Cooking Ideas

5 Low Calorie Winter Vegetables

5 Low Calorie Winter Vegetables

Posted on 19th Jul 2018

Staying healthy during winter can be tough, and for those who aren't naturally inclined to eat well, it's often a complete disaster. The cold, dark weather means your likely to spend more time being sedentary inside and your body will start craving high carb, comfort foods. To help you stay on track here are 5 extremely low-calorie winter vegetables that are high in essential vitamins and minerals. Meal prep a range of healthy vegetable based curries and stews to avoid reaching for last minute refined carbohydrates.



Non Sandwich Lunch Box Ideas

Non Sandwich Lunch Box Ideas

Posted on 18th Apr 2018

What if we told you, there were other lunch box substitute’s other than sandwiches? Sometimes the idea of eating another lunch box sandwich for the 17th time in a row can be extremely off putting for your child. Fear not, Buyfruit has some fantastic ideas to help make your kid’s lunch box the envy of the school playground.



Getting Hot with Chillies

Getting Hot with Chillies

Posted on 21st Mar 2018

Chilli can provide your dish with that extra spice element that can lift a dish from good to great.



How to swap rice for cauliflower

How to swap rice for cauliflower

Posted on 14th Nov 2017

Looking for ways to up your veggie intake? Substitute rice, pasta or potatoes with cauliflower. Here’s our how-to-guide for making two delicious side dishes of cauliflower rice and cauliflower mash.



Three easy lunchbox recipes to get your child eating vegetables

Three easy lunchbox recipes to get your child eating vegetables

Posted on 28th Aug 2017

Struggling with ideas for your child’s lunchbox? Packing a healthy school lunch each day can be hard, so here are three simple recipes, full of vegetables, to give you some inspiration.



How to make the best pumpkin soup you've ever eaten

How to make the best pumpkin soup you've ever eaten

Posted on 20th Jul 2017

If you are feeling a little under the weather this time of year, nothing quite beats a big comforting bowl of pumpkin soup. Even better, it’s a pretty easy soup to make, essentially just boiling some pumpkin in stock and then blending. But there are a few tricks you should know to turn it from “meh” to a masterpiece.



Top ten vegetables to take to work

Top ten vegetables to take to work

Posted on 11th Jul 2017

Found yourself with your hand in the work biscuit tin too many times this week? Maybe it’s time to start bringing in your own healthy snacks. Taking your lunch to work can seriously lift your game in the health department, plus it can save you some dollars as well. So here’s our top ten quick and easy vegetables to pack in your lunch.



Everything you need to know about spiralizing your vegetables

Everything you need to know about spiralizing your vegetables

Posted on 5th Jun 2017

The vegetable spiralizer. It’s become one of the hot new kitchen gadgets in the last few years, but will it collect dust alongside your bread maker and fondue pot, or revolutionize the way you eat vegetables?



Five great reasons to make this broccoli super soup

Five great reasons to make this broccoli super soup

Posted on 2nd May 2017

Looking for some kitchen inspiration? Well, here’s five great reasons to make this delicious creamy Broccoli Super Soup.



How to recover from an overindulgent Easter

How to recover from an overindulgent Easter

Posted on 18th Apr 2017

So the deed is done. Easter is over, and you’ve woken up feeling tired and sluggish from the sugar overload of chocolate eggs. You may even be having some eater’s remorse. But don’t be too hard on yourself, you’re only human, and now is the time to get back on track with these healthy meal ideas for breakfast, lunch and dinner.