Strawberry season is upon us! It is not just the strawberry shortcake, strawberry milkshake and strawberry jam (and the crazy number of other delicious things you can make with strawberries) that are getting me excited. It is also a simple bowl of strawberries that makes my taste buds extremely happy!
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Let’s Make Some Good Food!
Nutritional Information per Portion
- 200 g Fresh Strawberries – [See good to know section.]
Other things you need
- Food Scale
- Weigh your Strawberries.
- Wash the fruit. Be careful not to damage the berries while you wash them.
- When done, let the water drain properly so the strawberries won’t taste watery.
- Cut the strawberries into pieces.
- Enjoy your Strawberry Snack!
Good to know
- Storing: Make sure to store the strawberries in your refrigerator.
- Shelf-Life: Your strawberries will stay fresh for several days when stored in the refrigerator.
- Organic: To make this recipe organic, only use organic ingredients.
- Using fruit: Make sure your fruit is ripe before you use it. If it isn’t, it can impact the flavour of your creation in a negative way.
- Using fruit without a peel: Always make sure to properly wash fruit without a feel.
- Tip: Fresh fruit is the best when it is in season. strawberries are in season from April until June, depending on where you live.
Know What You Eat
Both when buying food or when making your own, it is important to inform yourself about the nutritional value. Have a look at the nutrition label, learn about your serving size and what nutrients this product will bring to the table.
If you want to compare different products and their values, it is easier to look at a label where the values are given per 100 grams. This way you get a better understanding of the categories certain products belong to when it comes to nutritional values. Is this a product with a high sugar content? Does it contain a lot of fibre? How does this product measure up if I am looking to stick to a low-sodium diet?
Keep in mind that if you are looking to eat healthily, you should not just avoid eating fat and/or sugar. We need both in our daily diet. Make sure however to be aware of where you get your lipids and sugars from. As a rule of thumb, you could say; variation is very important in your diet and in general, the closer your food is to come straight from the source, the better.
If you want to read more about healthy food choices, check out my article [Healthy Food Choices]. Truthful Food also has a continuously growing article category solely focusing on specific ingredients and nutrients for everyone who wants to take a closer look at what you can find in your food.
*All given nutritional information is an indication. Due to differences in how ingredients are produced, where they are purchased and how the recipe is prepared, nutritional values may vary.