How to practise good hygiene when washing fresh produce at home

Now, more than ever, we are concerned about the health and wellbeing of our families. As a family owned farm and business, we care about your family like our own. Covid-19 is on everyone’s minds at the moment and it has raised our awareness for basic daily cleanliness. In general, one should always practise good hygiene when it comes to food and the handling thereof. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there is currently no confirmed case of Covid-19 […]

Lentil & Carrot Bolognaise (V)

Serves 4 Prep Time: 25 minutes Cooking Time: 1:15 minutes Ingredients: 1 large onion, finely chopped 5 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 Rugani Carrots 1 celery stalk, chopped 100 g mushrooms 1 red pepper 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tin whole peeled tomatoes 1 cup Rugani 100% Carrot Juice ½ cup ZZ2 100% Tomato Juice 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp basil 2 cups cooked lentils Salt and pepper to taste Fresh Italian parsley, chopped for garnish 1 packet spaghetti, cooked […]

Carrot Mug Cake

Serves 1 Prep Time: 10 min Cooking Time: 2 min Ingredients: 4 tbsp cake flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp brown sugar or coconut sugar 3/4 tsp cinnamon 1 pinch nutmeg 1 pinch salt 1 tbsp pecans 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp milk or coconut milk for a vegan option 2 ½ tbsp Rugani 100% Carrot Juice 2 tbsp Rugani carrots, freshly grated Directions: Mix all the dry ingredients in a 300ml coffee cup. Add the vanilla, milk […]

Chicken, sweet potato & black bean chilli with carrot juice

By Simone Nel, Yellow Papaya for Rugani Juice Serves 4 Ingredients 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced 1 large onion, chopped 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tsp dried red chili 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 tsp dried origanum 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 can chopped tomatoes 1 can corn, drained 2 cups Rugani Carrot Juice 1 cup water vegetable stock Directions In a large pot sauté the chicken and […]

Moroccan carrot, white bean buckwheat soup with turmeric infused carrot juice (vegan)

By Simone Nel, Yellow Papaya for Rugani Juice Serves 4 Prep Time: 25 min Cooking Time: 45 minutes Ingredients 1 tablespoons olive oil ½ white onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 3 carrots, peeled, chopped 1 stem celery, chopped ½ tsp teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon coriander ¼ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 1 cups buckwheat or lentils, rinsed until water runs clear 1 can diced tomatoes 1 cup vegetable stock 2 cups Rugani Carrot and Turmeric Juice 1 can white […]

International Carrot Day

It’s the 4th of April which means it’s International Carrot Day! Carrot day was founded in 2003 to teach people about the healthy attributes of carrots. Carrot lovers around the world celebrate by eating and drinking everything with carrots. Carrots have a remarkable history which can be traced back over 5000 years. They were initially grown for medical use to treat a variety of ailments. It was only years later when people discovered that they could eat them – a […]

Beetroot Foccacia

By Simone Nel, Yellow Papaya for Rugani Juice Ingredients 700 g flour 400 ml Rugani Beetroot juice ½ tsp salt ½ tsp sugar 1 packet instant dry yeast Spring onions, whole Cherry tomatoes Red onions, cut into quarters Thyme Rosemary Olive oil Instructions Pre-heat oven to 180 ℃. Mix the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Add the beetroot juice and mix until the dough comes together. Knead the dough on a floured surface for 10 minutes. The dough will […]

Nutrition and Our Youth

A healthy child is a happy child, which should make healthy eating top of the priority list for our families. Children are naturally energetic and lively, and the food that a young child eats will provide the energy and nutrients needed to grow and thrive. Children are our country’s future teachers, parents, lawyers, CEOs and healthcare professionals, making it vital for parents and caregivers to be role models for the next generation of healthy eaters. The State of the (Youth) […]

Rugani ABC Juice 2020 Launch

Get it? A = Apple B = Beetroot C = Carrot ABC Juice is not a new concept amongst juicers around the world. It has been known as a beneficial juice blend for quite some time. As leaders in the vegetable juice market, we decided to launch our very own ABC Juice, the first of its kind, made from fresh vegetables and fruits only! As a farm and family-owned brand, we are passionate about raising a healthy generation and leaving […]

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