Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamins C and K as well as providing a good dose of fiber, folic acid, manganese and potassium. They are also a healthy food to eat to lose weight, because there are 49 calories in one cup of strawberries.
The amazing health benefits of strawberries include improved eye care, proper brain function, relief from high blood pressure, arthritis, gout, and various cardiovascular diseases. The polyphenolic and antioxidant content of strawberries makes them beneficial for improving the immune system, preventing various types of cancers, and for reducing the signs of premature aging.
So indulge yourself.
Yummy recipes using strawberries.
Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Chicken. A simple balsamic dressing does double duty as a marinade for the chicken in this light and healthy, fresh spinach, avocado and strawberry salad. They’re just the wonderful result of what happens when you take the basics and then add a twist here and a switcheroo there, all depending on what’s fresh and seasonal and hanging out in the fridge. Recipe HERE
Strawberry Coffee Cake Muffins. There’s just something about that sweet crumbly topping and the slight dryness of the cake, perfect breakfast recipe to pair with your morning cup of coffee. These Strawberry Coffee Cake Muffins are made with sweet fresh berries and buttermilk and topped with a delicious sugar and butter crumble! Recipe HERE
Strawberry Cheesecake Cream Cheese Bars. A delicious dessert recipe to satisfy your sweet tooth. Buttery shortbread crust, creamy cheesecake filling, and fresh glazed strawberry bars. These strawberry cheesecake bars will be the hit at your next summer picnic! Creamy, rich, and piled high with fresh glazed strawberries. Recipe HERE
Strawberry Dole Whip. Just a few healthy ingredient for this healthy recipe. A delicious frozen treat. If you have ever been to a Disney theme park, it is likely that you are well acquainted with a Pineapple Dole Whip! Recently added to the menu was a strawberry version, which is just as delicious! Now you can make a clean eating version of these frozen treats at home in minutes, with just a few simple and healthy ingredients! Recipe HERE