Power Food Recipe: Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken with Strawberry Salsa

The Power Food this week is Strawberries! Strawberries are the only fruit that wear their seeds on the outside. The average berry is adorned with some 200 of them. Strawberries are eaten in a number of different ways including fresh, dried, as a jam, in a drink or even in a bar. You think strawberries are only red? Think twice! There are yellow, blue, white, black, purple strawberries too. Some strawberries are even the size of apples.

Health Benefits of Strawberries

A large orange provides about 86 calories and 98 milligrams of Vitamin C, or 163 percent of your daily recommended intake. A serving of strawberries (about 10 strawberries) is 60 calories and offers almost 177 percent of your Vitamin C for the day. When it comes to the common cold, vitamin C may not be a cure. But some studies show that it may help prevent more serious complications. Strawberries may also improve blood antioxidant status, decrease oxidative stress, inhibit inflammation, improve vascular function, improve the blood lipid profile and reduce the harmful oxidation of LDL-cholesterol.

Easy to Make Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken with Strawberry Salsa

An easy way to work Strawberries into your children’s diet is to make this delicious dinner Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken with Strawberry Salsa! This dinner recipe from Closet Cooking is unlike any you’ve had before, but totally delicious.

 

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