16 Strawberry Recipes That’ll Sweeten Up Your Summer
Strawberries are at their peak in June and July, and we suggest taking full advantage of the fruit during this time. Add these recipes—including one for a teetering strawberry shortcake and one for a tangy strawberry-rhubarb caesar—to your to-do list for a flavour-filled summer.
Mile-High Strawberry Shortcake
This show-stopping layer cake is piled high with vanilla-scented yogurt cream, fresh seasonal strawberries and a drizzle of local honey.
Recipe: Mile-High Strawberry Shortcake
Tropical Strawberry and Pineapple Smoothie
This strawberry and pineapple smoothie helps fight inflammation, thanks to the powerful antioxidants found in the pomegranate, pineapple and papaya.
Strawberries ‘N’ Cream Smoothie Bowl Base
This healthy smoothie is decadent enough to taste like dessert, even though it’s a wonderful healthy breakfast option.
Marshmallow and Strawberries Gratin
This decadent recipe calls for only five ingredients and makes a nice light dessert for a summer barbecue.
Strawberry Kale Salad
The sliced strawberries and fresh mint give this kale salad an extra summery feel. Crumbled bacon and toasted almonds add the perfect amount of crunch.
Recipe: Strawberry Kale Salad
Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie
This refreshing strawberry yogurt smoothie takes only a few minutes to prepare and makes a nourishing start to the day.
Recipe: Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie
Fresh Strawberry Pie
Fresh strawberries taste amazing on their own, but are even better in this old-fashioned strawberry pie.
Recipe: Fresh Strawberry Pie
Rhubarb and strawberries are both good sources of vitamin C, which helps the body absorb iron and acts as an antioxidant. One serving of this smoothie has 90 percent of your recommended daily value of vitamin C.
Recipe: Strawberry-Rhubarb Smoothie
Double Chocolate Donuts with Strawberry Chocolate Glaze
These chocolate doughnuts are made with strawberries, drizzled with glaze, and sprinkled with eatable flowers for a decadent treat.
Kick back with a spicy, yet oh-so-sweet cocktail that is bound to quench your thirst.
Recipe: Strawberry-Rhubarb Caesar
Beet and Strawberry Smoothie
Want a little push to get you through your next workout? Beets, which have lots of nitrates, can help to keep you moving.
Recipe: Beet and Strawberry Smoothie
Blueberry-Strawberry Mousse (It’s not yogurt!)
This light dessert is made with light cream, honey, and cinnamon, and takes just minutes to prepare.
Recipe: Blueberry-Strawberry Mousse
Immunity-Boosting Strawberry Smoothie
Drinking this antioxidant-packed smoothie is the most delicious way to boost your immunity.
The Best Healthy Strawberry-Yogurt Smoothie
This fruit smoothie is a healthy, low-fat way to start your day.
Grilled Salmon with Strawberry Ginger Salsa
For an unexpected twist, serve grilled salmon with our addictive strawberry ginger salsa.
Spinach and Strawberry Smoothie
Don’t let the title fool you. Though each serving is packed with a full cup of spinach, the sweetness of fresh strawberries and banana is front and centre in this deliciously drinkable treat.
Recipe: Spinach and Strawberry Smoothie
Next, check out the surprising ways strawberries can benefit your health.