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What’s in season this May?

What’s in season this May?

Posted on 15th May 2017

Want to know what to look for this month with your fruit and vegetables? Read on to get insider information from BuyFruit store owner, Charlie from Milton Fruit Bowl, on what to put in your shopping cart this month.



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.



Guess who might be cooking you dinner?

Guess who might be cooking you dinner?

Posted on 24th Apr 2017

Maroons legend Sam Thaiday has joined the fight for flavour! Sam and Your Local Fruit Shop are offering one lucky Queenslander a money-can't-buy-experience of dinner for you and ten friends, cooked by Sam himself.



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.



Want to have a healthy Easter? Try some exotic fruits.

Want to have a healthy Easter? Try some exotic fruits.

Posted on 11th Apr 2017

Easter is usually all about chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate. Oh, and don’t forget the hot cross buns lathered in butter as well. With all this tempting food around, it can make it pretty tricky if you want to stay on the straight and narrow and not fall off the healthy eating wagon. 



What’s in season this April?

What’s in season this April?

Posted on 3rd Apr 2017

The cooler weather has arrived just in time for Easter and brings with it a new season of fresh fruit and vegetables. So to get the low down on what to put in your shopping cart this month, we spoke to BuyFruit fresh produce experts, Luke (and his dad Tony), from Westridge Fruit and Vegetables in Toowoomba.



Custard apples: a modern twist on an old fashioned favourite

Custard apples: a modern twist on an old fashioned favourite

Posted on 28th Mar 2017

If you grew up in Queensland, it’s likely that either you, your neighbour or your grandparents had a custard apple tree growing in the backyard. Like mangoes, they love Queensland’s hot sub-tropical climate. But although they’ve been growing right under our noses, the soft creamy custard apple is often overlooked for more fancy exotic fruits.



Why aren’t we eating our vegetables?

Why aren’t we eating our vegetables?

Posted on 21st Mar 2017

EAT YOUR VEGETABLES. The message is not new. You’ve probably been hearing it from your mum ever since you were three. And you must have had your head buried in the sand if you haven’t heard the experts say how good they are for you. Well, what’s the issue then? Why aren’t we eating our vegetables? And more importantly, what do we do about it?



Recipe Test: Fruit and Vegetable Ice Blocks

Recipe Test: Fruit and Vegetable Ice Blocks

Posted on 13th Mar 2017

With this hot Queensland weather lingering about, my kids still love to chill in the afternoon with a cold ice block. Like most kids, they love their fruit, but getting them to eat their vegetables is a little trickier. So I was really excited to try these three ice block recipes created by Emily Dixon for Super Healthy Kids, using both fruit AND vegetables. You heard right…fruit AND vegetables.



What’s in Season this March?

What’s in Season this March?

Posted on 6th Mar 2017

The recent hot and dry weather has taken its toll on fresh produce these past few months, but there’s still some great buys out there. This month we spoke to Sam Fichera from the Rode Fresh BuyFruit store to find out what’s good eating in March.



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