Strawberries are a bright red, sweet and juicy aromatic fruit that was first bred in France. The United States produced more than 1.3 million tons of Strawberries in 2011. Organic, sustainably grown Strawberries are considered to be a healthier option. To find out why read this PBS story on "the dirty dozen and clean 15." To learn more about Strawberries click here and for a complete guide on Strawberries click and here.
In addition to being consumed fresh, Strawberries can be frozen, made into preserves, as well as dried and used in prepared foods. Strawberries and Strawberry flavoring are a popular addition to dairy products, such as milk, ice cream, milkshakes, smoothies and yogurts. Strawberries are used in several popular desserts including pies and shortcake.
Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins
Lattice Topped Strawberry and Rhubarb Pie
Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream