Season: May to July

Description: Gooseberries provide vitamins A and C which are antioxidants that may reduce your risk of heart disease and certain cancers. Vitamin A protects eye health. Vitamin C helps protect skin from bruising, helps heal cuts and keeps gums healthy. Eating foods with vitamin C boosts iron absorption. Gooseberries also provide potassium and fiber. Potassium helps maintain healthy blood pressure, and fiber helps control cholesterol and keeps bowels regular.

Selection: Brightly colored gooseberries with dry capes. Avoid those with soft spots or mold.

Storing: In refrigerator for 5-7 days.

Recipes containing Gooseberries: