Can frozen vegetables take the place of fresh?

Can frozen vegetables take the place of fresh?

The motto for healthy eating used to be ‘Eat fresh’. However, many of us have little time, so frozen ingredients are a handy replacement for most fresh ones. Plus, the price of fresh vegetables has risen recently due to floods and a shortage of pickers. So yes, some frozen vegies can make up your five serves a day. But you still need to eat some fresh produce to get enough vitamin C, folate and thiamine in your diet. This includes vitamin C–rich fresh fruit such as oranges or kiwi fruit...

10 August 2022 by Catherine Saxelby

Squash-ed Spag Bol

Squash-ed spaghetti bolognaise

This is an excellent make-and-freeze recipe, so weeknight meals become more manageable. I know of no better way of ‘hiding’...

3 August 2022 by Guest post

Hangry

Hangry? Tame that beast with food ideas ... and more

In a recent study, researchers linked hunger to emotions such as anger, irritability and less pleasure, even after accounting for...

27 July 2022 by Catherine Saxelby

6 tips to preserve the goodness in your vegetables

6 tips to preserve the goodness in your vegetables

We all know vegetables are important in a healthy diet. From cabbage to fennel, I love vegetables and try to eat big portions of them...

20 July 2022 by Catherine Saxelby

Back-up meals

Back-up meals when time is tight

Arriving home late and hungry? No time to shop or cook?  Here are four tricks to whip out quick-and-easy meal solutions that...

13 July 2022 by Catherine Saxelby

Home-style baked beans

Vegetable and lentil soup

This wholesome and filling soup keeps really well in the fridge for a few days or frozen for up to 2 months. Prepare in advance then...

6 July 2022 by Guest post