Vegetables for breakfast, Love My Salad

Vegetables for breakfast is easier than you think

04-12-2019

We all know that we should be enjoying eating more vegetables every day. One meal of the day, arguably the most important, is breakfast, but this is where Australians can find it difficult to include vegetables on their plates.... Read more

Grilled vegetables done right

Grilled vegetables done right

20-11-2019

Grilling vegetable is perhaps the most delicious way to prepare vegetables. Why? It adds loads of taste and texture. You can eat grilled vegetables hot and/or cold and the addition of the grill stripes make it even more... Read more

Des Chapman of Rocky Ponds Produce, Gulmu, Queensland.

Q&A with Des Chapman

09-11-2019

Rocky Ponds Produce farms a range of melons: rockmelons, green honeydew and yellow honeydew and Piel de Sapo melons, as well as yellow, green and red capsicums and pumpkins. Des Chapman shares his story with Love My Salad.  Read more

The power of protein

The power of protein

12-10-2019

After a long day on the water, you’re either a) hungry or b) tired… but generally you come up on the beach feeling both- 10 fold. Nothing says get in my belly like a post session feed. This is where the catch-22 comes in to... Read more

Trusty Trev taught kids about tomatoes at the Little Food Festival, Love My Salad

‘Growing’ the tasty tomato at the Little Food Festival

10-10-2019

On the perfect spring day, the Little Food Festival attracted lots of kids and visitors, who came down to explore the food we eat, where it comes from and what impact it can have on our health. Read more

Need help deciding what to do with all those leftover vegetables? Love My Salad has the answer

End of week fridge clean out

14-08-2019

The one constant in my hectic life is the random ingredients in the bottom of the vegetable drawer. For years I’ve been meaning to meal plan, have even drafted up a two-week menu complete with supermarket shopping list, but I... Read more

Are you eating seven serves of vegetables a day? Love My Salad

Who eats 7 serves a day?

13-08-2019

That’s right, you read it right seven not five. My mind is blown.Like others I have spoken to recently, I have assumed that is still two serves of fruit and three of vegetables. And to think, I was always slightly chuffed with... Read more

Organic watermelon, grown by Paringi Farms, Love My Salad

Organics explained

31-07-2019

I believe we need to get back to basics and it all starts with the soil.  If we look after the biology and organic matter in the soil, our plants will be strong and able to absorb the soil’s nutrients to produce highly... Read more

Learn more about the flexitarian lifestyle, Love My Salad

Busy, active and a bride to be – learn about Jess’s flexitarian journey

31-07-2019

The Cambridge Dictionary defines flexitarian as ‘a person who eats mainly vegetarian food but eats meat occasionally.’ (Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus, n.d). Read more

Smaller vegetables against food waste

Smaller vegetables against food waste

30-07-2019

Does this sound familiar? You have a cucumber that you only used half of, or you buy a whole head of broccoli when you just need a few florets. A few days later you discover the leftovers in the vegetable drawer. Such a waste,... Read more

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