Articles tagged with: food variety

Kefir – the latest fermenting favourite

Kefir – the latest fermenting favourite

Fermented foods are all the go at the moment. They’ve been around for centuries but only recently have they been recognised for their health-giving and health-promoting qualities. The latest, following on from sauerkraut, kimchee and kombucha is kefir. So what is it and should you be drinking it?

17 May 2017 by Guest post

Kombucha –  should you be drinking it?

Kombucha – should you be drinking it?

Does Kombucha (pronounced kom-boo-chah) really shape up as the magic elixir of life that the wellness gurus make out? Is it a...

22 March 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

My 6 favourite ancient grains

My 6 favourite ancient grains

People are often not sure about what are ancient grains, how to cook ancient grains and how to incorporate them into their everyday...

1 June 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

What does the McCormick Foodie Crystal Ball predict for 2013?

What does the McCormick Foodie Crystal Ball predict for 2013?

Last week I was invited to a fabulous lunch put on by McCormick (makers of herbs and spices among other things) to hear how they've...

18 February 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Playing the Food Variety Game

Playing the Food Variety Game

Eating a wide variety of different foods is a key principle of good nutrition - if you're short on iodine, selenium or some other...

30 November 2012 by Catherine Saxelby

Food variety boosts nutrition and ensures good health

Food variety boosts nutrition and ensures good health

Eating a wide variety of foods is a key principle in nutrition. It’s so important that the official government guidelines on...

3 February 2011 by Catherine Saxelby