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40+ Recipes With Blueberry That Will Change Your Life

40+ Recipes With Blueberry That Will Change Your Life

California blueberries are harvested from May through July which means you have just about enough time to try some, or all, of the 40+ delicious recipes with blueberry that we have gathered from our California Grown Creators!

With so many nutritional and health benefits, it’s always a good idea to sneak blueberries into as many meals and snacks as you can during California’s peak blueberry season.

Breakfast recipes with blueberry.

Blueberries are one of the classic breakfast table fruits. They are sweet and tart, full of vitamins, and are great as an addition to everything from muffins to oatmeal. Below we have gathered some of the best recipes with blueberry from our California Grown Creators.

Blueberry Brie Walnut Toasts_Baking the Goods

Blueberry Brie Walnut Toast

Fresh, bursting blueberries take center stage in this hearty and satisfying toast recipe by Becky Sue of Baking the Goods. Thick slabs of toasted sourdough are topped with brie and baked until the cheese is warm and gooey. A mini mountain of blueberries and toasted walnuts crown the bubbly brie. Then, it’s all drizzled with a kiss of sweet honey and herby thyme tendrils for a fancy finish.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Lemon Blueberry Pancake Casserole

Lemon Blueberry Pancake Casserole

Bet you have never tried blueberry pancakes like this before! This breakfast casserole from Real California Milk is bursting with big, bright berry flavors throughout each and every bite.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Blueberry Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

These muffins from Baking the Goods have just the right amount of subtle sweetness, allowing the bright lemon and blueberries to shine.

Made with bursting berries, sweet almond extract, tangy Greek yogurt, and poppy seeds these muffins are the humble hero of breakfast pastries. 

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Classic Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins

Classic Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins

These light and fluffy gluten-free muffins from Wheat by the Wayside are literally bursting with fresh, summer blueberries!

They are simple to make, and you can use fresh or frozen blueberries depending on whatever you have on hand.

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Blueberry and Banana Baked Oatmeal 

Blueberry and Banana Baked Oatmeal 

This blueberry topped oatmeal bake from This Mess is Ours is easy to make, insanely delicious, and it cooks up with minimal ingredients! 

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Restorative Rainbow Smoothie Bowl

Restorative Rainbow Smoothie Bowl

When we say, “Eat the Rainbow!”, we mean it! This rainbow-topped fruity smoothie bowl from Real California Milk is a super way to start any day of the week!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Petite Raspberry + Blueberry Scones With Hella Lemon Glaze

Petite Raspberry + Blueberry Scones With Hella Lemon Glaze

Displaced Housewife has graced the internet with her ‘master’ scone recipe and then filled it with berries and smothered them in icing. We will be inviting ourselves over for breakfast at her house in the near future.

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Gluten Free Blueberry Honey Quick Bread

Gluten Free Blueberry Honey Quick Bread

This quick bread from This Mess is Ours is fast and easy just as the name implies – loaded with blueberries and sweetened with honey.

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Blueberry Breakfast Popsicles

Blueberry Breakfast Popsicles

These easy-to-make blueberry oatmeal yogurt popsicles from the California Blueberry Commission are chock full of healthy goodness, but taste like a treat. Kids and adults alike will enjoy them!

Click here for this recipe with blueberry!
Toasted Quinoa Coconut Blueberry Müesli

Toasted Quinoa Coconut Blueberry Müesli

Salt & Wind makes homemade müesli on the regular with whatever she has on hand but she says this combo of coconut, walnuts, and blueberries is one that she turns to time and again. 

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Walnut Toast

Blueberry Walnut Toast

This is the breakfast toast that Baking the Goods swears by. You start by toasting thick slabs of slightly sour Levain bread, then slather them in rich cream cheese, top them with walnuts and blueberries, and then drizzle them with honey and cinnamon.

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Boozy Blueberry + Tangerine French Toast

Boozy Blueberry + Tangerine French Toast

This recipe for French Toast from Displaced Housewife is almost too sinful for breakfast, almost. It is made with slices of her Blueberry Breakfast Bread and scented with vanilla, five-spice powder, tangerine zest, and Cointreau. YUM!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!

Dessert recipes with blueberry.

As comfortable as blueberries are at the breakfast table they are equally as welcome when served as dessert. From simple popsicles to full-on weekend baking projects, there is a dessert recipe with blueberry below for every skill level of cook.

