Posts Tagged "strawberries"

Get Berry Excited this July

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Get Berry Excited this July

July is National Berry Month, so what better way to celebrate than learn all about the benefits of berries and different ways to incorporate them into your daily eating pattern?   Berries, like blueberries, strawberries and raspberries contain a wide variety of antioxidants, which can help in preventing cancer. They are very nutrient dense without being high in calories and contain natural sugars so they are a healthy alternative to sugary treats.   Berries can be very versatile so...

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Refreshing Papaya Strawberry Soup with Ginger and Lime

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Free Healthy Recipes | 0 comments

Refreshing Papaya Strawberry Soup with Ginger and Lime

This soup is a great appetizer or dessert for a spring or summer meal. The papaya makes for an extremely soft buttery consistency and sweet, but mellow taste. The small amount of ginger and lime add an extra dimension of flavor and freshness to the dish.

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Berry Chia Smoothie

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Free Healthy Recipes | 0 comments

Berry Chia Smoothie

This smoothie is super simple to prepare and is a great breakfast for on the go. This chia seeds add a punch of fiber and protein as well as adding to the thickness of the smoothie, because they gel up when added to fluid.

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Wilted Spinach Salad with Strawberries, Dates and Macadamia Nuts

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Free Healthy Recipes | 0 comments

Wilted Spinach Salad with Strawberries, Dates and Macadamia Nuts

If you have been following my recipe posts for a while, you probably figured out by now that I love balancing different flavors and textures to blend together into one harmonious dish. This spinach salad is true to that theme. The sweetness of the dates and the strawberries blend beautifully with the slight bitterness of the spinach and the saltiness of the nuts. Because the dressing is warm when poured over the spinach, it slightly wilts the leaves, taking away their slightly raw and bitter taste. All the while keeping it fresh and crunchy with all of the nutrients intact.

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May Monthly Morsels

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

May Monthly Morsels

Sweet, Sweet Strawberries By Charna Sheinfeld,  Nutrition Intern The tantalizing aroma, bright red color, and alluring flavor of strawberries is allowing me to believe that spring has truly sprung. How appropriate it is that May is the month we celebrate these robust berries? This is the time of year that strawberries are at their peak season, meaning you can pick up a tasty carton without paying an arm and a leg for it. Luckily for us, these juicy berries are packed with health benefits,...

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