Meet the sweeter sister of the carrot, Dutch Carrots are brilliant gently roasted in the oven or used as a beautiful addition to liven up a meal.
Kale is an attractive looking member of the cabbage family. With its dark green or red frilly leaves and distinctive cabbage-like taste, it is a popular alternative to cabbage.
Kale is served cooked. It can be served finely chopped or as a purÃ¨e for a side dish or included in soups and sauces or even used in juices. Kale complements a wide variety of food and its flavour profile means that it also works well with stronger dishes such as game or with spicy dishes.
Purple carrots has a sweet flavour and are delicious raw or cooked. They have a firm, crisp texture that is not too woody or fibrous.
Purple carrots carry the same nutrients as their more common orange variant, but they also contain higher levels of beta-carotene than the yellow, orange and white variants.
Uses: Carrots can be used in a myriad of ways. From salads to roasts to juices you can add these orange veggies to almost anything! Purple carrots can be cooked or eaten raw, but they use their gorgeous colour when boiled so to keep that splash of colour on your dinner table they are better fresh and raw. All carrots pair well with other root vegetables such as turnips, beets and radishes.
Fact: Did you know that before the 17th century, almost all cultivated carrots were deep purple, almost black, in colour?
Celery is a crunchy, fresh green veggie that is full of healthy fibre, high in water and very alkaline.
Celery can be used in many different ways, including salads, soups, juices and much more!
Bananas were originally found in South East Asia, mainly in India. They were also known to be the first fruit in the world.
Banana is made up of simple sugars such as fructose and sucrose which gives energy and helps to rejuvenate the body. This fruit holds a very good amount of dietary fiber which promotes a good bowel movement thereby reduce constipation problems. Besides that, banana is highly rich in potassium that helps to control blood pressure and promote a healthy heart.
Bananas are usually eaten raw or made into cakes, ice cream desserts.
Making this box a treat to get!
Each week we make sure that only the BESTÂ produce makes it into your box, we will try our best to include a variety based on what is available.
Each week we make sure that only theÂ BESTÂ produce makes it into your box, we will try our best to include a variety based on what is available.
Broccoli packs a nutritious punch with high levels of vitamin C and dietary fiber. Because of its many other nutrients and cancer-fighting benefits, broccoli is a powerful little green to add to your meal.
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Barry’s Tip: You can prepare broccoli in several ways. Blanch it, steam it, stir-fry it or even have it raw! Chilled broccoli can make for a great afternoon snack.
Indulge in this crispy caramel pop corn wrapped in a layer of gourmet chocolate; the sweetness explodes in your mouth on the first bite and only gets better!
This superfood is packed with antioxidants vital to lowering risk of heart disease and prevention of chronic disease. The maca powder is known to improve mood, energy , and memory levels.
Add them to your smoothies as an energy booster while meeting your body’s iron and vitamin C needs.
This superfood is a natural sweetener and comes with high mineral content, such as iron, zinc, and calcium.
Its low glycemic index and high dietary fiber percentage result in steadier blood sugar levels – making it a suitable option for diabetics who have to worry about spikes in sugar level.
Capsicum (commonly known as bell peppers) comes in several different shapes and colours and is often used in cooking all around the world as well as in spices. It is related to its spicier variety the chilli pepper, but is milder and larger than the spicier varieties.
Red, yellow and orangeÂ capsicums are sweeter than their greenÂ counterparts which have a more bitter flavour.
Bell peppers can be used in a variety of ways! Juice it, stir-fry it, sautÃ© it, toss it in a saladâ¦ Only your imagination stops you when it comes to this versatile veggie!
Planet Organic liquorice Herbal Tea is a refreshing blend of lemongrass and the sweet earthy flavours of liquorice, fennel and aniseed. Liquorice root tea is commonly used to soothe upset stomach and heartburn.
Liquorice root products such as liquorice tea should not be used for a prolonged period of time as they can have side effects and interact with prescription medications. If in doubt, consult your medical practitioner. Liquorice teas should never be given to pregnant women, young children, infants or toddlers.
Ingredients: Certified organic lemongrass, liquorice root, fennel and aniseed
Size: 25 bags
This sour citrus has many culinary uses. And can be used in a myriad of way. Add them to juices, vinegars, sauces and more! The sky is the limit with our lovely yellow lemons.