Tackling Childhood Obesity With A Plant-Based Diet

David Beaver

People seem genuinely surprised when I tell them that our girls (8 and 5 at the time of writing) regularly eat a variety of fruit and vegetables, beans and even tofu, without grumbling.  Can plant-based diets work for children? As parents, our biggest fear was telling ourselves, "I'll make that for the two of us a night when we don't have the kids."

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What Is Plant Based Food Made From? What Does It Mean?

David Beaver
If you are reading this you've probably already made the decision to move away from eating animal and dairy products and you probably won't need any more convincing that switching to a more plant-based diet and gradually eliminating meat items from your diet can have some pretty amazing health benefits, not to mention improving the health of our planet.

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Vegan Hacks - Try These Breakfast Fruit Ideas

David Beaver
A good breakfast is often recognised as the most essential meal of the day, but what you put in your bowl will influence how much nutritional value you get, so eating fruit first thing in the morning will help kick start your digestive system and can even help you wake up naturally without having to rely on a morning cup of coffee. Here are our favourite fruit recommendations you can enjoy first thing in the morning when you're breaking your fast.

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Debunking Vegan Myths

David Beaver
As you may have guessed we are huge supporters of all things vegan and have enjoyed watching more people adopt a plant based diet, with celebs like Miley Cyrus, Pamela Anderson and Lewis Hamilton leading the charge.  As Root Kitchen's resident vegan blogger, I wanted to use this opportunity to debunk three of the most frequent misconceptions about veganism.

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Gearing Up For Big Plans In 2022

David Beaver
In January we reached the end of our first year of trading!  In one sense, it feels like it's been a long time because we've been delivering thousands of meals to hungry customers all over the UK, but we've only just begun......

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The Best Fluffy Vegan Pancake Recipe

David Beaver
With Shrove Tuesday just around the corner our two development chefs, Lyndon and Nathan have been experimenting in the Root Kitchen this week trying to find the perfect Vegan Pancake Recipe. 

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Vegan Workout Program - Start Strong 2021

David Beaver
As we head out of January and into the second month of 2021 it's time to kick on and build on those new years resolutions.  Whether you've made the choice to integrate more plants in to your diet or wanted to exercise a bit more we want the Root Tribe to work together and support each other achieve our fitness goals.

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