One Fruit, Many Uses – Strawberry Mint & Lemon Drink + Strawberry & Goat’s Cheese Salad


Warning: preg_match(): Compilation failed: invalid range in character class at offset 4 in /home/aplateof/public_html/wp-content/plugins/pinterest-pin-it-button-pro/includes/simple_html_dom.php on line 1364

Warning: preg_match_all(): Compilation failed: invalid range in character class at offset 4 in /home/aplateof/public_html/wp-content/plugins/pinterest-pin-it-button-pro/includes/simple_html_dom.php on line 684

Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /home/aplateof/public_html/wp-content/plugins/pinterest-pin-it-button-pro/includes/simple_html_dom.php on line 691

Warning: preg_match_all(): Compilation failed: invalid range in character class at offset 4 in /home/aplateof/public_html/wp-content/plugins/pinterest-pin-it-button-pro/includes/simple_html_dom.php on line 684

Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /home/aplateof/public_html/wp-content/plugins/pinterest-pin-it-button-pro/includes/simple_html_dom.php on line 691

The weather has definitely turned warm and we’re having something of a strawberry summer. So if you see an onslaught of strawberry recipes here, please bear with me! I keep thinking of novel ways to use up the fruit before another batch appears. Today we’re making strawberry icecream – perfect for a sunny day. Earlier this week, I made  a refreshing strawberry mint drink with a dash of lemon and alcohol to cool us down after a long day outdoors.

I’ve never made a salad using strawberries but have come across quite a few recipes for it, so I gave it a go myself. Turns out this is one versatile fruit that can be put to many uses. And that’s good news because there are plenty more ripe strawberries waiting to be picked in the garden!

freshly picked strawberries

So even if you don’t have a bounty of fruit in the backyard, go ahead and try these simple recipes with store or market bought strawberries. I promise you won’t be disappointed.

[Read more…]