Portable Favorites in Time for Blueberry Season
Did you know that April officially kicks off the blueberry season? This time of year is an exciting one for us, as it’s the perfect opportunity to whip up some of our favorite, portable meals featuring that lovable blue fruit. Check out some of our favorite recipes, and let us know how you’re adding blueberries to your meals in the comment section below or on social by tagging @BallCanning!
Family Food on the Table
1. Overnight Oatmeal
Kathryn at Family Food on the Table has the perfect recipe for a filling breakfast for the whole family – her Overnight Oatmeal only takes 10 minutes to prepare! Just mix the base ingredients (oats, milk, Greek yogurt and chia seeds) and your favorite toppings (we recommend blueberries and mangoes) in a Ball® Quilted Crystal® Half-Pint 8 oz. Glass Mason Jar and let it refrigerate overnight. Make a large batch on Sunday night, and you’ll have your breakfast for the entire week ready by Monday morning!
Iowa Girl Eats
2. Make-Ahead Fruit & Yogurt Breakfast Parfaits
Looking for another yummy, on-the-go breakfast option? Our friend Kristin at Iowa Girl Eats has a healthy and delicious Make-Ahead Fruit & Yogurt Breakfast Parfait recipe with fruit (including blueberries), Greek yogurt, oats and chia seeds. This simple recipe will keep you on-time, with a happy tummy. Keep your parfait sealed, fresh and ready to eat by preparing it in a Ball® Wide Mouth Pint 16 oz. Glass Mason Jar.
How Was Your Day?
3. Spinach, Blueberry and Blue Cheese Mason Jar Salad
For the perfect summertime salad that’ll give your taste buds a boost, try Greta from How Was Your Day’s Spinach, Blueberry and Blue Cheese Mason Jar Salad where the “blueberries and blue cheese are the stars of the show.” Greta recommends pairing the salad with a red wine vinaigrette, and you can keep the salad fresh all day by packing it into a Ball® Wide Mouth Quart 32 oz. Glass Mason Jar.
4. No Bake Berry Cheesecake Trifle
For the perfect dessert that will be the highlight of any dinner party or cookout, look no further than Amanda’s No Bake Berry Cheesecake Trifle recipe from her blog, Amanda’s Cookin’. Your guests will adore this delicious blueberry and strawberry combination, and you can add an additional element of charm to your table by serving it in a Ball® Wide Mouth Pint 16 oz. Glass Mason Jar.