Monday, September 6, 2010

Strawberries - The Great Tasting Nutritional Powerhouse - Reader Giveaway

While at BlogHer last month, I was happy to meet with a representative from the California Strawberry Commission. I was not only happy to meet with her, but thrilled to eat the chocolate-covered strawberries she had for sampling. YUM! I like strawberries just because they taste so great, but the benefit is that they are also a nutritional powerhouse. Check out these facts about strawberries provided by the California Strawberry Commission.

1. Considered a super fruit by experts because of their high nutrient content.

2. Voted a top favorite fruit among kids.

3. Versatile and easy to use in both sweet and savory dishes.

4. Grown by hundreds of caring and passionate family farmers.

5. Among the safest and healthiest fruit grown in the world.

6. Shown to aid in disease prevention and improve brain health.

7. Packed with vitamin C and loaded with beneficial antioxidants.

8. Available year-round across the country.

9. The leader with 90% of strawberry production in the U.S.

10. A favorite topic of discussion at:

On a side note, if you do decide to join in the discussion on Facebook, you can also enter the recipe contest where the winner will win a $250 Amazon Gift Card!

Giveaway:  One lucky Jinxy Knows Best reader will win this adorable strawberry tea kettle from the California Strawberry Commission. To enter, you must be a follower of Jinxy Knows Best.  Just fill out the form below letting us know your favorite way to eat strawberries!

Extra entries: You can receive extra entries for doing any of these things. Just be sure to fill out the form again for each extra entry.
  • Subscribe to Jinxy Knows Best updates via e-mail (see upper right corner) - 5 entries for this one!
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  • Become a Facebook Fan of Jinxy Knows Best
  • Follow Jinxy Knows Best in Facebook Networked Blogs (see lower right sidebar).
  • Follow @CAStrawberries on Twitter and tweet. You can use: RT @ThriftyJinxy Enter the Jinxy Knows Best #giveaway to win a strawberry tea kettle from @CAStrawberries - Please RT!
  • Blog about this giveaway on your own blog and provide the link here.
Rules: All entries must be received by 11:59 PM CST 9/27/10. One entry per person, except for extra entries (see below). Entrants must be at least 18 years old and reside within the United States. Winner must respond to the winning e-mail within 48 hours or a new winner will be selected.

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