Strawberries in Balsamic

strawberries with vanilla ice cream in a black bowl

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The easiest dessert and you need only a few pantry basics, plus fresh strawberries.


  • A pint of washed strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar glaze
  • 12 teaspoons sugar 
  • 2 drops lemon vitality essential oil


  1. Core and slice the strawberries into thick slices.
  2. In a small bowl, add the vinegar, sugar and lemon and stir to combine. 
  3. Add in the sliced strawberries and toss to combine.
  4. Allow to sit for at least 30 minutes, up to an hour.
  5. Stir and divide into small individual bowls. 
  6. Top with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream
  7. Dust with a little confectioners sugar.

The lemon vitality essential oil add so much freshness to this simple recipe. Only a drop or two in a recipe that has a total of 4 ingredients makes all the difference!