As we roll into the school holidays, it’s essential to keep the family nourished and energised for school holiday activities! Teach the kids a new skill and get them to cook in the kitchen this week. Familiarising the kids with fresh produce will teach them to love eating fresh fruit and vegetables to stay happy and healthy!
Our pick of the week this week is Blueberries! Full of rich antioxidants and vitamins, Blueberries are the perfect snack every day of the week! Blueberries are an excellent choice for little hands, and they are fun to bake with, too! Enjoy a refreshing drink as the weather warms up with our Blueberry Moscow Mule Mocktail!
Full of healthy heart-friendly monosaturated fats, Avocados are in excellent supply this week. We love Avocados as a topper for toast or tossed in salads, but they’re also a great addition to your favourite smoothies! Our Avocado and Banana Smoothie is a favourite to make with the kids!
Pick up some crunchy Apples this week, with seasonal Gala apples on offer as well as all your favourites! Try using Apples in a salad to accompany meats such as Pork or Fish for a slightly sweet boost of flavour to compliment your meals.
Navel Oranges are of excellent quality this week! A fun activity the kids can have fun with in the kitchen is making your own freshly squeezed Orange juice for breakfast.
High in Potassium and full of flavour, Bananas are a great pick at your local Fruit and Veg shop this week. Bananas are very versatile, and perfect for baking, snacking, or blending into a creamy smoothie. These Banana Sushi Rolls are lots of fun to make, try them this week!
Asparagus is one of Spring’s highlights, and is a delicious option for any meal of the day! Get creative with your vegetables, and try new things, like these Egg Soldiers with Asparagus!
Zucchini is a delicious superfood full of antioxidants and has several versatile uses! Make these delicious Greek-Style Loaded Zucchini Fries and celebrate this seasonal veg.
Pick up some Eggplant from your local Fruit and Veg shop this week for a boost in flavour to your favourite dishes. Convert any Eggplant naysayers with these Stuffed Eggplant Fritters, they’re sure to keep coming back for more!
Broccoli is your friend, with plenty of nutritional benefits including vitamin K, vitamin C, protein and magnesium for a strong body and keeping your immune system healthy. Make Broccoli the star of the dinner table this week with our Roast Broccoli Salad with Spicy Tahini Dressing!
Spring is the season for a variety of fresh herbs. Find a selection of Mint, Dill, Chives, Coriander and Parsley at your local Fruit and Veg shop.
Your local Fruit and Veg shop hand selects their produce from local Growers and Wholesalers to bring you the best quality available! Pick up some of this produce and more from your local Fruit and Veg shop this week!