April 4, 2020
International Carrot Day

It’s the 4th of April which means it’s International Carrot Day! Carrot day was founded in 2003 to teach people about the healthy attributes of carrots. Carrot lovers around the world celebrate by eating and drinking everything with carrots. Carrots have a remarkable history which can be traced back over 5000 years. They were initially grown for medical use to treat a variety of ailments. It was only years later when people discovered that they could eat them – a […]

November 14, 2019
Rugani Juice Beetroot Fritters with Poached Eggs & Avocado Smash

Developed by Simone Kruger, Yellow Papaya  Serves 4 Prep Time: 25 minutes  Cooking Time: 20 minutes    Ingredients:  1 1/2 tbsp oil  50 ml Rugani beetroot juice  200g beetroot  200g sweet potato  240g chickpeas (drained)  1 tsp cumin  Salt and pepper  5 tbsp chickpea flour  1 avocado  1 lime, juiced  4 eggs     Method:  Grate the beetroot and sweet potato with the skin on. Place in a mixing bowl. In a pan, toast cumin for a minute then add olive […]

August 30, 2019
Rugani Roasted Beetroot & Lime Soup for Superheroes Like You

On days when you feel you need a little extra kick to get through your unruly to-do list, try adding colour to your day to give you that boost of energy that is only possible with rich, nutrient-bursting soup, such as this Rugani-inspired Beetroot and Lime Soup. Beetroot is known to increase athletic performance, sharpen your mind, regulate blood pressure and helps to maintain a healthy weight. Sounds like the perfect food for superheroes like you. Try it! Ingredients: (Serves […]

July 31, 2019
Let Food Be Medicine

“The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine, or the slowest form of poison” – Ann Wigmore   During July, we found ourselves in the company of a group of people who care enough about sifting through the minefields of information available today to provide you with fact-based meal plans on your healthy lifestyle journey – they are dieticians. Dieticians dedicates themselves to become experts in the field of nutrition, and just like […]

June 20, 2019
Five combinations of carrot juice for strong, healthy families

“Eat your carrots!” You’ve heard these words spoken by your mom every day growing up, no doubt. Are we still dangling the proverbial carrot in front of our kids’ noses?   Well, according to several good sources and research out there on the benefits of carrots, we should be. Moreover, when they name the nutrient, beta-carotene, after well…carrots, you can be sure that the carrot was there first, and then came the cart.   Let’s explain. Carotenoids are responsible for the bright colour of carrots. One of […]