Articles tagged with: vegetarian

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

Lemony Lentil Soup

Lemony Lentil Soup

Dietitian Caroline Trickey says she enjoys demonstrating this recipe in her cooking classes as it is a firm favourite of hers and so...

7 December 2016 by Guest Post

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

April 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Meat eaters and vegos - keeping them both happy.

April 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Meat eaters and vegos - keeping them both happy.

This month's Foodwatch newsletter looks at the needs of meat-eating families who have a new vegetarian in their midst. Whether that's...

26 April 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Mushrooms: A surprising source of vitamin D

Mushrooms: A surprising source of vitamin D

Many of us are not getting enough vitamin D, and deficiency rates are rising. It was thought that it was difficult to get enough...

3 July 2015 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