Take advantage of one of spring's best power foods. Strawberries' popularity is well-deserved: The spring treat rivals citrus fruits for vitamin C content, and is packed with antioxidants too.
Look for organic berries that are red all the way to the tip, a sign that they're fully ripe (strawberries don't ripen after picking). Beware of mold: It spreads quickly from berry to berry, so if you're not using them immediately, look through the container and pick out any spoiled or mushy specimens. Plan to use the berries within a day or two.
Enjoy the springtime berries with these seasonal breakfast, lunch, and dinner recipes.
Liven up your salad with fresh strawberries.