How to eat more vegetables easily Want to get your five a day?
Discover simple ways to include more vegetables in your diet with our nutritious family recipes.
It can be difficult to eat enough vegetables every day, especially if you or the people you’re cooking for aren’t big fans. With our clever recipes below, you can prepare them in delicious ways, such as by blending them into simple soups, sauces, and smoothies.
Produce doesn’t have to cost a lot to buy; for a cheap alternative, look for seasonal sales in stores and learn about the health benefits of frozen and canned fruits and vegetables.
Are you on a low-carb diet? Learn about the best low-carb vegetables and how to eat them. Also, learn how to steam vegetables using our best advice and methods.
Our guides on health benefits will provide you with even more ideas.
A simple way to consume more vegetables is to incorporate chopped vegetables into a simple pasta sauce for a hidden veg ragu. This “hidden” veg ragu has pork and beef mince, tomatoes, celery, and other vegetables, making it a flavorful family meal that goes well with pasta or jacket potatoes.
Mix various vegetables together in a warming bowl of soup to pack in your five-a-day. This encouraging and smooth cauliflower soup makes all the difference for lunch or a light dinner, finished off with parsley and presented with dried up bread.
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Burgers Secret Veg Cheeseburgers Want to get more vegetables in your diet with burgers? We are not joking. These burgers, which are good for families and combine beef, courgette, carrots, and mushrooms, freeze well and can be used on busy weeknights. Win-win situation!
Try our recipes for healthy burgers.
Smoothies Kale smoothie: For a quick and easy breakfast on the go, add more vegetables to a hearty smoothie. Kale, avocado, lime, and pineapple provide a wealth of vitamin C in this vegan green smoothie.
Recipes for vegetable smoothies abound.
Chilli Five Bean Chilli Add a lot of vegetables to a hearty bowl of chilli. Make a big batch of this vegan five-bean chilli and freeze it in portions for busy weeknights to use as meal prep magic. It’s extra full thanks to the beans, tomatoes, and peppers.
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Curry Creamy Lentil and Vegetable Curry To give vegetables a lot of vibrant flavor, cook them in a rich curry sauce. This lentil curry is great for a family and can be made with a variety of vegetables or a can of chickpeas to make it chunkier.