It's that time of the year when you want to use the fruits in season. Blueberries, Strawberries, Raspberries or basically any kind of berry. Try incorporating these berries in a loaf cake. You would normally have most of these ingredients in your pantry, and its really quick to throw together. But most of all it delicious.
The fiber, potassium, folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and phytonutrient content in blueberries supports heart health. The absence of cholesterol from blueberries is also beneficial to the heart. Fiber content helps to reduce the total amount of cholesterol in the blood and decrease the risk of heart disease
Red Raspberries contain strong antioxidants such as Vitamin C, quercetin and gallic acid that fight against cancer, heart and circulatory disease and age-related decline. They are high in ellagic acid, a known chemopreventative, and have been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties.
Nutritional highlights. Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamins C and K as well as providing a good dose of fiber, folic acid, manganese and potassium. They also contain significant amounts of phytonutrients and flavanoids which makes strawberries bright red.
So why not use some berries when you bake. It's not only good for you but it tastes good too.