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07/31/2020
Thai Cauliflower and Chickpea Red Curry (V)

Serves 4 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes Ingredients 2 tbsp oil (coconut oil if you have) ½ white onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 60 g red curry paste 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 lemongrass stalk, halved 1 tin coconut milk 500 ml Rugani 100% Ginger infused Carrot Juice 1 tsp soy sauce 150 g cauliflower 1 tin cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed For Garnish: Limes Spring Onion Fresh Coriander Sprouts Basil Method Heat a […]

07/31/2020
Sweet Potato & Red Lentil Soup (V)

Serves 4 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes   Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 celery stalk, finely chopped 2 Rugani Carrots, sliced 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tsp ginger, finely grated 1 tsp salt 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp ground cumin ½ tsp ground coriander 200 g ZZ2 Romanita Tomatoes 500 g sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into small blocks 200 g red lentils 600 ml vegetable stock 750 ml Rugani Carrot […]

07/28/2020
6 Healthy Foods Every Women Should Eat by Dietitian Monique Piderit

A woman’s nutritional needs changes with her changing body through the different life stages- from toddler years to adolescence, through to pregnancy, breastfeeding and menopause. For example, a pregnant woman needs three times the amount of iron and twice the amount of folate as men, and a breastfeeding woman needs double the amount of vitamin C as a male teenager and even more energy than when in her third trimester of pregnancy. Research has shown that when a woman eats […]

07/28/2020
#BuildABetterLunchBox by Caylin Goodchild Dietitian

Packing lunchboxes for about 200 days a year can take its toll! We run out of ideas, we get un-eaten lunches returning home from school, or we take the convenient route and give our kids tuck shop money. Packing a balanced, nutritious lunchbox does not need to be boring, effortful or expensive. Follow these tips to #BuildABetterLunchBox: Good Carbs Firstly, your child needs healthy carbohydrates. This means choosing a whole-wheat carbohydrate, such as whole-wheat bread, whole-wheat crackers, whole-wheat pitas, whole-wheat […]

07/17/2020
Cape Malay Chicken Curry

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 1 hour   Ingedients: 2 onions, thinly sliced 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 medium potatoes, peeled large dice 2 Rugani carrots, sliced 1 kg chicken thighs, skin on (or skin of for a low-fat option) 1 tomato, diced 1 teaspoon chilli powder 2 teaspoons masala (cumin, coriander, fennel, star aniseed, chili powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, allspice, and bay leaves.) 1 cup of chicken stock 2 […]

07/16/2020
Warm Veggie & Citrus Salad with Rocket Pesto (V)

Prep: 25 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes Serves 6 Ingredients: For the salad: 400 g rainbow beetroot, cooked till soft and sliced 300 g butternut, cubed 3 small baby marrow, sliced into 3 cm pieces 1 red onion 1 cup cous cous 1 tsp salt ½ tsp cumin 2 naartjies, skinned and sliced 1 orange, skinned and sliced 1 grapefruit, skinned and sliced 1 tbsp For the Pesto: 2 cups rocket, tightly packed into the cup  ½ cup extra virgin […]

07/09/2020
Rugani Carrot Risotto with Crispy Kale & Fry’s Chicken Style Strips

Serves 4 Prep Time: 20 min Cooking Time: 35 min Ingredients 1/2 Cup / 110 g  onions, chopped ½ cup / 110 g leeks, sliced 1 tsp garlic, minced 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 cup / 220 g risotto rice 1 cup / 250 ml vegetable stock 2 cups / 500 ml  Rugani 100% Carrot Juice ½ tsp black pepper, ground 2 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional) 1 small bunch kale, washed, dried well and stems removed 1 pack […]

07/08/2020
Rugani Juice awarded CANSA Smart Choice Seal

Rugani 100% Vegetable Juices awarded CANSA Seal of Recognition Rugani Vegetable juices have been awarded the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) Seal of Recognition signifying these juices as a CANSA Smart Choice. Owing to the innovative extraction processes and packaging, no additives (sugar, preservatives or colourants) are used in the production of Rugani’s juices which have a shelf life of 12 months. All the juices are high in beta carotene, an antioxidant that converts to vitamin A and plays […]

07/06/2020
Product Feature: Turmeric Infused Carrot Juice

Most know turmeric as a spice used in curries and dishes, but behind this golden root lies more than just exotic flavour. This spice is filled with wonderful health properties, thanks to its curcumin content (a natural chemical component). This has been used for centuries since ancient civilization up until the modern era as we know it today. Used in Ayurvedic medicine, Unani medical systems as well as western medicine, a few of the healing and symptom reducing properties, credited […]

07/06/2020
Your Health from the Inside & Out

Have you ever wondered how your immune system functions and how you can support it? Health is top of mind for many people at the moment and nutrition plays an important role in supporting and maintaining proper immune function.[1] According to the World Health Organization: “A healthy lifestyle makes all bodily functions work better, including our immunity”. What is our ‘immune system’? Think of it as your body’s personal army. The immune system typically has two reactions. One works on […]