If you managed to catch all the tips I’ve posted over the past 25 days on how to eat more fruit and veg then good job!
If not (or if you would just like them all in one fantastic guide) then please click here.
We are constantly hearing that we need to get a minimum of 5 portions of fruit and veg into our diet each day for good health and probably more like 10 portions per day for optimal health. But I know from personal experience this can be difficult and you can run out of ideas. I know the tips you’ll find in this guide will help you on your journey to great health and tip 10 might surprise you!
Yours in health,
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Tip 24 of 25
Combine fruit and veg in a juice
A green juice is the perfect way to start the day as you mean to go on. This one will get you off the blocks with a good few servings of your 10 a day
Tip 23 of 25
Carry handbag snacks
Apples, pears and satsumas are perfect travelling companions. Team them with a small handful of nuts to make the perfect blood sugar-balancing snack.
Tip 21 of 25
(you’ve managed 3 weeks of these tips… we are nearly at the end… stay with me!)
Squeeze in an extra portion where you can
If you’ve been trained to think of dinner as protein, starch and one veg, challenge yourself to improve your life with the addition of one additional vegetable.
Whatever you are making, think ‘how can I add another vegetable to this?’
Perhaps when you are thinking of meat and two veg…. skip the idea that potato counts as a veg. Nutritionally speaking, potatoes fall into starchy vegetable category, and are more along the lines of pasta and rice and bread as to content. Perhaps you could replace those and have another veg with your meat and veg.
Tip 20 of 25
Don’t forget the crunchy snacks
Good old veg make for brilliant snacks. Come on in. Baby carrots, radishes and sugar snap peas don’t even need any chopping.
Tip 19 of 25
Put avocado in your pudding
A brilliant dinner party treat is an avocado chocolate pudding. I guarantee guests will want to make this at home themselves:
Tip 18 of 25
Bake them in bread
Veggies are marvelous when used in baking. Courgettes in particular seem to do the job above others.
Try this brilliant recipe:
Tip 17 of 25
Not tried cauliflower pizza? You might like it so give it a whirl sometime soon.
Here’s a recipe from the Hemsley sisters:
Another great veg idea for the humble pizza is to spread a layer of pureed spinach on the dough before adding your tomato sauce. Sneaky, right?