Strawberries, like other fruits, are essential foods in our diet. They provide little energy, are rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals, and have phytonutrients that protect us against diseases.
The consumption of at least 5 servings of fruit a day, contributes to children having a balanced and adequate diet.
Strawberries have more vitamin C than orange! In addition, it contains folic acid, the consumption of which is essential during pregnancy. Among all the minerals that strawberries have, iron, calcium, iodine and phosphorus stand out. In addition, they are a good source of fiber so it facilitates intestinal transit, avoiding constipation in children. Apart from eating the fruit, children can also try preparing and enjoying a very easy recipe. It is a very rich and healthy strawberry mousse. I pass the recipe to you:
Ingredients for four people):
- 400 gr of strawberries
- 3 egg whites
- 100 gr of sugar
- 350 gr of cream
preparation: Clean the strawberries well and mash them. Pass them through a Chinese to remove the seeds and lumps, or through the blender. Beat the egg whites until stiff and add the sugar. Whip the cream. Mix the cream and the strawberry puree, then add the beaten egg whites. Stir everything, lightly. Leave the mousse in the fridge for at least 2 hours and serve it cold. You can serve the mousse in cocktail glasses with a little fresh mint, some strawberry or even a little of the strawberry puree. A nutritious and refreshing dessert.
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