Strawberry Sandwiches and Strawberry Pizza? Absolutely!

Enjoy strawberries at breakfast, lunch and dinner


It's time for strawberry smoothies, sandwiches and more.

Image courtesy of Cindy Silver, MS, RD, LDN

It’s an exciting time of year when the local, fresh strawberries are ready to pick and eat! How many times have you picked your own? Has your family visited the farmers’ market to stock up? There are so many ways to enjoy fresh strawberries – and, while they’re local and fresh, get all you can!

Breakfast Berries:

  • Add strawberries to your child’s cereal
  • Add strawberries to a smoothie
  • Add strawberries to your child’s toaster waffle or pancake
  • Add strawberries to a yogurt
  • Add strawberries to the mouth – yep, just eat them!

Lunch Berries:

  • Add strawberries to your child’s sandwich. For example, sliced strawberries go great with peanut butter
  • Add strawberries to your child’s bento lunch box
  • Add strawberries to a green salad
  • Add strawberries to a fruit salad
  • Add strawberries to your water bottle

Dinner Berries:

  • Add sliced strawberries to your child’s grilled cheese – yes, really!
  • Add strawberries to cottage cheese and sprinkle with sliced almonds
  • Add strawberries to your child’s lightly sweetened lemonade
  • Add strawberries to pizza – hey, why not?
  • Add strawberries to a healthier baked fruit crisp for dessert. Recipe here.

 What is your favorite memory about strawberries?

Cindy Silver is a licensed, registered dietitian based in Winston-Salem. In addition to her "Nibbles of Nutrition" blog, she also serves on the Piedmont Parent Fit Family Challenge Expert Panel. For family-friendly, nutritional tips and recipes, follow Cindy on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and visit her website

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Nibbles of Nutrition

About This Blog

Cindy Silver is a licensed, registered dietitian. She is the owner of Market Basket Nutrition, a nutrition education business, and is a Nutrition Services Provider for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. She has a master’s degree in Food Science and Nutrition. 

She works with families to help them master the skills of good nutrition for healthier and happier lives. She believes that everyone can improve their nutrition and feel better by taking time to write tasty and healthy menus, get more organized in the grocery store and then cook simple and delicious meals at home. 

She also enjoys fresh air exercise, cooking, gardening, traveling and kids. She lives in Winston-Salem with her husband and their son is a senior at Appalachian State University in beautiful Boone, NC. Visit her website at

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