We eat salads for breakfast!

We eat salads for breakfast!

15-09-2018

 As a team united by our love for salads, we were thrilled to discover an exciting new trend amongst foodies and bloggers: eating salad for breakfast! We regularly eat salad for lunch and dinner, so why not breakfast? A... Read more

Make your own vegetable rice

Make your own vegetable rice

05-02-2018

We’re seeing more and more recipes using ‘rice’ made from cauliflower or broccoli, as well as pre-packaged rice in the supermarkets. It’s super healthy and a convenient way to eat an extra portion of vegetables. It’s also a... Read more

How to ferment vegetables?

How to ferment vegetables?

18-01-2018

Fermenting is so much easier than most people think, you just have to be a little patient. There are many options when it comes to fermenting vegetables. Some of our favourites are carrots, pickles, cabbage, and jalapenos.Here... Read more

Six healthy food choices from a jar or the freezer

Six healthy food choices from a jar or the freezer

15-01-2018

Eating fresh vegetables and fruits is the healthiest way to consume them right? But did you know in some cases, vegetables actually benefit from operations such as fermentation, heating or freezing? Here’s six products... Read more

Simplicity, freshness and minimal preparation this Christmas

Simplicity, freshness and minimal preparation this Christmas

12-12-2017

With Christmas just around the corner, many of us indulge in the opportunity to catch up with dear friends, family and loved ones. A wonderful excuse indeed to chill, laugh, and enjoy good food in the company of those we cherish. Read more

Here's six good reasons to make your own salad dressing and an easy 4-ingredient salad dressing recipe from Catherine Saxelby.

6 reasons to make your own salad dressing

01-11-2017

Why make your own salad dressing when there’s a whole aisle of them in all flavours and varieties in every supermarket? Here are six good reasons I think you should and I give you my easy, 4-ingredient, salad dressing recipe... Read more

Is Steaming or Boiling Better?

Is Steaming or Boiling Better?

25-10-2017

Actually it depends on the vegetable. A study of the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture found that broccoli cooked in the microwave lost up to 97 percent of its antioxidant content but lost only 11 percent when... Read more

What is a Piel de Sapo melon?

What is a Piel de Sapo melon?

17-10-2017

Are you aware of the deliciously sweet and refreshing flavour of the Piel de Sapo melon? Originally from Spain, the melon is now grown in Australia all year round. Keep an eye out for this ugly melon and don't be afraid to try... Read more

How to make your own salad dressings

How to make your own salad dressings

15-10-2017

Do you find it hard to prepare your own dressing and to find the right balance in the ingredients? In this blog I try to explain. Tip: when you create a dressing you like you can make a bigger batch and keep it in a well sealed... Read more

BBQ time

Throw another pineapple on the barbie!

14-09-2017

It's time to fire up the grill for a backyard barbecue! Summer is finally here and we’ve got some vegetable dishes starring tomatoes, melons, eggplant, cucumber and capsicum that will be the talking point at your barbecue. Read more

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