Barbecuing fruit: our Top 4 taste particularly good

Summer time is barbecue time! If you feel like something light, refreshing and healthy at the barbecue, fruit could be the answer. Whether you are looking for a fruity side dish, a salad topping or a sweet dessert at the end, our Top 4 fruits all work particularly well on the grill.

Fruity couscous salad

Fruit alert in salad! Couscous is traditionally a popular savoury dish but this fresh and fruity version is our favourite way to enjoy the healthy culinary delight.

Grapeseed oil: what you need to know

Grapeseed oil is a delicious alternative to the more common oil types such as olive oil or sunflower oil, and its mild flavour can jazz up the taste of salads, soups and the like. Read on to learn more about this delicacy and what you need to look out for when buying it.

Healthy summer snack: Fruit salad in cones

Summer is just around the corner, which means garden parties, open-air children’s birthday parties and other fun events. Sweet and fruity snacks are a must for every buffet table. Our recommendation of fruit salad in cones – decorated with raspberry sauce and crunchy nuts – is guaranteed to be a hit!

10 a day

Are you eating enough fruits and vegetables? The most likely answer is NO. The CDC estimates adults in the United States put produce on their plates just once or twice per day, a far cry from the 5 to 9 servings most experts recommend. Now, a 2017 study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology finds ten servings per day may be the key for longer life.

Storing fruit and vegetables correctly

Fruit and vegetables are crucial for a healthy diet. Depending on the type you buy, you will need to store them in a particular way to keep them as fresh as possible and retain valuable vitamins. The right temperature, light conditions and humidity are key. Find out here how you should store your fruit and vegetables to provide the best protection for your large and small vitamin bombs.

Pineapple sesame snack: perfect for picnics

Is there anything nicer than a picnic in the great outdoors with your loved ones and a few tasty snacks? Today we have a pineapple sesame snack for you that will be the perfect addition to your picnic. The sweetness of the fruit, combined with a sweet and nutty sesame and honey coating, makes for a very special delicacy and is guaranteed to be a hit with young and old. It doubles the enjoyment of a day in the great outdoors.

A boost of energy when you are drained: banana café frappé

You got to bed later than you planned again last night – now you are exhausted and finding it difficult to concentrate. You need a quick energy boost to wake you up. Our banana café frappé, an exotic change from a normal coffee, is just the answer. It includes an extra portion of vitamins to get body and soul going again.

Do we need supplements?

Let’s talk about supplements. With the number of pills, powders and potions on the market, it can be tricky to decipher between health and hype. We’ve always promoted whole foods over supplements, and now there’s even more research showing supplements aren’t just unnecessary, they could be downright damaging.