The new version of the “Strawberries” app for the iPhone and iPod touch is now available for free download in iTunes.
In addition to 100 ways to enjoy strawberries, the app features recommendations on ways to get kids to eat healthier, general nutrition tips from dietitians, recipes for kids, and links to the hottest food bloggers and nutritionists on the web.[ Also Read: Finally Apple Phones Enter Your Kitchen ]
“Strawberries are one of the healthiest and most versatile fruits to include in a family’s daily diet because they are low in calories, supply more than 100 percent of the daily requirement for vitamin C, and kids love them,” said Dave Grotto, author of 101 Optimal Life Foods.
“This app is an easy and fun way to help folks get inspired to eat more strawberries in more ways.”[ Also Read: When Your PC Talks to Your iPhone ]
The California Strawberry Commission’s goal for the strawberries app is to provide consumers with simple and creative ways to take advantage of this naturally sweet super fruit that’s available throughout the year.
All the recipes and nutrition tips can be shared directly from the app via email, Facebook or Twitter.
- More than 100 recipes, categorized by dish type
- Dozens of “kid-friendly” recipes
- Shopping lists
- Bonus tips from author and dietitian, Dave Grotto
- Ability to share recipes and tips
- Links to food bloggers and health tips
- Complete recipes and dish photos
The Strawberries app is available for free download by typing in “Strawberries” in the Apple iTunes Store, or at the link: http://bit.ly/aEIItn.
The California Strawberry Commission is a state government agency that represents an industry of 600 growers, shippers and processors of California strawberries.
With a focus on food safety education, Commission strategies also include production and nutrition research, trade relations, public policy and marketing communications.
Photo courtesy: California Strawberry Commission