15 Bright & Bold Ways to Celebrate #NationalBlueberryMonth this July

RecWednesdaysBadge2Welcome back to Recipe Wednesday; another avenue to promote your very best content, this time in the form of your most favorite recipes on your blog. Each Wednesday when you visit HLB you’ll find the theme for the newest recipe round up.

Some weeks our themes read like cookbook chapters, spotlight ingredients or flavors, or simply request the best recipe for a certain situation. Find an appropriate recipe from your blog archives to fit the theme and add to the link up. Or be inspired to create a new theme-friendly dish worth posting about before next Wednesday.

Each week we feature a handful of our favorite recipes from our HLB Members [learn how to become a Member here: HLB Membership How-To,] giving even more exposure to some of the best you’ve shared from your own kitchen. Let’s get to it, shall we?

Did you know that July is National Blueberry Month? Here are some of our favorite blueberry recipes from around the HLB community to add to your meal plan this month:

Easy Blueberry Banana Oatmeal from Kim’s Cravings // “Treat yourself with a warm bowl of this delicious Easy Blueberry Banana Oatmeal! Healthy, super filling and ready in under 10 minutes, it’s the perfect breakfast recipe to fuel your morning.”

No Bake Blueberry Lemon Mini Tarts from Lemons and Zest // “The dough could be rolled up into little balls for energy bites as well so this is quite a versatile recipe. Refreshing and simple, that’s the way I love it! These babies whip up so quickly in the food processor, so not a whole lot of time needs to be spent on them either!”

Blueberry Chia Jam from The Honour System // “This Blueberry Chia Jam is too easy not to try. Use your bounty of summer berries and simply add chia seeds! Blend in some natural sweetener and you have the makings for a delicious, easy breezy jam.”

Blueberry Banana Protein Pancakes from Peanut Butter Fingers // “This recipe for Blueberry Banana Protein Pancakes is a Sunday morning staple every member of your family will enjoy. Naturally sweet thanks to bananas and deliciously filling, these Blueberry Banana Protein Pancakes do not require the use of any protein powder and taste delicious topped with everything from syrup and fresh berries to almond butter!”

Blueberry “Nice” Cream from The Healthy Family and Home // “You can make this Gluten-Free Vegan Blueberry “Nice” Cream recipe with only 2 clean, real food ingredients and it’s ready in under 5 minutes!”

Blueberry Millet Power-Packed Porridge from Stay Healthy, Stay Happy // “In this Blueberry Millet [Power-Packed] Porridge, gluten-free millet is used instead of oats or rice. Blueberries are added for vitamin K, vitamin C, manganese and flavonoids — protecting against cardiovascular disease and cancer. Vitamins in blueberries also improve brain health, eye health and regulate blood sugar levels.”

Breakfast Salad with Blueberry Dijon Dressing from Sinful Nutrition // “Breakfast Salad Recipe with Blueberry Dijon Salad — A healthy breakfast alternative with an addictive sweet and tangy dressing and buttered toast croutons!”

Blueberry Honey Lime Chicken with Avocado Pesto Cucumber Noodles from Food Faith Fitness // “This blueberry honey lime chicken is served over creamy avocado pesto cucumber noodles! It’s a healthy, gluten free and paleo friendly spring dinner that everyone will love!” 

Salmon Salad with Fresh Blueberry Vinaigrette from Amee’s Savory Dish // “This salmon salad is perfect for a hot summer day or busy weeknight meal!  It takes less than 5 minutes to make.  Gotta love easy!”

Heart Healthy Blueberry Spinach Salad from Kim’s Cravings // “This Heart Healthy Blueberry Spinach Salad is a light and refreshing salad completely loaded with good stuff: sweet apple slices, blueberries, feta cheese, walnuts, fibrous heart healthy spinach and tossed in a flavorful balsamic vinegar.” 

4-Ingredient Blueberry Topping for Waffles or Pancakes from Relishments // “This topping – it’s definitely thicker than a sauce – is a great way to get blueberry flavor in all your bites without chasing berries as they roll around your plate.  It takes just minutes to put together and can easily be modified to fit your tastes.”

Blueberry Sour Cream Scones from My Bizzy Kitchen // “Best part about this recipe is that you need a bowl and a fork, that’s it.”

Blueberry and Blue Cheese Burger from Lipstick, Lettuce & Lyrcra // “I basically love blue cheese on anything, but the tangy blue cheese and sweet blueberries are bloody delicious together, so I recommend you immediately buy the ingredients and make this for your dinner tonight”

Vegan Blueberry Overnight Oatmeal Parfait from Healthy Helper // “Thick n’ creamy overnight oats with the sweetness of blueberries and crunchy nuts throughout! Vegan, gluten-free, and simple to make, this Blueberry Overnight Oatmeal Parfait will be your new favorite make-ahead morning meal.”

Easy Blender-Ready Blueberry Bars from Savory Spin // “These 6 ingredient, refined sugar free, gluten free, Easy Blender-Ready Blueberry Bars would make a delicious breakfast or anytime treat with a warm cuppa coffee or tea!”

Now it’s time for the link up!  Find a recipe on your blog showcasing your best use of blueberries and link it up below. We’ll also be sharing some of our favorites we’ve found on our members’ blogs on social media today with the hashtag #BlueberryRecipes

If you don’t have a recipe that fits this week’s theme on your blog, why not make one and share it this week? Let HLB’s Recipe Wednesday series be a pool of inspiration for your recipe creation and post ideas.

Please limit yourself to 2 recipes per blogger. If you enjoy our weekly roundups, we’d love if you shared about Recipe Wednesdays with your blends and followers!

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