Planning your weekly meals in advance has several advantages: However, planning for a family with different dietary requirements can be a real challenge; it can feel demotivating trying to find a meal that works for everyone. Below are a number of suggestions and strategies to assist with trying… Read More »Family meal planning for multiple diets
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There has long been conflicting advice on whether coffee is good or bad when it comes to health. The latest research from Harvard University shows that when drunk in moderation, coffee has some clear health benefits. The key nutrients found in coffee are Vitamin B2 and Magnesium, along… Read More »Does coffee have health benefits?
Organic farming and production methods have multiple benefits for the environment, but how about for us as consumers? Are there benefits to organic produce that are worth the extra expense? Firstly, while fresh organic produce usually is slightly more expensive than non-organic equivalents, some products particularly tinned, dried… Read More »Is organic produce worth it?
Inspired by the glut of beautiful summer produce available in store and the well-established health benefits of a varied and colourful diet, this month we are encouraging our True Food community to, “Eat the Rainbow.” Different plant foods contain thousands of natural compounds called phytonutrients, including carotenoids and… Read More »Eat the Rainbow
A key theme of London Climate Action week was the shift to a circular economy. Find out more about how you can support this movement to a system in which people and planet can thrive.
‘How to Get Ourselves and our Planet into Shape’ In 2021 Henry Dimbleby published the National Food Strategy which he’d been commissioned to research by the Government. I remember thinking that I must read it, but the thought of ploughing through a Government style report prevented me. Fortunately,… Read More »Book Review: Ravenous by Henry Dimbleby, Jemima Lewis
Most people would agree that organic products are in many ways ‘better’ than conventionally produced foods. Yet there are still many misconceptions about what ‘organic’ really means. We provide clarity and bust some common myths about organic foods to help our customers make informed decisions.
Everyone seems to be cooking more at the moment as we all have a bit more time. This is a really good opportunity to get children involved with the preparation of food and to teach them how to cook from scratch. Here are a few recipes to try with them.
True Food has a donation point for Readifood and donates the money raised by Ella’s Kitchen recycling to the charity. True Food member Karen Barrass had a chat with Alison Peyton, the food bank’s Manager to hear a bit more about the organisation and how our donations are used.
Since March 2017, True Food has been collecting Ella’s Kitchen food pouches for recycling. True Food member Karen Barrass spoke to Ella’s Kitchen Sustainability Executive Charlotte Jost about the scheme with Terracycle.