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This green non alcoholic cocktail tastes just like a glorious summer’s day. Ingredients: 500ml Vegesentials Cucumber, Pineapple & Spinach Smoothie (2/5 A Day per 250ml), 3 Lemons, 3 Limes, 1 Clementine, 3 Tbsp Ginger (freshly minced), 1/2 Cucumber, 2 cups ice, 1 Rosemary stalk, 600ml All natural ginger beer by Belviour Fruit Farms. Preparation: Using a vegetable peeler, carefully peel the cucumber along it’s length into thin strips (5 should be enough). Set aside 1 lemon and a lime for garnishing and squeeze the rest, including the clementine. Slice the lime and lemon. Add all the ingredients including the lime, clementine and lemon juice into the serving jug and serve when cool.

You get to hit your 5 A Day target by consuming this deliciously nutritious Veg Shake and orange fruit, and equally important; it could not be quicker to prepare. It really is this easy and neither do you have to juice vegetables and fruit daily to enjoy the raw nutritional benefits or the freshly-squeezed taste. Vegesentials smoothies and juices are all made from scratch, cold pressed and cold pressured using HPP Technology before refrigeration. HPP Technology is cold pressure which allows us to lock in all the nutritional benefits and fresh taste while giving them a few weeks refrigerated shelf life which is longer than a home-made juice. So when you don’t have the time to keep up with the hassle of healthy living such as juicing, recipe creations and…

Whether you are entertaining or simply in need of a non-alcoholic cocktail on a hot summer’s day, this mocktail is a winner! Ingredients: 3 Limes, 2 Lemons, 1 Pink Grapefruit, 8 Strawberries, 1 Orange, 12 Mint leaves, 330ml bottle of Vegesentials 3/5 A Day Beetroot, Apple & Carrot Smoothie, 1 Pint of Elderflower & Rose Sparkly Presse (by Belvoir Fruit Farms), Ice cubes. Preparation: Squeeze the orange, 2 limes and 1 lemon. Cut the strawberries in half and leave a couple aside for garnishing. Mix all the ingredients including: 3 slices of lime, 1 slice of grapefruit and 2 lemon slices in a jug, and place in the fridge until it is cool enough to serve. Garnish the serving glasses with a couple of mint leaves, two slices of lime,…

This is perfect cake for anyone who prefers less sweet cake, whether you are an adult or child. This earthy, not too sweet, crumbly, moist and absolutely gorgeous beetroot cake complements the Vegesentials Beetroot, Pomegranate & Carrot Juice beautifully. It would also work as an excellent warm-cold dessert treat served with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream or frozen yoghurt. Ingredients: 300g Raw Beetroot (grated), 300g Muscovado sugar, 300g Self-raising flour, 200g Softened Coconut Oil (Lucy Bee’s), 100g Almonds (ground), 4 Eggs 2 Tbsp Cocoa Powder, 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract. Preparation: Heat oven to 180C/gas 160C/gas mark 4. Mix and whisk all the ingredients in a bowl until it has blended smoothly. Grease your cake tin and line the bottom with a circle of greaseproof paper. Let the cake bake for…

This mouth-watering post gym treat (or any time of the day treat) bursting with a diversity of flavours and textures won’t leave you feeling like you wish you hadn’t overindulged! All the pleasure, without the guilt! Ingredients: Strawberries, Blackberries, Brazil Nuts, Frozen Yoghurt, Cherries. Preparation: Leave the yoghurt out of the freezer for about 20 minutes, layer the bottom of your serving glass with yoghurt, add chopped chunks of strawberries and another layer of yoghurt, add the blackberries and use a spoon to press the mixture firmly into the serving glass to make sure the fruit is visible on the outside. Add a layer of yoghurt, topped up with crushed brazil nuts, more yoghurt and two cherries.

These Kale Fish Cakes will make your children ask for more and are a really delicious way for the whole family to enjoy the goodness of Kale! Ingredients: Kale (1 handful, chopped), Cauliflower (2 handfuls, chopped), 294g Smoked Haddock Fillet (skinless & boneless, chopped in chunky pieces), 1250g Maris Piper Potatoes (half a standard pack, peeled), 3 Tbsp Red Onion (finely chopped), 2 Eggs (Beaten), 115g Golden Bread Crumbs, 12 Stalks of Chives (finely chopped), 1 Tbsp Butter or Soya Butter, Black Pepper, Salt, Vegetable Oil. Preparation: Panfry the kale and cauliflower in a tablespoonful of vegetable oil for about 4 minutes until soft and ready, adding salt and black pepper while frying. Boil the potatoes until they are soft enough to mash, and drain. Preheat the oven to gas…

We all know taste is king, but it also probably has occurred to you that the reason why we all never get enough of naughty food is because it doesn’t communicate with our bodies. No, not in the language our bodies recognise. Our bodies speak to us on a constant basis and unfortunately aren’t really good at negotiating – we have to give them what they need and there aren’t many ways round that. Completely natural food nourishes our bodies, it is like music to our vital organs’ ears. Although we tend to focus a lot more on the experience in our mouths, it is what happens from the neck downwards that really matters. So how can we please both the taste buds and the rest of the body without…

We all want radiant glowing skin and yet sometimes, we simply can’t afford the luxury of time to eat and drink as we should. The good news is, your skin doesn’t have to suffer for it, with Vegesentials Half Fruit and Half Vegetable Drinks, you get the best of both worlds. You are able to enjoy nutritious vegetable goodness without the hassle of having to juice daily. You can grab Vegesentials on the go and still enjoy the benefits of a home made raw vegetable drink because the Range is made from scratch, cold pressed, cold pressured using HPP Technology (High Pressure Processing) to make sure it keeps in the fridge without the use of heat pasteurisation which would destroy the goodness. Vitamin A supports the maintenance of healthy skin….

This meal is bursting with skin loving goodness; with a blend of Vitamin A rich Sweet Potato and Carrot, Avocado which provides Vitamin E and Vegesentials Carrot, Pear & Kale Smoothie which has naturally occuring Vitamin A and C. If you are pressed for time and struggle to eat for healthy skin on a daily basis, top up your veggies on the go with Vegesentials range of Half Fruit & Half Vegetable Drinks. Most of Vegesentials flavours provide naturally occurring Vitamin A for the maintenance of healthy skin. Aromatic Sweet Potato, Carrot & Avocado Mash: Ingredients: 1 medium sweet potato (peeled), 1 large carrot (peeled), 1 clove of garlic (minced), 1 knob of ginger (skinned), 1/2 avocado (ripe), 1 tsp ground cloves, 1 tbsp coconut oil, sea salt. Preparation: Chop…

Breakfast is the perfect meal to enjoy even more vegetables, given that it’s our most important meal. This mouth-watering vegetable and protein based breakfast doesn’t take more than 15 minutes to prepare. Ingredients: 2 eggs (beaten), 2 slices of smoked salmon (cut into smaller pieces), 2 Portobello mushrooms (sliced), 2 chives stalks (chopped), 1 handful of spinach (chopped) 2 asparagus vegetable oil, sea salt. Preparation: Panfry the mushrooms in a tablespoonful of vegetable oil (medium heat) for a couple of minutes until they dry out and shrink a little. Add the spinach, chives and salmon for about a minute, spreading them out evenly in the pan before pouring the beaten egg over. Wait for the egg to get a little bit firm at the bottom before folding the omelette. Depending…