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.

01 of 06

Berry Yogurt Pops

Berry Yogurt Pops
Miki Duisterhof

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

Makes: 12 pops

02 of 06

Blueberry Sauce

Blueberry Sauce
Miki Duisterhof

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

Makes: 2 cups

03 of 06

Super-Easy Jam

Super-Easy Jam
Miki Duisterhof

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

Makes: about 4 half-pints

04 of 06

Healthy Snacks: Why Kids Need to Snack

05 of 06

German Pancake with Berries

German Pancake with Berries
Miki Duisterhof

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

Makes: 6 servings

06 of 06

Blueberry-Nectarine Buckle

Blueberry-Nectarine Buckle
Miki Duisterhof

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.

Was this page helpful?
Related Articles