French Toast, Cheesecake, Salad, and 20 Other Recipes to Make With Berries

Keep reading to find out which recipes made it into this week’s SWAT (Sharing With A Theme)

French Toast, Cheesecake, Salad, and 20 Other Recipes to Make With Berries

Spring has sprung, and what better way to celebrate then with berry-centric recipes? While all berries aren’t in season in April, you can use the frozen variety to make some of these dishes as well. If you’re fresh out of ideas on what do with your fresh (or frozen) fruit, this week’s SWAT (Sharing With A Theme) can help you out. You can choose from 23 recipes, which include sweet and savory dishes and drinks. You can make a pastry with berries and goat cheese, a strawberry cheesecake, or blueberry soup. Your options for berries are endless. After making your way through this list of recipes, you’ll want to make every single one, we promise!

Blueberry Pie

This pie is simple with an amazing flavor. The flaky crust makes it all worthwhile. — A Chick Who Can Cook

For the Blueberry Pie recipe, click here.

La Madeleine Fruit Tart

La Madeleine is a French cafe chain that has the most amazing fruit tart. In an attempt to replicate their mixed berry tart, I've adapted this copycat recipe. I'd say it tastes pretty darn close to the original (dare I say, I think it's even better.) — Obsessive Cooking Disorder

For the La Madeleine Fruit Tart recipe, click here.

Macadamia Nut Pancakes with Raspberry Syrup and White Chocolate Shavings

These pancakes are dense and decadent, yet light and fluffy, nutty, a smidge coconut-y, slightly sweet, and seriously satisfying. — No Spoon Necessary

For the Macadamia Nut Pancakes with Raspberry Syrup and White Chocolate Shavings recipe, click here.

Chilled Blueberry Soup

This recipe is ideal for warmer weather, suitable for a fancy dinner party, or simply a special treat for you and the one(s) you love. — Platter Talk

For the Chilled Blueberry Soup recipe, click here.

Strawberry and Goat Cheese Pastries

The tangy, creamy cheese is just lovely against the sweet-tart strawberry filling. A sprinkling of lemon thyme and sea salt bring these just a smidge over to the savory side, but if you swap that out for a little raw sugar, you’ve easily got yourself a dessert. — Coley Cooks

For the Strawberry and Goat Cheese Pastries recipe, click here.

Easy Cheesecake Dessert in Waffle Cup

This cheesecake dessert is easy to make, so easy that it’s a great recipe for kids. — Blogghetti

For the Easy Cheesecake Dessert in Waffle Cup recipe, click here.

Blueberry Coffee Cake

Grab your forks — it’s coffee cake time! The popular sponge cake gets revamped with the addition of sweet blueberries. — Oat and Sesame

For the Blueberry Coffee Cake recipe, click here.

Raspberry Parfait

Mascarpone, raspberry jam, and whipped cream are folded together to make this raspberry parfait. — Feed Your Soul 2

For the Raspberry Parfait recipe, click here.

Strawberry Nutella French Toast

This strawberry Nutella French toast made with soft buttery brioche is the closest you can get to eating dessert for breakfast without actually eating leftover dessert for breakfast. It’s the perfect special occasion brunch. — The Kittchen

For the Strawberry Nutella French Toast recipe, click here.

Red Velvet Chocolate Covered Strawberries With Cream Cheese Drizzle

Red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting meets chocolate covered strawberry, that is what this red velvet covered strawberries with cream cheese drizzle is all about. — Seduction in the Kitchen

For the Red Velvet Chocolate Covered Strawberries With Cream Cheese Drizzle recipe, click here.

Classic Berry Smoothie

This classic berry smoothie is by far my favorite from my book “Seven-Day Super Smoothie Cleanse Action Plan.” Made with frozen berries, Chobani Greek plain yogurt, vanilla protein powder, chia seeds, and water, it’s packed with vitamins, protein, calcium, fiber, and iron. — Delish Plan

For the Classic Berry Smoothie recipe, click here.

Chicken Cutlets With Strawberry, Avocado, and Basil Salsa

When it came time to serve up dinner, I simply spooned a hefty amount of the strawberries and avocado over the chicken, and then finished things off with a drizzle of balsamic glaze. — Chew Nibble Nosh

For the Chicken Cutlets With Strawberry, Avocado, and Basil Salsa recipe, click here.

Apple Blueberry Lemon Smoothie

Chopped apple, blueberries, lemon juice, water, and ice are all you need to make this delicious vegan, vitamin-packed power smoothie! You can enjoy this ridiculously healthy drink for breakfast or as a snack for your Meatless Monday menu. — Watch Learn Eat

For the Apple Blueberry Lemon Smoothie recipe, click here.

Strawberry Jalapeno Salsa

The strawberries are tossed with lime, cilantro, and finely minced red onion; it also has an added kick from jalapeños. It works perfectly and you can use it on fish, tacos, chicken, meats, or just scoop it up with chips. — The View from Great Island

For the Strawberry Jalapeno Salsa recipe, click here.

Vanilla Berry Pops

I love pops and this one is guilt-free. The best part is that it has real fruit, not from some concentrate with tons of food coloring. If you are looking for something rich and creamy, you have these tiny vanilla-berry pops. — Turmeric N’ Spice

For the Vanilla Berry Pops recipe, click here.

Strawberry Cheesecake

These strawberry cheesecakes are so easy to make, and it only takes five ingredients! — Vie de la Vegan

For the Strawberry Cheesecake recipe, click here.

Peach and Raspberry Pudding

This is a great recipe for substitutions; use what you have on hand. Don’t have/like peaches or raspberries? Switch it up! — The Hungary Buddha

For the Peach and Raspberry Pudding recipe, click here.

Strawberry Lemonade

Sweetened with pure maple syrup, it’s subtle and tangy, with a nice surprise hidden in its blush. Perfect as-is for the whole family (or with a little vodka enhancement for the adults), it’ll turn any occasion into a truly special one. — Poet in the Pantry

For the Strawberry Lemonade recipe, click here.

Strawberry Fruit Roll-Ups

Homemade strawberry fruit roll-ups are a delicious and fun treat you can make at home with your kids.—Kitchen Simmer

For the Strawberry Fruit Roll Ups recipe, click here.

Raspberry Almond Cake

I used fresh raspberries and almond flour to create this lovely springtime dessert that is both delicious and healthy — well, as far as desserts go. — Food Hunter’s Guide  

For the Raspberry Almond Cake recipe, click here.

Blackberry Lemonade

For your next picnic, make a batch of this blackberry lemonade. It’s sweet, tart, and very refreshing!—The Redhead Baker

For the Blackberry Lemonade recipe, click here.

Blueberry Buttermilk Ice Cream

It’s super refreshing and tastes lighter than most ice creams because the buttermilk is relatively low in fat. The sour edge from the buttermilk is just noticeable enough, and accented by a bit of lemon extract or lemon liqueur. The ice cream is naturally sweetened with raw honey and of course, the sweetness of the blueberries themselves. — A Calculated Whisk

For the Blueberry Buttermilk Ice Cream recipe, click here. 

Raspberry and Banana Lassi Pops

Raspberry freckled banana lassi popsicles, flavored with cardamoms, is an easy treat. —Spice Chronicles

For the Raspberry and Banana Lassi Pops recipe, click here.