In The Kitchen With Development Chef Nathan

David Beaver
This week, we had a meeting with Nathan, our NPD chef, who is responsible for creating all of our plant based meals including our delicious vegan lasagne and spicy Korean Tofu Noodles that you've been enjoying.

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How We Developed Our Vegan Lasagne

David Beaver
We first began developing our vegan lasagne in June 2020, and we released it in January 2021. We came up with the concept, the recipe, and the packaging for Root Kitchen's Lasagne, as well as the rest of our launch range including the popular Vegan Shepherd's Pie and Tofu Tikka Masala, in just six months.

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Everything Started with a Vegan Lasagne

David Beaver
When we were thinking about our first product, we wanted to come up with something that really had this aim in mind and we thought what better way to start than with a vegan Lasagne.

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New Vegan Meals - New Product Development

David Beaver
To be honest, before joining my wife's family business I had no experience of the food industry, so until I started chatting to Rishma about developing a new range of vegan meals I pretty much underestimated the amount of effort required to bring a product to market.

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Add Your Own Vegan Meal To Our Menu

David Beaver
The brand-new season of MasterChef Root Kitchen is here! 🧑‍🍳.  It’s time to don your chef’s hat and begin cooking because we have saved one space in our new range for one of YOUR dishes!

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Let's Talk About the Benefits of Frozen Food

David Beaver
To pack in the most nutrients, people tell you that you should be buying fresh fruits and vegetables, which makes sense. Obviously, eating food that has just been picked from the garden is the dream, but in reality, most people don't have the time or green fingers to devote the time and work required to keep on top of a garden. However, did you know that studies show that frozen food is actually often healthier than fresh food?

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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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Our Experience on the ProVeg Incubator

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We launched Root Kitchen in Veganuary 2021 and in that time we have been really lucky to have taken part in two of the world's leading food tech business incubators and accelerators so we how thought we'd write a blog post about our experience on each. As well as giving an update on what we've been up to, we thought a quick post might be worth it for any food startups considering applying in the future.

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Happiness Hacks As We Head In To Summer

David Beaver
As the weather starts to warm up, the nights are getting lighter and life starts to get back to the new normal following the past two years of the pandemic here are some suggestions to elevate your mood as we head in to summer.

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