Dipped in chocolate and given to your sweetheart for a special Valentine’s Day treat, strawberries are the perfect fruit for sharing on the holiday of love!
Arguably one of America’s favorite fruits and flavors, strawberries are extremely versatile. The not too sweet, not too tangy flavor of strawberries makes them the perfect compliment to a wide variety of foods. It is no wonder that strawberries are the world’s most beloved berry.
Strawberries are delicious when:
Strawberries are also great to eat any time of day. At breakfast, strawberries can be: sliced over pancakes, waffles, blintzes, or crepes; added to granola and yogurt to make a parfait; used as a topping for your favorite cold or warm cereal; or served on top of cottage cheese.
For lunch or dinner, fresh strawberries, strawberries in fruit salad, or strawberries in jello make a great side dish and sliced strawberries are a delectable addition to a spinach salad. Of course, from strawberries with cream to strawberry shortcake, this fruit is also perfect for dessert!
Strawberry Nutrition and Facts:
Strawberries are not only delicious, but they are also great for you! Unsweetened strawberries are an excellent addition to your menu plan as you seek to achieve or maintain a healthy body weight.
They can be eaten whole or sliced on top of low-fat yogurt, low-fat cottage cheese, or unsweetened cereal. This member of the rose family is packed with antioxidants, potassium, and manganese. You can find more vitamin C in just one serving of strawberries than in an orange. Strawberries are low in calories and contain no cholesterol, sodium, or fat!
Glazed Strawberry Lemon Streusel Muffins
Buttermilk Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce
Sides and Salads:
Baby Spinach and Strawberry Salad
Grilled Chicken Salad with a Fresh Strawberry Dressing
Asparagus with Strawberry Vinaigrette
Old-Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake
Classic Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream
Chocolate Bread Pudding with Strawberry Sauce
Rhubarb Strawberry Dessert Sauce
Chocolate Covered Strawberries