Strawberries are slightly heart shaped with seeds on their exterior rather than the interior. Strawberries are bright red in color when they are fully ripe and juicy yet firm in texture. Unlike most fruits, strawberries have a balanced acidity level and are available year round. Strawberries are an excellent source of antioxidants, vitamins A, C, E and the B-complex group as well as minerals such as potassium, manganese, fluorine, copper, iron and iodine.
Nothing says freshness and summer like strawberries. These amazing red fruits have become a staple in most desserts and are delicious paired with dairy products. Strawberries and cream, strawberry tarts, strawberry cheesecake and more. There is a long list of sweet dishes that are always elevated with the use of strawberries. Choose the healthy option and eat them alone or scattered on top of yogurt or cereals.