Reviews

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: Alpine Breads Super Natural (Protein) Sourdough

I’m a big bread fan, as many of you know. Bread is my favourite carbohydrate, way above rice, pasta or potato, and I’d hate it if I couldn’t eat it. Having worked in the bread business, I appreciate how much effort goes into baking each loaf. Naturally I jumped at the chance to taste-test a little-known bread (did I need an excuse?) and put it through the Foodwatch review system. Here’s how we rated the Alpine Breads loaf sold under the label of Super Natural Protein This post has...

18 May 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Book Review: Reversing Diabetes by Dr Alan Barclay

Book Review: Reversing Diabetes by Dr Alan Barclay

Type 2 diabetes is everywhere and on the rise. According to Professor Peter Coleman, the Director of Diabetes and Endocrinology at...

4 May 2016 by Guest reviewer

Product review:  Jams and fruit spreads side-by-side

Product review: Jams and fruit spreads side-by-side

Do you prefer jam or fruit spread on your pikelets or scones? Is fruit spread a healthier choice than plain ol’ jam? It certainly...

27 April 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Product Snapshot: Ocean Spray Reduced Sugar Craisins

Product Snapshot: Ocean Spray Reduced Sugar Craisins

Dried cranberries are a great tart addition to salads, biscuits, muesli bars and trail mix. However, unlike other dried fruit (think...

13 April 2016 by Guest reviewer

Book Review: Eating for You by Sallyanne Pisk

Book Review: Eating for You by Sallyanne Pisk

I recently caught up with Australian dietitian Sallyanne Pisk and was delighted to receive a copy of her new book Eating For You...

16 March 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Product Snapshot:  Hahn Ultra beer

Product Snapshot: Hahn Ultra beer

Sick of sweet, fizzy drinks or mocktails at the club when you don’t want to drink any alcohol? Want to get a good night’s sleep...

2 March 2016 by Catherine Saxelby