‘Hold The Tomato’ Sauce

Food intolerances are something we hear a lot more about these days, so many people are having trouble with their gut and are going through the process of eliminating foods and reinventing their diet to help fix the issue. Food intolerances differ from allergies, their symptoms are usually less severe but should be taken just as seriously, if left too …

 

beetroot leaves

 

Beet Greens; Spice Up Your Life

Beet greens aren’t particularly spicy, but they can help spice up your love life! Nature’s Viagra is the common beet green: used by the ancient Romans as an aphrodisiac due to the fact that when eaten they increase blood flow due to their nitrates. Per 100 grams, beet greens contain 177 milligrams of nitrates which help stimulate blood flow – …

 

beetroot relish

 

Homemade Beetroot Relish

What’s not to love about beetroot? It’s colourful; the colour of beetroots is caused by the colours, betanin and vulgaxantin. Beetroot extract is used as a food colour and has E-number E162. Adaptable; can be eaten in an array of savoury or sweet dishes, and is fairly easy to grow. You can also eat the greens, more info on this in our blog. …