Wow! I had no idea that strawberries are part of the rose family!
Mmmmmm, the thought of biting into a beautiful red ripe strawberry that I just brought home from the farmers market makes my mouth start to water. When eaten at the perfect time, I think they taste better than candy and completely forget about all of the great nutritional benefits that are packed into them.
This week in northern Illinois we should be able to find some good looking rhubarb. In the U.S., rhubarb is traditionally featured in pies, jams, crumbles, breads, and other sweet foods.
THERE ARE MANY SWEET AND SAVORY WAYS TO PREPARE RHUBARB AND, NUMEROUS REASONS TO FIT RHUBARB INTO YOUR DAILY EATING PATTERN AS A “FUNCTIONAL FOOD.”