Fit Find | Fiordifrutta™ Organic Strawberries & Wild Strawberries Fruit Spread

Fiordifrutta Organic-Fruit-Spread-StrawberryHere’s the perfect companion to Nuttzo™ Seven Nut & Seed Butter! It’s Fiordifrutta™ Strawberries & Wild Strawberries Organic Fruit Spread made by Rigoni di Asiago®I have been on the lookout for a high quality strawberry fruit spread for over 25 years and finally found a winner!

Fruit spreads (a.k.a. lightly sweetened puréed fruits), are a healthier alternative to sugary sweet jams and jellies. Fiordifrutta™ makes a fruit spread that is truly “all natural”, simple and delicious. This one contains:

  • No high-fructose corn syrup
  • No sugar
  • No artificial sugar
  • No artificial flavors or colors
  • No preservatives

Ingredients: Strawberries*, apple juice*, wild strawberries*, pectin. *From organic farming. (Pectin is a soluble fiber found in plants and is used as a thickening agent in most jams and jellies.)

Compare some of the following ingredients in other brands. Notice the first and foremost ingredient:  

  • Welch’s Natural Strawberry Spread: Sugar, strawberries, fruit pectin, citric acid, red grape juice concentrate, natural flavor.
  • Whole Foods 365 Strawberry Fruit Spread: White grape juice concentrate, strawberries, fruit pectin.
  • Smucker’s Simply Fruit: Fruit syrup, strawberries, lemon juice concentrate, fruit pectin, red grape juice concentrate added for color, natural flavors.

Why Organic Is Important

strawberries_dollarphotoclub_52584488_600x406Fiordifrutta™ Organic Fruit Spread gets five stars because:

  • Strawberries are the first ingredient.
  • It’s made only with fruit.
  • It’s USDA certified organic.

pesticide_freeWhy is organic important here? Because in 2014, apples, strawberries and grapes topped the list of “The Dirty Dozen” in that they are the most contaminated of over 48 fruits and vegetables tested for pesticide residue. See When Organic Produce Pays Off.

NOTE: If you’re diabetic and watching your carbohydrate intake, this fruit spread contains only 7 g per 1 tablespoon compared to 13 g in most strawberry jams.

Apple c heart symbol_40x54Fit Tip: Spread Fiordifrutta™ on your breakfast toast, PB&J sandwich, in your favorite unsweetened nonfat Greek yogurt, or pair with a little balsamic vinegar to make a delicious strawberry vinaigrette. Here’s where to find Fiordifrutta™ in your area. Check out their other fruit spreads, such as organic pomegranate, wild berries, apricot and more.

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