Sweet, tangy and surprisingly good-for-you, blueberries are nature’s candy. This delicious fruit is filled with antioxidants and vitamins to support your health, raise your immune system, lower blood pressure, prevent heart disease, improve memory, reduce muscle soreness and more, according to Healthline. There’s no good reason not to include them in your regular diet. Here are a few delicious dishes featuring this healthy berry in the Corridor.
Sip on fresh blueberries at Cantina Laredo. Order the Smoky Blueberry Rita for $15, which is made with Casamigos Blanco Tequila, Casamigos Mezcal, Blueberry Reàl and fresh lemon juice topped with lemonade. It’s sure to quench your thirst!
For breakfast, you can’t go wrong with ordering Blueberry Danish Pancakes from Snooze An AM Eatery. These tasty buttermilk pancakes are topped with blueberry coulis, sweet cream and almond streusel surrounding a center of lemony cream cheese filling. These are so decadent you could also eat them for dessert!
Donuts are always a good idea. Head to Duck Donuts in Addison to order their Blueberry Pancake donut. This is a made-to-order item is their July featured donut. It is made with creamy blueberry icing topped with heavenly maple icing and sprinkled with powdered sugar. (It’s even more delicious than it sounds!) They also have Blueberry Lemonade, which features the same sweet blueberry icing with a tangy lemonade drizzle over the top.
Refreshing just begins to describe Ida Claire’s Blueberry Mule drink. This is the perfect mix of sweet and tart that will have you keep coming back for more. It is made with vodka, ginger beer, lemon, and of course, plenty of delicious blueberries.