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Anyone for tennis (with strawberries)?

June 30, 2022

With Wimbledon starting this week it's definitely the strawberry season. And I think there's nothing more delicious than eating a bowl of juicy strawberries outdoors in the sun.

As well as being delicious, strawberries contain high levels of vitamin C along with manganese, flavonoids, folate and other beneficial antioxidants.

Because they have a high antioxidant content, strawberries may help to reduce the risks of cancer, vascular disease, dementia and diabetes.

So having a portion of seasonal strawberries can be really good for you as well as tasting amazing.

I love to eat them at room temperature for the best flavour.

Or try this if the temperature rises: mix 500g full fat Greek yogurt with one teaspoon of vanilla extract.  Pour into a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper and top with 2-300g of sliced strawberries.  Place in the freezer for at least 3 hours and then break into chunks for a tasty treat. Best to allow it to soften a bit before eating. It can be stored in the freezer for up to a month.

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