19 Indulgent (and Healthy!) Strawberry Recipes
‘Tis the season for strawberries to finally start ripening to their supersweet| tender selves. To celebrate back-to-berry season| we’ve compiled 19 scandalously good-looking strawberry recipes that are actually good for you too. Click through and become a berry believer.
u2014 Additional reporting by Lizzie Fuhr and Aemilia Madden
Sources: Vegetarian Times| Leta Shy| Jenny Sugar
| PB&J Smoothie
This sweet peanut butter and strawberry smoothie is a favorite of Katy Perry‘s and tastes like your favorite peanut butter and jelly sandwich| only with an entire day’s worth of fiber| as well as high levels of potassium and vitamins B and C.
| Frozen Strawberry Greek Yogurt
Frozen strawberries and Greek yogurt are blended for a quick strawberry yogurt that you can even eat for breakfast. Toss in wheat berries for a little grain goodness.
| Fruit Salad With Cacao Nibs
For a mock dessert| try this fruit salad recipe with cacao nibs and maple syrup.
| Vegan Strawberry Pudding
Create a satisfying| thick pudding (minus the fat and cholesterol) with this vegan strawberry pudding that contains chia seeds as the main ingredient.
| Strawberry Almond-Butter Gazpacho
Make this chilled strawberry almond-butter soup| which has similar ingredients as and a texture like a smoothie but is eaten like a soup.
| Strawberry Charlotte Verrines
Keep your portions under control by serving this strawberry charlotte in small glasses. Limoncello| Greek yogurt| ladyfingers| and pistachios come together for the ultimate swoon-worthy treat.
| Sugar-Free Strawberry Cheesecake “”Blizzard””
Especially if it’s been years since you’ve had your last DQ Blizzard| try making this homemade strawberry cheesecake “”Blizzard.”” The vegan ice cream is quickly made using a food processor and is blended with gluten-free graham cracker crumbs.
| Strawberry Coconut Butter
Coconut oil| a hint of agave| and strawberries are whipped together to create this simple strawberry dip that you can spread on toast or waffles.
| Gluten-Free (and Almost Sugar-Free) Strawberry Crumble
This gluten-free strawberry crumble recipe oozes with ripe strawberries on the inside and has a crispy| buttery crumble on the outside.
| Strawberry Pizza With Basil and Goat Cheese
Strawberry pizza? Yep u2014 it’s true! This strawberry| basil| and goat cheese pizza also contains savory prosciutto and spicy arugula.
| Strawberry Leather
A tasty roll of strawberry fruit leather is the perfect snack to keep in your gym bag or purse. Check out our step-by-step tutorial to create these leathers at home. Did I that mention that they have 30 fewer calories than the store-bought stuff?
| Strawberry Banana Creams
For a low-calorie alternative to strawberry cheesecake| try these strawberry banana creams. The taste is spot-on to the classic| and it’s under 150 calories per serving.
| Chocolate Almond Quinoa Stuffed Strawberries
For a simple and delicious vegan treat| whip up these chocolate almond quinoa stuffed strawberries. This protein-packed recipe is rich and delicious but comes in at only 118 calories a serving.
| Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie
The perfect treat for a hot day| this detoxifying smoothie tastes sweet but has no added sugar. So sip on this delicious and healthy drink the next time you’re looking to cool off.
| Vegan Strawberry Fudgesicles
For a healthy spin on a favorite childhood treat| whip up these strawberry fudgesicles. With each sweet and creamy pop coming in at under 80 calories| you can snack away guilt-free.
| Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette
Amp up your Summer salad with this refreshingly fruity strawberry balsamic dressing that captures the fresh taste of the season that a bottled dressing just can’t provide.
| Strawberry Protein Pancakes
These low-calorie strawberry protein pancakes are a sweet and tangy breakfast option that will leave you feeling full for hours.
| Watermelon Strawberry Mint Popsicle
For a refreshing way to beat the hot Summer weather| cool off with a low-calorie watermelon strawberry mint popsicle. The sweetness of the fruit is balanced by the refreshing taste of mint| creating a healthy treat that makes heat and humidity a little more bearable.
| Gluten-Free Strawberry Muffins
Adapted from a BabyCakes muffin recipe| these gluten-| dairy-| and sugar-free strawberry muffins have a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg for a spicy twist.