Blueberry Crumb Bars

I am head over heals for these Blueberry Crumb Bars! They are gluten-free, grain-free, and free of refined sugar, and they are also exploding with flavor!

Blueberry Crumb Bars

Today I’ve teamed up with Wyman’s of Maine to bring you these divine bars that are absolutely perfect for your weekend brunch, as an on-the-go snack, or to bring along to a party!

I just love these wild blueberries! They are BURSTING with flavor.

Blueberry Crumb Bars

I love how easy these come together. In this recipe, we are using the frozen blueberries straight out of the bag! These bars are the perfect combination of crust and fruit topping. They are a hit all year long.

Blueberry Crumb Bars

Blueberry Crumb Bars
Serves 9
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
CRUST
  1. 2 cups almond flour
  2. 2 tbsp tapioca flour
  3. 1/4 cup grass-fed butter OR coconut oil*, melted
  4. 1/4 cup pure maple syrup or raw honey
  5. 1 tsp vanilla
  6. 1 tsp sea salt
FILLING
  1. 3 cups Wyman's Frozen Wild Blueberries
  2. 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  3. 2 tablespoons maple sugar
  4. 1 tbsp arrowroot
  5. 1 tsp vanilla
CRUMB TOPPING
  1. 1 cup almond flour
  2. 1 tbsp coconut oil or grass-fed butter
  3. 1 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Line an 8x8 baking dish with parchment paper
  3. Combine crust ingredients and press into the bottom of the pan
  4. Bake for 10 minutes
  5. While baking, toss together filling ingredients in a bowl, set aside
  6. In another bowl, mix together crumb toppings
  7. Once crust has baked, pour filling on top and drop crumb topping across the top
  8. Bake for 30 minutes or until blueberries are bubbling and oozing
  9. Let cool completely before cutting and serving
  10. Store in refrigerator
Lexi's Clean Kitchen http://lexiscleankitchen.com/
Blueberry Crumb Bars

Blueberry Crumb Bars

This post is sponsored by Wyman’s of Maine. All opinions are always my own. Thanks for supporting the brands that make LCK grow! 

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Easy Blueberry Jam

Another week, another great Healthy Food Friday with American Express! This month we’re celebrating Summer fun, and what better than to celebrate with a healthy kid-friendly jam that can be topped or spread on everything! Ice cream, crepes, oatmeal, muffins, yogurt, pancakes, waffles, toast, or even have a spoonful plain!

 

 

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Blueberries are a superfood that I simply cannot get enough of. When they are back in season I stock up weekly and when they’re just about to go out of season, I freeze a bunch for smoothies and muffins!

 

Say good-bye to store-bought jam loaded with preservatives and sugars. You are going to be amazed at how quickly this jam comes together, and how thick it gets! I give the credit to the chia seeds, a super healthy seed used as the thickener! 

 

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Perfectly spreadable healthy jam! Easy as that, in under 30 minutes!

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Easy Blueberry Jam
Yields 12
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
20 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 cups fresh organic blueberries
  2. 2 tbsp raw honey
  3. 2 tbsp lemon juice
  4. 2 tbsp chia seeds
Instructions
  1. 1. Coat blueberries with raw honey
  2. 2. Transfer coated blueberries to a pot and add lemon juice
  3. 3. Heat over medium/low heat until blueberries are soft and bubbling (5 minutes)
  4. 4. Lightly smash blueberries and reduce heat slightly
  5. 5. Add in chia seeds and mix to combine
  6. 6. Bring heat back to medium/low and let bubble (but not burn) until jam thickens (another 5 or so minutes)
  7. 7. Turn heat off and let cool for 5-10 minutes before transferring to jars
  8. 8. Store in fridge for up to 2 weeks
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Paleo Banana Very Berry Muffins

Good morning, heaven! Moist, fluffy, full of fresh blueberries . The perfect batch of Paleo Banana Blueberry Muffins with a pop of raspberries! Bursting with fruit flavor, these lightly sweetened muffins are great for a weekend brunch or a weekday treat. 

VERY BERRY BANANA MUFFINS

 

VERY BERRY BANANA MUFFINS

Paleo Banana Blueberry Muffins
Yields 9
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Prep Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup almond flour
  2. 3 tablespoons coconut flour
  3. 1/8 teaspoon salt
  4. 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  5. 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  6. 2 eggs
  7. 3 tablespoons honey
  8. 1 banana, mashed
  9. 1/4 cup blueberries
  10. 1/4 cup raspberries
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line muffin tin with parchment liners.
  2. In one bowl combine almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl combine egg, melted coconut oil or grass-fed butter, honey, and mashed banana and mix well.
  4. Combine wet and dry ingredients. Fold in blueberries and raspberries if using.
  5. Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Notes
  1. *Recipe updated on 1/9/2017
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Blueberry Protein Breakfast Donuts

Everything is better as a donut, right? I recently bought a donut pan and am absolutely loving it. I’ve been making tons of healthy treats and serving them in the form of donuts; which is definitely surprising to my family and friends! These were fabulous. I kept them in the fridge and ate them as a protein snack throughout the week.

Blueberry Protein Breakfast Donuts | Lexiscleankitchen.com #glutenfree #dairyfree Ingredients: (Makes 6: 120 cals each/8g fat/9g carbs/8.5g protein/3g sugar)

  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder (I use grass-fed whey)
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp raw honey
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1/2 tsp organic vanilla extract
  • Handful of fresh organic blueberries

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Grease donut tin
  3. In one medium-sized mixing bowl, combine almond meal, protein powder, baking soda, and salt
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together egg, banana, coconut oil, honey, almond milk, and vanilla
  5. Add wet ingredients to dry, mix well
  6. Fold in blueberries, and mix
  7. Pour into donut tins and bake for 15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean

Blueberry Protein Breakfast Donuts | Lexiscleankitchen.com #glutenfree #dairyfree