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National Strawberry Month

Bright and tasty is what the month of May represents. Sunny skies bring in National Strawberry Month. A time of year where this sweet red fruit is in season and is used within many recipes from smoothies to pies, to preserves to salads and beverages.

A time of year where this sweet red fruit is in season and is used within many recipes from smoothies to pies, to preserves to salads and beverages. Faith Israel, ©2021, Clemson Extension

A time of year where this sweet red fruit is in season and is used within many recipes from smoothies to pies, to preserves to salads and beverages.
Faith Isreal, ©2021, Clemson Extension

A fun outdoor activity with family can include visiting a farm or pick-your-own and enjoying some fresh-picked strawberries to create tasty memories at home. A simple and easy recipe to try is the Strawberry Greek Yogurt Bark.

Ingredients:

3 cups plain Greek yogurt
¼ cup maple syrup or honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 ½ cups sliced strawberries

Directions:

  1. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, stir yogurt, maple syrup (or honey), and vanilla.
  3. Spread the mixture evenly onto a baking sheet and place strawberries on top.
  4. Freeze until very firm for at least 3 hours.
  5. Serve, break or cut into pieces and enjoy.

Looking to try other ways to enjoy your fresh-picked strawberries all year round?

Check out different ways to preserve strawberries by visiting, HGIC 3224, Strawberry Jam Factsheet.

If this document didn’t answer your questions, please contact HGIC at hgic@clemson.edu or 1-888-656-9988.

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