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10 reasons we love strawberries… and the last one is the BEST!

10 reasons we love strawberries… and the last one is the BEST!

Posted on 22nd Aug 2017

Big, juicy, sweet and so delicious, strawberries are great eating at the moment. They’re in peak season so the quality is high and the price is low, so you simply can’t go wrong with any punnet of strawberries. Here’s 10 terrific reasons you should buy some right now.



What’s in season this August?

What’s in season this August?

Posted on 8th Aug 2017

With our warm sun-filled days, there’s not a lot to distinguish a Queensland winter from a Queensland spring, or autumn… or even summer for that matter. But what we do notice this time of year, is the rise in sore throats, running noses and hacking coughs. We spoke with Raja from BuyFruit store, SupaFruta at Keperra, to find out what’s in season this month as we say goodbye to winter, and hopefully those winter bugs.



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.



What's in season this July?

What's in season this July?

Posted on 4th Jul 2017

With so much fresh produce on offer, we talk to Don from BuyFruit store, Q Growers at Mermaid Waters, to find out what to fill your fruit and vegetable basket with during the month of July. Here are Don’s top tips.



Six ways to avoid the dreaded office lurgy

Six ways to avoid the dreaded office lurgy

Posted on 27th Jun 2017

It’s lurking on the lift button, it’s hiding out on your keyboard and it’s definitely hanging around the water cooler. It’s the dreaded office lurgy, and it’s out there right now ready to make its move on you. With so many people sneezing and coughing in the office, sometimes it feels inevitable that you’ll succumb and fall victim at least once this cold and flu season. But here’s six things you can do to avoid of getting sick, and stay healthy throughout the coming winter months.



How to know exactly what fruit and vegetables are in season

How to know exactly what fruit and vegetables are in season

Posted on 20th Jun 2017

Mother Nature has a wonderful way of providing us with what we need, when we need it. Citrus are at their best in winter to ward off coughs and colds. Then, when we’re ready to come out of hibernation, spring brings us an abundance of leafy salad vegetables. And delicious fruits, like mangoes and stone fruit, cool us down over the hot summer months.



What's in season this June?

What's in season this June?

Posted on 12th Jun 2017

The start of a Queensland winter means one thing…pulling out your footy jersey, putting on your maroon beanie and scarf and cheering on your State of Origin tribe! But did you know that we don’t just dominate on the footy field? Queensland also dominates with our winter fruit and veg as well.



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?



There’s so much more to a mandarin

There’s so much more to a mandarin

Posted on 22nd May 2017

Perfect for little people…mandarins are sweet, juicy and taking the peel off is like opening a little present. They’ve become a favourite snack for children and a classic in the school lunchbox. But there’s so much more to a mandarin that it’s worth putting one in your lunchbox as well. 



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