Mixed Berries with Honey Maple Mascarpone #healthydessert #summerbbq #light #fresh #berries

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A healthy dessert option for the summer with fresh mixed berries and topped with a slightly sweet Honey Maple Mascarpone Cheese.

Happy Friday ya’ll!!

Today is a special day because myself and couple of bloggy friends have decided to get together and throw Cathy over at Lemon Tree Dwelling a Virtual Baby Shower!


What does a virtual baby shower look like?

Well, normally for a baby shower you would have people bring food/snacks to eat and then gifts for the guest of honor.

So, today we are bringing Cathy food… and LOTS of it! The gift is that you click on over to Cathy’s site and congratulate her on her upcoming arrival. {while your there check out some of her recipes, she has definitely got some awesome food over there}

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The food I decided to bring to this Par-tay today was a dessert option. But ya know, when your pregnant, you also have to be health conscious because everything you eat that baby eats! Motherhood starts as soon as that baby is forming in your belly not when the baby comes out.

This Mixed Berry dessert with Honey Maple Mascarpone is the perfect slightly sweet snack to satisfy that “get-me-a-32oz-chocolate-fudge-shake-or-else” feeling. It has just the right amount of sweet from the maple and honey added into the mascarpone. The creaminess from the mascarpone goes perfectly with the fresh berries and then paired with raw sliced almonds makes this a home-run dish for any dainty baby shower, fun summer bbq party, or just a weekend treat!

To get started, wash 1 pint of raspberries, 1 pint of blueberries, and 1 pint of blackberries.

Mixed Berries with Honey Maple Mascarpone #healthydessert #summerbbq #light #fresh #berries

Once clean put them in a small bowl and toss together. In a small bowl mix 8 oz. of mascarpone cheese, 1 tablespoon of pure maple syrup, 1 tablespoon of raw honey, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Mixed Berries with Honey Maple Mascarpone #healthydessert #summerbbq #light #fresh #berries

Mix together until completely combined. To put the dessert together, place 1/2 cup of the berry mixture together in a small serving bowl.

Mixed Berries with Honey Maple Mascarpone #healthydessert #summerbbq #light #fresh #berries

Top with 2 tablespoons of the Honey Maple Mascarpone mixture and sprinkle with raw sliced almonds. Serve!

Mixed Berries with Honey Maple Mascarpone #healthydessert #summerbbq #light #fresh #berries

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Mixed Berries with Honey Maple Mascarpone
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Recipe type: dessert, side dishes, bbq dish, snack
Serves: 4-6
  • 1 pint of fresh raspberries
  • 1 pint of fresh blueberries
  • 1 pint of fresh blackberries
  • ½ cup of raw sliced almonds
Honey Maple Mascarpone:
  • 8 oz. of mascarpone cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of raw honey
  • 1 tablespoon of pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  1. Wash raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries and put them in a small bowl. Toss together.
  2. In a small bowl mix mascarpone cheese, pure maple syrup, raw honey, and vanilla extract.
  3. Mix together until completely combined.
  4. To put the dessert together, place ½ cup of the berry mixture together in a small serving bowl.
  5. Top with 2 tablespoons of the Honey Maple Mascarpone mixture.
  6. Sprinkle with raw sliced almonds.
  7. Serve!

Check out the other dishes brought to this awesome Virtual Baby Shower!

Cathys-Baby-Shower-1Lemon Raspberry Cookie Sandwiches by Life Love and Sugar Blueberry Buttermilk Coffee Cake by Your Homebased Mom Lemon Yogurt Cake by Yummy Healthy Easy Orange-Raspberry Mini Toaster Strudels by Chelsea’s Messy Apron Orange Dream Monkey Bread by Wine and Glue Strawberry Shortcake Kebabs by Or So She Says Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake by Beyond Frosting Strawberries and Cream Cheese Ball Bites by Five Heart Home Pig Pickin’ Cake by Sugar Dish Me Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Skillet Cookie by Lemons for Lulu Creamy Shrimp Dip by Mostly Homemade Mom Salted Butterscotch Coffee Cake by Julie’s Eats and Treats Strawberry Cake by The NY Melrose Family Frozen Chocolate S’mores Ice Cream Pie by Pink When Carrot Cream Cheese Swirl Loaf by Spoonful of Flavor Fiesta Rice Skillet by The Grant Life Raspberry Ripple Lemon Bundt Cake by Love Bakes Good Cakes Ooey Gooey Orange Creamsicle Bars by The Gunny Sack Mixed Berries with Honey Maple Mascarpone by Joyful Healthy Eats Rosewater Almond Macaroons by Little Miss Celebration Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes by Crazy for Crust Momosas Mocktail Recipe by The Weary Chef

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Lovely comments

  1. says

    Krista, this looks just beautiful and delicious and I love that you made a fruit dish for the shower. So much fun to see all of the great recipes and I’m sure Cathy will enjoy this! Pinning and hope you have a fabulous Friday!

    • says

      Thanks Cindy! It was so easy to make. Love thinking up healthy things for people to eat and for a pregnant person this is a totally guilt free dessert. Thanks for the pin!

    • says

      Thanks so much Cathy, it was all for you and totally made this thinking.. okay if I was pregnant what sweet treat would I want and not feel guilty about eating. :)

      So happy to hear that you loved your surprise, you are basically awesome and deserved it! :) Happy baby shower!

    • says

      Oh girl… totally understand!!! The more healthy desserts the better, especially when pregnant. Although, I’m pretty sure you are probably the cutest pregnant lady ever!

  2. says

    This looks delicious. I love berries (can’t wait for berry season to arrive), and your topping looks like it would make it the perfect dessert bite. I haven’t used mascarpone before, but it seems it’s an ingredient I should try. Pinning.

    • says

      Thanks Sarah, that means alot! :) Definitely something I have been working on in the photography realm.. as far as the food goes… this was absolutely delicious. Hope you get a chance to try it! :)

  3. says

    This looks gorgeous Krista! I love that you made a healthier sweet treat for Cathy – the berries look so pretty and refreshing – definitely perfect for a baby shower! Pinning :)

    • says

      Thanks so much Kelly, I figured when I was pregnant I always wanted something sweet but didn’t want to go out and get a big old shake. This was light and sweet. :) Thanks for the pin girl!

  4. says

    Berries with mascarpone has always been my favorite dessert. As a child, I never liked chocolate (I know, shocker) so I always requested this simple dessert. It’s so flavorful and healthy at the same time. Pinned and making soon!

    • says

      What?!? Crazy girl, you are like my brother. He always preferred berries and such over chocolate. But after this dish I might be converting to the berries instead of chocolate theme too! YUM! Thanks for the pin girl!

    • says

      ohhh yeah! I can’t wait to go berry picking too. SO fun! Thanks for the sweet comments marlynn! Hope you have a great rest of the week!


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