Strawberry fields forever! With summer in full swing, now is the perfect time to bring on the strawberry recipes and get creative with this fave seasonal treat. From desserts and salads to an awesome ice cream, we’ve gathered up a few ideas that will give your usual summer fare a very berry upgrade. Click through the slideshow below to discover recipes that give strawberries the spotlight.

Strawberry Agua Fresca

Raise a glass to this awesome recipe from Dolores Wiarco Dweck of Lola’s Cucina! With a whopping three ingredients and super simple instructions, this is a great summer treat that the kids can help mix up. Sip yours poolside or at your next family BBQ—it’s perfect for those days when you need a vacation in a glass. Get the recipe here.

photo: Dolores Wiarco Dweck

Abigail Matsumoto