Articles tagged with: vegetables

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

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

What is your relationship with food and eating?

7 best vegetables to help you lose weight (with serving ideas)

Australia’s Healthy Weight Week (AHWW) is back for 2017 and the theme is more healthy home cooking. That includes vegetables and...

8 February 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

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 Review: V8 Power Blend Juices

Convenience and taste have become the main criteria for our weekly supermarket shop. However, as the trend towards a more healthy...

1 February 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

3 ways to cope with a vegetarian in a meat-eating house

Cooking two dinners each night? I’ll show you how to simplify your dinner preparations and prepare meals that will please both the...

1 June 2016 by Catherine Saxelby