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What’s red, sweet and mouth watering good? Well Strawberries are of course. Let’s celebrate all things strawberry shall we?
About The Strawberry
Known for its bright red color and fruit, the garden strawberry is an aggregate accessory fruit found bred in Brittany, France.
The best strawberries are probably the ones you can grow yourself. They are perenialls so they’ll die in winter and start growing in spring. They’ll start to produce runners with baby plants and need lots of sunlight.
Varieties Of Strawberries
There are day neutrals, ever bearing, june bearing strawberry plants. Each one of these, depending on timeframe, bear various kinds of strawberries.
Benefits of Strawberries
Low in calories, strawberries are high in Vitamins C, K, B6, folic acid along with high levels of nitrates. So, if you exercise, try loading up on some strawberries to burn more calories and increase your endurance.
Strawberries are members of the rose family. In France, strawberries are known to be an aphrodisiac. Those are just some fun facts about the strawberry.
These tender biscuits are filled with fresh strawberries and whipped cream. Perfect dessert for Spring and Summer.
Chicken Cutlets With Strawberry Avocado Salsa
This salsa is a tangy and sweet salsa that can be served over pork chops, chicken or just have it with chips.
Strawberry Salad with Warm Goat Cheese Croutons
This salad, complete with a strawberry poppy-seed vingarette is tangy, sweet and perfect for summer! It has fried goat cheese, cucumber, strawberries, mixed greens and a sliced red onion.
Strawberry Ginger Lemonade Floats
The ginger is optional. These floats are refreshingly good. If you don’t want to use lemonade, try some lemon-lime soda or some ginger ale.
Tangy Strawberry BBQ Sauce
This sweet and tangy sauce brings a unique flavor
Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches With Strawberry Shallot Jam
It’s all about the jam for this sandwich. Also, if you don’t want to use ham, substitute it with some roasted turkey.
Chocolate Strawberry Pie
There is nothing that goes better with strawberries than chocolate. So why not merge the two in a pie? The results are delicious. You’re welcome.