If your kids are into sweets, give them these healthy and yummy strawberry fruit bar instead. They'll love them (and you too :-) )
- 3/4 cup sliced strawberries
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup strawberry juice
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil or butter
- 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup blueberries
Blend 1/2 cup of strawberries with juice in a blender until smooth. Beat together with egg, vanilla and oil. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and beat well.
Add blueberries and remaining strawberries. Bake in greased 8inch baking pan at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until browned and a toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool and cut into squares.
Makes a perfect after lunch treat for your kids!
Try also this delicious Blueberry Strawberry Crisp