Make Your Vegetables Taste Way Better With These Tips

FOOD  |  March 24, 2017
  • 1. Spice things up
    1 / 6 1. Spice things up

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    Play around with spices like cumin, ginger, turmeric, chilli for a flavourful result. Your veggies certainly won’t taste anything like the ordinary.

    (Also Read: 13 Fresh Vegetables That Taste Better Than Cabbage & Kai Lan)


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  • 2. Have a roast
    2 / 6 2. Have a roast

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    Lining up an array of colourful vegetables on your oven tray can be your best decision made to the table. Simple drizzle olive oil, along with salt and pepper and they will turn out exceedingly delicious.


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  • 3. Invest in tools
    3 / 6 3. Invest in tools

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    Depending on your preferences, tools like spiralizers, steam baskets, dehydrators can be of great help in the kitchen. They will bring a new spin to your good ol veggies.


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  • 4. Do it like the Japanese
    4 / 6 4. Do it like the Japanese

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    Here’s the no fuss option, inspired by the Japanese diet. Chop your favourite veggies into bite-sized pieces before adding a generous splash of sake, followed by soya sauce, olive oil, salt and pepper to taste. Microwave the mixture and voila, ready to serve with a bowl of rice or noodles.


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  • 5. Drop cheese into the mix
    5 / 6 5. Drop cheese into the mix

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    Go easy on the amount as you would still want the main star of the dish, which are the vegetables to shine here, but adding bits of cheese like feta or cream cheese to spinach, kale or broccoli can be extremely rewarding in the taste department.


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  • 6. Cave in to your sweet tooth
    6 / 6 6. Cave in to your sweet tooth

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    Desserts can be full of surprises, especially if they come in the form of these sweet vegetables (purple carrots, sweet potatoes, beetroot, avocado and many more). Not only can they substitute as a heathier alternative for sugar, but they also add another level of texture and colour to your muffins and other baked goods.

    (Also Read: Healthy Sweet Potato Cheesecake Recipe)


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