My Vegetable Fried Rice

My Vegetable Fried Rice

Here is a great way to use up any extra vegetables hanging around in your refrigerator and make fried rice healthier. It’s a mix-and-match recipe so feel free to substitute any vegetables you have on hand or what your family likes. I find you can add almost anything from capsicum to cabbage. For meat eaters, it’s nice to throw in a cup of diced, cooked chicken pieces with the peas at the end to create a complete one-dish dinner. My trick: cook the rice ahead and allow it to cool (or use...

16 August 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

7 good reasons NOT to eat chips

Many people know that chips – whether potato crisps or corn tortilla triangles - are a discretionary food,  only to be eaten...

9 August 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Spiced Root Vegetable & Red Lentil Soup

Spiced Root Vegetable & Red Lentil Soup

Just because the temperature has dropped, doesn’t mean our diet has to suffer. The cooler months can offer a huge variety of...

2 August 2017 by Guest Post

July 2017 Foodwatch Newsletter - Shark attack or food poisoning - which is more likely to kill you?

July 2017 Foodwatch Newsletter - Shark attack or food poisoning - which is more likely to kill you?

This is the question posed by the latest newsletter of the Food Safety Information Council. Would you be surprised to know that an...

25 July 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Food Court Chinese – what are the healthy choices?

Food Court Chinese – what are the healthy choices?

Lunchbreaks are short and most food courts are packed with hungry people in a rush to buy, eat and get back to work. As you queue up,...

19 July 2017 by Guest post

Book Review: The Clever Guts Diet by Dr Michael Mosley

Book Review: The Clever Guts Diet by Dr Michael Mosley

Love him or loathe him, you have to hand it to Michael Mosley, he does practice what he preaches. In this, his latest book - not...

12 July 2017 by Guest reviewer