Let’s add some colour

Let’s add some colour

You’ll notice this weeks boxes include some gorgeous purple carrots. Not only is there the novelty of their colour, there are also some rather interesting health benefits. They contain anthocyanins which is the pigment which also gives blueberries their colouring. This pigment is known to improve memory, enhance vision and can protect against heart attacks.

Our large boxes this week contain red cabbage, so we’re giving you a (tried and tested) recipe for a beautiful, creamy coleslaw.

3 carrots
2/3 cabbage
3 tbsp of natural yoghurt
2tbsp of mayonnaise
1tsp english mustard
2tsp red wine vinegar
(to make your coleslaw creamier, simply increase ratio of all ingredients against veg!)

The best thing about coleslaw is that it’s so simple to make – simply grate your carrots and cabbage so they’re nice and fine (for a crunchy coleslaw, chop the cabbage finely) and add all ingredients together!

As always, we’d love to see what you’ve created with your veg, so please don’t be shy and make sure you send us over a ‘before and after’ shot to guarantee an extra surprise in your next box.

For more ideas on how to eat the vegetables in this week’s box, try searching on our webpage for past blogs!


This Week’s Bounty

Standard Box
* Charlotte Potatoes, Perry Court
* Onions, Perry Court
* Purple Carrots, Perry Court
* Golden Beetroot, Perry Court
* Broccoli, Perry Court
Red Kale, Perry Court
Mustard Leaf, Perry Court
Red Cabbage, Perry Court

Small Box
Items starred (*) above

No-Potato Substitute
Beetroot / Carrots

Fruit Supplement

* Red Pippin Apples, Perry Court
Oranges 

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