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Have you ever found yourself wondering what to make with strawberries? This collection of 15+ dietitian-created recipes will show you delicious, creative, and easy ways to use strawberries in breakfasts, smoothies, desserts, salads, snacks, and savoury dishes. Enjoy!

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In this post, you’ll find 15+ healthy recipes using strawberries along with a breakdown of the nutrition benefits of strawberries! Keep scrolling to explore all strawberry recipes, or click to go directly to the following sections:

Strawberry Nutrition & Health Benefits

Strawberries are an excellent source of Vitamin C – a serving of 8 strawberries (1 cup) has about the same amount as an orange!

Vitamin C plays an essential role in immune function and helps form your body’s blood vessels, muscle, and collagen. It also helps your body absorb iron from foods and acts as an antioxidant.

In addition to Vitamin C, strawberries are also a source of dietary fibre (a 1 cup serving contains 3 grams). Fibre helps to lower blood cholesterol and promotes a healthy digestive system.

Strawberries also contain a small amount of other micronutrients, like:

  • potassium
  • vitamin B6
  • folate
  • phosphorus
  • magnesium

Strawberry Breakfasts

In this section you’ll find easy ways to start your day with strawberries! You can use either fresh or frozen strawberries for these breakfast recipes.

1) Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie

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This strawberry oatmeal smoothie is a healthy, filling breakfast that tastes like a strawberry milkshake! The addition of oats packs in a ton of nutrition benefits. Recipe is gluten-free and can easily be customized to use different fruits.
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2) Strawberry Vanilla Overnight Steel Cut Oats

white bowl with steel cut oatmeal topped with sliced strawberries, mint leaves, pecans, and peanut butter
This Strawberry Vanilla Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal is an easy and nutritious grab-and-go breakfast option. No cooking necessary!
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3) Strawberry Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

This strawberry pineapple spinach green smoothie is packed with vitamin C, antioxidants, protein, healthy fats, and fibre. A creamy and filling breakfast!
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4) Strawberry Rose Chia Jam

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This Strawberry Rose Chia Jam uses rose water and vanilla extract for a fun, flavourful twist on a classic strawberry chia jam! Recipe is gluten-free and vegan.
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5) Watermelon Banana & Strawberry Smoothie

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This nutritious watermelon smoothie is made with banana, strawberries, greek yogurt, and mint! It's super refreshing, easy to make, and filling enough to enjoy for breakfast.
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Strawberry Salads & Savoury Dishes

In this section you’ll find a handful of ways to use fresh strawberries in savoury dishes, like summer salads. Their sweet, juicy taste offers SUCH a delicious contrast to more savoury flavours – I promise!

6) Balsamic Baked Salmon With Strawberry Salsa

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This balsamic baked salmon recipe is topped with a refreshing strawberry basil salsa. It's such a simple, yet delicious summer dish that's bursting with flavour and nutrition! This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, and a source of protein and fibre.
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7) Strawberry, Tomato & Avocado Salad

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This strawberry, tomato & avocado salad is bursting with flavour and nutrition. Make it in minutes and bring to your next summer BBQ or picnic!
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8) Summer Salad With Corn, Strawberries & Avocado

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If summer was a flavour, it would taste like this! This salad is loaded with fresh, seasonal fruits and veggies. It's super refreshing and perfect for your next summer BBQ or picnic.
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9) Easy Halloumi Salad With Couscous

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This halloumi salad recipe is made with fried halloumi cheese, couscous, tons of veggies, and a delicious balsamic vinaigrette dressing. It's a quick and easy salad idea that can be enjoyed as a side dish or as a yummy lunch! For a gluten-free version, simply swap couscous with quinoa.
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10) Strawberry Quinoa Salad With Feta

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This Strawberry Quinoa Salad is made with feta cheese, cucumbers, tomatoes, parsley, and mint. It's refreshing, nutritious, and incredibly easy to make! Gluten-free, with dairy-free/vegan option.
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Snacks & Desserts With Strawberries

While fresh strawberries make a delightful snack or dessert on their own, they can also be used in more creative ways – like in frozen or baked treats!

