08/16/2012 11:40 EDT | Updated 10/16/2012 05:12 EDT

Fresh blueberries and mangoes perfect combo for summertime parties

Celebrate fresh blueberry season and whip up this light and scrumptious fruit salad. It will be a hit at your summer patio parties.

Blueberry Mango Salad

500 ml (2 cups) fresh blueberries

2 mangoes, peeled, seeded and sliced (about 425 ml/1 3/4 cups)

50 ml (1/4 cup) frozen pina colada mix, thawed

15 ml (1 tbsp) dark rum (optional)

Extra blueberries, mango chunks and lime slices, for garnish (optional)

In a large bowl, combine blueberries, mangoes, pina colada mix and rum, if using. Into 4 martini glasses or dessert dishes, spoon fruit mixture, dividing evenly. Garnish with blueberries, mango slices and thin lime slices threaded onto long toothpicks, if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Source: BC Blueberry Council.