Articles tagged with: healthy cooking

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

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

Read on - here I take a look at these cute mini-pots of fresh growing herbs for your kitchen. Are they worth buying? Are they easy to look after?

Product Snapshot: Lotus Green Banana Flour

Ever heard of green banana flour? Apparently it’s traditionally eaten as a porridge in developing countries and has only recently...

14 June 2017 by Guest reviewer

Product Review: Delicious Nutritious Ready Meals

Product Review: Delicious Nutritious Ready Meals

We’re busy and time-poor. But we still want to eat something healthy – and tasty – before we fly out the door. Despite all good...

26 April 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Ingredient substitution – how to make it work!

Ingredient substitution – how to make it work!

When the urge to cook strikes or you need to get dinner on the table, there’s nothing more annoying than realising you don’t have...

8 March 2017 by Guest post

What is your relationship with food and eating?

7 weight loss hacks to do NOW

Finding it hard to shed those extra kilos or pounds? New Year is traditionally a time for new beginnings so now is the ideal time to...

11 January 2017 by Catherine Saxelby