Four Strawberry Treats to Enjoy

We love fruit! And we are celebrating National California Strawberry Day. Neuliven Health’s home state is kicking off strawberry season, and we couldn’t be happier! We love eating fruit that is in season, and we are huge fans of red berries.

Eating local produce is a passion of ours as it’s good for the environment and helps keep our diets fresh and changing throughout the year! Strawberries are a delightfully versatile fruit as they can be eaten raw without garnishment or made into a thousand wonderful, savory and sweet recipes.

The weather here in San Diego has been pretty gray and rainy recently. We’re not used to that in sunny Southern California. To get ourselves back into a sunny mindset, we’re sharing delicious strawberry recipes that will brighten even the dreariest day!

Strawberry Lemon Cake


These strawberry lemon cakes have a cheesecake swirl. They are individually portioned, so you can’t accidentally overindulge. And they are wonderful for a mid-morning coffee break, afternoon snack or even a tea party! You can make them in a scone pan or cupcake tin — either one will be perfect. The person who made the recipe was aiming for scones and ended up inventing these delicious cakes instead. They aren’t too sweet, but they are sweet enough! A serving has 158 calories, four grams of carbs, one gram of fiber and 14 grams of fat. Get the recipe.  

Strawberry Cake


This cake is filled with strawberries and is fluffy. It doesn’t taste low-carb! You can serve it to anyone, and they will never know. And an added bonus is that it’s dairy-free. The only thing you might need is a springform cake pan. It’s much easier to remove this cake from a springform cake pan. But, if you don’t have one, it’s not the end of the world. A serving has 154 calories, five grams of carbs, two grams of fiber and 13 grams of fat. Get the recipe.

Strawberry Crumb Bars


Fruit bars topped with crumble are a hard dessert to beat. They have multiple steps to make and take a while to prepare. However, you will be the star of any potluck if you turn up with a fresh batch of these strawberry crumb bars. They have a buttery topping, a jammy filling and a flaky cookie crust. They have just five ingredients, so you don’t have to break the bank to make them or buy a ton of components you’ll only use once. A serving has 144 calories, seven grams of carbs, two grams of fiber and 10 grams of fat. Get the recipe.

Strawberry Lemonade Sorbet


You may already be dreaming of summer and preparing for it. If you’re ready for summer, this is the recipe to make. If you are thinking ahead, this is the one to keep for a future hot day. This recipe yields something like a softer Italian ice. It has just four ingredients and couldn’t be easier! You’ll be enjoying the taste of summer soon! A serving has 48 calories, 11 grams of carbs and two grams of fiber. Get the recipe.

Celebrating fresh produce is always a pleasure. Bring more fresh fruit into your diet by enjoying one of these recipes soon!

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