Sweet strawberries are a seasonal delight! If you have a chance to go pick strawberries on this National Pick Strawberries Day (or even if you can’t get your own and you get store-bought), use those beautiful berries to make some of these recipes that you can find on our Food Monster App!
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1. Strawberry Pop Tarts
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These “gourmet” Strawberry Pop Tarts from Taavi Moore will take you right back to your childhood. With the jelly-like strawberry jam in the middle, slightly hollow center, crispy edges, and sweet icing topping…it truly is close if not better than the original pop tart. Flaky and buttery pastry dough stuffed with sweet homemade strawberry jam and drizzled with a simple icing and rainbow sprinkles. So yummy!
2. Strawberry Beet Cinnamon Smoothie
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Boost your workout routine this with this delicious and nutritious Strawberry Beet Cinnamon Smoothie from Claire Ragozzino! This smoothie is great for muscle recovery. Nitrogen-rich vegetables like beets help increase blood flow to the muscles which speeds up your recovery time and boosts your energy. The bananas contain potassium to avoid muscle cramping, the flax provides good fats loaded with heart-healthy omegas, hemp provides a small protein boost, and cinnamon helps the pancreas metabolize the sugar from the beets/fruit.
3. Strawberry Coconut Sponge Cake
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This gorgeous creation is the definition of cake. It’s made of moist vanilla spongecake, a zing of lemon, beautiful coconut frosting, and is topped with fresh strawberries. This Strawberry Coconut Sponge Cake from Hana Mendes is the perfect dessert for a little celebration.
4. Strawberry Lemon Ricotta Oatmeal
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5. Frozen Strawberry Yogurt Bars
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Refreshing Frozen Strawberry Yogurt Bars from Maya Sozer have an amazing hazelnut raisin crust that makes for one great summer treat. They are super easy to make and even easier to eat it all! Enjoy these bars for a sweet and cold breakfast, a midday treat, or as a dessert.
6. Chocolate Strawberry Scones
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Chocolate and strawberry is such a classic combination! In this recipe, chocolate and strawberries combine to create these healthy, gluten free and vegan scones! These look pretty fancy but only one bowl and 8 simple ingredients are needed to make these healthy Chocolate Strawberry Scones from Hayley Canning. Chocolatey and filled with strawberries they are ready in only 30 minutes!
7. Pink Strawberry Cake
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Valentines is coming up and what better time to make a ‘pretty in pink’ cake than now? This Pink Strawberry Cake from Holly Jade is moist, light, fluffy and delicious. With a burst of fresh strawberries and a delightful pastel pink cake, it’s not only gorgeous on the eyes, but tastebuds too!
8. Hearty Buckwheat Waffles With Strawberries
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This breakfast for a lazy weekend morning ticks all the boxes in terms of comfort, indulgence and appeasing that insatiable sweet tooth that we all have! Check out these Hearty Buckwheat Waffles With Strawberries from Happy Food by Bettina Campolucci Bordi.
9. Strawberry Vanilla Crumble
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This Strawberry Vanilla Crumble from Stefani Weiss doesn’t only make a great, sweet and nutritious breakfast but is perfect as a summer dessert. And this recipe is the formula for a simple, sweet and refreshing, nutritious treat. If you have a sweet tooth and you like your breakfast to taste like a fruitcake, then this is the recipe for you!
10. Overnight and Strawberry and Coconut Chia Pot
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11. Strawberry Pistachio Chocolate Mousse Bars
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Celebrate strawberries while they’e in season with these raw dessert bars. In this Strawberry Pistachio Chocolate Mousse Bars recipe from Laura Peill, fresh strawberries and pistachios are tossed with maple syrup, set atop an energizing almond, date, and maca base, and then enveloped in velvety, dark chocolate mousse. After a few hours in the fridge, the chocolate becomes firm enough to bite, but still melts in your mouth.
12. Pineapple Strawberry Agua Fresca
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Agua fresca is a light fruit drink popular throughout Mexico. It’s simply made by blending fruit with water, a bit of sweetener and a little lime juice. Let your imagination run wild with the possibilities here in this Pineapple Strawberry Agua Fresca from Rachel Carr!
12. No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake
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These easy No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecakes from HeeJee Lee are the perfect little treat to make for a party, for your family, or just for you. The pop of pink will make you smile, but just wait until you taste them – you’ll be smiling even more!
14. Raw Strawberry Banana Cream Cake
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You can feel GREAT about eating this Raw Strawberry Banana Cream Cake from Emily von Euw because it’s super healthy and has only simple, wholesome ingredients: fruit and nuts. Plus, it makes a cheerful, stunning dessert for any kind of party.
15. Strawberry Upside Down Cakes With Vanilla Bean
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Simple, fluffy vanilla mini cakes are the perfect canvas for sweet and juicy strawberries. Made from a blend of oat flour, millet flour, and arrowroot flour, these Strawberry Upside Down Cakes With Vanilla Bean from Courtney West are quite moist thanks to applesauce. Serve these individually-sized cakes with a cup of your favorite tea.
Need more strawberry recipes? Check out #StrawberryCreamPieDay!15 Delicious Dairy-Free Strawberry Cream Recipes! and our Strawberry Archives!
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