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.
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Ingredients (makes 10) Strawberry sauce 125 g fresh or frozen strawberries chopped 45 ml granulated sugar 2.5 ml cinnamon powder Filling & layers 250 ml fresh cream 30 x black sesame rice crackers (salted) Lemongrass-Choc
Ingredients: (Serves 4) 1x large ripe avocado 1x grapefruit 12x fresh strawberries, washed, hulled & sliced Sauce 30 ml raw honey ¼ teaspoon rainbow black pepper corns Method Plan to make this recipe 30 minutes
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!
Well, summer is on the way. Bringing with it strawberry season and delectable strawberry shortcake! Strawberry shortcake can take on many forms, it can be a scone-like cake, a sponge or a thin biscuit with
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