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Autumn Is Coming!

August 31, 2018

After the glorious long hot summer of 2018, the nights are drawing in and the days are getting shorter…..

BUT even as it gets colder don’t forget your little leaves – we have some fantastic hot eating salads in our recipe pages so why not give them a go?

One of our favourites is Warm Chickpea & Chorizo Salad go on and serve it with a bit of radish to add a pepper bite to your salad?

Enjoy….

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fresh & naked Gets a Fresh New Look!

August 8, 2018

As we enter the second half of the summer we have taken the opportunity to give our packaging a tidy up and a fresh new look…..

To help find your favourite mix more easily in store we have flipped all of our mixes into a back background while keeping all of our single leaf products in brown

 

We have also ttaken the opportunity to give more direction as to the flavour profile of the salad leaves and also provide a guide as to how many servings you get out of the bag.

Through August all of the packaging will be transitioning so let us know your favourite as we always love a bit of feedback.

Looking forwards to continued salad eating through these final summer months!

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Happy & Healthy New Year 2018

December 27, 2017

So it’s that time of year again…. what will you change as we put 2017 behind us?

Will you shop better or eat better or simply just cook more often?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So if you want healthy fresh salads

 

 

 

 

 

 

Or if you still want a pizza with a healthy topping…….

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stick with fresh & naked through 2018 and we are sure we will have something in our recipe collection that will make 2018 an even better year!

Follow us on twitter @freshandnaked for all our latest news…..

 

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Return of the Kale – In Tesco

November 23, 2017

We have some great news… Kale is back in selected Tesco stores 255 stores!

You may have been wondering where it has been in Tesco but don’t worry you its back!

Super salad baby kale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What are the health benefits of Kale?

  • Kale is an amazing source of vitamin K, A and C.
  • Vitamin A helps maintain normal skin and vision.
  • Kale contains high amounts of manganese, copper and phytochemicals
  • 1 portion of kale (80g) contains 120 mg of calcium, a very useful mineral for vegans and people on dairy free diets.
  • Kale is rich in vitamin B and this supports the growth of a mother’s tissues during pregnancy, plays a role in normal formation of blood and supports normal function of the immune system.
  • Kale is virtually fat free and low in calories.

 

Not sure when to use kale in your recipes? Here is some inspiration:

Breakfast

  • Kale, Avocado and green tea smoothie
  • Omelette of your choice with some added kale
  • Kale bubble and squeak with chorizo

Lunch

  • Mexican quinoa and kale bowl
  • Fusilli with kale, chilli and tomato
  • Winter lentil and kale soup

Dinner

  • Vegetable lasagne
  • Walnut and kale pesto pasta
  • Spaghetti Bolognese with kale

We hope you are as excited as we are…..

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Getting Ready for the UK Growing Season!

March 1, 2017

As the days start to draw out and the weather is getting warmer, we are now starting to drill our UK leaves on the farms on the Norfolk Coast and down in Sussex.

We will move into UK lettuce from the end of April or beginning of May depending on how much the sun shines over the next few weeks.

Happily we will be able to take the pressure off our farmers in Italy and Spain who have faced some of the most challenging growing conditions in the past 20 years #vegcrisis

We loved this article in The Sun from a few weeks ago.

#spinachcrisis

 

Back in Cambridgeshire we are all trying to get healthy for the fast approaching summer months as we shed our winter wardrobes, why not check out our chickpea salad using rocket, but works equally was well with any of our F&N mixed leaves.

f&n warm chickpea chorizo salad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Healthy New Year as We Turn Into 2017

December 28, 2016

As we turn into 2017 and the days slowly start to get longer our thoughts turn from the holidays into healthy eating and getting it for a new start to the year.

Why not check out our Super Foods Salad with Spinach, Kale and Pea Shoots to really get your health kick started!

Super Food Mix

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here at fresh & naked we have had an exciting Christmas with freak weather hampering our growing down in Southern Europe.

Rain In Spain – Challenges Salads Production

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Look our for exciting new products and developments from fresh & naked throughout 2017

Happy New Year!

 

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As the Nights Draw In – Turn to Warm Eating Salads

September 30, 2016

Brrr…. Its starting to cool down and we are now coming to the end of our UK season. Over the coming weeks we will be finishing our 2016 UK harvest season and all of our supply will start to come from our farms and growing partners in the warmer climes of Southern Europe.

However the time is still NOW to keep eating those healthy salads….. just add some warm accompaniments!

If you are looking for heat why not try our Hot & Spicy Mix with loaded skins – Proper autumn eating!!!!

Pam Lloyd PR Love The Crunch Recipes (15th July 2016)

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Have you tried our Spicy Mix yet?

July 18, 2016

 

Back in May we launched a couple of new specialist leaf mix varieties for the summer.

Both are proving to be really popular, however the Spicy Mix seems to be our favourite!

 new mixes may 2016 on wood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We believe it’s so good, we have entered into the quality food awards competition www.qualityfoodawards.com first round judging starts at the end of July…… We will let you know how we get on, fingers crossed we get to the awards in November!

If you are looking for a healthy but hot and spicy salad recipe, why not try out …..

Cumin Roast Beetroot, Squash & Carrot with Spicy Mixed Leaf Salad from www.makemoreofsalad.com

  Beet Salad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on the picture to see the full recipe.

Also goes great with fresh & naked mixed leaves if you want something a bit milder!

 

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Is it too early to suggest Spring is in the air?

February 9, 2016

 

With all this warm and windy weather it feels like spring is upon us, even though its still only February!

So to get us in the mood for spring we are celebrating with Lambs Lettuce…..

 

Lambs Lettuce

If you are looking for an awesome spring time recipe, how about checking out our Lamb & Lettuce Burgers

 

Lamb, lettuce and beetroot burger recipe

 

Check out the full recipe by clicking on the picture above.

 

 

 

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A Summer of Two Halves!

September 3, 2015

As the nights draw in and we reflect on the summer, it really has been a summer of two halves…. Starting quite well with warm weather through May and June, the weather started to turn in July and then we have had one of the wettest August ever over at our base in Cambridgeshire!

Anyhow – If you are thinking of putting the BBQ away and moving out of your seasonal salads and into a bit of comfort eating, why not check out our super tasty and extra healthy Spinach Soup.

Spinach Soup Recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spinach Soup Recipe

 

Through this autumn we will be bringing you some super healthy meal ideas and some awesome healthy link up’s…. More to come!

 

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