Grandmom DiMeo’s Blueberry Recipes

Many of our happy customers ask us for homemade blueberry recipes from Grandmom “Millie” DiMeo's recipe book. So we decided to feature some of her family farm recipes with organic blueberries for you to enjoy. It's lots of family fun in New Jersey at DiMeo's U-Pick Blueberry Farms. The kids make our job fun. We love creating “berry healthy” memories for families who love coming back every summer. Just like this food blogger who wrote about her experience here at DiMeo Farms and baked yummy blueberry doughnuts with her kids. She went NJ blueberry picking at our u-pick blueberry farms in New Jersey and wrote about an amazing kale salad she made with the beautiful DiMeo blueberries they picked at our u-pick farm. Let’s create a healthier generation and get kids to eat more healthy organic foods and produce. Start growing you own organic blueberries to fruit in Summer 2020.

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This family was so excited to come blueberry picking at our New Jersey blueberry farms. They couldn't wait to get home to add some blueberries to cereal and make organic blueberry smoothies. We have so many adorable kids that come to our u-pick blueberry farms that want to make blueberry pie, blueberry muffins or blueberry jam with their family. Thank you for baking with DiMeo blueberries. Remember not to wash your blueberries with water until you are ready to use them. We love hosting families like this one below, who drove hours just to pick blueberries at DiMeo Farms in Hammonton. DiMeo Farms has the most clean, upscale u-pick blueberries farm in all of New Jersey. You will take lots of memorable pictures here!

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We were honored that Hobby Farm Home Magazine chose Grandmom DiMeo's blueberry muffin recipe to feature in it's magazine, which is distributed to people like us, who love farm living and growing blueberries. Not to mention, other healthy aronia berries. We passionately care about protecting, preserving and growing berry farming across America. Enjoy our healthy recipes for blueberry muffins and all other types of blueberry deserts that you can make at home with your family. Start an organic blueberry garden in your own backyard berry plants patch with our healthy berry bushes on sale. Call now (609) 561-5905 to make a same-day pick-up appointment or we can ship BIG bearing-size blueberry plants direct to your door. Only $10 each. We also sell blueberry plants, thornless raspberry plants, strawberry plants, thornless blackberry plants and aronia black chokeberry bushes as well.

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Grandmom Millie’s Blueberry Pancakes

Here's how to make blueberry pancakes from scratch with DiMeo blueberry farms old fashioned blueberry pancake recipes direct from Grandmom Mildred "Millie" DiMeo's family farm kitchen in Hammonton New Jersey. There is nothing like a family breakfast on Sunday mornings with organic blueberry pancakes at home. You will enjoy the pancakes even more just knowing that you picked the Non-GMO, organic blueberries yourself in your own backyard garden. Grandmom DiMeo would always make blueberry breakfast pancakes for the family on Sunday mornings and she would often have a jar of her homemade organic blueberry preserves that the grandkids loved to put on their toast. She lived a long healthy life until she was 98 years-old. She was a very hard-working amazing woman who cooked for the entire family each day. We miss her dearly.

1 1/2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese
1/4 cup melted organic butter
4 farm fresh egg yolks from free range chicken eggs
1/2 cup flour
1/4 cup raw sugar
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
8 farm fresh egg whites
2 1/2 cups of fresh DiMeo's blueberries

In a medium-sized bowl, combine ricotta cheese, melted organic butter and 4 farm fresh egg yolks until all blended. In a small bowl, stir together the flour, raw sugar and lemon peel. Stir dry ingredients into ricotta mixture. In a medium-sized bowl, beat farm fresh egg whites until they form soft peaks. Fold egg whites and then add DiMeo Blueberries or your own organcially grown berries into batter. Over medium heat, form hot cakes by spooning 1/4 cup of batter per blueberry pancake onto a hot lightly greased griddle or skillet. Cook the blueberry pancakes nicely, turning once, until your homemade blueberries pancakes are browned in about 4 minutes. Yields 24 delicious old fashioned homemade blueberry pancakes from scratch by Grandmom Millie DiMeo's blueberry farm kitchen are made with only the freshest Jersey Fresh farm ingredients and lots of love.

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Grandpop DiMeo's Blueberry Smoothie

This is a little special blueberry treat that Grandpop “Tony” DiMeo would ask Grandmom “Millie” DiMeo to make for him on a Sunday afternoon. A blueberry desert that he greatly enjoyed while watching a Philadelphia Phillies baseball game or Philly Eagles football game during his only day of rest on Sunday. The rest of his days were spent working hard on the DiMeo family blueberry farms in Hammonton. You can add a handful of healthy organic aronia berries if you want an extra antioxidant boost of energy for this berry smoothie recipe. Just think of all the money you will save growing your own organic berries for smoothies like this. Make an investment in your health and grow your own organic blueberries so you can stock your freezer for the winter and then make yummy treats like this to enjoy through the entire year.


1 cup pineapple, orange and strawberry juice blend or pineapple orange juice, 1 pint fresh DiMeo blueberry farms blueberries or 2 cups (10 ounces) of frozen NJ blueberries

1 container (8 ounces) low fat organic vanilla yogurt

2 1/2 teaspoons raw sugar

In a blender, combine DiMeo blue berry farms fresh blueberries, juice, organic yogurt and sugar. Blend 1 minute until smooth. Serve the smoothie immediately in pre-chilled glass. Garnish with blueberry skewers spiraled with thin strips of orange peel. Makes two (2) blueberry smoothie drinks made with locally grown organic berries.

