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Posted on July 1, 2015 by Christine Crosby in berry, brain, cobbler, recipes

Yummy Brain Berry Recipes

Take very opportunity to add berries to yogurt, cereal, and pancakes. You can also make smoothies loaded with berries, or for special occasions make cobber. Here are a few berry recipes (using one type of berries or combos) to try:


BLUEBERRIESQuick & Easy Berry Cobbler

4 Cups fresh blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, or cranberries

1 Egg

1 Cup honey or sugar (or a little less, if you prefer)

1 Cup of flour

6 Tablespoons of melted butter


Preheat over to 375 degrees.

Place berries in a lightly greased 8×8 inch dish (or equivalent)

Stir together egg, sugar, and flour in a medium bowl,stir until mixed

Srinkle mix over fruit, and then drizzle with butter

Bake at 375 degrees until brown and bubbly, about 35 minutes

Let stand for 10 minutes

Optional: serve with whipped cream, yoghurt, or a small scoop of ice cream. 

Oats & Berry Bake

2 Cups uncooked oats (opt for a healthier one)

½ Cup low-fat milk

3 Cups berries (black, blue, strawberry, cherry, or a combo)

¼ Cup brown sugar

2 tsp. cornstarch

Optional: 1 tsp. cinnamon, orange or lemon zest

  • Preheat over to 350 degrees
  • Stir together milk and granola, let stand 5 minutes
  • Toss together berries, sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon
  • Put berry mix in baking dish and spoon over granola/milk
  • Bake 1 hour or until it’s bubbly hot
  • Let cool and serve with ½ cup yoghurt


Berry Smoothie


1 Cup fresh or frozen berries (blueberry, blackberry, strawberry, raspberry, cranberries)

1 Small banana (sliced, pre-frozen)

1 Cup almond, rice, or low-fat milk

½ Cup yoghurt (nonfat, no sugar)

2 Cups ice cubes


Pulse on “ice breaker” and then blend until smooth.

Christine Crosby

About the author

Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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