What's the most misunderstood thing about vegetables

1. Think beyond cooking

As children, many of us turned our noses up at green vegetables. But in reality - sorry mom - they were often cooked to the point of oblivion or served alone, with no flavor whatsoever to spice them up. Plus, when these vegetables are cooked, some of the nutrients are lost and end up being dumped down the drain! So try to cook vegetables in new ways and combine them with ingredients that you like. Maybe you will find some new favorite foods!

2. Roast them

Did you know that broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower taste around 50 times better when fried? Ok, maybe that's not scientifically proven ... but we believe it's true. They can be marinated or seasoned first - we recommend balsamic vinegar - and then put in the oven to really bring out their natural sweetness. The texture of fried vegetables is also completely different. Crunchier bite, less porridge, a clear winner.

3. Wither leafy greens with your favorite flavors

Put a few leaves with your favorite flavors (lemon juice, chilli, ginger, honey, or whatever you're into) in a hot pan and wait for them to wither slightly. This will remove some of the bitterness and make them a perfect accompaniment to all kinds of dishes. If you are short of time, you can of course just add a few leaves to whatever you are cooking - from your favorite pasta sauce to a creamy risotto to a spicy curry.

4. Chips? Crisps!

If you want more crunch, turn leafy greens into crispy, crunchy snacks. All you need is washed and dried leafy vegetables, some olive oil and some vinegar, herbs or spices. Mix all of the ingredients together, place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet, and bake at 200 for about 15 minutes or until crispy.

5. Combine them with healthy fats

Many of the nutrients in green vegetables are fat soluble. So it's a good idea to mix them with healthy fats like nuts and kernels. Not only will this improve the taste and add some crunch to your salad - it will help with nutrient absorption too! So try to refine your salad with a sauce based on tahini or nut pesto or sprinkle with a few seeds.