop-Tart” by Sarah, this nutrient-dense smoothie recipe is originally from The Blender Girl Smoothie cookbook and is easily one of my new favorite breakfasts. Made with soaked cashews and oats, this creamy beverage is bright in color and sweet in flavor!
  • Blueberry Cacao Smoothie Bowl by Hummusapien – This thick and creamy plant-powered smoothie bowl is packed with so many delicious superfoods including spinach, cacao nibs, hemp seeds, goji berries, spirulina, coconut and more!
  • Blueberry Lemon Glazed Doughnuts by Prevention RD – Made with protein-rich Greek yogurt, fat-free milk and applesauce, these guilt-free doughnuts feature the perfect blend of sweet blueberries and tart lemon flavors.
  • Wild Blueberry and Caramel Galette by Kumquat – This gluten-free galette is made with a combination of brown rice flour, millet flour and whey protein powder. The dough is packed with blueberries coated in vanilla, cinnamon and sugar, and drizzled with irresistible sticky caramel sauce!
  • Almond Lemon Blueberry Pie Bars by Minimalist Baker – These 10-ingredient bars contain layers of gooey goodness. A chewy cookie crust, sticky blueberry filling, and crunchy almond topping make these bars the perfect dessert for your final summer picnic!
  • Whole Wheat Blueberry Zucchini Muffins by Caroline Kaufman – These whole wheat, blueberry, zucchini and walnut muffins cover all of the nutritional bases – fruit, vegetable, protein and healthy fat!
  • Vegan Mini Blueberry Cheesecakes by Dietitian Debbie – Survive the last days of summer heat with these mini frozen treats! Layered with an oatmeal and walnut crust, creamy cashew cheesecake, and a purple blueberry topping, you can store these in the freezer and enjoy the flavor of summer blueberries all year round!
  • Blueberry, Cucumber and Sweet Corn Salad by A Healthy Life for Me – A healthy blueberry recipe roundup would not be complete without a salad! The winning combination of sweet blueberries and crunchy sweet corn (I would even add some avocado!) will easily become one of your new summer favorites.
  • Wild Blueberry Barbecue Sauce by Eat Chic Chicago – This antioxidant-rich sauce uses blueberries to add sweetness and beautiful color to a traditional summer classic. The subtle berry undertones make this barbecue sauce the perfect accompaniment to grilled chicken, ribs, or baked beans.

Savory Blueberry Recipes

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  1. I love blueberries, and especially healthy blueberry recipes 🙂 Thanks so much for sharing my blueberry zucchini muffins among all of these awesome picks.

    • Thanks Caroline! Your muffins have the perfect nutritious balance! It’s hard to believe summer (and blueberry season) is slowly coming to an end. 🙁

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