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

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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

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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

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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…

The Most Hydrating Fruits and Vegetables for Summer

Most hyrating fruits and vegatables

This summer we’re set for some record heatwaves and when the sun shines, it’s important to stay hydrated! Drinking enough water every day is key to core bodily functions and to keep us healthy. When your body temperature rises and you lose more water, keeping hydrated is more important than ever. If you’re tired of…

Best Vegetables for Smoothies

best vegetables for smoothies

Smoothie obsessed? We got you! If you love a good smoothie, why not try to get as many nutrients in as you can while enjoying them? Veggies don’t have a great reputation for tasting great in smoothies but there are so many different vegetables that can be used to add taste, nutrients and bulk out…

Cruciferous Vegetables Benefits

Cruciferous vegetables and their health benefits

Cruciferous vegetables are extremely good for you as they’re rich in antioxidants, some include cauliflower, cabbage, kale, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and similar green leafy vegetables.

Five Best Dog-Friendly Fruit & Vegetables

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While many human foods can be completely safe for dogs to eat, there can also be human foods that are dangerous for dogs. As it’s National Pet Month, we thought we’d outline all of our favourite fruit and veggies that are perfectly safe for our furry friend’s nutrition. Read on for the 5 best dog-friendly…

The Importance of Teaching Recycling to Kids

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The Importance of Teaching Recycling to Kids  By teaching children about recycling now, you will help create responsible adults in the future. By acting now, we have a better chance of creating and sustaining  a healthy planet. With recycling being SO important for our planet, the importance of teaching today’s children about seems only  essential. Their education is a shared responsibility between teachers and parents, where we can teach them how to create a…