10 Fun and Flirty Strawberry Recipes

10 Fun and Flirty Strawberry Recipes

Strawberry lovers know that there is little that you can compare to the texture and succulent flavor of a fresh, red strawberry. There are few times that an untouched food can make as swoon. Agree?

May is National Strawberry Month and we are giddy from the abundance of the spring produce. Of course strawberries are available year round, but after months of being a sleepy, grey tone the grocery store shelves are suddenly blessed with the bold red berry we know and love. So we began stalking for the best of the best in strawberry bliss. Strawberries play very well with other foods and flavors which makes them a healthy and versatile fruit that can please a sweet or savory palate.

If your heart belongs to the springtime beauty then you will love our recipe roundup that encourages you to go into strawberry eating overdrive.

1. Sweet and Spicy Strawberry Pizza from Amanda’s Apron

Cheese, strawberries and crust all in one sweet AND spicy bite. Sign us up!

Sweet and Spicy Strawberry Pizza

2. Brie, Basil and Strawberry Quesadillas from Tablespoon

This is the best after work snack that a hard working soul deserves. Simply delightful.

Strawberry Quesidilla

3. Strawberry Salsa from Cooks Joy

A refreshing appetizer that can be enjoyed best when sitting on a patio with the refreshing spring air breezing by.

Strawberry Salsa

4. Balsamic Strawberry Ricotta Shortcakes from Two Peas and their Pod

Warning: Once you make this dessert you will never crave any other sweet treats other than this one.

Balsamic Strawberry Ricotta Shortcakes

5. Strawberries and Cream Scones from Cookin’ Canuck

Don’t be fooled, there is no actual cream in this recipe…but a few drops of nonfat milk give a glorious creamy flavor without the extra fat.

Strawberries and Cream Scones

6. Strawberry Lemonade Tart Bites from Formal Fringe

This beauties are like a lemonade stand for adults. We will gladly enjoy one of these refreshing bites daily.

Strawberry Lemonade Bites

7. Blue Cheese Stuffed Strawberries from Seasonal & Savory

If you are looking for a light bite but can’t commit to going sweet or savory, then these blue cheese stuffed strawberries are perfect for your indecisive mood.

Blue Cheese Stuffed Strawberries

8. Dairy-Free Strawberry Cilantro Coconut Smoothie from The Healthy Apple

Our blender keeps asking for this recipe and we insist on pleasing it by making the smoothie over and over and over again.


9. Quick Pickled Strawberries from Aida Mollenkamp

The vinegary zing will have you floating on strawberry sunshine. Seriously.

Pickled Strawberries

10. Strawberry Risotto from Serious Eats

This is an unusual way to cook up your aborio rice and it feels like a lighter recipe to fit the spring weather. We are in love.

Strawberry Risotto

Which one of these recipes are you going to make? What is your favorite way to enjoy strawberries?

photo credit: Sharon Mollerus via photopin cc


  1. I’m so intrigued by the pickled strawberry recipe! I don’t have any real “recipes” for strawberries, unless drizzling them with some balsamic vinegar and grinding on a little black pepper counts…


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