11) Whipped Feta With Roasted Balsamic Strawberries

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This whipped feta with greek yogurt dip is paired with balsamic roasted strawberries and basil. It's a sweet, savoury, and DELICIOUS appetizer or starter. Can be made in advance, with an option to serve as crostini!
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12) Homemade Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

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Using 4 simple ingredients and a food processor, you can make healthy refreshing greek frozen yogurt at home in minutes! While this recipe is for a strawberry greek frozen yogurt, feel free to swap the strawberries with any frozen fruit of your liking. Frozen mangos, blueberries, raspberries… they would all work wonderfully!
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13) Strawberry Peach Crisp

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This strawberry peach crisp is the perfect simple summer dessert. Made with almond flour and oats, this recipe is both gluten-free and vegan!
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14) Strawberry Orange Frozen Yogurt Bark

Baking sheet with frozen greek yogurt bark topped with chopped strawberries, orange zest, almonds, and cacao nibs
This Strawberry Orange Frozen Greek Yogurt Bark is an easy-to-make, protein-packed healthy snack option that’s bursting with fruity flavor!
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15) Honey-Roasted Strawberries With Vanilla

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These honey-roasted strawberries are paired with vanilla extract and lemon juice for the easiest, most delicious treat. They're the perfect healthy addition to your breakfast or dessert!
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16) Avocado Boats With Mango, Strawberries & Balsamic

Avocado boats with mango, strawberry, and balsamic vinegar
These avocado boats are so easy and quick to make, taste deliciously creamy, and will keep you feeling full and satisfied until your next meal comes around due to the healthy fat content.
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More Recipe Round-Ups To Explore

And there you have it – 15+ Easy, Healthy Recipes With Strawberries to cook and enjoy. I so hope you found inspiration for some new and creative ways to use strawberries! If you make any of these recipes, don’t forget to tag me on Instagram or Pinterest – seeing your creations always makes my day. You can also subscribe to my email list to never miss a new recipe or nutrition education post!

Get the Recipe: 15+ Healthy Recipes With Strawberries, Including Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie

This strawberry oatmeal smoothie is a healthy, filling breakfast that tastes like a strawberry milkshake! The addition of oats packs in a ton of nutrition benefits. Recipe is gluten-free and can easily be customized to use different fruits. Plus more creative recipes using strawberries!
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Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups almond milk, unsweetened (or other milk of choice)
  • 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt (or vegan alternative)
  • 1/2 cup oats (rolled or quick)
  • 2 cups strawberries (or fruit of choice)
  • 2 Tbsp nut butter, unsweetened (almond or peanut)
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 4-5 ice cubes (or more as desired)
  • Optional: scoop of unflavoured protein powder or collagen

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender, starting with the almond milk (putting the liquid first helps to blend things easier!)
  • Blend until fully smooth. If things are a little too thick, add an extra splash of almond milk until desired texture is achieved. Enjoy!

Notes

*I recommend using either rolled/oat-fashioned oats or quick oats for this recipe. There is no need to cook them – simply add the raw oats directly to your blender.
*If you need to follow a gluten-free diet, be sure to use certified gluten-free oats.
*STORAGE:
  • This smoothie will keep for about 2 days in the fridge. Simply pour it into a jar with a lid and refrigerate. Separation is normal – just give the jar a good shake or put it in the blender again.
  • If you’d like to freeze this smoothie, pour it into silicone ice cube trays or muffin tins and place them in the freezer. Once frozen, you can pop out the smoothie “cubes” and store them in a freezer-safe bag. Just thaw them for a few hours or the night before you want the smoothie.
 
*MODIFICATIONS: Not feeling like strawberries? You can totally make this smoothie with other fruit if you feel like it! Simple swap the strawberries with the same amount of another fruit (or two). Some ideas:
  • mangoes
  • peaches
  • blueberries
  • mixed berries (I tried this + it was delicious!)
  • apples
  • pears

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