Healthy Homemade Blueberry Fruit Snacks — perfect for when you’re craving something fruity and sweet and soft and chewy, yet healthy and all-natural!  These DIY Fruit Snacks are just like storebought fruit snacks, except these are made without the high-fructose corn syrup, artificial food flavorings and artificial food dyes.

Healthy Homemade Blueberry Fruit Snacks recipe (refined sugar free, fat free, all natural) - Desserts with Benefits

I based this recipe off my Strawberry Fruit Snacks recipe but swapped some of the flavors.

In my first batch, I pureed blueberries instead of strawberries and reduced the amount of lemon juice.  The color was a very dark blue, almost black, and the flavor wasn’t that great.  Even though I rinsed the blueberries and picked through them to remove the stems, I guess I missed some because I bit into a couple in my gummies…  oops!

In my second batch, I used my KitchenAid juicer to make a juice instead of a puree (you know, to avoid that stem issue).  I used a mixture of blueberries and grapes, and added blueberry flavor to make up for the missing blueberries.  I was hoping these changes would make the gummies taste better than the last batch.  They did!  However, the color wasn’t anything like the first batch.  The juicer removed the blueberry skins which is where all the blue color comes from…  the inside of blueberries are green, so along with the green grapes, the juice was just green.  I added some natural food colorings to help add some color and it worked just fine.

Healthy Homemade Blueberry Fruit Snacks recipe (refined sugar free, fat free, all natural) - Desserts with Benefits

These Healthy Homemade Blueberry Fruit Snacks are suuuuper delicious.  And they’re the perfect size to snack on throughout the day…

I basically walk up to my fridge every half hour and grab a few…  and a few more  😉

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