Today is the first day of Spring. For those of us here in the Northeast, spring is a welcome sight after a long, cold and snowy winter. It brings with its color, rebirth, and joy. Flowers begin to emerge from the earth, baby animals are born on local farms, and as the weather warms, smiling faces become even more abundant. With the advent of spring, Easter is not far away. In fact, it’s just around the corner and arriving on the early side this year. That means it is time to start planning your menu for your gathering for family and friends. Try these five savory and sweet Wild Blueberry recipes to make your menu extra special this year.
Wild Blueberry Crumb Cake
If you’re visiting a friend or family member for Easter, don’t’ arrive empty-handed! Crumb cake is an anytime-of-day delight. It’s perfect with coffee in the morning, tea in the afternoon, or as a delicious dessert. This Wild Blueberry Crumb Cake recipe adds a layer of antioxidant-rich Wild Blueberries in the cake’s center so that each bite is bursting with flavor. Plus, this recipe is low in sugar and super simple to make using healthy, whole food ingredients.
Wild Blueberry & Ricotta Stuffed French Toast
This delicious Wild Blueberry & Ricotta Stuffed French Toast is perfect for any family brunch. One of the great things about this recipe besides its incredible taste is that you can prepare it the night before, and enjoy time with your guests while it bakes the following morning. The brioche makes it light and fluffy, and adding Wild Blueberries into the layers gives each bite a pop of flavor. Finish it off with a drizzle of Wild Blueberry syrup to add a little something special.
Lamb Skewers with Wild Blueberry Zucchini Salsa
If you’re creating a more traditional Easter feast of lamb, try this easy to make zesty Lamb Skewers with Wild Blueberry Zucchini Salsa recipe. The salsa combines Wild Blueberries and zucchini and just enough cayenne pepper to give it a kick that compliments the flavor of the lamb. Perfect for using lollipop lamb chips or lamb tenderloin. Not into lamb? Make the sweet and tangy salsa and enjoyed with any other roast you may have up your sleeve.
Savory Lemony Wild Blueberry Sauce
Looking for a great sauce for your chicken or fish? This savory Lemony Wild Blueberry Sauce is the perfect addition, and it only takes about ten minutes to prepare. The combo of lemon, Wild Blueberries, ginger and a hint of thyme will remind everyone that spring is on its way.
Wild Blueberry Fool
This Wild Blueberry Fool recipe is an easy to make dessert that delivers a perfect ending to any meal. Modeled after a classic English dessert, this recipe has been updated so it’s healthier and contains less sugar. Blending frozen Wild Blueberries into the recipe gives this simple dessert an intense Wild Blueberry flavor and the Greek yogurt adds a little tang. Plus, the antioxidant-rich Wild Blueberries add a gorgeous color that’s perfect for welcoming spring.