Welcome to Family Friendly Fridays! This week my girls and I set out to pick some strawberries! Oh my how wonderful fresh strawberries are, we absolutely love them! We ended up picking a little over 10 pounds which might seem like a lot, but in our family that last us about a week
I have several amazing recipes that we love to use fresh strawberries in. Here are 3 of our favorites:
- Fresh Organic Berry Dressing
- Strawberry Avocado Salad
- Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Strawberry BBQ Sauce
Here is a quick video of my girls enjoying the fun…I only had my iPhone so sorry about the small frame.
How To Create The Juiciest Strawberries Ever!
These are wonderful recipes, but our favorite way to prepare strawberries are to just cut them up and let them create their own natural juices. As with most fruits, they are best when they are at room temperature.
To create the juiciest strawberries ever, pull your strawberries out of the refrigerator and clean and slice. Place in a bowl and sprinkle a little sucanat or other natural sweetener of choice. Adding sweetener is optional but it gives a nice shiny glaze to your strawberries. A little goes a long way. The other night I cut up 2 pounds of strawberries and sprinkled only 1 tsp of sucanat on them. They were wonderful!
Now after you cut the strawberries and sprinkle them with a bit of sweetener, simply leave out at room temperature for 4 hours stirring every hour. After the 4 hours are up, you will have the juiciest strawberries ever!
Share Your Thoughts
What are some of your favorite ways to eat strawberries?
PAID ENDORSEMENT DISCLOSURE: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog. Your support keeps this blog running and is greatly appreciated. AMAZON DISCLOSURE: The owner of this website is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon properties including, but not limited to, amazon.com, endless.com, myhabit.com, smallparts.com, or amazonwireless.com. DISCLAIMER: The content on the blog Whole Lifestyle Nutrition is for educational and informational purposes only, and is not intended as medical advice. I am not a medical professional and the information contained on this blog should not be used to diagnose, treat or prevent any disease or health illness. Please consult with a qualified health care professional before acting on any information presented here.