I am not a subscriber to the clean eating movement. For those of you who know me, I’m probably the last person you would find spiralising courgette. However, I have to say Vital Ingredient has converted me! Normally, I think of salad as rabbit food and not filling enough for a long day at work, but I tried the Bang Bang chicken salad (£6.25) recently and it was delicious, full of crunch and flavour. It comprises chicken, roquito peppers, vegetables and sweet chilli & lime dressing so it also just happens to be both gluten and dairy free. I especially loved the dinky roquito peppers shaped like tiny teardrops, so cute! J got some of the hot food, sag paneer with brown rice (£5.95). This was warming and satisfying, and good to know that there are options other than salad for when the weather suddenly turns on you.
We each got one of their Raw and Naked drinks (£3.99), which comes as the raw ingredients chopped up which they blend at the counter with your choice of either apple juice or coconut water . I opted for Totally Tropical, a combo of apple, mango, pineapple goji berries and spinach, J got the Virgin Mojito.
We finished up with one of their dessert pots, I got honey and granola (£1.99), which had just the right amount of sweetness, J got the coconut, mango and chia (£1.49).
Sometimes it’s nice to have your expectations confounded, Vital Ingredient we will be back!
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Thank you to Amy at Feeding Franklin for organising our selection of healthy eating treats with Alex.
Summer memories of #foodbloggers sampling a selection of the lovely #healthy #salads , #breakfast pots , and #smoothies at @VitalEatYourWay @vitalingredient #GoldenSquare organised by @AmoFranklin with the welcoming Alex Heynes. Also, we had enjoyable chats with Alex & Amy , as well as fellow bloggers including Vi Vian @vivwoo , Jess @jesseatingeast & Rob @veggielad , and found out more about #vitalingredient . We recommend visiting your nearest branch of @vitalingredient , as they have superior quality and selection of products, in our opinion, to kick start your healthier lifestyle and meet your #healthfood daily requirements. Go check them out! #eatingoutlondon #londonisopen #londonfoodie #salad #summer #breakfastpot #healthysnacks #cleaneating #healthyliving #healthfood #healthyfood #food #breakfast #brunch #foodporn #fruitsalad #fruit #yoghurt #smoothies #smoothie #coconut #greensmoothie #foodphotography