1 cup assorted fresh berries (blueberries, raspberries, blackberries)
2 medium tomatoes
2 medium English cucumbers
About 1/2 medium red onion
1 cup granola
3 tablespoons sunflower seeds
3 tablespoons unsweetened coconut flakes
3 tablespoons chia seeds
170 grams lox, any type
1 cup peanut butter, smooth or crunchy
227 grams whipped cream cheese, vanilla or lain
170 grams spreadable white or goat cheese (eg: Boursin)
18 mini bagels, halved and sliced lengthwise
4 slices rye sandwich bread
4 slices white sandwich bread
Fresh dill, flat-leaf or curly parsley and mint, for garnish
Fresh edible flowers, for garnish
Fresh fig, for garnish
Make the Pickled Shallots and serve in a small bowl. For a more pungent kick, prepare them the day before you plan to serve this board.
Prepare the fruit and vegetables: Cut the lemon into eight wedges. Cut the tomatoes into just under six millimeter slices. Cut the cucumbers into thin coins. Using a mandolin or a very sharp knife, cut the onion into paper-thin slices.
Prepare the other components n the style that works best for you, then arrange everything on and around your board. Top with optional garnishes. Set out a toaster for anyone who wants a warmed or toasted bagel. Come together and enjoy!
If you don’t like lox, try a nice deli ham like honey or black Forest instead. If you need a gluten-free or low-carb alternative, substitute the bagels with gluten-free bread or rice cakes.