Fun fact: Did you know there are an average of 200 seeds on the outside of each strawberry? Know what else is fun? Transforming that strawberry into a silly squid creation perched atop a slice of toast.
This fruity toast recipe makes a colorful treat for breakfast or an afternoon snack. Kids can help out in the kitchen and practice their measuring and kitchen safety skills while they learn how to use fresh fruit in recipes.
¼ cup fresh blueberries
1/8 cup cream cheese
1 tablespoon honey
2 strawberries, large
1 slice of cinnamon raisin toast
Wash the blueberries and strawberries. Pat them dry.
Place the blueberries and honey in a mini food processor or blender and finely puree them. Fold the blueberry mixture into the cream cheese to create a colorful and tasty spread.
Cut the greens off of the two strawberries. Slice one of the strawberries into thin slices.
Toast the bread.
Spread the blueberry cream cheese on top.
Place the sliced strawberries in a circle on the toast to create squid legs. Place the large strawberry on top. Spread a tiny amount of cream cheese onto the back of the candy eyes and place them onto the strawberry.