Some nutrients can be harder to get enough of in a vegan diet such as, calcium, vitamin A, iron, choline and vitamin B12. Although eggs, dairy and meat products are all common sources of these nutrients, there are some surprising vegan sources of each.
We may be bias, but we love veg and everything it has to offer! Not only is it delicious, but it’s also full of health benefits too. To celebrate all things veg, we’ve pulled together some easy recipes that include cavolo nero, leeks, spinach and kale. So whether it's breakfast time, lunchtime or dinner, it's easy to eat more veg.
We all know that some foods taste better together – from a splash of dressing on a salad, to the carefully crafted concoction that is your favourite pre or post workout morning smoothie - but did you know that by eating certain foods together you can actually make them healthier too?
Looking for a great tasting vegetarian dishes? Well, you’ve certainly come to the right place because we’ve got a great selection of recipes using cavolo nero, leeks, kale and spinach. Whether you love a Japanese cuisine, or you’ve got a soft spot for Italian food these recipes are sure to whet your appetite!
A large handful (100g) of raw spinach provides a host of nutrients. These include vitamin A which promotes healthy, clear skin and vision; vitamin C which aids the growth of healthy connective tissue and folate which contributes to a healthy immune system.
To help you add a little spinach to your day, we’ve come up with a 5-day plan of ways to add some goodness to your breakfast, lunch and dinner!
Here at Discover Great Veg we’d take any excuse to tuck into a curry! Spinach is a key ingredient to many curries, especially in Indian inspired dishes. ‘Saag’ is the most common Indian dish that contains spinach. It’s so simple, because one of the best things about spinach is that you don’t even need to worry about chopping it! Just pop a large handful in a saucepan and simmer with cumin, coriander and a pinch of salt and pepper.
Box clever in the lunch stakes this September by using spinach & kale to create tasty packed lunch dishes for kids and the rest of the family too!
Finding tasty yet healthy food which gets full marks from kids, parents and teachers can be tricky, but the recipes for Spinach Houmous with Pittas, Kale Crisps and Kale Pesto Pasta tick all the boxes and are also quick to prepare, convenient to transport and store and low in sug