You can also make this healthy blueberry smoothie with fresh aronia berries (a.k.a) aronia black chokeberries with higher antioxidant health benefits of aronia berries (three times more than blueberries) with fresh aronia berries grown in your own backyard. Go to our blueberry plants section of this website to see aronia berry plants for sale by DiMeo Farms & Aronia Plants Nursery. Aronia berries are a very healthy berry that is perfect for juicing berries or baking with organic aronia berries. Learn how eating healthy aronia berries can improve your health and change your life. Call us now to learn about planting aronia berry bushes for sale at (609) 561-5905 and take the first step toward better health.

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 Grandmom DiMeo's Blueberry Muffins Recipe

Learn how to make old fashioned homemade blueberry muffins from scratch with our delicious blueberry muffin recipes by grandmom Mildred "Millie" DiMeo of DiMeo Blueberry Farms in New Jersey. This blueberry recipe was featured in Hobby Farm Home Magazine on pg. 66 of July/August edition which features our DiMeo family farms. Check out a photo from the gardening magazine on our DiMeo blueberry plants happy customer photo gallery on our DiMeo Farms gardening blog.

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1 cup farm fresh DiMeo's blueberries
1 3/4 cups plus 1 tablespoon flour, divided
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon nutmeg
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 farm fresh egg from free range chickens 
1 cup sour cream 
1/3 cup organic milk

Preheat oven to 400 F. Grease twelve 2 1/2-inch blueberry muffin cups. Toss in fresh organic blueberries with 1 tablespoon of flour. Combine remaining 1-3/4 cup flour, the sugar, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg and salt; set aside. Beat farm fresh egg, sour cream and organic milk; stir into flour mixture until just combined (batter will be lumpy). Stir in fresh DiMeo blueberry farms blueberries until evenly distributed. Fill blueberry muffin cups 2/3 full with batter. Bake the blueberry pancakes about 20 minutes until golden. Yum! The best blueberry muffin recipes to make incredible old fashioned blueberry muffins for your family and friends who love farm fresh locally grown New Jersey blueberries. Makes twelve (12) delicious blueberry muffins.

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Healthy Blueberry Recipes From Our Family Farm

Thank you for sharing the best blueberry recipes by DiMeo Farms and Blueberry Plants Nursery. We encourage you to grow your own Non-GMO, organic blueberries to include in these great blueberry recipes using pesticide-free and chemical-free blueberries from your own heirloom blueberry plants or super-hardy large mature blueberry bushes garden. Purchased farmer-direct from our family blueberry farm in Hammonton, New Jersey. Eating just a handful of healthy blueberries every morning in your oatmeal can help you live longer and healthier life. This what it's all about. Getting kids to eat better, and to make healthier eating choices with eating healthy blueberries instead of eating fast or junk food.

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We can ship bearing 3 year-old blueberry bushes to your door for less. Only $10 each. Call us now for a shipping quote at (609) 561-5905 or to arrange to pick-up blueberry bushes at our NJ blueberry farm. Experience the DiMeo blueberry difference for yourself just like happy DiMeo blueberry plants customers did or how about this mom (below) and her kids that learned how to grow organic blueberries from starting with these blueberry bushes till they grow up to a big blueberry bush. They loved our family farm experience. Home gardeners drive hours just pick our New Jersey blueberries and buy the best certified blueberry plants from us.

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Health Benefits of Organic Blueberries

Frozen or fresh blueberries on top of blueberry desserts. Mixed into old fashioned blueberry pancakes. Blended into delicious blueberry smoothies. Handful of fresh blueberries in breakfast oatmeal. Healthy blueberry drinks as in a glass of blueberry wine once a day for heart health. Blueberry juice blended. Blueberry liquor after a healthy dinner (best served chilled). Blueberry ice tea or lambic blueberry beers which you can easily make at home, as with making blueberry wines. Blueberry jam on homemade blueberry pancakes, in sandwiches, holiday cookies or blueberry yogurts with aronia berries added for a higher cancer fighting berry. Be sure to buy some blueberry jam when you come to pick blueberries this summer at the farm. It’s really the best!

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Use dried organic blueberries wherever you would typically use raisins. Make homemade blueberry muffins. Blueberry granola or even make blueberry trail mix for a quick afternoon snack to hold you over till dinner time. Make candied blueberries with blueberries dipped in homemade chocolate or blueberries in chocolate bark, or chocolate blueberry truffles. You can even gift your chocolate dipped blueberries away for an original Valentine's Day gift. Locally grown blueberries are the best picked farm fresh, and enjoyed on top of blueberry yogurt or blueberry ice cream. Add farm fresh organic berries to your breakfast cereal, on top of salads, inside pastries or incorporated into homemade bread. This happy DiMeo customer took her adorable son to pick blueberries so she could stock up her freezer for winter instead of having to pay super high prices in the winter.

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How about growing blueberry trees or shrubs. Yes, some people refer to blueberry plants or blueberry bushes as blueberry trees or blueberry shrubs. But, actually the correct term is blueberry plant or blueberry bush. Not blueberry tree or blueberry trees. Cause if that were the case, then we would say, large blueberry trees for sale by DiMeo Blueberry Trees Nursery. Bring your kids to pick blueberries in Summer 2020 at our popular PYO blueberry farms in NJ. They can pick berries for only $1.66 per pint. Couples of all ages love coming to our pick your own blueberry farm. It’s the perfect original date idea.

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DiMeo Farms & Blueberry Plants Nursery
3101 Nesco Road
Hammonton, New Jersey 08037


(609) 561-5905

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