🍓Strawberry cheese forever! Get ready for a sweet flavor combination this #ToastTuesday. We’re topping our bagels with a mix of homemade strawberry jam and whipped smooth Farmer Cheese. These two flavors complement one another so well, bringing out the strawberries’ fresh fruity taste with notes of delicate acidity and the Farmer Cheese’s soft, buttery undercurrent. What’s more, strawberries are rich in antioxidants, and our Farmer Cheese is packed with #probiotics and #protein, making this spread a better bagel option than your typical cream cheese.
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- 2 cups chopped strawberries
- 1 tbsp Maple syrup, pure
- 1/3 cup Cane sugar, organic
- 4 cups Farmer Cheese
- Place the berries, sugar, and maple syrup in a saucepan, and cook on medium-low heat for about 10-15 minutes, gently smashing down the berries as the mixture cooks. Allow the mixture to simmer for an additional 10 minutes until thick and jammy. Place in fridge until french toast is ready.
- In a medium bowl with a hand mixer, whip down the farmer cheese until creamy. Fold in the cooled strawberry jam.
- Toast favorite bagel and top with farmer cheese mix and enjoy!
- **Jar the farmer cheese/strawberry jam for every day use!