A simple recipe that you can get the kids cooking.
Strawberries are actually not berries but rather an “aggregate fruit”, forming from a flower that has many ovaries. This allows strawberries to be quite complex but a delicious summer snack. The heart shape of the fruit clearly implies that it is good for you and your heart!
Strawberries are rich with vitamin C which helps with the growth and repair of tissues in the body; vitamin A which is crucial for growth, development and your immune system; and vitamin K which helps fend against blood clots. Strawberries also contain potassium which helps keep your bones strong.
Potassium – 4%
Iron – 2%
Magnesium – 3%
Calcium – 1%
- Strawberries with full colour means it has absorbed a lot of sunlight, leading to tastier flavours.
- Strawberries are best refrigerated for two to three days (leaving them at room temperature causes them to spoil quickly).