Did you know that Strawberry is high in vitamin C, manganese , vitamin B9 , potassium and antioxidants that have tremendous health and brain advantages. Have you ever tried making strawberry juice or smoothie   ?  Did you know that in addition to helping control blood sugar, strawnerry juice and smoothie may lower your chance of developing cancer and heart disease ? Today we will go over five yummy recipes and show you the benefit of drinking strawnerry juice and smoothie  .

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How Do You Make Strawberry Smoothie/Juice And Nice Cream ? (Recipes )

Strawberries Smoothie Recipe 1  :

Total time: 5 mins
Dietary preferences: Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free

This combination sounds really weird but tasted much better than I assumed!

Ingredients :

  • 1 handful of Strawberries
  • 1 handful frozen or fresh Raspberries
  • 5-6 Basil leaves
  • 2 Dates
  • 0,3l of Water

Method : 

Put all ingredients for one minute in your blender until your smoothie gets a very creamy and uniform mass. Fill it into glasses and for a more refreshing effect add some ice cubes or put the drink for one hour to your fridge.


Strawberries Smoothie Recipe 2 (3 Minutes) :

Total time: 3 mins
Dietary preferences: Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free

No time? No excuse! This super simple, healthy and easily made recipe will be done in 3 minutes. Here is the quickest green smoothie recipe ever !!

Ingredients :

  • 1 banana
  • 5 strawberries or a handful
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 0,2L (~7oz) of water

Method : 

⏱️Peel the banana (~20 seconds)
⏱️Wash the strawberries and remove the green (~50 seconds)
⏱️Wash the spinach (~40 seconds)
⏱️Blend all ingredients together with water for 1 minute

Strawberries Smoothie Recipe 3 :

For this super refreshing and very simple summer smoothie recipe you only need 2 ingredients!:

Total time: 5 mins
Dietary preferences: Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free

Ingredients :

  • A handful of peeled watermelon
  • A handful of (frozen) strawberries
  • 0,2l of water

Blend all ingredients until smooth and enjoy! Have a wonderful day and stay healthy!



Strawberries Smoothie Recipe 4 (Raspberry Marry ) :

Total time: 5 mins
Dietary preferences: Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free

Ingredients :

  • 2 handfuls of strawberries
  • 1 handful of blueberries
  • 1 handful of raspberries
  • 2 dates
  • 0,2l of water

Method : 

Blend all ingredients at least 1 minute until smooth and enjoy!

Strawberries Nice Cream  Recipe 1 

Total time: 5 mins
Dietary preferences: Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free

Ingredients :

  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1 handful of frozen raspberries
  • 1 handful of frozen strawberries
  • 0,1l of coconut milk

Method : 

Blend all ingredients at least 1 minute until smooth and enjoy!

Strawberries Nice Cream  Recipe 2

Total time: 5 mins
Dietary preferences: Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free

Ingredients :

  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 2 handfuls of frozen strawberries
  • 1 handful of frozen blueberries
  • 1 handful of frozen raspberries
  • 0,1l of almond milk

Method : 

Blend all ingredients at least 1 minute until smooth and enjoy!

What Are The Benefits Of Strawberry Smoothie And Juice ?

The strawberry (Fragaria ananassa) first appeared in Europe in the 18th century. It is a cross between two Chilean and North American wild strawberry species. Strawberry include a lot of  vitamin C, manganese , folate (vitamin B9) , and  potassium . Also it is a great source of antioxidants. 

Now What are the benefits of drinking Smoothies With Strawberries Juice ?

Strawberries juice and smoothie Benefits  :

  • Rich in Antioxidants & Anti-Inflammatory Properties : The largest concentration of antioxidants may be found in strawberries, which also absorb harmful free radicals .Berries have in vitro and in vivo antioxidant properties .Strawberries contain high amounts of  ellagic acid and a few flavonoids, including anthocyanin, catechin, quercetin, and kaempferol (phytochemicals, bioactive compounds ) . These strawberry constituents have strong antioxidant properties . Additionally, vitamin C aids in the reduction of gout and arthritic symptoms. Source : pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  • It Has the Potential to Improve Heart Health : Drinking Strawberries juice/smoothie may improve antioxidant activity in the blood and help prevent LDL (bad) cholesterol from oxidation, according to some human research. This may lower your chances of developing heart disease.  Also berries may improve the function of blood platelets, blood pressure, and HDL (good) cholesterol . Also Potassium may be found in higher amounts in this juice, implying that it can help to reduce artery and blood vessel strain.It may aid in the reduction of stress / pressure on the cardiovascular system.  Source : pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Berries may lower women’s heart attack risk : 93,600 women’s questionnaires were evaluated by Harvard School of Public Health researchers. They discovered that women who regularly ate three or more servings of blueberries or strawberries, both of which are high in dietary flavonoid anthocyanin , had a 32% reduced risk of heart attacks than those who ate berries only once a month or less. ” Source : hsph.harvard.edu

