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

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

What is the nutritional value of lettuce?

What is the nutritional value of lettuce?

23-04-2019

What is the nutritional value of lettuce? Is lettuce primarily a luxury product, a little something crunchy for your plate, or is there more to lettuce than meets the eye? After some research, we discovered that lettuce... Read more

A story about wanting to eat less meat and enjoy more vegetables

Meat campaign spurs a love of vegetables

17-07-2018

Australians might remember the 2007 campaign; “Red meat - we were meant to eat it” fronted by actor Sam Neill. It was cunningly convincing and successfully resulted in an increase of meat consumption Australia-wide. After all,... Read more

Vegetable skin has health benefits, Love My Salad

The benefits of vegetable skin

08-01-2018

If you want to maximise the nutrition of your vegetables, then leave your peeler in the draw and get creative! You probably know you can eat the skin of cucumbers and carrots, but here are some clever ways to get more out of... Read more

Truss tomatoes are a nutritious and delicious addition to vibrant salads or meals with their intense flavour, deep red colour and succulent burst on eating.

7 reasons to love truss tomatoes

06-11-2017

Truss tomatoes are a nutritious and delicious addition to vibrant salads or meals with their intense flavour, deep red colour and succulent burst on eating.  Read more

Nutritionist Catherine Saxelby shares her 6 top reasons to eat more truss tomatoes

6 top reasons to eat more tomatoes

30-10-2017

The tomato, eaten as a vegetable but botanically classified as a fruit, is our second favourite vegetable. Much of this intake is in the form of tomato products like canned whole tomatoes, tomato pasta sauces, tomato paste... Read more

5 healthy eating tips from Rianne, food nutritionalist in The Netherlands

Food coach shares 5 healthy eating tips for busy people

15-10-2017

Recently I visited Rianne Veldkamp-Topman, a nutrition coach and blogger from Alkmaar, The Netherlands who helps people find a better balance in their busy livesin terms of diet and lifestyle. She hosts workshops called 'Sweets... Read more

6 tips to turn vegetables into the best fast food snacks

6 tips to turn vegetables into the best fast food snacks

14-10-2017

I love good fresh food yet too many of us have been conditioned to think that good nutritious food is bland, tasteless and boring. This couldn't be further from the truth. Have you experienced the goodness of naturally... Read more

Eating walnuts may be one of the easiest things you can do to improve your health

Eating walnuts may be one of the easiest things you can do to improve your health

19-07-2017

Walnuts have always been considered a “brain food”, perhaps because the surface structure of the walnut has a crinkly appearance similar to that of the brain. Due to this reason, they have been considered as a symbol of... Read more

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