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Chocolate Mousse

Tofu – Bean Curd

Tofu I can’t believe it has taken me this long to do tofu. Tofu also known as bean curd historically has been associated with bland and boring vegetarian meals, however times have changed and there are many different types of tofu and ways to cook with it. With very little fat and lots of calcium, […]

Sweet Potato

Sweet potato (Kumara)

Sweet potato also known as kumara or yams, sweet potato is a root vegetable which is long and tapered and they can be either orange or purple in colour. Containing lots of vitamin A and a good source of vitamin C and B6. Vitamin D is also ingested when eating sweet potato which is good […]

Brussel Sprouts

Brussel sprouts

Brussel sprouts were easily the most hated vegetable for me as a kid and until only in the last year. They are related to the cabbage family and he buds are exceptionally rich in protein, dietary fiber, Vitamin C, A, B6 and also contain Calcium, minerals, and antioxidants, which work wonders to get rid of […]

Pumpkin

Pumpkin (Squash)

Pumpkin (Squash) Easy to get all year round vegetable but what I consider a winter food, rich in beta-carotenes Vitamin A which is great for eyesight and a healthy immune system, pumpkin has healthy fats with Vitamin C, B6, Magnesium, Iron, Potassium, Calcium and even Protein it is surely one of the most healthy comforts […]

Kale

Kale (borecole)

Kale there has been a lot excitement about kale recently and I for one and excited too  it is thought that Kale may provide significant health benefits, including cancer protection and lowering cholesterol. Kale, also known as borecole and has curly leaves that are either purple or green and belongs to the same family […]

Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds

Chia seeds where a toy ‘pet’ when I was growing up, I would never have thought that they held so many health benefits and were so versatile to use. Chia seeds are either black or white and there is no significant nutritional difference between the colours, I like to use the white ones because in […]

Broccoli

Broccoli

Broccoli is a very well-known vegetable however the extent of its benefits are not that well known. The stem and the top sprout can be eaten either raw or cooked and aides the body by way of helping reduced cholesterol, assisting the body’s ability to detox and is a very rich source of Vitamin D, […]

goji berry

Goji Berries

Goji Berries are considered one of the super-foods, it has a fountain of youth benefit due to it containing all essential amino acids, and having the highest concentration of protein of any fruit. They are also loaded with vitamin C, contain more carotenoids than any other food, have twenty-one trace minerals, and are high in […]

Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi is a interesting one as I have seen it around markets but not really know what it was and found it hard to get a straight answer, so when I put together the calcium component of my ‘Intro to Veggie’ I looked into it further and have read that is holds more vitamin C […]