STRAWBERRY SEASON!

It’s June which means its STRAWBERRY season! The strawberry plant grows three-leaflet clusters along its long stems. Small white flowers bloom, then wither, and greenish-white strawberries appear and later ripen to bright red when they are ready to be picked and eaten. Watch for locally grown fresh strawberries to be available soon!
Frozen Fruit Cups
Ingredients:
  • 1 3/4 cups strawberries,
  • 1 large can crushed pineapple,
  • 5 bananas (cut in slices),
  • 12 oz frozen orange juice concentrate,
  • 1 1/2 cups water
    Mix ingredients together. Freeze in small paper cups. Serve partially defrosted.
Children and adults will love this cool, refreshing and nutritious treats.

Author – Vicki Starks: Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative Early Childhood Education Associate for Fayette County

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