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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.



Cheese on the Bottom Veggie Pizza

Cheese on the Bottom Veggie Pizza

Posted on 28th Feb 2017

Want to add more veggies in your life? Try this pizza recipe with a twist. Add the cheese first and then the toppings. The cheese adds to the body of the pizza, and with the veggies on top, you can see them in all their glory and they will stay fresh.



How to Make a Flip Salad

How to Make a Flip Salad

Posted on 21st Feb 2017

Looking for a delicious and easy lunch idea to take to work, that also gives you your daily dose of vegetables? Flip salads are the answer!



Apples: The Clark Kent of Super Foods

Apples: The Clark Kent of Super Foods

Posted on 13th Feb 2017

We’ve all heard that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” but that saying is as common as the fruit itself, so it’s easy to overlook just what a hero the apple is. Like Clark Kent disguising Superman's true powers, the apple is your mild-mannered daily super food.



What’s in Season this February?

What’s in Season this February?

Posted on 6th Feb 2017

Want to know what’s the best fresh produce to buy in February? We spoke to one of our BuyFruit online store owners, Rob Sayle from Harvest Markets Booval, to get his hot tips on what to look for this month.



Very Veggie Fritters

Very Veggie Fritters

Posted on 31st Jan 2017

Here’s a great dinner idea that ticks all the boxes…it’s quick and easy, it’s healthy, it’s delicious, AND you can make extras for tomorrow’s lunch.