Blueberry Green Zinger Smoothie

Blueberry Green Zinger Smoothie

Created for the BC Blueberry Council by Edible Canada at the Market Ingredients: 2 cups – spinach 5 stalks – kale, roughly chopped 1 cup – beets, cooked and roughly chopped * 2 tsp – fresh ginger 2-1/2 cups – blueberries, fresh or frozen 1/2 cup – lemon juice or other citrus 3 tbsp – honey […]

Black Currant Jam

Ingredients 4 1/2 cups water 5 1/2 cups black currants 6 cups sugar Directions – crush berries – combine with water, bring to boil – boil for 15 minutes – add sugar, bring to boil stirring constantly, about 12 minutes – remove from heat – stir, skim and seal in sterilized jars Note: Sugar can […]

Black Currant Mousse

Ingredients 1 cup creme de cassis* (black currant liqueur) 3 eggs, separated 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. vanilla 2 cups whipping cream Directions – Combine 1/4 cup sugar and water, boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. In blender combine syrup and currants, puree. Press through sieve and reserve 2 tablespoons of the puree for […]

Whole Wheat Blueberry Lemon Loaf

Whole Wheat Blueberry Lemon Loaf

Source: BC Blueberries Ingredients 3/4 cup brown sugar, lightly packed 1/2 cup unsalted butter (room temperature) 2 large eggs (room temperature) 1/2 cup plain 3% yogurt 1 tbsp lemon zest (approximately the zest from 1 large lemon) 2 tbsp lemon juice – fresh Directions – pre-heat oven to 350°F / 160°C, butter a 9″ x […]

Very Berry Jam

Very Berry Jam

Yield: Eight 8 oz (250 mL) jars Ingredients 2 cups (500 mL) black currants 1 cup (250 mL) water 2 cups (500 mL) gooseberries, topped and tailed 2 cups (500 mL) red currants, stemmed 2 cups (500 mL) raspberries 2 cups (500 mL) strawberries, sliced 6 cups (1.5 L) granulated sugar Directions –  In a […]

Strawberry Freezer Jam

Strawberry Freezer Jam

Take vine ripened strawberries and make them into delicious jam with this easy recipe. Ingredients 4 cups (1 L) strawberries, cut in half 4 cups (1 L) granulated sugar 3/4 cup (175 mL) water 1 package (57 g) fruit pectin crystals Directions 1. Mash strawberries with potato masher or in food processor until slightly chunky […]

Berry-Pear Crisp Pie

Berry-Pear Crisp Pie

Source: www.lifemadedelicious.ca Celebrate late-summer berries and sweet pears with this irresistible pie, made fast with a prepared crust and finished with a crunchy oat walnut topping. Ingredients Directions 1. Heat oven to 425°F. Unroll crust. Place in 9-inch glass pie plate; flute edges. Line crust with 10-inch round of cooking parchment paper or foil. Fill […]

Blueberry Mediterranean Salad

Blueberry Mediterranean Salad

Blueberry Mediterranean Salad Recipe courtesy of BC Blueberries – visit www.bcblueberry.com Ingredients: Directions: Combine tomatoes, cucumber, onion, pepper, feta cheese, olives, vinegars, water, olive oil, and basil. Fold in blueberries. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Makes 10 servings, each containing 100 calories, 2.5 grams protein, 7.6 grams fat, 6.6 grams carbohydrate, and 184 milligrams sodium.

Blueberry Upside Down Cake

Blueberry Upside Down Cake

Blueberry Upside-Down Cake Ingredients: 2 tbsp. butter or margarine – melted 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cups blueberries 1 tsp. cornstarch Cake: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt 1/3 cup softened butter or margarine 2/3 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 2/3 cup plain yogurt […]

Salad of Smoked Chicken, Endive and Red Currants

Salad of Smoked Chicken, Endive and Red Currants

Salad of Smoked Chicken, Endive and Red Currants The bright borscht-pink dressing for this salad thickens considerably and develops a rich, sour cream flavour, thanks to the interaction of the fruit acid and heavy cream. As a variation for fruit-based salads, follow the directions below, substituting a scant tablespoon of grated ginger for the horseradish […]

Branberry Muffins

Branberry Muffins

Ingredients: 3/4 cup pure bran 1/2 cup wheat germ 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon grated orange rind 1/4 cup oil 1 cup blueberries 2/3 cup buttermilk or yogurt 1 egg Directions: Preheat oven at 400 °F Mix dry ingredients Add blueberries & […]

Low Fat Blueberry Cheesecake

Low Fat Blueberry Cheesecake

Per Portion: Including 1-1/2 tablespoons blueberry sauce: 152 calories; 19 g carbohydrate; 4.5 g total fat (2.6 g saturated fat); 1 g fiber Ingredients: Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and side of a 9-inch pie plate with vegetable cooking spray; sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs, and tilt to coat evenly.

Raspberry Almond Mille-Feuille

Raspberry Almond Mille-Feuille

This raspberry almond mille-feuille recipe, also known as napoleons, is as easy as they come. Perfect for last-minute guests, simply thaw frozen puff pastry, bake it, and arrange berries and nuts on pastry cream or whipped cream. This mille-feuilles recipe will have everyone thinking they came from a high-end patisserie.