Here is the archive of tweets from our interesting online Twitter chat on how to makeover your meals and recipes to combat the gradual gain of weight over time aka the 'kilo creep'. Scroll through the archive from our interesting online Twitter chat from 20 Nov 2013.
Q. My doctor's just ordered a virtually salt-free diet which I'm finding is a challenge! It seems anything with flavour has way more than 120mg per 100 grams, the limit to which I have to keep under. Most store bought items seems to have an excess of salt - even Tim Tams and milk are outside my range. I am in desperate need of HELP. Where can we find nutritional and tasty meals without salt?
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Ancient grains are a hot food item at the moment with rising sales of spelt sourdough breads, quinoa salads, farro risottos and wild rice salads. These heirloom grains are the rage with chefs and foodies alike. But there's lots of confusion and puzzlement about how to cook the ancient grains, which ones to buy them, how to cook them up, and whether they really do offer nutrition advantages. Some are gluten-free, some are low GI, some are whole grain, some are grown organically.
We all have meals we love, the ones we look forward to, crave even, but so often these favourite dinners are not the healthiest. They might be packed full of cream, fat, cheese, carbs and stodge, which is not good for you or your waistline. Here's how two passionate foodies Kathryn Elliott and Lucinda Dodds re-work their recipes to make them healthier and better for you.
I’m running my first Photo-a-day challenge on Instagram during the month of June. I’d love you to join me and upload your photos of quinoa, spelt, barley, rice or bulgur or whatever grains, breads or cereals you’re buying, cooking or consuming. Read on for more details of how to do it.