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May 21, 2014 • Posted by Brea Buffaloe
Happy National Strawberry Month! Since April – June are the peak months of strawberry season, it’s only right that May is the month to acknowledge this amazing fruit. Did you know that strawberries aren’t actually berries, but aggregate fruits?
Strawberries are tiny packages of nutritional goodness ranging from vitamin C to antioxidants. They aid in protecting against cancer, lowering blood pressure, increasing good cholesterol and lowering the risk of heart disease. They can also be considered a “beauty” food due to their anti-aging properties. Because strawberries are high in fiber, low in calories and have the ability to burn stored fat, they are also weight-loss friendly.
Here are our top 5 Cuisinart Original strawberry recipes: