Summer is when berries get their spotlight, and oh, do they shine bright! Living in Oregon has really taught me to appreciate berry season in all its glory, but when it comes down to it, I absolutely adore fresh, sweet, juicy strawberries.
I’ve passed that love on down to my five girls because we can’t keep strawberries in the house for more than a couple of seconds. They are notorious for gobbling up those little red gems of joy, and I don’t blame them.
When I’m lucky enough to have a few strawberries hanging around, I enjoy them in all sorts of different recipes. They make for a fantastic addition to salads, they’re a great way to start the day, and I especially love them in a variety of different desserts.
This may seem like your typical ice cream recipe, but it is far from it. Our secret is in mixing cooked strawberries with fresh, pureed strawberries. This produces a bright and vivid strawberry flavor that is unbeatable.
This classic recipe is ageless. Simple ingredients, fresh flavor, the perfect balance of sweet and savory, and it’s definitely one that’ll win the hearts of everyone who has the pleasure of tasting it.
That’s right, we put strawberries IN guacamole. Sounds crazy, but the sweet juiciness from the strawberry is the perfect match for the chunky guacamole! Give it a whirl and we know you’ll be pleasantly surprised!
Such a simple and sweet recipe, but it sure does hit the mark on hot summer days! With three simple ingredients, it’s so easy to make that you’ll be whipping up countless batches!
Ever tried balsamic vinegar with strawberries? Oh, it is a match made in berry heaven. Add in creamy mascarpone and you have one dessert that will make your taste buds soar with delight.
Every essence of summer is captured in these delightful tacos. Grilled fish, crunchy cabbage, and a bright, cheery salsa will take you straight to Happy Land!
Capture the fresh essence of strawberries in these popsicles! They’re not only nutritious but absolutely delicious. In fact, throw caution to the wind and enjoy one for breakfast! m
Some of the ingredients in these muffins may seem odd to you (i.e. balsamic vinegar and a touch of black pepper) but we promise that everything will come together in beautiful harmony. Pinky promise.
All roads paved with this fresh pie are roads you’ll want to travel. This pie is best served fresh, but we doubt you’ll be able to wait that long to eat it!
Who knew it would only take 5 minutes of prep time for a delicious breakfast like this one? The berries, the buttermilk, the honey, the oats — it’s a dream come true!