For many, the 2020 resolution is to be a better person (in some way), whether it’s eating more healthily, working towards a personal fitness goal or being more sustainable.
With a vegetable box subscription, you could tick all three boxes. If you’re new to the concept, allow us to explain. Order your vegetables online, through a variety of retailers, and a box of fresh, tasty veg will arrive on your doorstep, with no lugging home potatoes or queuing at the supermarket involved.
While we’ve already got you covered when it comes to affordable gym wear, sports bras for bigger busts and equipment you can use at home, getting sweaty is just as important as eating well. To help you get off to a healthy start, here’s five of the best to buy.
Abel & Cole combines fresh, organic veg options with an environmentally conscious approach to packaging - that means using minimum plastic and a recyclable brown box to deliver its abundance of organic veggies. It’s Super Speedy box is particularly useful if you’re time-poor with many one pot dishes being possible with the eight-piece veg selection from pasta to salads and everything in between.
Whip up plenty of hearty, home made meals from a huge selection of vegetable that are in Ocado’s boxes. There’s your usual broccoli, peppers, mushroom etc and seasonal additions too throughout the year including pomegranate, fennel and aubergine so you and make everything from soups to stir frys.
Coming straight from its fields and farms, Riverford’s box is filled to the brim with seven different vegetable, all organic of course. There’s a mix of staples such a potatoes and onions combined with seasonal items too for you to incorporate into dinner, including chestnut mushrooms and cherry tomatoes.
Wonky veg is often overlooked but Morrison’s offer in its box just that. You’ll find a minimum of three seasonal product items, such as cabbage, cauliflower, swede, leeks, sweet potatoes, courgettes or parsnips. That’s alongside a permanent inclusion of carrots, onions, and potatoes. You’ll be spoilt for choice once it arrives.
If you live close to the capital then opt for a small box from Planet Organic to get off to a good start. Each box varies week on week, depending on what’s growing at each time of the year, but you’ll never go hungry with a plethora or tasty options on offer such as beetroot, aubergine, chard rainbow and carrots. If you’re particularly busy, you can also do the rest of your weekly shop with them too.
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