3-Ingredient Fresh Strawberry Sauce

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Strawberries epitomize summer. And this recipe for a simple 3-ingredient fresh strawberry sauce has summer written all over it. Fresh strawberries, lightly sweetened and a squirt of lemon to bring out the zing! make this sauce a winner. You can make it in minutes and serve it up in any number of ways. Eat it with toast, serve it on warm biscuits, over yogurt or piled on top of ice cream. Blend it to make a smoothie. Or just spoon the strawberry sauce out in to a dish and enjoy the splendor of strawberries in the summer.

This recipe calls for xylitol instead of sugar. Xylitol is a naturally occurring alcohol found in plant material such as fruits and vegetables. It can often be used in place of sugar. Proponents advocate for this sugar because of the claim that it does not encourage tooth decay or cause the metabolic spikes that accompany high sugar intake. In this recipe, sugar is secondary to the fresh strawberries so you may find that you don't need much of any sweetener. Stewing fruit can often bring out the sweetness in a way that allows you to use much less sugar or other natural sweetener than you might expect.

You can store this sauce in the fridge for several days. When you do, be sure to put it into a glass jar. The strawberries are pretty enough to show off. This recipe can make a great gift, too. If you're visiting friends, going to a party, or even just when strawberries are ripe and ready to eat, make up a double or triple batch, put them in a glass jar, tie a ribbon on it, and take it to your friends. You can be sure that with gifts like this one, you'll be invited back often!

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Nutrition Facts for: 3-Ingredient Fresh Strawberry Sauce From Whole and Heavenly Oven
Ingredients: Fresh strawberries, xylitol or sugar, lemon juice, water.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 2 Pints servings. * Per Pint: Calories 221, Calories from Fat 9, Total Fat 1.0g 2%, Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%, Cholesterol 0mg 0%, Sodium 7mg 0%, Potassium 460mg 13%, Carbohydrates 55.8g 19%, Dietary Fiber 5.8g 23%, Sugars 47.8g, Protein 2.1g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 294%, Calcium 5%, Iron 7%

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