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Take advantage of fresh spring and summer berries while they’re at their sweetest! From cake to pie, jam to muffins, smoothies, and salads, these easy recipes with strawberries are sure to please everyone at your table.

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Few things are better than a basket of freshly-picked spring strawberries. If you’re lucky enough to have an abundance of seasonal fruit in your kitchen, put it to good use with any of these easy strawberry recipes:

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Easy Fruit Salad with Vanilla Pudding

This easy fruit salad recipe comes together in just minutes, and is packed with fresh flavor! Pick your favorite in-season fruit — from strawberries, blueberries and peaches to bananas, apples or grapes — and toss everything in a bright, tangy dressing made with lime juice and vanilla pudding mix. The sweet, tart, refreshing side dish works well with waffles or egg casserole for brunch, with grilled chicken or burgers at a picnic, or even with ice cream as a light dessert.

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Strawberry Freezer Jam

This sweet Strawberry Freezer Jam is the easiest and most delicious way to take advantage of the season’s fresh berries! With just 4 ingredients and less than 30 minutes, you will have a small batch of thick strawberry jam that you can use on toast or biscuits, in yogurt, on ice cream, and more. You won’t believe how simple this truly is!

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Old-Fashioned Strawberry Pie Recipe

Mom’s Old-Fashioned Strawberry Pie recipe is a classic easy dessert for the spring and summer months! Fresh berries are coated in a sweet glaze and finished with a dollop of whipped cream, making this light and beautiful treat a family favorite.

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Strawberry Chicken Salad

This restaurant-quality Strawberry Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing comes together in just 15 minutes! You’ll love the combination of flavors and textures from the spinach, Romaine, rotisserie chicken, toasted almonds, celery, avocado, crumbled feta cheese, and plenty of sweet, fresh strawberries. Serve the salad with croissants, biscuits, sour cream muffins, cornbread, or a loaf of crusty French bread for a quick lunch or easy weeknight dinner — no cooking required!

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Strawberry Chocolate Dump Cake for Two

Make dessert quick, easy, and incredibly delicious with a 3-Ingredient Strawberry Chocolate Dump Cake for Two that’s ready for the oven in just 5 minutes! The perfect Valentine’s Day treat!

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Strawberry Spinach Salad & Poppy Seed Dressing

A quick and simple Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing is the perfect addition to any meal. Add some chicken and it’s instantly transformed into a light and healthy entree!

Strawberry Sunshine Jello Salad

Isn’t this easy, 5-minute Strawberry Sunshine Jello Salad pretty? With an abundance of strawberries, peaches, and pineapple tucked inside, it’s a perfectly refreshing fruit salad for the warm months ahead!

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie

This healthy Strawberry Banana Smoothie is made with yogurt, fruit and milk for a simple and satisfying breakfast or snack that your kids will adore! It’s a great way to take advantage of those overripe bananas that are sitting on the counter, and it comes together in less than 5 minutes!

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Strawberry Shortcake Cake

The perfect dessert for spring and summer! This easy Strawberry Shortcake Cake starts with a boxed cake mix, is topped with a light and fluffy cream cheese frosting, and is finished with sweet, fresh berries. It’s a crowd-pleasing treat that’s ideal for summer potlucks, picnics, and the Fourth of July!

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Berry Overnight Oatmeal {High Protein!}

The perfect make-ahead healthy breakfast: Berry Overnight Oatmeal! In this quick and easy recipe, soft and chewy oats are combined with fresh strawberries and blueberries for a nutritious, high protein breakfast or snack.

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Strawberry Bread with Vanilla Glaze

Bright and sweet, a loaf of this easy Strawberry Bread with a thick vanilla glaze is bursting with beautiful, juicy berries and a rich, moist crumb. Use juicy, ripe, fresh strawberries for a strawberry quick bread that’s delicious at any time of day — breakfast, snack or even dessert!

Healthy Strawberry Smoothie With Mango {High Protein + Dairy Free!}

Make a sunny escape in just two minutes with this high-protein, dairy-free Mango and Strawberry Smoothie! It’s the perfect nourishing breakfast or snack option to fuel your busy days — even when you’d rather be lounging on a beach!

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Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie Bowl

Start your day with a thick, creamy and protein-packed strawberry smoothie that you can eat with a spoon! Topped with crushed wholegrain graham crackers and fresh fruit, this healthy Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie Bowl is like having dessert for breakfast!

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Strawberry Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This easy, homemade Strawberry Cake is the best dessert for spring and summer! It’s an old-fashioned strawberry cake recipe that’s made with a box of cake mix, Jello, buttermilk and fresh or frozen strawberries. Finish off the moist layer cake with the most delicious strawberry cream cheese frosting for a simple dessert that’s bursting with flavor!

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Baked Oatmeal with Almonds and Berries

Baked oatmeal with almonds and berries is a cozy, warmly-spiced, and healthy breakfast. The easy casserole has crisp, caramelized edges, a soft filling, and plenty of sweet, fresh strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries. So much flavor in every bite! Top each bowl with yogurt or whipped cream, warm milk, extra fruit, or a drizzle of honey.

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Strawberry Crisp {Strawberry Crumble}

This easy strawberry crisp recipe is the perfect way to enjoy a bounty of fresh berries! Juicy, sweet strawberries are topped with a buttery, crunchy oat streusel for a classic spring or summer dessert that everyone loves. Bake the crisp in a skillet or in a dish, and serve warm with vanilla ice cream on top!

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The Easiest Strawberry Cobbler Recipe

This easy strawberry cobbler is a delicious way to enjoy fresh spring and summer berries! The cake-like batter puffs up around the fruit, giving the dessert that classic “cobbled” texture on top. Perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!

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Strawberry Shortcake Biscuits

Pair these buttery, flaky, mile-high strawberry shortcake biscuits with whipped cream and fresh berries for an easy, made-from-scratch, old-fashioned dessert!

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Strawberry Cream Cheese Icebox Cake

Light, refreshing, and full of cool, creamy, fresh berry flavor, this strawberry cream cheese icebox cake is the perfect easy, no-bake dessert. With layers of graham crackers, pudding, cream cheese, Cool Whip, and sliced strawberries, there’s no cooking necessary — just assemble and chill!

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Strawberry Muffins

These bakery style strawberry muffins are moist and fluffy, full of fresh, juicy berries, and finished with a crunchy sugar topping. Whip up a batch for a convenient grab-and-go breakfast, a lovely addition to a brunch buffet, or a sweet make-ahead afternoon snack. They’re freezer-friendly, too!


Hey, I’m Blair!

Welcome to my farmhouse kitchen in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Inspired by local traditions and seasonal fare, you’ll find plenty of easy, comforting recipes that bring your family together around the table. It’s down-home, country-style cooking!

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