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Purple Cauliflower

Purple Cauliflower We’ve got some amazing purple cauliflower in the boxes this week.  Because people are used to the snowy creamy whiteness of cauliflower, seeing one in vibrant purple is something of a shock.  But never fear — while the colour may seem a bit fake and Barney-esque, it is not a dye; it is…

courgette ravioli

Courgette Ravioli

Courgette Ravioli – Eat Healthy for Less Time: 1 hr 5 mins Serves 4 £1.42 per serving  This courgette ravioli is a healthier twist on the Italian classic using courgettes rather than pasta. Stuffed with a ricotta filling and topped with tomato sauce you won’t even miss the pasta! Enjoy for £1.42 per serving. Let…

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A Gentle Approach to Eating – PROJECT MUNCH #8 Munch Times

A Gentle Approach to Eating – PROJECT MUNCH #8 Munch Times Nutritional Therapist Sophie Tyner, from Grow Nutrition is passionate about empowering parents to raise happy, healthy and resilient kids supported by their food choices. She applies a gentle approach, sharing experiences and engaging all of a child’s senses when exploring accessible, affordable, REAL foods that will…

Watermelon-Sorbet

Wonderful Watermelons

Wonderful Watermelons In the box this week we have included a free watermelon. They are delicious, juicy, refreshing watermelons and it might surprise you that these are grown in the UK too! Sweet and juicy, watermelon can do more than just refresh you on a hot summer day. This versatile fruit will help you get…

Afternoon tea

Afternoon Tea Week

Afternoon Tea Week Afternoon Tea Week celebrates the great British tradition of Afternoon Tea and is the perfect excuse to catch up with loved ones over a cup of tea and some delicacies. This year’s Afternoon Tea Week will take place from 9th – 15th August and venues across the UK will run a selection…

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National Allotments Week

National Allotments Week 9th – 15th August Gardening is good for you and allotment gardening offers additional benefits that help to combat loneliness and enable people to contribute to society, especially beyond retirement. The social contact offered by gardening in an allotment environment helps to combat loneliness, which has the equivalent risk to health as…

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Fabulous Fennel

Fabulous Fennel Fennel is a Mediterranean vegetable that is now popular all over the world which is at its best between June and September. It has a pale bulb and long green stalks and can grow almost anywhere. All parts of the fennel plant, including the bulb, stalk, leaves, and seeds, are edible. Play around…

Sweet potato lasagne

Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato The sweet potato is a large, sweet-tasting, tuberous root that is eaten as a root vegetable. Sweet potatoes come in a few colours the most common being orange – in the US these orange sweet potatoes are known as yams. You can also get sweet potatoes with white, yellow or purple flesh. Cooked…