May 22, 2013

Fresh Strawberry Sauce (From OBB)

I'm pretty sure you've heard of Sarah and Kate over Our Best Bites.  If you haven't, go check them out!  These girls have added such an amazing element to my cooking life.  They have amazing recipes that anyone can make.  Every time I make something new and delicious my husband's first response is, "Best Bites?", and 99% of the time he's right.

Anyway, I could go on and on, but I might start sounding sappy if I do.  Just know these gals are my GO TO when it comes to cooking!

This recipe is for their fresh strawberry sauce.  I made it a few years ago because I have a ton of strawberries that were going to go bad, and I needed to use them up.  I didn't really know how I'd use the sauce, but I knew it would be good, so I made five or six jars of it (it keeps in the fridge for a week or you can freeze it).  

You can put the sauce on pancakes, waffles, ice cream, but my favorite way to use it is in a fresh strawberry shake.  I have to say this sauce has converted me to the fruity side of shakes.  I didn't think it was possible (wait, LaBeau's fresh raspberry shake did convert me many years ago). I'm still a chocolate, caramel girl at heart when it comes to shakes, but I crave this fresh strawberry one.  And once again, you just need 3 ingredients (see below)!  

Fresh Strawberry Sauce (from Our Best Bites)
Vanilla Ice Cream

Put all the ingredients in a blender (or my favorite, The Ninja) and blend.  I never measure the amounts of each ingredient I put in my shakes.  I do always start with the sauce and ice cream, then add a little milk at a time until I reach my desired thickness.  
Fresh, creamy, delicious!!

There's a lot of recipes from Our Best Bites that I keep in jars in my fridge or freezer.  Stay tuned for more posts on that.

And, once again I'm in a 3-ingredient groove these days.  Check out these other 3-ingredient recipes.

Homemade Oreos

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

BBQ Sauce For Pork Ribs

Thanks so much for stopping by!  I hope you found a little something worth your time.

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  1. This sauce would be so handy to have in the freezer! I can't wait for strawberry season!
    Thanks for sharing.

    1. I keep a good stash in my freezer. We go through it like crazy all summer long, and then it's fun to have some in the fall and winter when it's not strawberry season. Thanks so much for visiting, Theresa! Come back anytime. Enjoy your day!

  2. I'm so glad you love that sauce- it's one of my faves, too! Thanks for the kind words girlie!

    1. I had to take a double-take when I saw who this comment was from! Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by and comment. What an honor! And I meant every word I said about you and Kate. Thanks so much for making cooking so fun and rewarding! Enjoy your day!

  3. Yum! My husband LOVES strawberry milkshakes so I will be trying this out for sure. Pinned.

    By the way, your pictures are beautiful.

    1. Thanks so much for visiting, and for your sweet words. I can't wait for you husband to try this shake! I promise it'll be a hit! I love the name of your blog. On my way over now to visit. Thanks again! Have a great Memorial Day weekend!

  4. We just went strawberry picking! I think I need to make some of the sauce with the berries before they go bad. Thanks so much for linking up at the Real Family Fun link party! Hope to see you next week.

    1. Strawberry picking- how fun!! I can't help but be a bit envious of you Oregon folks and your fresh berries. Yummy! We actually just used the sauce tonight for shakes. Happy faces all around! Enjoy your Memorial Day weekend!

  5. This sauce looks delicious! Found you over at Give me the Goods! Hope you'll stop on by!

    1. Rebecca, thanks so much for visiting! I promise this sauce won't disappoint! I'm on my way over to visit you now. Come back anytime!

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    1. Thanks so much, Ginger! I'm at Wow Me Wednesday every week! I love your site. Thanks for the feature. Have a great day!

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