Why fresh berries make the perfect snack

March 15, 2018


We all know berries contain a high amount of antioxidants. In fact a study shows that blueberries, blackberries and raspberries have the highest antioxidant levels of all fruits! A particular antioxidant found in blueberries, anthocyanin, helps keep your memory sharp as you age. Not only are they high in antioxidants, berries are a fantastic source of fibre. A diet high in fibre reduces hunger and means you will feel fuller for longer.


So if you are craving an afternoon snack, or trying to be more healthy, this fresh berry salad is sure to become your new staple. It is a fun way to change up the usual fruit salad by only including berries and it is something you won't feel guilty about!


Combine 1 punnett of Y.V. Fresh Raspberries, 1 punnett of Y.V. Fresh Blueberries, 1 punnett of Y.V. Fresh Blackberries, 1 punnett of Y.V. Fresh Strawberries and 1 punnett of Y.V. Fresh Kiwiberries. Toss in a bowl. Dress with mint leaves on top.


An optional dressing would be a touch of balsamic vinegar. Drizzle a small amount on top of the berries before you toss them, continue adding balsamic to suit your preferred taste. Whether it is for dessert, morning tea or an afternoon snack, enjoy!


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