Articles tagged with: healthy heart

 Tzatziki dip and sauce

Tzatziki dip and sauce

Here’s my idea of a quick ‘sauce’ that can be dolloped over slow-cooked lamb or barbecued lamb cutlets. It also really lifts roasted eggplant to a whole new level. What’s more with yoghurt as the star, it’s also healthy and easy. I like recipes that require a minimal amount of effort and don’t chain me to the kitchen for hours. This is definitely one of those!

14 December 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

My 5 best foodie experiences in Corsica

My 5 best foodie experiences in Corsica

I spent a few nights in Corsica when travelling on one of Maeve O’Meara’s Gourmet Safari tours in 2014. As you can imagine, it...

17 September 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

 Q. What fish are oily and what is the best way to cook them to preserve their nutrients?

Q. What fish are oily and what is the best way to cook them to preserve their nutrients?

A. Eating oily fish twice a week is recommended for your overall good health, especially for your heart and blood. Oily fish...

3 January 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. Is grapeseed oil good for lowering cholesterol, or should I stick to olive and macadamia nut oil?

Q. Is grapeseed oil good for lowering cholesterol, or should I stick to olive and macadamia nut oil?

A. All nut and seed oils give us the healthy fats important for keeping cholesterol in check. Grapeseed oil is a good oil, rich in...

30 December 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. How much cholesterol do eggs contain? And how many can I eat?

Q. How much cholesterol do eggs contain? And how many can I eat?

A.  Eggs have long suffered under a cloud since the era of the 1970's. Yet they are a nutritious food, the only problem being...

14 October 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

5 reasons why you must get enough calcium

5 reasons why you must get enough calcium

Everyone knows we need calcium to build strong, dense bones in our younger years so we can prevent the crippling bone disease,...

24 September 2013 by Catherine Saxelby