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Strawberry Shortcake in a bowl

Strawberry Shortcake in a Bowl!

What love looks like in gastronomic form.


Strawberry Shortcake in a Bowl

A variation of the breakfast Blueberry Muffin Pudding

  • 60g strawberries (about a heaping 1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • sweetener, if desired
  • 2 tbsp creamer (such as Silk)
  • 1 serving cooked oatmeal or bulgur (see: how to cook bulgur)

Combine all ingredients in your blending gadget (I use a Magic Bullet). I love using frozen berries, as it makes the pudding super-cold and satisfying after a hot run. If you go this route, thaw the berries just a bit, so they blend more easily.

Published on August 8, 2010

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  1. britchickruns says

    I get that never-want-it-to-end feeling after basically every’s lovely, but frustrating at the same time, cos it ALWAYSends. Boo.
    I like strawberries blended with cereal, milk, yogurt, banana, vanilla extract. SO good!

  2. Sarahishealthy says

    Oh that is the prettiest breakfast ever! My favorite strawberry recipe is definitely strawberry shortcake. With lots of whipped cream! I bet it’d be good with your whipped cream in a bowl.

    • Valerie says

      Yup, I’ve made strawberry shortcake with Katie’s whipped cream in a bowl. So I can tell you: it IS amazing! You don’t miss the dairy cream one bit! 😉

  3. Faith says

    I always loved strawberries in a sour cream/brown sugar dip when I was a little girl…now I think I’m going to experiment with a silken tofu/agave/brown sugar dip to healthify/veganize it. It always was such a favorite of mine!

    Of COURSE I want to hear more about the boy! My love life is so disheveled right now I need all the vicarious stories I can get 😉

  4. Kelly says

    That’s the prettiest-colored breakfast ever!

    I’m so glad to hear your date went well – having no awkward silences is a very good sign. 🙂 I bet most of us want to hear more, so please – share away!

  5. [email protected] says

    strawberries are good with just about anything. i think my favorite is either baked in muffins or scones.. or used as a topping for waffles <3

    hey, but theyre good wrapped in chocolate too 🙂 classic


  6. Hela says

    that looks absolutely delicious!!
    i love to keep it simple with strawberries: i mostly eat them plain, preferably straight from a strawberry field 🙂 but i also like em in smoothies.
    i had some for breakfast yesterday morning and they were lovely!!
    excited to hear more about “the” boy, katie!!

  7. Bonnie says

    I love this cheerful post! That breakfast looks bowl looks so delicious and refreshing, I’ll have something like that too 🙂

    I think my favourite way to eat strawberries is just… a big bowl of strawberries. They’re already so perfectly sweet and juicy and delicious on their own! But I really love them in muffins as well. Or dipped in chocolate fondue…

  8. Leslie says

    Oooh you’re cheating on the boy already? Hahaha but I’d cheat with Mr. DCD peanut butter too. You turned me onto that stuff and now I am HOOKED!

  9. todayslady says

    DCD and I have a thing too!

    My favorite way to eat strawberries so far is in a smoothie with chocolate protein powder but that may change if I try your strawberry shortcake. Looks super yummy 🙂

  10. Little Bookworm says

    I’m not so keen on strawberries, though I love them when they are dried. They taste great! (That “shortcake” sandwich looks great though!) 🙂

  11. Anonymous says

    Yummy post, thanks. Request: if you get a chance while you are still in New York, would you consider going “dumpster diving” on Park Ave.? I wish I could do it, but I’m nowhere near New York. 🙂 Just a thought 🙂

  12. Mary @ Bites and Bliss says

    Favorite way to eat strawberries? With chocolate of course!!! 😀

    I love your strawberry makes me think of my grandfather. Everytime we go visit, he *always* has shmooshed strawberries, shortcake, and ice cream. It never fails. 🙂

    • abby says

      that’s my favorite way too! with chocolate! who can say no to a chocolate covered strawberry???
      katie, you should combine the chocolate cream pie bulgur and the strawberry one!

  13. Laura says

    I have a love/hate relationship with strawbs! Sometimes i LOVE them…sometimes i HATE them…(never woulda guessed that eh!?).
    It’s probably not the most nutritious butttttttt strawberries dipped (smothered) with milk chocolate…..YUM! xx

  14. ruby red says

    Hahaha YAAAAAAAAAY! I am glad about this “striking a balance” decision – I loved this post about strawberry shortcake and hearing about your blossoming love life too… Hmm, I do have an “in a bowl” idea – replace the strawberries with blueberries and either A.) drizzle Sun Butter on top or B.) blend in a couple teaspoons or more of Sun Butter! Blueberries and sunflower seed butter were meant to be together! On a side note, do not buy the non-natural/non-organic version of Sun Butter…it is horrible!

  15. The Vegan! says

    To answer the hidden question (for more ideas on breakfast sundea’s) i want to post about my breakfast this morning, which might have been just as delish as yours if not better 😮
    I had pumpkin pie oatmeal! I was inspired by your oatmeal creativity, and I’ve been craving pumpkin lately, even though its not fall.
    Well, it was bob’s red mill 7 grain cereal, but whatever. I added half cup of canned pumpkin and half cup of apple sauce, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, raisins and walnuts. It was soooo tasty. I was planning on having it tomorrow too, but i think i’ll try strawberry shortcake instead!

  16. Kelsey @ Clean Teen Kelsey says

    This post is perfect for me right now! I, too, have a big container of organic strawberries in my fridge that I’m trying like crazy to use up. It’s not that I don’t love them, because I do, but I desperately don’t want them to go bad. Thank you for all the splendid ideas–I think I will make that fantastic strawberry shortcake sandwich tomorrow! 🙂

  17. karlielawson says

    hi katie!
    Im new to the blog world 🙂
    and shy as to how to start off?
    well I love running, and like you, I eat tons
    to maintain and very teeny and shorty frame haha 🙂
    well hope we can be friends! Or fellow blog followers hehe
    bye x

  18. Anonymous says

    When are we going to see the “CCK Goes to College Part 2” post?! I know you’ve been busy lately, so just wondering 🙂 Thanks Katie!

  19. Rachael says

    I’ve been reading your blog for about a year, but I haven’t commented until now.

    Around the time I became a vegan, I had been struggling with anorexia for years and I was trying to gain healthier eating habits. I skipped meals when I knew I shouldn’t because there was no joy, or even satisfaction, in eating. Your blog has helped me so much. I never liked breakfast foods, but all your ideas for breakfasts have changed my mind. I never thought of mixing so many different flavors into oatmeal and creating completely different meals before I found your blog. I am now in love with oatmeal and have decided it is a great after-run meal. I made this Strawberry Shortcake in a Bowl this morning with oatmeal as a second breakfast. It was heavenly!

    I just wanted to thank you. I have made so many of your recipes in the last year and you have given me tons of ideas for recipes, and my thank you to you is long overdue. You are amazing! Your blog is my absolute favorite! I even follow you on facebook, so I can make sure I don’t miss any posts. Thank you again.

  20. Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food) says

    That strawberry shortcake in a bowl looks so good! Love the color! So pretty!

    I love strawberries! I love to eat strawberries plain, but I also like to add them to yogurt, parfaits, ice cream, cereal, and salads! Oh, and I love to make strawberry smoothies with frozen strawberries!

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