Healthy eating

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Washed, packed and ready-to-eat – or is it?

We’ve all seen, and probably used, pre-cut and ready-to-eat vegetables – washed lettuce leaves, washed rocket, baby spinach leaves, broccoli florets, cauliflower pieces, cubes of peeled pumpkin, not to mention  trimmed beans and cauliflower ‘rice’. But are they ready-to-eat or should you wash them again at home?

13 May 2020 by Guest post

What is your relationship with food and eating?

How to be a healthy vegan – 5 nutrients you need

Vegan eating (aka plant-based eating) is popular at the moment and many take it up for ethical reasons such as a concern for the...

15 April 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

What the heck is nutritional yeast?

I’ve heard about nutritional yeast, or yeast seasoning, more than a few times now. It's been around for a long time in vegan and...

8 April 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to boost your immune system - 4 nutrients that help

By now we all know the symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. Fever, a dry cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, and sometimes aches...

25 March 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Dark chocolate: health benefits

Everyone knows that dark chocolate is healthier – it has less sugar, more fat and more of those helpful flavonoids. But is it a...

18 March 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Potatoes – white vs sweet?

I’m often asked should I swap my white potato for the golden ones, often called sweet potatoes or kumara, with their orange flesh?...

11 March 2020 by Catherine Saxelby