Fruit and vegetables: Achieving 5 a day can be a challenge on a budget but for most people it is possible. Here are some tips on how to eat your 5 portions on a budget alongside quality proteins, dairy and starchy carbohydrate.
It's harvest festival time again. A time when we think about all the wonderful things we have to eat. All of nature's finest larder items. Purple sprouting broccoli, squash of many colours and shapes, blackberries and hundreds of varieties of apple. We are fast forgetting the rhythm of the seasons as fruit and vegetables are… Continue reading Harvest time
There has been some interesting research published recently about children eating their vegetables. Check out http://www.nutritionsociety.org/blog/paper-month-nudge-children-eat-more-vegetables for more details. It goes to show that if you don't offer a variety of vegetables, children will not have the chance to try them. I meet lots of parents who say their children won't eat vegetables. What they often mean is… Continue reading Eating your greens
My 3 year old wouldn't touch potatoes - until we grew them ourselves. Now he asks for more. Another reason to grow your own.