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Mother’s Day Blueberry Dessert Recipe

Robyn Openshaw - May 09, 2011 - This Post May Contain Affiliate Links

The more you eat raw food, the simpler it becomes. When I'm by myself, what I eat at home tends to be bare-bones, if I'm not in restaurants with friends. But when I have a Sunday dinner for my family, or a special occasion, I make it fancier. I'm not always the greatest at planning ahead, so sometimes I open the fridge and make something up, based on one ingredient I'd like to use.

Yesterday my two youngest kids made a lovely Mother's Day dinner. I had a quick brainstorm about how to make the two pints of blueberries (currently in season) in the fridge into a dessert. Everyone gobbled it up!

Mother's Day Blueberry Dessert

All ingredient amounts are approximate. Feel free to adjust as needed!


  • 1/2 cup young Thai coconut meat
  • 1/2 cup coconut water or coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp agave
  • 1/3 cup cashews
  • 6 frozen strawberries
  • 2 1/2 cups blueberries


  1. Blend all ingredients other than blueberries into a cream.
  2. Add to crystal glasses with blueberries, creating layers as you like.

Mother's Day Blueberry Dessert Serving example

Read next: 9 Ways to Get Kids to Drink Healthy Green Smoothies

Photograph of Robyn Openshaw, founder of Green Smoothie GirlRobyn Openshaw, MSW, is the bestselling author of The Green Smoothies Diet, 12 Steps to Whole Foods, and 2017’s #1 Amazon Bestseller and USA Today Bestseller, Vibe. Learn more about how to make the journey painless, from the nutrient-scarce Standard American Diet, to a whole-foods diet, in her free video masterclass 12 Steps to Whole Foods.

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7 thoughts on “Mother’s Day Blueberry Dessert Recipe”

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  1. Anonymous says:

    They look great! I will have to try it! Why is the mixture not red from the strawberries? Anytime I put strawberries or beets into something it turns pink or red…..

    1. Robyn Openshaw says:

      It was only a few strawberries–beets turn it pink far more!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Sounds delicious Robyn.

    What is the difference between Young Thai Coconut meat and standard coconuts? Can you substitute one for the other – can’t say I’ve seen the former for sale here in the UK.

    1. Robyn Openshaw says:

      Gill, find young Thai coconuts in an Asian store or health-food store. The hairy brown ones have hard meat and are not interchangeable. The young Thai meat can vary but generally is soft and you can scrape it out with a spoon.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Looks so Goood!!!

  4. Anonymous says:

    Robyn, My friend and I have tickets to your class in St. George this week. My friend now cannot go and I was wondering if my husband can use her tickets instead? If he shows up with her ticket will he be let in? Thanks!

    1. Robyn Openshaw says:

      Jill, OF COURSE! See you soon!

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