Today’s topic is Summer food. Some of the most delicious foods are in season, so here are some recipes that feature Summer’s best treats.
Strawberries- low in calories and fat, rich source of phytonutrients, vitamin C, B-complex vitamins and minerals.
1. Pasta salad with a poppyseed vinaigrette and strawberry toppings!
2. Bananas, strawberries, and pineapple. For dressing, whisk together water, cream of coconut, lemon juice, tangy mustard, and ginger.
Blueberries- low in calories, rich in soluble dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants.
Corn- low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium, good source of dietary fiber, thiamin and folate.
Mango-rich in pre-biotic dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals and is showing to help protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers.
Avocado- high in fiber, potassium, Vitamin E, B-vitamins, folic acid and helps body absorb beta-carotene and lutein.