From Stimulating Summer Smoothies to Frozen Fruit Crumbles

By: Jessica Marren - Published:
Summer is upon us and with summer comes fresh, ripe locally grown fruit, and strawberry summer treats are a tasty way to take advantage of nature's most delicious offerings. Strawberries are one of the most versatile fruits; from chutneys to desserts these sweet, versatile berries are a summery staple.

In the summer, you can take a short day trip to a small farm town and enjoy a picking a bushel yourself. Or you can take a trip you your local farmers market to get the ripest berries for these strawberry summer treats.

From fresh fruit summer salads to strawberry shortcake cupcakes, you can enjoy berries for every meal of the day if you so felt inclined to do so.