They are an incredibly hearty and versatile vegetable which are delicious roasted, mashed, steamed, baked in their skins or made into chips.

If you are not eating organic sweet potatoes and wish to eat the skin, be sure to wash them thoroughly before consumption as they do tend to retain some pesticides on the skin surface. You can mix 10% white vinegar and 90 percent warm water and soak for around 10 minutes then rub and rinse.

Why Tomatoes are good for us


Eat them raw in salads, juice them or simmer them down into a delicious sauce to accompany any meal, tomatoes are a truly wonderful and nourishing vegetable… Well, technically a fruit.

Some studies have shown that the humble tomato can help guard the DNA in our cells from damage which can lead to a cancer. Observational studies have noted links between the consumption of tomatoes and a decrease in incidences of prostate cancer, lung and stomach cancer.

Tomatoes contain lycopene, the antioxidant phytochemical that also helps prevent heart disease and are a good source of vitamins A, C and E.

Tomatoes are very easy to grow so why not try grow a few plants in pots on your patio or garden?