Blueberry Almond Crumble Pie_Baking the Goods

Blueberry Almond Crumble Pie

This pie from Baking the Goods starts with a tender, flaky all butter pie crust. It’s lined with rich almond paste that adds flavor depth and creates a barrier for preventing a soggy bottom. The pie bursts with fresh blueberry filling and it’s topped with a crisp and textural almond crumble topping.

Click here for this blueberry recipe!
Individual Blueberry Crisps

Individual Blueberry Crisps

Try this recipe for super-simple fruit crisps from G Free Foodie, and I promise you’ll be hooked. They are so easy and full of bright, delicious flavor, you will be baking these simple desserts year-round.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!

Rice Pudding with Blueberries

This Old Fashioned Rice Pudding with a Blueberry Twist from Britney Breaks Bread is a real showstopper! Creamy, fruity, and sweet – it’s the perfect snack or dessert for any time of the year!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Cheesecake No-churn Ice Cream

Blueberry Cheesecake No-churn Ice Cream

Sweet ice cream, tart blueberries, and tangy cheesecake come together in this most amazing no-churn ice cream from Wheat by the Wayside. The best part? No ice cream maker required!

Extra bonus, this one is gluten-free too!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
No-Churn Blueberry Mezcal Swirl Ice Cream

No-Churn Blueberry Mezcal Swirl Ice Cream

This no-churn ice cream recipe from Hola Jalapeno is a seductive combination that is remarkably simple to pull off. Rich vanilla with boozy blueberries, what more could you ever ask for?!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry and Mascarpone Galette

Blueberry and Mascarpone Galette

This rustic galette from Beyond Sweet & Savory is bursting with jammy blueberries wrapped in a flaky, buttery pastry. Top it with vanilla ice cream for the ultimate treat!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Black & Blueberry Cobbler

Black & Blueberry Cobbler

This cobbler from This Mess is Ours is bursting with juicy berries and is loaded with an extra thick layer of cobbler crust on top which makes this literally THE BEST cobbler ever! This endlessly customizable dessert is easy to make and perfect for whenever you want to indulge a bit.

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!

Blueberry Peach Cornmeal Skillet Cake

Bursting with blueberries and juicy peaches this cake from Baking the Goods has the irresistible warmth of browned butter and bourbon all snuggled up comfortably in a cornmeal cake that comforts like a beloved hoodie on a late summer night. 

Click here for this blueberry recipe!
Fried Blueberry Hand Pies

Fried Blueberry Hand Pies

The slightly crispy crust and the soft blueberry filling in these hand pies from Bakes by Brown Sugar are an amazing combination.

The hand pies are easy to make and if deep-frying makes you nervous you can bake them instead.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Red, White, and Blue Dessert Cake

Red, White, and Blue Dessert Cake

This no-bake cake from This Mess is Ours is sure to be a hit at any patriotic-themed gathering this summer! Plus, you can make it with literally any combination of fruit you have in hand and it will be delicious.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Prune Buckle with Ginger Streusel

Blueberry Prune Buckle with Ginger Streusel

This light and airy cake from Britney Breaks Bread is made with soft blueberries and prunes then topped with a gingery streusel to seal the deal! Who knew blueberries and prunes made such a delicious pairing? Oh wait…we did!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Peach Galette

 Blueberry Peach Galette

Peak season blueberries and peaches bake together in an undeniably tender and flaky all-butter crust that’s as easy as to make as it is beautiful. This galette from Baking the Goods is a real showstopper!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Fresh Watermelon Cake with Summer Berries

Fresh Watermelon Cake with Summer Berries

This adorable fresh watermelon “cake” from A Girl Defloured is actually a whole, peeled watermelon! Topped with freshly whipped cream and summer berries, including strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries, this is a not-too-sweet treat that you can enjoy all summer long.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Tart with Chocolate Cookie Crust

Blueberry Tart with Chocolate Cookie Crust

Bakes by Brown Sugar’s blueberry tart is a delicious combination of a chocolate cinnamon cookie crust and creamy, fruity blueberry curd filling. A match made in heaven!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Salty Sweet Blueberry Almond Granola Bars

Salty Sweet Blueberry Almond Granola Bars

When it’s road trip time make these easy blueberry-filled granola bars from Salt & Wind before you leave. Each bar is bursting with good-for-you ingredients, they satisfy both the sweet and savory tooth, plus they have tons of nutty protein.

