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Today I will be talking about STRAWBERRIES…It’s April and Strawberries are in season. They are so nourishing. I love strawberries and so does my daughter Nylah! Here is some information about strawberries.. Enjoy!

Strawberry fun facts: Where do strawberries grow? In the earth or those funny looking strawberry pots!Strawberries have their seeds on the OUTSIDE. How cool is this!

The small seeds on the outside are actually the “real fruit”. The strawberry is not a fruit; it is a swollen stem like a rose hip. There are on average 200 seeds on every strawberry

http://www.ehow.com/how-does_5207159_do-strawberries-seeds-outside_.html

Buy Only Organic Strawberries. Lots of pesticides on strawberries

Nutrition facts about strawberries: High in Vitamins C, A and E. Great source of Anti-oxidants. The fruit is a rich source of vitamins B. Contains good amounts of important minerals like: copper, potassium and iron

Strawberry kale smoothie:                                     

1 cup of rice milk

1 cup of frozen organic strawberries

1 banana

1 small handful of kale

Dash of cinnamon

1 tablespoon of almond butter

1 teaspoon of coconut oil

Strawberry Arugula Salad

1-2 cups of washed Arugula

½ cup of sliced strawberries

¼ cup of pumpkin seeds— Dressing- Salt, pepper, lemon and olive oil on top

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