The majority of our family and friends, regardless of their dietary preferences, believe that they are generally healthy and knowledgeable. However, whether they are vegan or not, most people tend to underestimate the importance of fibre.
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.
What makes peas such a force to be reckoned with? As well as being super tasty and an easy veg to get the kids to eat they're vibrantly coloured and high in nutrients. They are full of protein, fibre, iron, and antioxidants. Peas are high in Vitamin A, which is good for your eyes, skin, hair, and teeth. It also aids in the reduction of inflammation in the body.
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.
Have you noticed you become more forgetful as you get older (or is that just me?) Although memory loss is a natural part of growing older, you don't have to accept it without a struggle. Several foods possess natural memory-boosting ingredients that can help you keep your mind sharp while also providing other advantages to your health. Here we look at some vegan friendly superfoods that you can add to your diet to stave off memory loss before you reach for the supplement bottle.
From the first time we had the idea for Root Kitchen, our focus was to build as sustainable a business as possible. We also wanted to be sustainable right the way across our operations and contribute positively on everything from our planet and also our local community.
Let face it, it’s easy to pull together a BBQ with lots of ready to grill meat products available but for those of who have recently adopted a plant based diet, the traditional British summer BBQ season may look a lot different than previous years. Try out our awesome Vegan BBQ recipes this summer!
Love has certainly been in the air this week and we've chatted to a few of the Root Tribe this week who tell us they are going to plate up some of our vegan ready meals for their special lockdown Valentine's Day dinner so we thought we'd give you all a helping hand to add some Wow factor to your plate 😍.
For those that love food and convenience, Root Kitchen is the latest plant-based solution for busy midweek mealtimes. Initially launching as a direct to consumer delivered service, customers can build a box of chef prepared, frozen plant based meals that are delivered by carbon neutral courier.