So berry, berry nice in summer

Photo by Rachel and Molly Aiudi

Berries are a tasty, tangy, sweet summer fruit with many surprising benefits. 

Berries are great in just about everything, from pies, desserts, smoothies and fruit salads to green salads. They start our mornings on top of oatmeal, cereal, pancakes, waffles, yogurt or just by themselves; the possibilities are deliciously endless and healthy.

All berries are high in fiber and are much higher in vitamin C than most fruits. Strawberries in particular, are very high in vitamin C. All berries are extremely high in folate and potassium.

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