Lemon Poppy Seed Bread with Blueberries

If life gives you lemons, make lemon bread. Or something like that. In this case lemons were presented as the feature for Saturday Dishes so I made Lemon Bread with Blueberries. It needed some color and a twist. Get it? (A twist of lemon.) I must be tired. This has been a stressful week at work and it was cold again so I couldn’t even go out in the garden after work to get some relief. But baking is second best to gardening for me. So there stressful day! I made Lemon Poppy Seed Bread With Blueberries.

I’ve always been able to make-do. That was my momma’s favorite line. That and “when I get around to it.” Which meant to us kids – NEVER. It bought her some time and we usually forgot about whatever it was because we knew it wasn’t gonna happen anyway.

We weren’t exactly rich when I was a kid, but we never felt poor. My momma could turn a meal into a feast. She could make a simple family birthday into a very special day. She made Christmas happen even in the leanest of times and we didn’t know the difference. She knew what to prioritize to always make the best of things. That’s what I’m working on today. The bread was just a way to think things over. Baking and writing it down for you is a good stress reliever for me.

Hope you enjoy the bread. I’ll be in the garden tomorrow.

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread with Blueberries

I hope you will bring your best lemon dish over to Saturday dishes.  Or if you are looking for some lemon inspiration, I can’t think of a better place to start!

Saturday Dishes

Comments (18)

  1. Julie @ This Gal Cooks

    Oh how I LOVE lemon poppy muffins. I bet I would absolutely love this bread! Thanks so much for sharing at Marvelous Mondays. Pinned and shared on my Facebook page. :)

    Julie @ This Gal Cooks

  2. SpicyPooja

    These look scrumptious!! Found you via TheFoleyFam | SundayFunDay Link-up : )!

  3. Audrey

    I love lemon and blueberries together. And U-pick blueberries will be available soon in my area.

  4. Chandra@The Plaid and Paisley Kitchen

    Thank you so much for sharing on Show Me Your Plaid Monday’s!

  5. Rosey

    I pinned it. It looks and sounds delicious. I’m visiting today from Thursday’s Favorite Things.

  6. Theresa @DearCreatives

    I love all things lemon! I’ll be saving your recipe. I found you via Hope in Every Season. I’d love to have you stop by anytime.

  7. Brandi

    YUM! I love anything with lemons and blueberries! Thanks for linking this up at the Make Bake Create Party this week!

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  9. Connie

    That looks like a very good recipe. I a very good make it doer too. Thanks for linking up with me :)

  10. Ruthie

    Perfect combination… lemons and blueberries :) Thanks for coming to (link) party with me… Come and share again today at Super Saturday http://www.whatscookingwithruthie.com :) Have a wonderful day. xoxo~ Ruthie

  11. Miz Helen

    Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing this awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday.
    Hope to see you soon!
    Miz Helen

  12. D@TheShadyPorch

    Yum, I love blueberries and lemons! Thanks so much for sharing this recipe at the Rock N Share linky party. Hope you’ll join in again next week! Blessings, D@TheShadyPorch

  13. Katherines Corner

    love blueberries, love bread, yep, lovin’ this recipe. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop. xo

  14. Diane

    Yum! I love the addition of the blueberries. Thanks so much for linking up to The Gathering Spot this week.

  15. April @ The 21st Century Housewife

    What a lovely ‘twist’! Adding the blueberries is an inspired idea. What a lovely spring time bread.

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  17. The Busy Bee's

    Thanks for sharing this great recipe (that I know my husband will love) with us on The Busy Bee’s Thursday party. We appreciate you joining us and adding to our party!
    Have a wonderful day!
    Joye & Myrna
    The Busy Bee’s

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