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Strawberries can improve skin texture, reduce diarrhea, alleviate liver and urinary tract diseases. At the same time, strawberries can also strengthen the gums, fresh breath, moist throat.
In Season:: In Season ME FA L L ✔ ✔ RIN G UM R INTER SP S W St rawberry! NUTRIENTS IN STRAWBERRIES: QUICK FIX TIPS: Vitamins: C and folate and antioxidants. • Dip fresh berries in melted chocolate SELECTION: for a special treat. Choose shiny, firm strawberries with a • Top angel food cake with sliced bright red color. Caps should be fresh, berries and low-fat vanilla ice cream. green, and intact. Avoid shriveled, mushy, or leaky berries. • Freeze whole strawberries, grapes, and bananas. Blend with orange STORAGE: juice, adding just enough to make a Do not wash strawberries until ready to frozen puree. Garnish with a mint eat. Store in refrigerator for 1-3 days. leaf and serve. Banana-Berry Pancakes Prep Time: 20 Minutes Preparation: Serves: 4 1. Place banana in a medium bowl Cups of Fruits and and mash with a fork. 2. Add pancake mix and water; stir Nutritional Information Vegetables per Serving: ½ per Serving: until blended. Ingredients: 3. Spray a large skillet with non-stick Calories:197; Total Fat:1.8g; • 1 large banana, peeled and sliced cooking spray over MEDIUM heat. Dietary Fiber:3g; Sodium:397mg • 1 cup complete pancake mix 4. Pour ¼ cup batter for each pan- Recipe is courtesy of Produce for • ½ cup water cake into hot skillet. Better Health Foundation (PBH). • nonstick cooking spray 5. Cook pancakes for about 2 minutes • 1½ cups frozen strawberries per side or until cooked through. (unsweetened) 6. Place berries in a small bowl • 2 tbsp strawberry jam with jam and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. 7. Stir, then cook for 1 minute more. 8. Spoon topping over pancakes. fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org Your Logo Here
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