Best of all, they haven’t been sitting on a random gas station shelf for six months. 

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Pie

Blueberry Pie

This vibrant double-crust blueberry pie from Eat the Love has a juicy filling that bursts with blueberry flavor with minimal sugar so the fruit can really shine.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Cream Cheese Galette

Blueberry Galette

We think our lemon-laced blueberry galette is the perfect way to use up a few cups of blueberries.

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Fresh Blueberry Pie Bars

Fresh Blueberry Pie Bars

Chock full of fresh, abundant California blueberries and a crust that is to die for, these Fresh Blueberry Pie Bars are sure to be a hit!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Red, White and Blueberry Cake Roll

Red, White and Blueberry Cake Roll

This gorgeous gluten-free Red, White, and Blueberry Roulade from G Free Foodie is sure to be the biggest hit on the 4th of July!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Dessert Pizza

Blueberry Dessert Pizza

This Mess is Ours’ son’s refusal to eat anything but blueberries and pizza led to this dessert pizza mash-up that is reminiscent of the flavor of a lemony blueberry tart, but slices like a pizza!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Blueberry Nectarine Dessert Tacos

Blueberry Nectarine Dessert Tacos

Tacos for dessert is definitely a vibe!

Pre-made crepes are an excellent dessert substitute for taco shells. And when you fill them with whipped cream, fresh nectarines, and plump California blueberries you will wonder why you’ve never served tacos for dessert before too!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!

Drink recipes with blueberry.

Cocktails, mocktails, and smoothies oh my! What will you try first? We think the delicious drink recipes with blueberry below are some of our California Grown Creator’s best work and we can’t wait for you to try them.

Blueberry Banana Almond Butter Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Almond Butter Smoothie

The base of almond milk, banana, and almond butter in this smoothie from Salt & Wind blends so perfectly with blueberries we don’t know why you would ever serve it any other way.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Unicorn Smoothie

Unicorn Smoothie

Our healthy take on a Unicorn Milkshake is bursting with berries and topped with fluffy whipped cream. You’ll love this smoothie recipe!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!

Blueberry Soda Float

With the temps rising and summer on the horizon, our blueberry soda float is the perfect one to have in your back pocket for a perfect treat to cool you off!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Fresh Berry Moscato Mule Wine Cocktail

Fresh Berry Moscato Mule Wine Cocktail

This tasty Californian take on the Moscow Mule from Discover California Wines is loaded with berry goodness. You can choose any berries you like. If you’re hosting a get-together, muddle a big bowl of berries in advance and stow them in the fridge for up to 1 day.  Since Muscat wine varies in sweetness, the wine you choose will dictate how sweet the finished mules are.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Rose Margarita

Blueberry Rose Margarita

It’s easy enough to devour the season’s first blueberries by the handful but one of Hola Jalapeno’s favorite ways to indulge in their grassy-sweet flavor is in the form of an icy margarita.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!

Blueberry Bourbon Sour

This gorgeous take on the whisky sour cocktail from the California Blueberry Commission will spice up your next happy hour! Infused with a California blueberry syrup spiked with lemon and cinnamon, it’s the perfect marriage of flavors. 

Click here for this blueberry cocktail recipe!
Blueberry Mojito

Blueberry Mojito

This lively spin on the classic mojito is chock-full of plump California blueberries and fresh mint.

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!

Savory recipes with blueberry.

Savory recipes with blueberry? YES!!! Look, we know blueberries aren’t the first ingredient you think of when looking for a star component for your turkey burgers, but we are here to tell you that you totally should. Blueberries are a delicious addition to all sorts of salads and sauces. Keep scrolling for a few recipes with blueberry that just might break you out of that dinner rut you’ve stuck been in.

A jar of homemade Blueberry Jalapeño BBQ sauce is on a wooden board next to a jar of honey and fresh blueberries.

Blueberry Jalapeño BBQ Sauce

Fresh California Blueberries take on a savory role in this simple, 15-minute Blueberry Jalapeño BBQ sauce recipe

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Blueberry Jalapeño BBQ sauce drizzled over the top of a turkey burger with spinach, red onion, and jalapeño jack cheese

Juicy Turkey Burgers

Once you’ve made our Blueberry Jalapeno BBQ Sauce recipe above smother This Mess is Ours’ turkey burgers in it – talk about delicious and addictive!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Blueberry California Avocado Salad

Blueberry California Avocado Salad

The subtle sweetness of California blueberries and the creaminess of California avocado go together hand in hand in this simple salad recipe!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Sheet Pan Chicken Legs With Blueberry Zinfandel BBQ Sauce

Sheet Pan Chicken Legs With Blueberry Zinfandel BBQ Sauce

This sheet pan dinner from A Girl Defloured is a delicious, one-pan meal that feeds a crowd.

