Vegetables

It's Official: Fruit And Veg Makes Us Happier

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Feeling blue? Improving your diet might be the key to boosting your mood. New research from the University of Warwick found that eating more fruit and...

Scientists Might Have Discovered A Way To Make Broccoli Even Healthier

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Broccoli has long been touted for its numerous health properties. And now, thanks to science, we could soon be munching broccoli 2.0. Researchers have...

Cucumbers? Blame the UN

Christian Friis Bach | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK
Christian Friis Bach

As the UK referendum on Brexit approaches I feel obliged to stand forward and confess. The European Union is often criticized for dealing with ridiculous things such as the shape of cucumbers: banning the curved ones and imposing straight ones on farmers and consumers alike.

5 Quick And Healthy Breakfast Ideas You'll Love

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We all know it’s hard enough to get your five-a-day, let alone seven-a-day, which has been the fruit and veg guideline since 2014. That's why at Huf...

A Savoury Vegetable Cake for Easter

Kellie Anderson | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kellie Anderson

This is an easy and pretty flexible recipe. No nettles? Use all spinach. No wild garlic? Just use one small clove of bulb garlic. And of course use any deeply flavoured mushroom rather than porcini - but if you do you will miss out on the deep umami notes that porcini brings to this.

This Wonky Veg Is Very #NSFW

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

With Tesco now selling 'Perfectly Imperfect' products and Asda offering bargain boxes of 'Wonky Veg', misshapen fruit and veg seems to be all the rage...

Sweet Potato Wedges With Spicy Avocado Basil Dip

Steph Matthews | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

This spicy avocado dip is so creamy and delicious with sweet potato wedges. Avocados are everywhere these days. You see them in smoothies, on toast with lavish toppings, and made into decadent chocolate mousse.

The Wonky Way to Waste Less

Frontier | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK
Frontier

Jamie Oliver has always been a food crusader, as has his mate Jimmy Doherty, and their relentlessness has yielded another glimmer of success and progr...

The Rise and Rise of Cauliflower and Umami Roasted Cauliflower and Pasta Recipe

Kellie Anderson | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kellie Anderson

Cauliflower is the ugly-duckling-turned-swan of the food world. This is indisputable. You may be thinking, "Whoa, hang on a sec. Isn't kale still king? Aren't we still talking about kale?... Hey, should I be making cauliflower crisps now?"

Asda's £3.50 Wonky Veg Box Lets You 'Feed Your Family For A Week'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Asda has launched the UK's first ever 'wonky veg box' which lets shoppers buy imperfect vegetables in bulk to feed their families. The box will cos...

Five a Day Is Not Enough!

Hilda Glickman | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Hilda Glickman

Five is not enough. That is because vegetables are packed with all kinds of health promoting qualities much more so than any other food. This means that they really should form the bulk of our diet. I am not talking here about a vegetarian diets, I am talking about all diets.

Fruit And Veg Rich In This Key Compound Could Prevent Weight Gain

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People looking to lose weight should eat more fruit and veg, scientists have suggested. Fruit and vegetables that have high levels of flavonoids -...

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Gnocchi With Rosemary and Chilli

Steph Matthews | Posted 24.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

These pumpkin gnocchi are so moreish and simple to make. They start off a little tedious but once you get the hang of them, they really are quick to have ready. I've been making this at least once a week since I started having it...

How to Eat Like a Rugby Player

James Haskell | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Sport
James Haskell

Rugby players have become a bit of a benchmark in terms of being seen and perceived as being "big". As such a model to follow and adopt if you are so inclined, which I have to say judging by the mail I get on daily basis, a lot of young men and women want to be - Men mainly just big and muscular, Women toned, defined and shaped.

Ten Ways to Make Vegetables More Appealing

James Haskell | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

I have written a lot recently about the vital importance of nutrition as being an essential part of any successful exercise regime or programme. The simple truth being without the right nutrition to support your training. In real terms you are essentially just wasting your time....

This Pick 'N' Mix-Style Vegetable Counter Is The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A supermarket in New Zealand has absolutely nailed how to sell veggies - sliced, diced and displayed in Pick 'n' Mix format. NEW WORLD you awsome ...

We Need to Take Control of Our Health This Winter - Easy Steps to Helping Yourself and the NHS

Rose Gallagher | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK
Rose Gallagher

Winter puts enormous pressure on the NHS as common mild infections spread rapidly and demand for healthcare soars.

Don't Look Now, But This Tomato Seriously Resembles A Duck

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Marie Davidek checked on the fruit and veg she was growing at her Michigan allotment last week, there was a little surprise waiting for her... ...

Taking Charge of Our Own Health

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 26.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmijn de Boo

Have we been asking the right questions about protecting our health? Are more doctors and nurses the answer, or extra NHS funding? The election debates barely touched on health issues, particularly inequality and healthy lifestyles.

Eight Simple Ways to Encourage Your Child to Eat (and Love) Vegetables

Anna Gillespie | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Parents
Anna Gillespie

Kids found the snack less tasty when it had been presented as healthy in the story and they also ate less of the snack if the food served any goal - such as helping them learn to read which confirms the notion that snacks can't be both good and good for you.

Use This Meal Planner To Get Your '5 A Day' The Easy Way

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We all know that eating at least five portions of fruit and veg per day is beneficial to our health, but actually consuming that amount can be tricky....

Vegging: A Growing Phenomenon

Chris Sav | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Comedy
Chris Sav

The term vegging is usually used to describe the act of relaxing or just sitting around, but there is a small community that are looking to reclaim the word and use it to talk about another, wholly different kind of activity.

This Potato-Peeling Kitchen Hack Has Blown Our Minds

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You know when something happens that will change your life forevermore? Well... it just happened. YouTube food wizard Dave Hax has shared a super-q...

Pulses and Beans - A Tasty Alternative to meat?

Bini Ludlow | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bini Ludlow

I myself have fond memories of lentils; I remember growing up, that my mother would cook both meat and lentil dishes. I now realise that that this not only gave us a varied and balanced diet but meant she could feed the family while keeping to a tight budget.

10 Tasty No-Bread Sarnies

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered what would happen if you made your favourite sandwiches without bread and butter? Well, the answer is: sheer stomach-filling awesomen...