Berry Best for Mother's Day

      Fresh berries are in season and strawberries are the crowd favorite. Strawberries are a great source of vitamin C, potassium and fiber, just to name a few, and add a burst of bright color to any dish. Naturally sweet, strawberries are the perfect treat!

      Strawberries and Blue Cheese Bruschetta:

      Recipe from Eating Well-

      Makes: 1 dozen

      Active Time: 20 minutes

      Total Time: 20 minutes

      All you need:

      12 medium strawberries, hulled and sliced

      1 teaspoon sugar

      1/4 cup (2 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)

      1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese

      1-2 teaspoons water, if needed

      1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives, plus more for garnish

      1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

      12 slices whole-grain baguette (1/4 inch thick), warmed or toasted

      All you do:

      1. Combine strawberries and sugar in a medium bowl and let stand while you make the cheese spread.

      2. Combine cream cheese and blue cheese in a small bowl using a fork. Add water, if necessary, for a thick but spreadable consistency. Stir in 1 tablespoon chives and pepper.

      3. Spread about 1 teaspoon of the cheese mixture on each piece of baguette. Top with the sliced berries. Garnish with a sprinkle of chives, if desired.