Food & Recipes

6 Strawberry Recipes for Kids

by Holly V. Kapherr

6 Strawberry Recipes for Kids

From strawberry lassi to yogurt to salsa, your little ones will love these creative, fruity treats

1. Shortcake Sushi

Place chopped strawberries, ricotta cheese, and baby spinach leaves in the center of a whole-wheat tortilla. Roll tightly and slice into rounds.

2. Fool for You

Chop 1 package store-bought meringue cookies or ladyfingers and mix with chopped strawberries and whipped cream.

3. Lassi, Go!

In a blender, combine 1 lb strawberries, 1/4 cup honey (for kids over 1), a pinch of salt, 2 cups plain low-fat Greek yogurt, and 1 cup ice. Blend until smooth.

4. Cheesecake Cups

Cut the tops off a pint of strawberries and use a mini—melon baller to hollow them out. Fill berries with cream cheese and dip in graham-cracker crumbs.

5. Feta Flatbread

Top a whole-wheat pita with chopped strawberries, crumbled feta cheese, chopped cooked chicken, and fresh basil. Broil until cheese starts to brown.

6. Sweet Salsa

Combine 1 pint blueberries, 1 cup peeled and diced jicama, and 1 pint chopped strawberries. Serve with grilled pork or chicken.