The power of protein

The power of protein


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


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


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?


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


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


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


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

There are many varieties of capsicums, from blocky to pointy, Love My Salad

Capsicum – your traffic light delight


Have you, like me, walked past capsicums in the shopping isle and weren’t quite sure how to add these into your daily meals, besides perhaps a topping on a pizza or a sweet addition to your stir-fry or hot curry? I’ve looked... Read more

how to store your vegetables

Not all varieties of vegetables should be stored in the fridge. So, which can, and which can't?


It’s a common belief that you should keep all vegetables in the fridge. Why else is that bottom drawer called a vegetable drawer? Vegetables keep best at the bottom of the fridge, but not all vegetables should be kept in a cold... Read more

5 tips for cooking more sustainably

5 tips for cooking more sustainably


We all want to be sustainable. But where to start and what to do, or not do, isn’t always clear. Did you know, for example, that you can also save energy and water while cooking? In this blog, we share a few easy adjustments... Read more