6 x March 16 - April 5, 2017 x www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com Sweet, Sassy & Southern is an upscale boutique offering trendy women’s apparel, jewelry, and fashion accessories. We also carry a wide variety of unique gifts and home décor and offer monogramming services. CONTINUED FROM PAGE 5 Center ranked strawberries a perfect 100 on the nutrient-density scale, ranking them equal to spinach and more than likely a whole lot easier to get your kids to eat! www.facebook.com/Sweetsassyandsouthern46/ 10% OFF 4750 The Grove Dr., #164 Windermere, Florida 34786 (407) 217-7288 next purchase when you mention this ad Hours: Mon – Fri: 10 am – 5 pm Sat: 10am - 4pm Sun: closed Berry Good Tips “Look for berries that are red all the way to the tip,” Veilleux said. “Don’t wash them until you are ready to eat them, as they will break down faster if you do. The best place to store is in the refrigerator. Fresh, ripe berries will keep four to five days in the refrigerator.” If you somehow are lucky enough to have more Florida fresh strawberries than you can eat in the next few days, plan on freezing them. Wash and carefully dry the berries with a clean kitchen towel or paper towels, remove the stem and place them in a single layer on a baking sheet. Freeze until solid, and then place berries into zip lock bags. Take out the desired amount and whirl frozen berries into smoothies or lemonade, bake them in coffee cakes, cook photo provided by Long & Scott Farms According to Haley Veilleux, retail manager of Scott’s Country Market at Long & Scott Farms, the best strawberries are those that are red all the way to the tip. them into an ice cream topping, or add to fruit salad for a fresh burst of color and flavor year-round. ROYAL Landscape Nursery Mention Customer Appreciation Month and receive special discounts on Tree and Plant purchases Save 10-20% on retail landscape items Ask for daily specials. Join our Email Club to receive notifications about regular discounts and specials; only available to our email club! Customer Appreciation Month March 16th - April 16th. Every Saturday: March thru April; Mention this Ad and "Spin the Wheel of Prizes" Receive discounts on retail purchases and/or free items from our nursery. .
Strawberry Pretzel Salad This unusual dish is one of Veilleux’s favorites. It can be served as a dessert or side salad at potlucks and parties. Ingredients: 2 cups crushed pretzels 3⁄4 cup unsalted butter, melted 3 tablespoons white sugar 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 (8-ounce) carton frozen whipped topping, thawed 2 (3-ounce) packages strawberry gelatin 2 cups boiling water 4-5 cups of fresh strawberries or two 10-ounce packages of frozen strawberries. Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Stir together crushed pretzels, melted butter and 3 tablespoons of white sugar. Mix well and press mixture into bottom of 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Bake 8-10 minutes, until set. Set aside to cool. In a large mixing bowl, cream together cream cheese and 1 cup white sugar. Fold www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com x March 16 - April 5, 2017 x 7 in whipped topping. Spread mixture onto cooled crust. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in strawberries and allow to set briefly. When mixture is about the consistency of egg whites, pour and spread over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate until set. www.CadenaFamilyDentistry.com Fun With Strawberries • Microwave chocolate chips for 30 seconds at a time until smooth and melted. Dip berries in chocolate for a quick, elegant dessert. • Slice strawberries and layer with Nutella between two waffles for a breakfast treat. • Blend strawberries with margarita mix and use an extra berry to garnish the glass. • Dip strawberries in balsamic vinegar, coat with sugar and grill one to two minutes. Serve with vanilla ice cream. • Add sliced strawberries to red jello for an eye-catching side dish. • Serve sliced strawberries on a cracker with white cheddar and a basil leaf. • Put out a bowl of strawberries along with sour cream and brown sugar for dipping. ª • Professional and Friendly Atmosphere • We Specialize in All Aspects of Dentistry • Most Insurances Accepted and Care Credit Available • New Patients and Emergencies Welcome Call Today for More Information and to Schedule Your Appointment! 407-522-7989 133 Terra Mango Loop, Suite 100, Orlando, FL 32835 11183 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Suite E, Orlando, FL 32837 If you’re bothered by cellulite dimples, come explore your excellent options with Orlando’s body contouring specialists