Presentation on theme: "t t PGCE To learn and make choices about how to develop healthy lifestyles. Design and Technology To understand and apply the principles of a healthy."— Presentation transcript:
t t There is more to salad leaves than you might think. There are loads of different leaves to choose from – you can pick your favourites. Every salad leaf is different. Do you prefer crunchy or soft? Green or purple?
t t t t Large, pale green leaves Juicy with a fantastic crunch and sweet flavour Try filling the leaves with spicy chicken or vegetables
t t t t Small, curly thin leaves Flavoursome and peppery Try scattering on pizza or in salad with cheese and tomatoes
t t t t Striking red stem with small, dark leaves Flavoursome leaves that are tender but firm Try adding to stir fries or in warm salads
t t t t Soft, bright green leaves Very mild, buttery taste Try with other mild ingredients, like fish or chicken
t t t t Small, bright green leaves Firm-hearted lettuce with a sweet flavour Try using the leaves to scoop dips
t t t t Firm, bright purple leaves with a white stem and veins Bitter flavour Try mixing with sweeter leaves, such as iceberg, romaine and round or butterhead
t t t t Small, dark green leaves Lots of flavour and a peppery taste Try making into sauce or soup
t t t t Dark green, glossy leaves Earthy, buttery taste Try stirring into tomato pasta sauce
t t t t Pale to dark green curly leaves Crisp texture and nutty, bitter flavour Try serving it with sweet ingredients and dressings
t t t t Vibrant frilly green and red leaves Soft leaves and a subtle, mild flavour Try using them as wraps or pairing with fish
t t t t Long, thin light green leaves Great crunch and a refreshing flavour Try making a simple and creamy Caesar salad with croutons for added crunch
t t t t Bright green with large frilly leaves Sweet flavour and slightly acidic taste Try with roast chicken or in green salads
t t Our bodies need nutrients to keep healthy. Different nutrients do different things for us. Vitamins, minerals and fibre are nutrients that keep different parts of our bodies healthy. Carbohydrates, protein and fat are all nutrients that give our bodies energy. Salad leaves are packed with vitamins, minerals and fibre. Each leaf contains different nutrients so it’s good to eat a wide variety of different leaves. helps to move oxygen around your body helps your body to grow and looks after your eyes, hair, skins, nails and teeth helps to heal wounds e.g. cuts and scrapes and helps to build strong bones helps to protect your body from the environment e.g. pollution, helps your body to fight against illness and looks after your skin, blood vessels, bones and gums
t t Carbohydrates give your body the energy it needs t t Base your salad around starchy carbohydrates such as the ones shown here…
t t Protein and iron helps to protect and repair your body t t These foods are healthy and are great for adding more flavour and texture to your salad…
t t t t The more fruit and vegetables you include in your meals the better… go for it!
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