Fresh local Strawberries are now available. These delicious little berries are rich in polyphenols which are known for their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging benefits.
Here are some yummy ideas:
Parfait—Layer sliced berries with granola, Greek yogurt and slivered almonds for a fresh and satisfying parfait.
Salsa—Add chopped berries into your favorite salsa. It’s an unexpected delicious addition to a summer barbecue.
Flavored—Freeze berries into ice cubes. Use to add color and flavor to a tall glass of water.
Fruit Cooler—Crush a couple of berries and fresh mint leaves in the bottom of a glass and fill with chilled sparkling water.
Fancy Salad—Make a simple salad of steamed asparagus topped with sliced strawberries, low-fat or fat-free feta, slivered almonds, Olive Oil and a drizzle of lemon juice.
Smoothie—Blend strawberries, Protein Powder and Olive Oil for a tasty and filling smoothie. Add ice to obtain desired consistency.