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#Veg

# veg - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Ten-a-day? 'How to sneak in more veg without feeling you're living on rabbit food'

Any increase in the amount of veggies you’re eating will stand to you, writes nutritionist Ciara Wright.

# veg - Thursday 22 December, 2016

The new food pyramid: More fruit and veg, fewer carbohydrates (and no white bread)

Fruit and vegetables now comprise the largest shelf on the food pyramid.

# veg - Saturday 20 February, 2016

A popular way of cooking broccoli is leeching potentially cancer-fighting compounds from it

There is a way to combat the disadvantages of boiling: Preserve the boiling water for later consumption.

# veg - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Rocket's peppery taste is perfect for any salad

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk rocket.

# veg - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Beetroot gets a rough deal. It's time to give it another go with this marmalade

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk beetroot.

# veg - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Kale is a nutritional powerhouse. I couldn’t believe how delicious raw kale could be

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk kale.

# veg - Saturday 9 January, 2016

This root vegetable isn't blessed with good looks, but it's popping up on menus everywhere

As part of the 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series, Michael Kelly tells us about celeriac

# veg - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Keep your onions from rotting by storing them in your tights

GIY expert, Michael Kelly, tells us what we should be doing in the garden this week.

# veg - Saturday 14 November, 2015

I can’t look at another salad. It’s winter and I need some warmth

Growing your own food and eating seasonally is a way of reconnecting with the nutrition cycle that nature intended for us, writes Michael Kelly.

# veg - Saturday 25 July, 2015

It took 4 hours' work to get these peas and broad beans - but growing your own is worth it

GIY’s Michael Kelly gives us the low-down on the veg patch for this week, with a pea and bacon gnocchi for you to try out.

# veg - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Plucky Parsnips: How to grow this versatile crop (plus other tips for May)

Most parsnip seed packets will tell you to sow them in February– don’t do it! Far better to leave it until now.

# veg - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Beautiful Beetroot: delicious, nutritious and (most importantly) easy to grow

Beetroot, why do I love thee? Let me count the ways.

# veg - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Nine-year-old raises almost £70,000 after council banned her blog

Martha Payne was told by a local council to stop uploading pictures of her school meals to her blog.