Have leftover sauce? Serve it on anything grilled including ribs or fish, or use it as a dipping sauce!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!

Blueberry Arugula Salad with Wild Rice and Corn

This springtime salad from the California Blueberry Commission is loaded with California goodness including fresh blueberries, corn, and arugula. Topped with earthy wild or red rice, salty Parmesan cheese, and a sweet-tart dressing, this is a salad you’ll want to serve all season long. 

Click here to print this blueberry recipe!

Can dogs eat blueberries?

Turns out it’s a YES! Blueberries are one of the best fruits that dogs can eat. This flavorful little superfood packs quite a nutritious punch and is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients.

Frozen Blueberry and Yogurt Dog Treats

Frozen Blueberry and Yogurt Dog Treats

These frozen treats from This Mess is Ours are easy to make and are the perfect icy treat for your 4-legged friend on a hot day

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!

20+ Recipes With Blueberry That Will Change Your Life

Frequently asked questions about California blueberries.

Where in California are blueberries grown?

According to calblueberry.org, there are 80 individual producers, blueberries are grown throughout California. In the most recent season, California farmers produced blueberries in 28 counties on nearly 9,000 acres. The greatest blueberry acreage can be found in Tulare County, where blueberries are grown on roughly 2,400 acres. San Joaquin, Kern, and Fresno counties follow Tulare County in total acreage for blueberry production.

Do blueberries help you sleep?

Blueberries contain very high levels of antioxidants. According to experts at the National Sleep Foundation, antioxidants can protect you from the stress of a sleep disorder, which can cause oxidation in the body.

Are blueberries high in sugar?

Blueberries contain moderate amounts of sugar — or 15 grams per cup (148 grams). However, they don’t have adverse effects on blood sugar levels.

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***This post was updated 3/23/2022 with over 20 more blueberry recipes and facts about California-grown blueberries.***

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40+ Recipes With Blueberry That Will Change Your Life

California blueberries are harvested from May through July which means you have just about enough time to try some, or all, of the 40+ delicious recipes with blueberry that we have gathered from our California Grown Creators!

With so many nutritional and health benefits, it’s always a good idea to sneak blueberries into as many meals and snacks as you can during California’s peak blueberry season.

Breakfast recipes with blueberry.

Blueberries are one of the classic breakfast table fruits. They are sweet and tart, full of vitamins, and are great as an addition to everything from muffins to oatmeal. Below we have gathered some of the best recipes with blueberry from our California Grown Creators.

Blueberry Brie Walnut Toasts_Baking the Goods

Blueberry Brie Walnut Toast

Fresh, bursting blueberries take center stage in this hearty and satisfying toast recipe by Becky Sue of Baking the Goods. Thick slabs of toasted sourdough are topped with brie and baked until the cheese is warm and gooey. A mini mountain of blueberries and toasted walnuts crown the bubbly brie. Then, it’s all drizzled with a kiss of sweet honey and herby thyme tendrils for a fancy finish.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Lemon Blueberry Pancake Casserole

Lemon Blueberry Pancake Casserole

Bet you have never tried blueberry pancakes like this before! This breakfast casserole from Real California Milk is bursting with big, bright berry flavors throughout each and every bite.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Blueberry Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

These muffins from Baking the Goods have just the right amount of subtle sweetness, allowing the bright lemon and blueberries to shine.

Made with bursting berries, sweet almond extract, tangy Greek yogurt, and poppy seeds these muffins are the humble hero of breakfast pastries. 

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Classic Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins

Classic Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins

These light and fluffy gluten-free muffins from Wheat by the Wayside are literally bursting with fresh, summer blueberries!

They are simple to make, and you can use fresh or frozen blueberries depending on whatever you have on hand.

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Blueberry and Banana Baked Oatmeal 

Blueberry and Banana Baked Oatmeal 

This blueberry topped oatmeal bake from This Mess is Ours is easy to make, insanely delicious, and it cooks up with minimal ingredients! 

