How to Grow Cress – For Children & Adults!

Cress in eggshells

Did you know watercress is one of the V8 veggies? This highly popular, slightly nutty tasting leafy veg adds a definite zing to our famous juice. It’s also one of the easiest ingredients from V8 that you can grow yourself with little to no outside space. However, today we’re looking at growing watercress’s cousin, cress,…


What Vegetables Should You Plant in May?

Planting Seedlings in May

Now the clocks have turned, and many plants have begun to blossom, you’re probably thinking about your garden plans. There’s a whole host of veg you can grow now that we’ve finally reached springtime, but where should you start? With the frost gone and the sun shining, May is the perfect time to both sow…


Are Frozen Vegetables as Healthy as Fresh Ones?

Illustration of frozen peas

We’re brought up to believe that fresh vegetables are always best. But what if frozen vegetables are just as healthy, if not better, for our diets? Frozen food may carry a bad name and that’s often because they’re seen as artificial. But frozen food may be unnecessarily written off when it’s time to shop for…


The Best Way to Store Fruit at Home

Best Way to Store Fruit at Home (1)

Ever go to the fruit bowl to find your fruit has gone off before you’ve had a chance to eat it? Throwing fruit away can be frustrating, not to mention the amount of food waste that this creates. But did you know that how you store your fruit can have a significant impact on both…


Which Vegetables are Better to Eat Raw vs. Cooked?

Carrots

We all know how important getting our five a day is, as well as the plethora of health benefits on offer when we do. But have you ever questioned whether it was better to eat certain vegetables raw or cooked? Fear not – we’re here to take the guess work out for you. See below…


Five Festive Mocktail Ideas

V8 Mocktails

Where once upon a time the festive season seemed to be all about drinking alcohol – mulled wine, cream liqueurs, sherry, and more – these days alcohol-free choices seem to be en vogue. So, this year, be prepared for teetotal guests with a repertoire of festive mocktail ideas from the V8 recipe books. 1.   Bloody…


8 Health Benefits of Spinach Juice

Spinach Juice

As Popeye’s infamous strength-giving food of choice, spinach is well-known for being good for you. Instead of simply accepting this, however, it’s helpful to know just what the health benefits of spinach – and spinach juice – are. In knowing this, we believe more people will be inclined to incorporate spinach into their diet. Whether…


The History of V8 Juice

V8 history

V8 juice has been around for almost a century and is still enjoyed by people of all ages all over the world. Read on to learn about the origins of this juice, and about the events that have helped to shape the company over the years. 1933 – V8 Juice First Invented The first recipe…


The 8 Healthiest Juices to Drink

juicing fruit and veg

The key to healthy eating – and drinking – is moderation and variation. Advice is generally to eat a wide variety of foods – specifically plant-based foods – but without indulging specifically on any one type. When it comes to juice, a good way to make sure you’re consuming all the healthiest fruits and vegetables is to…


DIY Summer Ice Lollies at Home

homemade ice lollies

As summer comes, and the weather warms up (hopefully!), we all begin to crave something cold to bring relief from the humidity outdoors.   Here at V8, we’ve compiled some of our favourite recipes for ice lollies that we all enjoy in the summer, including one with our own V8 juice! Enjoy, and tag us on Facebook or Twitter if you have…