The heart-shaped silhouette of the strawberry is the first clue that this fruit is good for you. These potent little packages protect your heart, increase HDL (good) cholesterol, lower your blood pressure, and guard against cancer.
Packed with Goodness
Packed with vitamins, fiber, and particularly high levels of antioxidants known as polyphenols, strawberries are a sodium-free, fat-free, cholesterol-free, low-calorie food. They are among the top 20 fruits in antioxidant capacity and are a good source of manganese and potassium. Just one serving – about eight strawberries – provides more vitamin C than an orange.
Looking for a fun way to expand your culinary skills? Look no further! Strawberries can be used in many different ways and we have just the ideas you’ve been looking for!
Ingredients: (serves 10) 500g Large fresh strawberries, washed & hulled 100ml Cream cheese (full cream) 50ml Heavy thick cream 15ml Castor sugar Serving options: Fresh mint Method Mix the cream cheese and heavy cream together
Ingredients: (serves 8) 50g Farm butter 300g Mini marshmallows 200g Strawberry flavoured rice crispies 1x pack (8g) freeze-dried strawberries Method Prepare a square dish, about 5cm high with baking paper, spray the baking paper with
Ingredients: (serves 6) 250g Fresh strawberries, rinsed 100g White melting chocolate Gold & Silver edible sprinkles Method Make sure the strawberries are lightly dried on a paper towel. Melt the white chocolate over a double
Ingredients: (serves 2) 500ml Full cream Greek yogurt 30ml Brown sugar 30ml Sumac (ground berries with a tart lemon-like flavour) 15ml Freshly grated ginger 1 Cardamom pod seeds 250g Large strawberries, washed and hulled Serving
Ingredients: (serves 1) 2 Slices brioche, toasted 3-4 Strawberries, washed, hulled & halved ½ Cup blueberries 1 Meringue, broken a bit 100ml custard Garnish: edible flowers Method Toast the brioche slices. Break the meringue into
This member of the rose family isn’t really a fruit or a berry but the enlarged receptacle of the flower. Choose medium-sized berries that are firm, plump, and deep red; once picked, they don’t ripen further. First cultivated in ancient Rome, strawberries are now the most popular berry fruit in the world. In provincial France, they were regarded as an aphrodisiac. These red gems may be good for your heart in more ways than one.
Not only are strawberries delicious to eat, but they also come packet with goodness for you and your family. Browse through or Nutritional Benefits blog, and find even more reasons to make strawberries part of your daily intake!
Red is a colour of extremes and represents power, adventure, desire and best of all - LOVE! Strawberries are naturally a bright red colour, and is an ingredient of extreme adventure to any dish, desired