Healthy Eating

Eating seasonally is not only a treat for your taste buds, but the fruits and vegetables you eat will likely have higher nutritional value and cost less than foods that are out of season. Here are a few of our current favourites and the health benefits they bring.

Spinach

Known as Popeye’s vegetable of choice, this leafy green is thought to have originated in Persia and first appeared in England in the fourteenth century. 

Spinach can be eaten raw or cooked and due to the high water content of the leaves reduces to around a quarter of the size when cooked. …

 

Rhubarb

A crumble favourite, rhubarb was used for medicinal purposes in China for thousands of years before being brought over to Europe in the eighteenth century. It is commonly used in crumbles, pies and cakes or made into compotes and preserves. …

 

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