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Strawberry Sorbet

vegan strawberry sorbet dessert
Strawberries are higher in antioxidants than just about every other fruit.

Strawberry Sorbet is the perfectly refreshing dessert for any summer meal.  This sorbet recipe is loaded with wholesome strawberries, which have numerous health benefits.  Strawberries are thought to be a cancer fighting food as well as high in vitamin C, anti-inflammatory and good for the cardiovascular system.  Research has also shown that strawberries can help to regulate blood sugar and decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes.

I’m highlighting this sorbet recipe (previously posted several years ago) because it’s hot here (96 degrees in Boulder today), and I’m craving light and healthy food.  So here’s how to make sorbet the easy way –take note, this recipe contains a mere 3 ingredients.

Strawberry Sorbet


  1. Place strawberries, water and agave in a vitamix
  2. Blend on highest speed until smooth and creamy
  3. Pour mixture into ice cream maker and process according to instructions
  4. Serve

Serves 4

Here are some of my other healthy strawberry recipes:

posted on August 22, 2011, 16 comments

  1. Lana M

    Is it possible to make this if one does not have an ice cream maker? Thanks!

  2. Looks great, Elana! Wish I had some strawberries now to make this. To make sorbet without an ice cream maker, I recently learned a tip from “The Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen”. You freeze the sorbet base in ice cube trays and once they’re frozen, the cubes are pureed in a food processor until smooth.

    • Donna Thibodeau

      Thanks for the information – I don’t have a Vitamix or ice cream maker but I plan to try the blender, freeze, and blend again.

      • Jason Aanderson

        A vitamix IS a blender, its an over priced blender. The company that creates it pays people to market it to other people, like their own friends! If you want a great blender at a reasonable price get a Blendtech! They’re amazing, I have one, I got my mom one (didn’t make her buy it like a Vitamix user would..) and It’s lasted years with no flaw. It handles anything and it also is SO easy to clean. It has a patented design that makes great smoothies, ice cream, all of that!

        Hope I don’t sound like a Salesman, I’m not, I’m a 23 year old med student who just doesn’t like to see people ripped off, enjoy!

  3. Danielle

    YUM! On the menu for tomorrow! thank you

  4. Shirley @ gfe @ glutenfreeeasily.com

    Love the amazing color, and three ingredients is perfect in my book!


  5. Hey you! Amazing how the best treats are so simple & healthy too :) Hope you are all well.

  6. Lynn Salmon-Easter

    Beautiful photograph!!
    I love your site.
    Thank you for all you hard work and efforts to our benefit.

  7. Bev Weidner @ bevcooks.com

    I could just slam that right into my face and not even care. YUM.

  8. Jeanne M Wallace, PhD, CNC @ nutritional-solutions.net

    You’re correct: strawberries are an excellent anti-cancer berry, along with blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and black currants. In a recent study, 60 grams (2 ounces) freeze-dried strawberries were fed daily for 6 months to 36 patients with precancerous lesions in the esophagous. The result: 80% of the patients experienced a reduction in the grade (severity) of their lesions. [Yan et al., Proc AICR, Apr 6, 2011]

    What a yummy way to get my daily dose of berries. I added a tsp of lemon juice to pop up the flavor of the frozen berries.

  9. julie

    Hi, if you don;t have an icecream maker can you make the sorbet in the vitamix with ice instead of water? Please advise. Thx

  10. Alex@Spoonful of Sugar Free @ spoonfulofsugarfree.com

    Sorbets are so easy to make-and naturally sweet. They make a great dessert that I know everyone will love. YUMMY!

  11. Healthy Juicer @ juicerdepot.com

    Your pictures make me want to try all your recipes. Especially this one since it seems so easy to make.

  12. This was incredible. I just shared on my blog and referenced your site. Thanks!

  13. Jinny

    Hey, has anyone tried substituting honey for agave? I can’t find agave in the stores around here (small town).

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