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Restorative Rainbow Smoothie Bowl

Restorative Rainbow Smoothie Bowl

When we say, “Eat the Rainbow!”, we mean it! This rainbow-topped fruity smoothie bowl from Real California Milk is a super way to start any day of the week!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Petite Raspberry + Blueberry Scones With Hella Lemon Glaze

Petite Raspberry + Blueberry Scones With Hella Lemon Glaze

Displaced Housewife has graced the internet with her ‘master’ scone recipe and then filled it with berries and smothered them in icing. We will be inviting ourselves over for breakfast at her house in the near future.

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Gluten Free Blueberry Honey Quick Bread

Gluten Free Blueberry Honey Quick Bread

This quick bread from This Mess is Ours is fast and easy just as the name implies – loaded with blueberries and sweetened with honey.

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Blueberry Breakfast Popsicles

Blueberry Breakfast Popsicles

These easy-to-make blueberry oatmeal yogurt popsicles from the California Blueberry Commission are chock full of healthy goodness, but taste like a treat. Kids and adults alike will enjoy them!

Click here for this recipe with blueberry!
Toasted Quinoa Coconut Blueberry Müesli

Toasted Quinoa Coconut Blueberry Müesli

Salt & Wind makes homemade müesli on the regular with whatever she has on hand but she says this combo of coconut, walnuts, and blueberries is one that she turns to time and again. 

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Walnut Toast

Blueberry Walnut Toast

This is the breakfast toast that Baking the Goods swears by. You start by toasting thick slabs of slightly sour Levain bread, then slather them in rich cream cheese, top them with walnuts and blueberries, and then drizzle them with honey and cinnamon.

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Boozy Blueberry + Tangerine French Toast

Boozy Blueberry + Tangerine French Toast

This recipe for French Toast from Displaced Housewife is almost too sinful for breakfast, almost. It is made with slices of her Blueberry Breakfast Bread and scented with vanilla, five-spice powder, tangerine zest, and Cointreau. YUM!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!

Dessert recipes with blueberry.

As comfortable as blueberries are at the breakfast table they are equally as welcome when served as dessert. From simple popsicles to full-on weekend baking projects, there is a dessert recipe with blueberry below for every skill level of cook.

Blueberry Almond Crumble Pie_Baking the Goods

Blueberry Almond Crumble Pie

This pie from Baking the Goods starts with a tender, flaky all butter pie crust. It’s lined with rich almond paste that adds flavor depth and creates a barrier for preventing a soggy bottom. The pie bursts with fresh blueberry filling and it’s topped with a crisp and textural almond crumble topping.

Click here for this blueberry recipe!
Individual Blueberry Crisps

Individual Blueberry Crisps

Try this recipe for super-simple fruit crisps from G Free Foodie, and I promise you’ll be hooked. They are so easy and full of bright, delicious flavor, you will be baking these simple desserts year-round.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!

Rice Pudding with Blueberries

This Old Fashioned Rice Pudding with a Blueberry Twist from Britney Breaks Bread is a real showstopper! Creamy, fruity, and sweet – it’s the perfect snack or dessert for any time of the year!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Cheesecake No-churn Ice Cream

Blueberry Cheesecake No-churn Ice Cream

Sweet ice cream, tart blueberries, and tangy cheesecake come together in this most amazing no-churn ice cream from Wheat by the Wayside. The best part? No ice cream maker required!

Extra bonus, this one is gluten-free too!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
No-Churn Blueberry Mezcal Swirl Ice Cream

No-Churn Blueberry Mezcal Swirl Ice Cream

This no-churn ice cream recipe from Hola Jalapeno is a seductive combination that is remarkably simple to pull off. Rich vanilla with boozy blueberries, what more could you ever ask for?!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry and Mascarpone Galette

Blueberry and Mascarpone Galette

This rustic galette from Beyond Sweet & Savory is bursting with jammy blueberries wrapped in a flaky, buttery pastry. Top it with vanilla ice cream for the ultimate treat!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Black & Blueberry Cobbler

Black & Blueberry Cobbler

This cobbler from This Mess is Ours is bursting with juicy berries and is loaded with an extra thick layer of cobbler crust on top which makes this literally THE BEST cobbler ever! This endlessly customizable dessert is easy to make and perfect for whenever you want to indulge a bit.

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!

Blueberry Peach Cornmeal Skillet Cake

Bursting with blueberries and juicy peaches this cake from Baking the Goods has the irresistible warmth of browned butter and bourbon all snuggled up comfortably in a cornmeal cake that comforts like a beloved hoodie on a late summer night. 

