What are the health benefits of eating nuts?

What are the health benefits of eating nuts?

Nuts are a very popular food, used in a lot of different recipes around the world, and eaten just by themselves as a healthy snack. They come in a wide variety of options and can be enjoyed in all types of diets. They are delicious and convenient. But their taste is...
Are canned vegetables good for you?

Are canned vegetables good for you?

Are canned vegetables healthy? This is a frequent question we ask ourselves, and the truth is canned vegetables can be just as healthy as fresh vegetables, since after you cook them, most frozen, fresh, and canned vegetables are similar nutrients-wise. The fact that...
How to keep your vegetables fresh for longer

How to keep your vegetables fresh for longer

We all know the benefits of including fruit and vegetables in our diets, and a lot of us try hard to reach our 5 a day! Most people usually shop for several days’ worth of groceries at a time. It can be frustrating that fresh vegetables do not stay fresh or last for...
Green potatoes: are they safe to eat?

Green potatoes: are they safe to eat?

If you have ever let potatoes sit out too long, you may have seen them turn a green-ish colour. When this occurs, we ask ourselves the question – should I bin them or are they still OK to eat? What a lot of people do not realise is that this colour is an...
Can garlic help with a healthier lifestyle?

Can garlic help with a healthier lifestyle?

We say it all the time – onions are the most used vegetables in the world. But garlic comes in as a very close second. These two are regularly used together by many households, as they are both very popular ingredients as dish starters. Their strong smell and...
Fresh-cut fruit and vegetables help disabled people daily

Fresh-cut fruit and vegetables help disabled people daily

Contrary to what seems to be popular belief, fresh-cut produce is not ‘lazy cooking’. Many people prefer buying fresh produce that you prepare yourself, but for many people, especially those with disabilities, pre-cut produce (both fresh and frozen options) is a...
So many different onion options? Which should you use?

So many different onion options? Which should you use?

Onions are the most used vegetable in the world. If you are looking for a new recipe online, usually they will ask for an onion, but sometimes will not be very specific as to which kind of onion you should use. So, with so many different options available, which...
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