Articles tagged with: grains

EatKit June: Mushrooms for Vitamin D

EatKit June: Mushrooms for Vitamin D

From buttons and caps to flats and exotics, we welcomed input and sharing of your knowledge, ideas and fave recipes to serve up these  edible fungi. In the colder months of the year, when exposure to sunlight is often limited, it's surprising to discover a 'new' significant dietary source of vitamin D - the humble mushroom. Read on for more.

18 June 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

EatKit Mar 2015 - Grains: gluten-free and ancient

EatKit Mar 2015 - Grains: gluten-free and ancient

From oats and barley to quinoa and spelt, we welcomed input and sharing of your fave recipes or ideas to serve these grains. We...

3 March 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

What is riboflavin (vitamin B2)?

What is riboflavin (vitamin B2)?

Riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2 as it was the second substance shown to be essential for human health (after Vitamin B1), is a...

26 November 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

What is thiamin (vitamin B1)?

What is thiamin (vitamin B1)?

Thiamin is one of the B group of vitamins and is known as B1 because it was the first of them to be discovered. It helps your cells...

4 June 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Quinoa, cranberry, parsley and cucumber salad

Quinoa, cranberry, parsley and cucumber salad

Use quinoa as the base but enliven it with the stronger flavours of cranberries, mint, parsley, onion and pistachio nuts. It's a...

28 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. I have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.  How do I reduce my fibre, not increase it?

Q. I have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. How do I reduce my fibre, not increase it?

A. To reduce your fibre intake, aim to eat low-fibre versions of breads, grains and cereals such as white bread - not wholemeal or...

28 October 2013 by Catherine Saxelby