Click here for this blueberry recipe!
Fried Blueberry Hand Pies

Fried Blueberry Hand Pies

The slightly crispy crust and the soft blueberry filling in these hand pies from Bakes by Brown Sugar are an amazing combination.

The hand pies are easy to make and if deep-frying makes you nervous you can bake them instead.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Red, White, and Blue Dessert Cake

Red, White, and Blue Dessert Cake

This no-bake cake from This Mess is Ours is sure to be a hit at any patriotic-themed gathering this summer! Plus, you can make it with literally any combination of fruit you have in hand and it will be delicious.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Prune Buckle with Ginger Streusel

Blueberry Prune Buckle with Ginger Streusel

This light and airy cake from Britney Breaks Bread is made with soft blueberries and prunes then topped with a gingery streusel to seal the deal! Who knew blueberries and prunes made such a delicious pairing? Oh wait…we did!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Peach Galette

 Blueberry Peach Galette

Peak season blueberries and peaches bake together in an undeniably tender and flaky all-butter crust that’s as easy as to make as it is beautiful. This galette from Baking the Goods is a real showstopper!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Fresh Watermelon Cake with Summer Berries

Fresh Watermelon Cake with Summer Berries

This adorable fresh watermelon “cake” from A Girl Defloured is actually a whole, peeled watermelon! Topped with freshly whipped cream and summer berries, including strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries, this is a not-too-sweet treat that you can enjoy all summer long.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Tart with Chocolate Cookie Crust

Blueberry Tart with Chocolate Cookie Crust

Bakes by Brown Sugar’s blueberry tart is a delicious combination of a chocolate cinnamon cookie crust and creamy, fruity blueberry curd filling. A match made in heaven!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Salty Sweet Blueberry Almond Granola Bars

Salty Sweet Blueberry Almond Granola Bars

When it’s road trip time make these easy blueberry-filled granola bars from Salt & Wind before you leave. Each bar is bursting with good-for-you ingredients, they satisfy both the sweet and savory tooth, plus they have tons of nutty protein.

Best of all, they haven’t been sitting on a random gas station shelf for six months. 

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Pie

Blueberry Pie

This vibrant double-crust blueberry pie from Eat the Love has a juicy filling that bursts with blueberry flavor with minimal sugar so the fruit can really shine.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Cream Cheese Galette

Blueberry Galette

We think our lemon-laced blueberry galette is the perfect way to use up a few cups of blueberries.

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Fresh Blueberry Pie Bars

Fresh Blueberry Pie Bars

Chock full of fresh, abundant California blueberries and a crust that is to die for, these Fresh Blueberry Pie Bars are sure to be a hit!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Red, White and Blueberry Cake Roll

Red, White and Blueberry Cake Roll

This gorgeous gluten-free Red, White, and Blueberry Roulade from G Free Foodie is sure to be the biggest hit on the 4th of July!

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Dessert Pizza

Blueberry Dessert Pizza

This Mess is Ours’ son’s refusal to eat anything but blueberries and pizza led to this dessert pizza mash-up that is reminiscent of the flavor of a lemony blueberry tart, but slices like a pizza!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Blueberry Nectarine Dessert Tacos

Blueberry Nectarine Dessert Tacos

Tacos for dessert is definitely a vibe!

Pre-made crepes are an excellent dessert substitute for taco shells. And when you fill them with whipped cream, fresh nectarines, and plump California blueberries you will wonder why you’ve never served tacos for dessert before too!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!

Drink recipes with blueberry.

Cocktails, mocktails, and smoothies oh my! What will you try first? We think the delicious drink recipes with blueberry below are some of our California Grown Creator’s best work and we can’t wait for you to try them.

Blueberry Banana Almond Butter Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Almond Butter Smoothie

The base of almond milk, banana, and almond butter in this smoothie from Salt & Wind blends so perfectly with blueberries we don’t know why you would ever serve it any other way.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Unicorn Smoothie

Unicorn Smoothie

Our healthy take on a Unicorn Milkshake is bursting with berries and topped with fluffy whipped cream. You’ll love this smoothie recipe!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!

Blueberry Soda Float

With the temps rising and summer on the horizon, our blueberry soda float is the perfect one to have in your back pocket for a perfect treat to cool you off!