  • Blood sugar control : It’s possible that strawberries can help people avoid type 2 diabetes and the metabolic syndrome .  How ?  Compared to a carb-rich meal without strawberries, strawberries appear to slow down the digestion of glucose and lessen rises in both glucose and insulin after a meal.  Source : ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

  • May Protect Your Brain Health : One of the most important apple juice advantages is that it may be able to enhance your brain function as you age.  According to a 2012 study from the Annals of Neurology, older women who frequently consume strawberries may experience a slower rates of cognitive decline .  This is due to the high concentration of flavonoids especially anthocyanidins  wich is strong in antioxidant activity. And These enhance cognitive abilities and strengthen certain brain regions involved in memory, task performance, and memorizing specific information. Source : onlinelibrary.wiley.com

  • Cancer Prevention : Before any firm conclusions can be drawn, further human study is required to advance our understanding of how strawberries affect cancer .

    Here some studies from (pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov) : Berry fruits for cancer prevention: current status and future prospects / Inhibition of cellular transformation by berry extracts / Chemoprevention of oral cancer by lyophilized strawberries

How Many Strawberries Should I Eat A Day ?

The short answer is  : 8 strawberries a day / about 150 grams every day . But some expert suggests you can have up to six really little strawberries at each meal, and around four medium-sized strawberries each day .

Can Strawberries Be Used In A Juicer ?

Yes .But To extract the maximum juice, you’ll need to rotate between hard produce and a masticating juicer.Here some steps we recommend :

  1. Wash the strawberries and remove the green tops (called the hull). But you can leave them on if you prefer.
  2. Strawberries should be fed into your juicer using the feeding tube.
  3. To remove the pulp, blend the juice and then filter it through a nut milk bag.
  4. Serve your juice immediately.

Info About Strawberry : Nutrition , Selection and Storage

Strawberry Nutrition Facts :

The nutrients in 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of raw strawberries are :

  • Calories: 32
  • Water: 91%
  • Protein: 0.7 grams
  • Carbs: 7.7 grams
  • Sugar: 4.9 grams
  • Fiber: 2 grams
  • Fat: 0.3 grams

The following nutrition information is provided by the USDA. (source : healthline.com)

Strawberry Selection  & Storage : 

Strawberry (genus Fragaria) is a genus of around 20 blooming plants in the rose family (Rosaceae) and its delicious fruit.Strawberries are native to the Northern Hemisphere’s temperate zones, and cultivated varieties are extensively farmed all over the world. The fruits are high in vitamin C and may be eaten raw as a dessert fruit.

Here are a few tips on how to select & how to store strawberries to make your berries last as long as possible :

Strawberry Selection : 

  • From late April through May, strawberries are available.
  • Choose strawberries that are fully ripe and have a natural sheen, deep red hue, and vivid green crowns.
  • White or light pink berries shouldn’t be bought since they don’t get sweeter after being picked.
  • Avoid buying strawberries if they have bruising or are missing their caps since they won’t keep well.
  • Berries of medium size have a better flavor than those of larger size.

Strawberry  Storage : 

  • Before storage, always remove any berries that are damaged, rotten, or moldy.
  • Refrigerate strawberries immediately after purchase.
  • Never wash the berries or take the tops off before storing them.
  • Early cap removal can impact the flavor, texture, and nutritional value.
  • In the refrigerator, strawberries may only be kept for a few days.
  • A grey mold could form if kept for a longer time.
  • Place berries in a shallow container or tray that is covered with waxed paper or plastic wrap, no more than two berries deep, for the best refrigeration results.

Source : uaex.uada.edu

Refrigerating or freezing strawberries for smoothies is the best way to store strawberries. Freezing them is an easy way to make them last longer while keeping their nutritional value.

  1. After rinsing, gently blot dry.
  2. Slice stem off at top of berry.
  3. Place cut side down on a cookie sheet lined with waxed paper.
  4. Place uncovered in freezer for 24 hours.
  5. Transfer strawberries to a freezer bag or container.
  6. Frozen strawberries can be stored frozen for several months.

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