We love strawberry season and may be guilty of bringing home more than we need from the pick-your-own patch. There are only so many strawberry rhubarb pies and strawberry shortcakes a person can eat, so we’re sharing seven creative ways to cook with strawberries that are sure to delight.
Strawberry Oatmeal Bars
A sweet and chewy snack or a quick breakfast, strawberry oatmeal bars are easy to make and even easier to take out the door.
Strawberry Lime Detox Water
Refresh your water and your body with this infused water recipe. Simply pair strawberries and limes with mint leaves, pour yourself a glass of water, and sip!
Whipped Strawberry Honey Butter
This is toast with strawberry jam at the next level. Not only is a whipped consistency fun, the pretty pink of strawberries makes for a totally Instagram worthy bagel. The sweetness of honey and strawberries is also a flavor that can’t be beaten.
Strawberry Banana Bread
Banana bread is delicious on its own, but add strawberries and you’re in for a juicy burst of flavor. This recipe is perfect if you have quarts and quarts of strawberries to use, as banana bread can be frozen!
Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing
Adding a pop of pink to salad is adorable, and this strawberry poppy seed dressing will make you want to eat your greens.
Peach and mangos are an acceptable addition to salsa, so why not give strawberries a try? Just like any fruit salsa, strawberry salsa is a balanced blend of sweet and spicy. Pass the chips!
Strawberry Cinnamon Rolls
Who wouldn’t want to wake up to that? Add fruitiness this already sweet breakfast treat with a strawberry take on cinnamon rolls.
These recipes will make you wish strawberries were in season all year! To make the season last just a little bit longer, don’t be afraid to freeze your strawberries and thaw them as needed.
Meg is a dreamer, entrepreneur, and homesteader based in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. She loves her cats, feasting, and road trips in her green VW Bug.