Celebrity chef Aaron Craze has teamed up with Love Your Greens to create a whole range of recipes to get everyone excited about eating their greens.
Brassicas are firmly placed centre stage in Aaron’s recipes, demonstrating just how nutritious, versatile and tasty broccoli, kohlrabi, cauliflower, cabbage, swede and sprouts are.
Start your day the right way with Aaron’s Kale and Banana Shake – packed with nutritious ingredients to give you the energy needed to keep you going til lunchtime.
And when the magic lunch hour finally rolls around, try his Broccoli Frittata recipe for a simple but delicious dish, which all the family will enjoy.
If sprouts divide your household, try Aaron’s inventive recipe for Sprout Kebabs, which will appeal to even the pickiest of people. Wrapped in Parma ham and dusted with cheesy breadcrumbs, these kebabs make for seriously moreish mouthfuls.
Fast food doesn’t have to be bad food – Aaron’s recipe for Chinese Cabbage and Chicken Noodle Soup is great for those times when you just need a quick-fix meal. Just throw everything together in a pan and let the ingredients melt together to result in a bowl of flavour-packed food in less than 30 minutes.
If it’s fancy food you’re after, Aaron’s Roasted Kohlrabi Crostini ticks all the boxes. Crispy ciabatta topped with smooth pear puree, roasted kohlrabi and burrata – this recipe is surprisingly simple, and makes an impressive starter to any meal.
No meal is complete without dessert. Try a scoop of Aaron’s Swede Ice Cream and just let the taste do the talking. Sweet, rich and smooth, this is sure to takeover as everyone’s favourite flavour.
And no one will be able to guess that cauliflower is the secret ingredient in his Crème Brulee recipe when you serve up the creamy dessert, complete with its signature caramelized, crunchy topping.
We’ve included out favourite recipe of Swede Ice Cream for you below. For more recipes, health tips and fun stuff, visit the Love Your Greens website. You’ll also find information on a brand new recipe competition launched for anyone aged under 18, encouraging them to get creative in the kitchen and cook up some healthy dishes.
Swede Ice Cream
300g peeled, diced swede
500ml mascarpone cheese
210g caster sugar
1 vanilla pod
4 egg yolks
4 egg whites
Prep time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 4 hours
1. In a pan boil the mascarpone, honey, vanilla and swede. Bring to the boil, and add 10g of caster sugar.
2. Boil until the swede is soft then puree using a blender.
3. Cool the puree and whip the mascarpone. Fold the puree into the mascarpone and whisk in the egg yolks.
4. Whisk the egg whites til they form soft peaks and fold into the mascarpone and swede mixture.
5. Pour into ice cream tubs and set in the freezer for at least 4 hours.