Kohlrabi is a classified as a brassica or cruciferous vegetable, although judging by its bulbous appearance, one would assume it’s a root vegetable, but surprisingly, it’s not. It belongs to the same plant family as arugula, kale, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts.
Arugula, also know as rocket or roquette in other parts of the world, is a peppery tasting, nutrient packed food that comes with many health benefits.
What better way to start your day then with an energizing and protein packed breakfast. Not only will it keep you fuller longer, a well-balanced breakfast will set
Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mamas out there. Here are a few recipes I have put together to help you celebrate. What I love most about these recipes is that they are easy enough for your little ones to get involved and help create a lovely brunch for you.
Here is an easy recipe I adapted from Chatelaine one day when I had some sad looking zucchinis I needed to use up. I hope you enjoy them as much as we did!
Fibre is a carbohydrate found in plants that contributes to our well being in a number of ways. Fibre helps us feel full following a meal, helps lower cholesterol levels by absorbing and removing it, helps keep our bowels moving and helps regulate our blood sugar. Some types of soluble fibre, for example, inulin found in leeks, asparagus, onions, garlic and wheat and oats, have a pre-biotic effect on our gut.