These little green orbs are a common sight on plates in deepest midwinter, particularly around the 25th December, and they’re simply bursting with nutrition – they're one of the most powerful cold-weather superfoods.
For such a small, unassuming little vegetable, ginger packs a hell of a punch. Famed for its pungent, spicy aroma and warm peppery taste, it’s widely used as a spice and commonly found in Asian, Chinese, Indian, and Caribbean cuisine.
In many ways, avocado is one of the original superfoods. From the turn of the millennium, they’ve grown in popularity every single year, and a significant driver of this trend is knowledge of the fruit’s numerous health benefits.
Yogurt is a great food – perfect for breakfast, a quick and easy dessert, or just as a snack. But there are so many more ways to enjoy yogurt than simply putting some in a bowl and adding some fruit or other toppings.
Vegetarian versions of classic dishes are nothing new – we’ve all seen grilled portobello mushrooms stuck on a bun and wheeled out as a “veggie burger”. But times are changing, and the rise of meatless meat signifies something else.
For many people pursuing a healthier diet, cheese is something they sacrifice in the belief that it’s unhealthy. But is it really? The answer depends very much on which cheese – and how much of it – you’re eating.