Click here for one of the best recipes with blueberry!
Fresh Berry Moscato Mule Wine Cocktail

Fresh Berry Moscato Mule Wine Cocktail

This tasty Californian take on the Moscow Mule from Discover California Wines is loaded with berry goodness. You can choose any berries you like. If you’re hosting a get-together, muddle a big bowl of berries in advance and stow them in the fridge for up to 1 day.  Since Muscat wine varies in sweetness, the wine you choose will dictate how sweet the finished mules are.

Click here for this delicious blueberry recipe!
Blueberry Rose Margarita

Blueberry Rose Margarita

It’s easy enough to devour the season’s first blueberries by the handful but one of Hola Jalapeno’s favorite ways to indulge in their grassy-sweet flavor is in the form of an icy margarita.

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Blueberry Bourbon Sour

This gorgeous take on the whisky sour cocktail from the California Blueberry Commission will spice up your next happy hour! Infused with a California blueberry syrup spiked with lemon and cinnamon, it’s the perfect marriage of flavors. 

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Blueberry Mojito

Blueberry Mojito

This lively spin on the classic mojito is chock-full of plump California blueberries and fresh mint.

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Savory recipes with blueberry.

Savory recipes with blueberry? YES!!! Look, we know blueberries aren’t the first ingredient you think of when looking for a star component for your turkey burgers, but we are here to tell you that you totally should. Blueberries are a delicious addition to all sorts of salads and sauces. Keep scrolling for a few recipes with blueberry that just might break you out of that dinner rut you’ve stuck been in.

A jar of homemade Blueberry Jalapeño BBQ sauce is on a wooden board next to a jar of honey and fresh blueberries.

Blueberry Jalapeño BBQ Sauce

Fresh California Blueberries take on a savory role in this simple, 15-minute Blueberry Jalapeño BBQ sauce recipe

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Blueberry Jalapeño BBQ sauce drizzled over the top of a turkey burger with spinach, red onion, and jalapeño jack cheese

Juicy Turkey Burgers

Once you’ve made our Blueberry Jalapeno BBQ Sauce recipe above smother This Mess is Ours’ turkey burgers in it – talk about delicious and addictive!

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Blueberry California Avocado Salad

Blueberry California Avocado Salad

The subtle sweetness of California blueberries and the creaminess of California avocado go together hand in hand in this simple salad recipe!

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Sheet Pan Chicken Legs With Blueberry Zinfandel BBQ Sauce

Sheet Pan Chicken Legs With Blueberry Zinfandel BBQ Sauce

This sheet pan dinner from A Girl Defloured is a delicious, one-pan meal that feeds a crowd.

Have leftover sauce? Serve it on anything grilled including ribs or fish, or use it as a dipping sauce!

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Blueberry Arugula Salad with Wild Rice and Corn

This springtime salad from the California Blueberry Commission is loaded with California goodness including fresh blueberries, corn, and arugula. Topped with earthy wild or red rice, salty Parmesan cheese, and a sweet-tart dressing, this is a salad you’ll want to serve all season long. 

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Can dogs eat blueberries?

Turns out it’s a YES! Blueberries are one of the best fruits that dogs can eat. This flavorful little superfood packs quite a nutritious punch and is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients.

Frozen Blueberry and Yogurt Dog Treats

Frozen Blueberry and Yogurt Dog Treats

These frozen treats from This Mess is Ours are easy to make and are the perfect icy treat for your 4-legged friend on a hot day

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20+ Recipes With Blueberry That Will Change Your Life

Frequently asked questions about California blueberries.

Where in California are blueberries grown?

According to calblueberry.org, there are 80 individual producers, blueberries are grown throughout California. In the most recent season, California farmers produced blueberries in 28 counties on nearly 9,000 acres. The greatest blueberry acreage can be found in Tulare County, where blueberries are grown on roughly 2,400 acres. San Joaquin, Kern, and Fresno counties follow Tulare County in total acreage for blueberry production.

Do blueberries help you sleep?

Blueberries contain very high levels of antioxidants. According to experts at the National Sleep Foundation, antioxidants can protect you from the stress of a sleep disorder, which can cause oxidation in the body.

Are blueberries high in sugar?

Blueberries contain moderate amounts of sugar — or 15 grams per cup (148 grams). However, they don’t have adverse effects on blood sugar levels.

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***This post was updated 3/23/2022 with over 20 more blueberry recipes and facts about California-grown blueberries.***

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