Fresh fruit is a perfect dessert on sunny days. May is National Strawberry Month, and National Strawberries and Cream was on Sunday. You can make your own whipped cream. Even unsweetened, it’s divine. While it is high in fat, homemade whipped cream on top of a bowl of strawberries is a pretty healthy dessert.
If you want to go beyond a bowl full of fresh fruit, we have four sweet but low-carb strawberry recipes you’ll love!
There are few things better than a popsicle on a hot day. But, for some people, creamsicles are superior. This popsicle is made with whipped cream and pureed strawberries. The recipe couldn’t be simpler. If you don’t have popsicle molds, don’t worry: just use paper cups. A serving has 119 calories, four grams of carbs, one gram of fiber and 11 grams of fat. Get the recipe. (https://simplysohealthy.com/low-carb-strawberry-cream-popsicles/)
This recipe is so easy! It’s perfect on a warm day as you don’t need any heat to make it. No-cook desserts are perfect for hot summer days. While it’s called mousse, it’s actually firm whipped cream mixed with strawberry puree. It’s a heavenly treat, and you will be thrilled you made it! A serving has 148 calories, four grams of carbs, one gram of fiber and 15 grams of fat. Get the recipe.
This is an amazing mix of a blondie, lemon bar and a strawberry treat. The blondies have hunks of fresh strawberries throughout them and then are topped with a strawberry lemon glaze. While they aren’t gooey like a lemon bar, they are sharp! They are tart, sweet and perfect! A serving has 150 calories, five grams of carbs, 2.1 grams of fiber and 12.9 grams of fat. Get the recipe. (https://alldayidreamaboutfood.com/keto-strawberry-lemon-blondies/)
This can be a dessert or a breakfast. It’s sweet enough to be a treat for after a meal. But it’s healthy enough that you could start your day with it! The chia will instantly thicken into a pudding if you make it with a blender. If you have time, you can leave it in the fridge overnight. The chia will absorb the liquid and make pudding just from sitting. Either option will yield a tasty dish you’ll love. A serving has 118 calories, 6.9 grams of carbs, 5.4 grams of fiber and 8.6 grams of fat. Get the recipe.
Strawberries are perfect in any form at this time of year. Treat yourself to a bowlful today. Then get more adventurous and make one of these tasty options!