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Blueberry Compote (Paleo, Whole30)

Updated: Jan 22

This sweet and juicy blueberry compote is the perfect topping for everything from a Paleo cheesecake to some baked brie for a quick and yummy appetizer. I love to keep a jar on hand to stir into my favorite yogurt or to add it to a quick and delicious chia pudding!

Paleo Blueberry Compote Recipe

Ways to enjoy Blueberry Compote

I always double this recipe as my family loves to enjoy this easy and healthy compote in so many ways. It's a delicious and healthy way to add more fruit to your way of eating!


Why Blueberries are So Good For You!

Blueberries are a staple in my house whether it is fresh plump summer berries, or frozen in the winter, these gorgeous little gems are a must. Why do I prefer frozen blueberries in the winter? Well, it's all about nutrient density.

Blueberries are in season March-May which means the fresh berries you buy in the stores during these months are the most nutrient dense. But, I love blueberries all year long, so I buy frozen in the off season months because these berries were picked at the peak of the blueberry season and frozen, guaranteeing a nutritious berry all year long! The beauty of this recipe is that you can use fresh or frozen depending on the season!


  • Vitamin C: Powerful antioxidant found in many fruits and vegetables that helps to neutralize free radicals and reduce oxidative stress.

  • Vitamin K: Fat-soluble vitamin that is converted to Vitamin K2 in your gut and supports bone and heart health.


  • Calcium: Essential mineral necessary in building strong healthy bones and supporting a healthy cardiovascular system.

  • Potassium: Mineral is an electrolyte supporting metabolic pathways, regulates heartbeat, is necessary in normal cell function [2].

  • Manganese: An essential mineral that plays many roles in our bodies from supporting healthy nerve and brain function, to blood sugar regulation, and the metabolism of the fats and carbohydrates we consume.


  • Anthocyanins: Compounds found in dark blue and black foods that give it their color. Found to be anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, and support a healthy cardiovascular system [3]


There are more benefits to eating blueberries, they are full of fiber to support a healthy and optimized digestive tract! They contain both soluble and insoluble fiber:

  • Insoluble fiber: Works to keep things moving along and helps with toxin and waste elimination.

  • Soluble fiber [3]: Soluble fiber works to support a healthy microbiome and supports healthy blood sugar regulation.

So grab some lovely blueberries and let's get cooking!

Whole30 Blueberry Compote Recipe

Blueberry Compote Ingredients

Makes about 24-26 ounces

3.5-4 cups Organic Blueberries*

2 Tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice

¼ cup + 2 Tbsp Cool Filtered Water

½ cup Organic Coconut Sugar

1 tsp Grass-Fed Beef Gelatin

¼ tsp Fine Real Salt

1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract

*Fresh or Frozen Blueberries

How to Make Blueberry Compote

1. In a small bowl combine the lemon juice, 2 tbsp water and gelatin and mix well to dissolve, set aside.

2. In a medium saucepan add the remaining ingredients and heat over low-med heat for 10-ish minutes until the blueberries have broken down and the sugar has dissolved.

3. Stir in the lemon and gelatin mixture and bring the blueberries back to a low simmer for 1-2 minutes ensuring all the gelatin has dissolved.

4. Transfer to a clean jar and cool to room temperature before refrigerating.

5. Refrigerate at least 2-hours before serving to allow blueberry compote to set.


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Q: How do I make Paleo blueberry compote vegan/vegetarian and still get it to the ideal consistency?

A: You can replace the beef gelatin with agar agar or 1-2 tablespoons of chia seeds to keep blueberry compote vegan/vegetarian.

Q: How long will Paleo blueberry compote keep?

A: Enjoy your blueberry compote within 10-14 days stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Q: My blueberry compote is very watery, how do I ensure that it will set correctly?

A: You can simmer the amount of liquid down by increasing the cook time, just don't over do it or you will get more of a jam than a compote.

Q: Can you make blueberry compote with different berries?

A: Absolutely! I make this all the time with a mixture of berries and it is amazing!

Easy Blueberry Compote Recipe

I hope you enjoy this as much as my family does. - Amy


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