Many types of vegetables, such as cauliflower and broccoli, can be eaten raw, retaining the valuable vitamins, iron and calcium. So what delicious meal can be conjured up using these popular members of the cabbage family? Quite simply – a quick salad that tastes wonderfully aromatic and fresh thanks to the addition of pineapple and spinach.
Maybe it’s happened to you? Some people, when they bite into a juicy piece of pineapple notice a tingling, stinging or burning sensation on their tongue. Is it pure imagination or could it really be caused by pineapple? Today we unravel the mystery of why pineapple burns your tongue!
Curious to see how the aromatic flavour of sweet potato blends with the sweetness of fruit? Try them together in a gratin! Baked in the oven together, the end result is a spicy sweet potato gratin with pineapple that will make the hearts of fruit and vegetable lovers skip a beat!
Pineapples are an exotic fruit. When we buy them in the supermarket, these sweet vitamin bombs have already travelled a long way. But where do pineapples actually grow? Come and join us on the search to find out more about the homeland of this popular fruit!
It doesn’t get more refreshing than this! The pineapple in our green smoothie is accompanied by cucumber, spinach, apple, lime and mint. Together, these healthy green ingredients come up trumps to make a delicious beverage bursting with vitamins – sip by sip. It also makes a tasty alternative to your usual smoothie.
A candy bowl on a co-workers desk can be nearly irresistible at times. New research out of Johns Hopkins University reveals that junk foods can be twice as distracting as healthy foods.
Sandwiches made from moist, whole grain bread, fruity energy balls and crunchy walnuts are among the best substantial snacks – and they don’t stress the body. All of these are the perfect complement to a colourful mix of berries in a fruit cone! This is real brain food that makes for a healthy and uncomplicated lunchbox.
Raspberries and blueberries are there to sweeten our day, not only during the summer but also during the cold season. By snacking on berries during the winter, we can integrate vitamins and minerals into our diet throughout the day and thus help to ward off colds and other winter ailments.
Did you know that raspberries are not always pink? These fruity little powerhouses also come in a striking yellow or black – a berry for every taste!
There’s nothing better than a hot punch on a cold winter’s day! Our recipe for a healthy berry punch combines luscious raspberries and blueberries with apples, honey, pomegranate and sea buckthorn. We’ve never tasted such a berrylicious punch!