13 Blueberry recipes to try right now

Here in Maine, blueberries are everywhere right now. Machias just held their annual blueberry festival, and reports indicate that there will be a good blueberry harvest this year.  Meanwhile, here in Bangor, stands with plump high bush blueberries and itty bitty tart blueberries have been appearing at farmers markets for a few weeks.

13 Blueberry Recipes to Try Right Now

Wondering what to do with your blueberry haul? Try any one of these dishes from top bloggers. Some are sweet, some are savory … but all are totally delicious.

Massaged Kale Salad with Creamy Blueberry Vinaigrette

Massaged Kale Salad with Creamy Blueberry Vinaigrette

Earthy kale is mixed with lemon juice, corn, goat cheese and a host of other deliciousness in this summery salad with Creamy Blueberry Vinaigrette. The best part (we think) is that you can buy nearly everything needed for this at many Maine farmers markets.

Get the recipe for Massaged Kale Salad with Creamy Blueberry Vinaigrette on Stephie Cooks.

Barbecue Chicken with Pinot Noir Blueberry Sauce

Barbecue Chicken with Pinot Noir Blueberry Sauce

Forget what you know about barbecued chicken and dig into this masterpiece. Chicken pieces are first rubbed with a complex, bold spice rub and then served with a a barbecue-esk Pinot Noir Blueberry Sauce … and we can only say, “Yum.”

Get the recipe for Barbecue Chicken with Pinot Noir Blueberry Sauce on The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen.

Honey Blueberry Barbeque Wings

Honey Blueberry Barbeque Wings

Football’s preseason is well underway and in my house that means it’s time for Sunday wings. And these Honey Blueberry Barbeque Wings look mouthwateringly good. Look at that sauce!

Get the recipe for Honey Blueberry Barbeque Wings on Rock Recipes.

Broccoli Salad with Honey-Toasted Walnuts

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Yep. We’ve been known to make that broccoli salad that everyone makes — and adore it too. But this one? With a yogurt-based dressing, fresh blueberries, sweet honey-toasted walnuts and more? Oh, boy. There’s a new broccoli salad in town and we like it. A lot. How about you?

Get the recipe for Broccoli Salad with Honey-Toasted Walnuts on The Roasted Root.

Roasted Rosemary Brussels Sprouts with Blueberries

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Brussels sprouts are roasted with blueberries (and other ingredients, but this is about the blueberries), and then mixed up with more blueberries in this distinctive veggie side dish. We’re giving this blogger extra points for creativity here …

Get the recipe for Roasted Rosemary Brussels Sprouts with Blueberries on The Healthy Maven.

Mini Blueberry White Chocolate Scones

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When this recipe first went live here on Maine Course, I was blown away by the number of calls, emails and messages I received about readers trying these babies — and loving them. Thank you! So, naturally, I had to include them in this list. Tart berries, sweet white chocolate … these are the perfect mix-ins for these moist, fresh, homemade scones. Do try them, if you haven’t already — these aren’t anything like the dry crumbly ones you’ve had before. Swear.

Get the recipe for Mini Blueberry White Chocolate Scones right here on Maine Course.

Blueberry Peach Tart

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The swirl of peaches and edge of blueberries make this fruity tart gorgeous. But it’s more than a pretty plate. These are two fruits that go so well together — so drool away, and then go make this. You won’t be sorry.

Get the recipe for Blueberry Peach Tart on The Lemon Tree Dwelling.

Blueberry Coconut Bundt Cake

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There’s something about streaks of sweet white glaze that just makes a good bundt cake awesome. And this one — with both blueberries and coconut — sounds absolutely amazing.

Get the recipe for Blueberry Coconut Bundt Cake on Life, Love, & Sugar.

Mini Blueberry Muffins

Mini Blueberry Muffins with Streusel

Moist mini blueberry muffins are topped with a sweet, crisp streusel topping. Come on … you know you want to try these. And they are perfect for sharing.

Get the recipe for Mini Blueberry Muffins right here on Maine Course.

Blueberry White Chocolate Buttermilk Pancakes

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Tart blueberries and sweet white chocolate really are a perfect combination of flavors. That’s what makes these fluffy buttermilk pancakes so darn special.

Get the recipe for Blueberry White Chocolate Buttermilk Pancakes on Sarah’s Cucina Bella.

Roasted Blueberries and Cream Matcha Popsicles

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These popsicles sure are pretty, and with ingredients like coconut milk and matcha powder, you can feel good about eating them too (hint: check the health food store or online stores for matcha powder). But really, we like ‘em most because it’s summer and popsicles are summer.

Get the recipe for Roasted Blueberries and Cream Matcha Popsicles on With Food + Love.

Red, White and Blueberry Chocolate Bark

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Love chocolate barks? We do too. And we cannot resist this version with fresh berries dotting it. Look at all that color! How fun would this be for your annual Labor Day barbecue?

Get the recipe for Red, White and Blueberry Chocolate Bark on Bakepedia.

Easy Refrigerator Peach Blueberry Jam

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Fresh peaches and blueberries combine in this super easy refrigerator jam. Be warned, since this is super fresh, it has to be enjoyed within a few weeks — but that shouldn’t be a problem, right?

Get the recipe for Easy Refrigerator Peach Blueberry Jam on Sarah’s Cucina Bella.

Sarah Walker Caron

About Sarah Walker Caron

Sarah Walker Caron is senior features editor for the Bangor Daily News, and resident cook. Her recipes have appeared in the BDN, Betty Crocker publications, Glamour.com and more.