Nothing better than kicking back poolside (or beachside if you’re lucky) with a big bowl of fresh strawberries. Healthy, refreshing, and sweet, this in-season fruit goes seamlessly into a variety of meals.

Check out all the ways you can use a strawberry this summer:

1. Strawberry Peach Guacamole


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Switch up your usual gauc with some strawberry and peach. Get the recipe here.

2. Chocolate Strawberry Waffles


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If you’re looking for a way to load up on the sweets, this is a sure-fire way to kill the pancake game. Recipe here.

3. Strawberry Grilled Cheese


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What a good lookin’ sandwich. Turn up the heat with this grilled cheese.

4. Strawberry Shortcake Kabobs


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The cutest dish that’s easy and impressive for entertaining. Host your own summer BBQ and serve these up for dessert. Recipe here.

5. Fruit Salsa


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Take a dip this summer. Make it here.

6. Gluten-Free Strawberry Cheesecake


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For all you gluten-intolerant peeps out there, this is the cheesecake for you. Get it here.

7. Strawberry Banana Jello


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Feel all nostalgic with this family holiday staple. Recipe here.

8. Kale Salad With Strawberry Vinaigrette


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If you’re still obsessed with kale, get your fix with some strawberry vinaigrette. Yum. Recipe here.

9. Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble


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Strawberry and rhubarb were made for each other. Taste the dynamic duo for yourself and get the recipe here.

10. Strawberry Ice Cream Pie


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This unusual combo is sure to be your new fave pie. Recipe here.

11. Smoothie Bowl


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Eat your smoothie in a bowl with a spoon. Recipe here.

12. Strawberry Shortcake S’Mores


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Take two amazing desserts, strawberry shortcake and s’mores, combine them, and get a masterpiece. Recipe here.

13. Chocolate Covered Strawberries


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A classic dessert that is so incredibly easy to make. Recipe here.

14. Berry Cheesecake Parfait


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Even if the Fourth of July just passed, you can still show your patriotic spirit with this dessert. Make it here.

15. Honey Ricotta Toast


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You’ll fool yourself into thinking you’re at a high-end brunch spot, when in reality, this’ll only take you 5 minutes to make on your own. Recipe here.

16. Boozy Strawberries


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It’s 5 o’clock somewhere amirite? Get boozy with dem strawberries here.

17. Nutella Cinnamon Strawberry Panini


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The sandwich of our dreams. Make it yourself here.

18. Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp


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A great ending to any meal. Make it here.

19. Strawberry Glazed Cheesecake


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As deeeelish as it looks. Recipe here.