Young at heart with strawberries

By |2021-08-13T11:08:42+02:00Aug 31st, 2021|Interesting Anecdotes, Nutritional Benefits|

Endothelium is a thin membrane that lines the inside of the heart and blood vessels. Endothelial cells release substances that control vascular relaxation and contraction of the heart, veins and arteries, playing a major role in blood flow and blood pressure regulation. It also contains enzymes that control blood clotting, immune function and wound healing.

Avocado, Grapefruit & Strawberry salad with a honey & black pepper sauce

By |2021-08-13T10:59:30+02:00Aug 27th, 2021|Lunch, Recipes, Salads|

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 before serving.  Combine the avocado, grapefruit & strawberries in a bowl, let it stand for 30 minutes in the fridge.

Strawberries promote eye care

By |2021-08-13T10:44:59+02:00Aug 24th, 2021|Interesting Anecdotes, Nutritional Benefits, Vitamin C|

The Vitamin C found in strawberry is good for the eye health, especially in children. Another reason why strawberries are the perfect snack, or addition to their diets. The vitamin C protects kids eyes from the free radicals of nature, which are the most important reason for almost all problems related to the eyes.  In

Strawberries help keep the mind sharp as we age

By |2021-08-13T10:20:38+02:00Aug 17th, 2021|Interesting Anecdotes, News, Nutritional Benefits|

As we age, our brain can experience changes that result in impairments in remembering, learning new things, and concentrating. Even making decisions that affect our daily lives can become a challenge. These impairments are due to diminished hormones and proteins that protect and repair brain cells daily.  We can also lose agility and balance which

Strawberries – the myths busted, and truths revealed

By |2021-08-11T10:53:43+02:00Aug 11th, 2021|Interesting Anecdotes, News, Nutritional Benefits|

Are you wondering how to tell the truths from the myths regarding strawberries? Allow us to share some of the most common myths, and the real truths behind them. Myth: Strawberries are best picked just before ripening making them last longer as they will ripen while standing Truth: Strawberries are non-climacteric fruit. This means they

Strawberry & Coconut Peda’s (A delicious Indian sweet)

By |2021-08-04T17:50:59+02:00Aug 6th, 2021|Dessert, Recipes|

Ingredients Strawberry compote 200g fresh or frozen strawberries chopped 20 ml sugar 10 ml corn flour 5-10 ml fresh lemon juice Pedas 30 ml butter or Ghee ½ cup warm milk ½ cup Oat flour (or almond flour) 1 cup milk powder 30 ml semolina 30 ml desiccated coconut 30 ml sugar Method Compote: Place

Protecting your strawberries organically

By |2021-08-04T09:53:25+02:00Aug 4th, 2021|Interesting Anecdotes, News|

Going green and organic makes the most sense when it comes to home-grown strawberries. It might take a bit more effort on your part but is absolutely worth the while when harvesting those succulent and wholesome berries. Today we share a few pointers on how to ensure you harvest the most beautiful organic strawberries. Probably