Healthy Ways to Preserve Strawberries

Healthy ways to preserve strawberries, how to preserve strawberriesStrawberries are in season in the spring or summer, so that is a great time to think about buying some in bulk, or even better, harvesting them from your own garden! So what are the benefits of strawberries, and how can they be preserved for later use?

Strawberries are a nutritional powerhouse,  best known for being high in Vitamin C, with one cup providing more than the recommended daily intake for vitamin C. They are also full of antioxidants, low in calories, and a natural source of fiber and folate, among other nutrients. So they can provide a delicious, healthy snack or sweet treat!

In the refrigerator, strawberries normally stay fresh for only a few days, often needing to be eaten within 3 days. So if you have too many to eat in 3 days, and want to enjoy them later, here are some delicious ideas below!

Strawberry Fruit Leather


  1. Ohio State University Extension. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Strawberries. accessed on 8/10/16
  2. Fruits & veggies more matters. Strawberries. Nutrition. Selection. Storage. accessed on 8/10/16

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