Berries

Melon Cups with Strawberries and Blueberries

melon cups 2- cantaloupe, strawberries, and blueberries

The attractive presentation of this medley of summer fruits — cantaloupe, strawberries, and blueberries — makes it especially appealing. Sometimes all you need is a little creativity to take fruits from so-so to stunning! Photos by Hannah Kaminsky at Bittersweet. more→

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Fresh Berry Sauce

Fresh berry sauce

When fresh berries are in season, here’s a versatile sauce to serve over cakes, pies, or nondairy ice cream. it’s one of the simplest and most delicious ways to use blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, and others. Lightly cooked, they melt into a most flavorful sauce. Photos by Hannah Kaminsky.  more→

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Berry-Topped Vegan Cheesecake

Incorporating silken tofu into this lightened cheesecake, and topping with fresh berries, gives it a healthy spin. more→

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Chilled Berry Soup

Berry varieties

This fruit-filled chilled soup is a great way to celebrate mid-summer berry season, with blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries. Substitute other berries, like blackberries, if you’d like. This may be used as an appetizer, or as a refreshing finish to a summer meal. more→

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