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 Basil Bruschetta

Bring on the bruschetta! This clever idea is the perfect summer appetizer. In addition to the season’s best berries and a sprinkling of basil, these fancy toasts feature fresh ricotta and a drizzle of honey. Yum! Get the recipe from Kristine’s Kitchen Blog.

photo: Kristine’s Kitchen Blog

Abigail Matsumoto