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5 Strawberry Recipes to Kick off a Healthy New Year

Looking to kick off the new year with small, healthy changes? It's as easy as reaching for fresh strawberries from Florida! And today we're rounding up our favorite sweet and savory strawberry recipes to inspire vibrant, flavor-packed meals.

This post is written in partnership with Florida Strawberry Growers Association.

Happy New Year! We're not sure about you, but this year our team is excited to make small, healthy changes to feel more energetic during the work week. First goal: eat more color!

And that's why we're excited about Florida strawberries: they're in season through Easter (when a lot of other US strawberry growers are dormant), and are great in sweet and savory recipes alike!

So without further ado, we bring you a few of our favorite salads, a juicy cocktail, and a sweet treat featuring the fruit of the moment!

  • Watercress Salad with Strawberries and Feta

    Watercress Salad with Strawberries and Feta
    Sally Vargas

    A salad beautiful to serve during a celebration brunch but easy enough to pull off on a weeknight, this watercress beauty features ripe strawberries, salty feta and a zippy champagne vinaigrette.

  • Strawberry Guacamole

    Strawberry Guacamole
    Elise Bauer

    What could possibly be better than smooth avocados, sweet strawberries, a little onion and a dash of lemon juice? Meet our new favorite guacamole, perfect for dipping (or even eating straight from the spoon!)

  • Strawberry-Basil Moscow Mule

    Summer Moscow Mule with Strawberry closeup of strawberry moscow mule with basil garnish
    Nancy Mitchell

    A fruity twist on the classic, this juicy Strawberry Moscow Mule is mixed with vodka (although use tequila if you'd like) and a spicy ginger beer. We love the pale pink color and ease with which these come together.

  • Strawberry Mousse with White Chocolate

    Strawberry Mousse with white chocolate
    Sally Vargas

    With just six ingredients, this smooth and creamy Strawberry Mousse couldn't be easier to make. Extra bonus? It holds up well in the refrigerator, so it's a great make-ahead dessert! May we suggest doubling the batch if you're having guests? It's often the star of the show.

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  • Strawberry Arugula Quinoa Salad

    Strawberry Quinoa Arugula Salad
    Elise Bauer

    Looking to incorporate more whole grains into your diet this year? This pretty, filling quinoa salad made with fresh strawberries and arugula is the answer to creating colorful salads you'll actually WANT to eat!