Because of their health benefits, flavor and overall appeal, strawberries
add vibrant color to almost any kind of salad. Not only that, they can add depth and
sweetness to enhance more traditional salad dressings.
All-American Strawberry Clouds
These red, white and blue treats will be a hit at your summer and July 4th festivities!
1/2 cup crispy chow mein noodles (or pretzels)
1 cup white chocolate chips
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup (6 ounces) blueberries
3 cups (about 1 pound) stemmed sliced California strawberries
Prep time: 25 minutes Chill time: 1 hour Line 12 muffin cups with paper baking cups. Place about 2 teaspoons chow mein noodles into each. Melt chocolate according to package directions; spoon about 1 tablespoon into each cup to cover noodles. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to set. In mixer bowl, combine cream, sugar and vanilla; beat on medium speed of electric mixer until soft peaks form. Gently fold in blueberries. Spoon an equal amount of cream mixture into each cup. Top with strawberries; serve immediately.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 215 calories; 15 g fat; 34 mg cholesterol; 37 mg sodium; 20 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 2 g protein
Makes 12 servings