NC EFNEP Recipe of the Day – May 7, 2020
Everybody loves a little something sweet to reward ourselves with every once in a while. Strawberries are fresh from the local farms right now. Purchase some fresh-picked strawberries from a local farm and enjoy today’s recipe. It is a fresh fruit yogurt Sundae that is perfect to curb that sweet tooth we all occasionally have.
Strawberries are rich in vitamin C, potassium, folic acid, and fiber. These are all essential nutrients that support the body’s daily functioning.
One cup of sliced, fresh strawberries, or 166 g, contains important nutrients in the following amounts:
- Calories: 53 kcal
- Protein: 1.11 g
- Carbohydrates: 12.75 g
- Dietary fiber: 3.30 g
- Calcium: 27 mg
- Iron: 0.68 mg
- Magnesium: 22 mg
- Phosphorus: 40 mg
- Potassium: 254 mg
- Vitamin C: 97.60 mg
- Folate: 40 micrograms (mcg)
- Vitamin A: 28 international units (IU)
Strawberries also contain a range of powerful antioxidants, including anthocyanins, ellagic acid, quercetin, and kaempferol.