Thursday, August 30, 2012

Quick Potluck Blueberry Desert

This is a lifesaver for a busy family before a potluck!

1 (16oz) container of low-fat cottage cheese
1 (8oz) container of low fat or fat free whipped desert topping
1 (3oz) box of sugar-free Jello (any flavor works well)
2 cups of fresh or frozen blueberries.

Mix desert topping, Jello and cottage cheese together until evenly combined.  Stir in blueberries.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Blueberry and Honey Sauce

Bored with maple syrup?  This sauce will put the pizzazz back in breakfast!

2 cups of blueberries
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 cup of honey
1/4 cup of butter
pinch of salt (optional)

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes stirring occasionally to prevent burning.  Serve the sauce warm and promptly refrigerate leftovers.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Quick Blueberry Glaze

In a hurry?  This no-fuss blueberry glaze will dress-up any desert with very little work.

1 cup frozen blueberries
2 Tbs. of any fruit jelly or jam.

Microwave the blueberries and jam together until the blueberries are warm.  Stir to coat the blueberries in the syrupy jam mixture.  Serve warm or cool.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Blueberry Sauce - Fresh

This simple, yet delicious sauce is great on sponge cake, yellow cake, angel food cake, cheesecakes... pretty much anything!

5 cups fresh blueberries
1 cup water
3/4 cup of sugar
1 Tbs. cornstarch
1 Tbs. lemon juice
2 Tbs. wate


Combine one cup of water, blueberries and sugar in a large saucepan.  Bring mixture to a boil.  In a separate bowl, combine 2 Tbs. of water with cornstarch.  Stir until a gel is formed.  When the blueberry mixture is boiling, stir the gel into the blueberries.  Cook for one minute while stirring constantly.  Remove from the heat and add lemon juice.  Cool sauce before serving.