It’s Strawberry Season!|Spinach & Strawberry Salad
The spring comes with a lot of delicious options. It’s a great time of the year to take advantage of eating fresh fruits and vegetables because not only are they the freshest, but also they’re packed with so many nutrients. There are many fruits and veggies that are best when eaten in the spring, such as cherries, fava beans, beets, navel oranges, radishes, and strawberries. These are ingredients that can be easily included in a delicious salad.
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Why are strawberries so great?
The best thing about strawberries is that they taste delicious. Some people like to wash them and eat them right from the container, others like to add cream and make strawberries and cream, a sprinkle of sugar or even blend them in a smoothie. There are so many ways you can eat strawberries and the good thing is that they’re in season starting in the spring and all the way to the end of summer. If you like sweet strawberries and don’t know if they will be sweet just from looking at them, it might be a good idea to smell them, because if they’re very fragrant or have a sweet smell, then they’ll definitely be sweet. In addition to being delicious, they are also:
- Rich in vitamin C
- Speeds up fat burning by 25%
- Good for muscle pain
- Reduce inflammation
- Packed with antioxidants
- Manganese helps skin cells reproduce faster
- Helps fade sun spots
- Whitens teeth and prevents tooth decay