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Fruit and Veg A-Z: B is for Beetroot.

Pancake day yesterday and I took the challenge to get as many portions into mine as possible, we had spinach and ricotta pancakes in a tomato sauce, with sweet potato wedges and a big salad, it was delicious! Total portions for the day: 7. Pretty good but needs work! So to the letter B. I… Continue reading Fruit and Veg A-Z: B is for Beetroot.

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10 A Day: Pancakes!

I have just been looking up recipes for savoury pancakes and there’s are so many delicious looking ones packed full of veggies! And not to mention all the delicious combinations you could do with fruit on a sweet pancake, or in one even! I would love to know people’s┬ápancake preferences. Being British, pancake day for… Continue reading 10 A Day: Pancakes!

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Question number 2: What counts when counting?

Yesterday’s total: 5 portions, again not great against the 10 but smashed it for five. I’ll do a couple more days without trying for 10 and seeing how I do, then I’m really going to go for it. We are now aware that you need 80g of fruit or vegetables for it to be “a… Continue reading Question number 2: What counts when counting?

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Fruit and Veg A-Z:A is for Aubergine

Quickly before I start, yesterday’s total: 5! Good on the old target but not on the new! The first letter of the alphabet and I already had to make the decision of what fruit or veg to feature. Do I choose the classic, dependable fruit that is an apple? Do I choose the delicious creamyness… Continue reading Fruit and Veg A-Z:A is for Aubergine

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Question number 1 : how big is a portion?

I was talking to my mum recently about getting 5 A Day and in her head she imagines having to eat 5 whole fruits and vegetables. This may not seem much when thinking about an apple or an orange, but when you imagine having a whole head of broccoli of your plate it gets a… Continue reading Question number 1 : how big is a portion?