The Summertime Blues: New Ideas for Blueberries

The world's healthiest fruit is in season now -- so take your kids to pick blueberries. Then whip up our delicious, easy treats.

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Berry Yogurt Pops

These totally tasty treats pack just half the calories of a serving of ice cream or an Italian ice.

Makes: 12 pops

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Blueberry Sauce

Here's the scoop: It's a terrific topping for ice cream, yogurt, or pancakes.

Makes: 2 cups

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Super-Easy Jam

This isn't your grandma's recipe -- our jam can be made in one pot in half an hour.

Makes: about 4 half-pints

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Healthy Snacks: Why Kids Need to Snack

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German Pancake with Berries

Give the kids a job: Once this dessert cools, ask them to "decorate" it with berries.

Makes: 6 servings

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Blueberry-Nectarine Buckle

Nectarines are basically peaches without fuzz. So use either in this dish.

Makes: 9 servings

Originally published in the July 2008 issue of Parents magazine.

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