Make Lunch Luscious With These Antioxidant-Rich Strawberry Recipes
Warmer weather means strawberry season! Take advantage of this low-cal berry that’s also high in potassium and antioxidants. And no, these berries aren’t just for snacking or topping on some french toast or cheesecake. Here are 17 healthy ways to enjoy these refreshing and juicy berries at lunchtime.
| Strawberry Avocado Honey Lime Salad
Strawberries and kiwi sweeten this salad topped with avocado and a tangy homemade honey-lime dressing.
| Strawberry-Carrot Mason Jar Salad
This layered salad is made with homemade mango vinaigrette, strawberries, grapefruit, carrots, radish sprouts, red cabbage, and two kinds of lettuce u2014 romaine and spinach.
| Flatbread With Arugula and Strawberries
Top crispy flatbread or toast with dressed arugula greens and sliced strawberries for an easy, light lunch.
| Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette
For a hint of fruitiness, top your regular salad with this supereasy, oh-so-fresh strawberry balsamic vinaigrette.
| Strawberry Protein Pancakes
If you’re looking for a sweet brunch idea, whip up a stack of these strawberry protein pancakes with strawberry cream sauce u2014 no syrup needed!
| Strawberry Smoothie
If you don’t have a ton of time to prepare or eat your lunch, then quickly whip up this metabolism-boosting smoothie made with cannellini beans, fresh strawberries, and broccoli.
| Strawberry Pizza With Basil and Goat Cheese
Pack a couple slices of this homemade pizza made with basil, arugula, goat cheese, prosciutto, and, of course, slices of fresh strawberries.
| Strawberry, Chu00e8vre, and Almond Salad
Dress up your basic green salad with slices of freshly picked strawberries, small chunks of chu00e8vre, and toasted almonds.
| Strawberry Cheese Sandwich
Add sliced strawberries to your basic cheese sandwich. This one is made with mascarpone, balsamic vinaigrette, strawberries, and feta.
| Avocado, Strawberry, and Goat Cheese Sandwich