A sure way to tell summer is on it’s way, is by looking at the produce section of your local grocery store. It’s this time of year that all the summer fruits slowly begin to arrive and make their way into our homes.
One of my favorite fresh fruits is blueberries. Today, I saw a giant carton of them at the store for $6. During the winter, I pay that price for a tiny little container. I snatched those babies up so fast, and then casually continued along my merry way.
I had big plans for those blueberries. Besides being the main topper on my morning oatmeal, I have been wanting to make a lemon blueberry bread. Finally, after a long winter of frozen blueberries, I can now make my Skinny Lemon Blueberry Bread with fresh berries!
Just look at those big juicy blueberries ready to burst with flavour in your mouth. And with a hint of lemon flavour, this bread is absolutely delicious. Because really, what doesn’t pair well with lemon?! How did I manage to make this bread healthy yet taste like the real thing? Here’s how:
- I added some whole wheat flour into the mix
- I replaced the butter with coconut oil
- I only used 1/2 of the glaze ingredients
- I replaced refined white sugar with honey and a touch of brown sugar
My kids loved this bread so much that they called it cake! As in, “mommy, can we have a piece of blueberry cake?” They enjoyed theirs with a big glass of milk. Me? I prefer mine with a cup of warm tea. Either way, you’ve got to try this bread. It’s moist, delicious, and you don’t have to feel guilty about eating a slice.