What do you get when you cross a weekend with a holiday?
A double shot (hold the foam) dose of FRIYAY!
Bring on the lobstah rolls, ice cream cones, and steamers, because it is oh-ficcially summer time in Maine!
...granted it will most likely be 50 degrees on Tuesday, but we don't need those vibe killers, cuz it's a three day weekend up in here!
Another sure sign of summer in my books is the next best combo since PB&J. Straw to the rhubarb.
Ever since my bakery job in high school, where I made it my personal vendetta to find the strawberry rhubarb square with the highest filling to crust ratio, I was hooked. It's sweet, it's tangy, and tastes like a bite of summer.
So I put together a list of awesome rhu-berry recipes to enjoy the bounty of the season right now...except I didn't include pie. Been there, ate that. It's time to explore 25 more wonders that this power couple is capable of.
Strawberry Rhubarb Sangria - Sinful Nutrition
...and of course we start of the journey with booze. Patio and sunshine not included, but highly recommended for maximum enjoyment.
Strawberry Rhubarb Chia Pudding - Dietitian Debbie Dishes
Adding in one of the hippest superfoods to the mix, makes for a gorgeously healthy breakfast.
Strawberry Rhubarb Kombucha - Sugar Pickles
Now that I got my own kombucha brewing, I fully intend to try all the flavors, including this beauty of a 'buch.
Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp - Healthy Seasonal Recipes
Crisp > Pie. Especially when a double batch of crumble topping is involved.
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Smoothie - The Foodie Dietitian
All the sweet tang in drinkable on the go form. You can't eat pie with a straw.
Grain-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Chia Muffins - Simply Nourished
And no, it would not be overkill to spread these beauts with an extra dose of strawberry rhubarb jam. In fact, not doing so is frowned upon.
Strawberry Rhubarb Pavlova - Sugar Hero
If the thoughts of a heavy dessert are weighing you down (see what I did there) then a pavlova is for you! A light and crispy merigue topped with our prized team players.
Healthy Strawberry Rhubarb Bread - fANNEtastic Food
Since no season is complete without it's own quick bread, strawberry rhubarb deserves it's spot this time of year. Healthy or not, this will knock your bread lovin' socks off.
Strawberry Rhubarb Coconut Ice Cream - ifoodreal
Of course there had to be ice cream involved. And this one is even dairy-free!
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Bars - Uproot Kitchen
Not technically a pie..because it's in bar form. And anything not involving utensils is superior. It's like...science.
Strawberry Rhubarb Coconut Crumble - I Heart Eating
If eating this for breakfast is wrong, you need to re-evaluate your life's priorities my friend.
Rhubarb Strawberry Margaritas - Minimalist Baker
Now's about the time for another drink to keep the berry-infused buzz going. Let's cinco de drinko this flavor combination!
Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp - Well Plated
Because two crisps are better than one...and it's serving in the cutest little ramekins. What's not to love?!
Strawberry Rhubarb Overnight Oats - Sinful Nutrition
Another quick fix for breakfast, but with a double power couple. Sweet and tangy + hot and cold. You'll want to put this compote on 'errthang.
Strawberry Rhubarb Mimosa - Nutritioulicious
Too soon for another drink? It's a mimosa, so those are socially acceptable at 7AM. Wouldn't these be perfect for a summertime brunch?!
Strawberry Rhubarb Breakfast Crisp - Avocado A Day Nutritition
Okay, so if you're still not on board with eating dessert for breakfast, Rachel has you covered with her breakfast rendition. Although, I think you could pass this off as a dessert and still have some pretty happy campers.
Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade Popsicles - Joanne Eats Well with Others
Ice cream not your jam? Then these popsicles will send your summer treat heart in a tizzy.
Roasted Strawberry Rhubarb BBQ Sauce - Steele House Kitchen
There's even a way to put strawberry rhubarb on yo ribs! Life is seriously amazing.
Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Cake - The Roasted Root
And all the girls say this cake's fly for a non-pie.
Strawberry Rhubarb Waffles Shortcakes - Teaspoon of Spice
YAS. Strawberry shortcake. Meets rhubarb. Meets WAFFLES. The startings of a a great day.
Strawberry Rhubarb Chia Oat Bars - 24 Carrot Life
For those on the go-ers who don't want to eat breakfast with a straw. And if you manage to eat one of these with one, I commend you.
Sweet & Savory Strawberry Rhubarb Tart - Blissful Basil
The pie's hip and sophisticated cousin. Oh, and did I mention there's CHEESE involved?!
Strawberry Rhubarb Baked French Toast - Two Peas & Their Pod
What better dish to wash down with your straw rhu mimosa than a extra large helping of baked french toast. I challenge you to come up with a better answer. Impossible.
Strawberry & Rhubarb Chia Seed Jam - Healthy Nibbles & Bits
And since you need some extra strawberry rhubarb goodness to spread on all the things, chia jam is quite possibly the easiest and quickest way to jam out.
Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Pop Tarts - Minimalist Baker
Ah the pop tart. I guarantee these ones will make my neon-colored, frosted, and sprinkled versions of childhood shake in their red dye #40 boots. There's actually REAL FRUIT in these ones.
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What's your favorite way to eat strawberry rhubarb?
Which of these recipes would you try first?