THE FOOD SERIES: Eggplant

THE FOOD SERIES: Eggplant

Such a beautiful food don’t you think? DESCRIPTION: Most of us are familiar with the glossy purple skin, with a cream coloured flesh variety of eggplant. However, there are other varieties that are white, lavender, green, or even orange and yellow. Their sizes also vary, from elongated, rounded or pea-shaped. Because of the range of […]

THE FOOD SERIES: Lettuce

THE FOOD SERIES: Lettuce

When one thinks of salad they think of lettuce. Lettuce is probably by far one of the most popular greens out there! DESCRIPTION: There are four main types of lettuce: Butterhead, Crisphead, Loose Leaf and Romaine. BUTTERHEAD  – This type have large, tender, grassy green leaves that are arranged loosely. The texture is (as the […]

THE FOOD SERIES: Mushrooms

THE FOOD SERIES: Mushrooms

I feel like people either love mushrooms or they hate it. For those who do hate it, perhaps this post will encourage you to find a different way to enjoy it and try incorporating it into your diet because of how wonderful and beneficial this food is. DESCRIPTION: The fleshy, spore-bearing body of a fungus, […]

THE FOOD SERIES: Tomatoes

THE FOOD SERIES: Tomatoes

Ahhh good ‘ol tomatoes. Have you gone to a local farmers market and tasted those tomatoes? Fresh, local, and in season tomatoes are so juicy and sweet. I honestly cannot eat grocery store/supermarket tomatoes anymore. DESCRIPTION: As many of you know, tomatoes are actually the fruit of the plant, so they are technically fruits and not […]

THE FOOD SERIES: Bell Peppers

THE FOOD SERIES: Bell Peppers

Not only is it delicious and refreshing, but it gives any dish that instant pop of colour and crunch! DESCRIPTION: Bell peppers, also known as sweet peppers or capsicum. They are part of the nightshade family which also includes potatoes, tomatoes and eggplant. This edible nightshade foods have been known to create concern due to its […]

THE FOOD SERIES: Beets

THE FOOD SERIES: Beets

The oh so beautiful beetroot. The gorgeous colours it exudes is just so magical and mesmerizing. Let’s dive straight into all about this food that cannot be beat. 😉 DESCRIPTION: The entire beetroot vegetable includes the beet greens with the root at the bottom. Most of us may be familiar with the red/purple coloured beets, but […]

THE FOOD SERIES: Kale

THE FOOD SERIES: Kale

Ahhh kale, what an amazing amazing vegetable.It’s not everyone’s favourite vegetable, but after learning more about its benefits, you may want to incorporate more into your life 😉 DESCRIPTION: Kale belongs to the Brassica family group of vegetables which includes other vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts. There are many types of kale that vary […]