Using natural sweetness such as a fruit is a nutritious way to satisfy a sweet craving when it hits. When I find myself craving something sweet, though sometimes I choose the dessert (after all, treat yourself!), I like to make simple snacks with fruits as the flavoring to cut down on my added sugar intake. You might have guessed… One of my favourite fruits to use are California strawberries! Versatile and lightly sweet, California strawberries top the fruit cake in my opinion. One serving (8 whole strawberries) is low in sugar, but rich in fibre, antioxidants and other nutrients.
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