Greek Yogurt, Fruit & Maple

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Last week strawberries were on sale and they were the mega sweet kind!  We love strawberries in this house so much so that I just went ahead and purchased four boxes!  I thought I was over-doing it, but my daughter devoured two and a half boxes in less than 24 hours.  Who can blame her? California strawberries are simply delicious!

The rest of the strawberries I served with yogurt – adding mixed berries, maple syrup & other toppings.

This is a combination my kids (and husband) are addicted to… The kids ask for it almost daily and they love, love, love adding the toppings.

The best part of this recipe is that it not only tastes great, but it is fantastic for your body. It is loaded with vitamins, proteins, minerals and all the goodness that you can only get from nature’s candy itself.

Ingredients:

Strawberries  (Boosts the immune system, great for eye health, heart health, and healthy teeth.  Full of antioxidants and fiber. Vitamins C, B6, mangese, iodine, folate, copper, potassium, biotin, phosphorus, magnesium, omega-3.)

Raspberries  (Great for digestive health.  Full of antioxidants and fiber. Vitamins C, K, E, Copper, biotin, magnesium, folate, potassium, omega-3.)

Blackberries  (Hair health, heart health, brain health, eye health, boosts immune system, aids calcium absorption. Full of antioxidants and fiber. Vitamin D, K, folate.)

Blueberries  (Antioxidants to boost your immunity. Eating these can improve your mood & brain function. They lower the risk of heart disease, aid digestion, are great for urinary tract health, and improving vision. Vitamin C, K, copper.)

Bananas  (Protect your eyesight, build better bones, great for your cardiovascular system, promote kidney health. Rich in potassium and fiber. An excellent source of Vitamin C, B6, biotin and copper.)

Greek Yogurt  (Gut health – probiotic content promotes healthy flora.  Bone health.  Iodine, Vitamin B12, phosphorus, calcium, vitamin B2, protein, biotin, zinc.)

Almond Butter  (Cardiovascular health.  Lowers LDL-Cholesterol to reduce risk of heart disease.  Energy booster. Biotin, vitamin E, copper, vitamin B2, phosphorus, magnesium.)

Pine Nuts  (Have the highest amount of protein found in any nut. Great for your circulation and nervous system. Can relieve muscle cramps, fatigue and tension. Lowers LDL-Cholesterol to reduce risk of heart disease.  Sharpen your vision and boost your immunity. Iron, magnesium, vitamins E, A, & C.)

Coconut Flakes  (Heart health. Digestive health.  Fiber.  Vitamin C, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, iron, zinc, calcium & potassium.)

Maple Syrup  (Loaded with antioxidants.  Potassium, calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, and phosphorus.)

Carob Chips (Lowers LDL-Cholesterol to reduce risk of heart disease. Antioxidants. Calcium, selenium.)

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