I have fond memories of my mom taking my brother and myself to the local farms to go blueberry and strawberry picking every year. Now as a mom to my two boys, I want to do the same for them. We picked a great strawberry crop back in May, and this summer I found a wonderful local berry farm where you can pick all you can carry blueberries! My boys had a fun afternoon filling up their buckets! We ended ...Continue Reading →
On my quest to use as many of my fresh picked blueberries as possible, I decided to make my favorite dessert…blueberry cheesecake! My cheesecake recipe is super simple…only 4 ingredients for the cake itself, and it can be interchanged with other flavors such as strawberries or chocolate chips to be tailored to your liking!
2 – 8 oz packages of cream cheese (softened)
2/3 cup sugar
1 graham cracker pie crust
options – 1 cup blueberries, strawberries, chocolate chips or any other flavoring
First, ...Continue Reading →
Smoothies are a great use of blueberries from our trip to pick at a local berry farm! I am always looking for a way to get my boys to eat a bunch of healthy foods without them realizing it is “healthy”! This smoothie is simple and delicious and a great hit of vitamin C and antioxidants!
1 cup Greek vanilla yogurt
1 cup orange juice
1 cup frozen blueberries
4 tbsp honey
In a blender, combine all ingredients.Continue Reading →
I love making healthy summer snacks for my boys! This is a quick, easy recipe that is full of healthy ingredients, yet they will still consider it a treat!
1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries
1 banana – sliced
1/2 cup blueberries
1 1/2 cups low fat milk
1 cup Greek yogurt – vanilla flavored
2 tbsp honey
Instructions are simple – combine the milk, yogurt, and fruit in the blender. ...Continue Reading →