Articles tagged with: vegetables

Product Review: Love Beets

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Friday, 23 May 2014. Posted in Reviews
Tagged: beetroot, canned food, canned foods, convenience, fibre, healthy eating, Love Beets, review, reviews, salad, salads, vegetables

Product Review: Love Beets

I’m a fan of beetroot and love it in salads – imagine whole cooked beets tossed through mint leaves, coriander, orange segments, radish and pearl couscous. Yum. And there’s nothing more Aussie than a slice of that purple root peeping out of a burger or steak sandwich. So when I received a sample of the new Love Beets vacuum-sealed, whole cooked, baby beetroots, I had to “give them a go”.

The Raw Food Diet – an overview

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Wednesday, 23 April 2014. Posted in Healthy weight loss
Tagged: fresh fruit, Raw food, vegetables, vitamins, weight loss, weight management, weightloss

The Raw Food Diet – an overview

Over the years the Raw Food Diet has waxed and waned in popularity. It was around in the 1980s with Leslie and Susannah Kenton’s Raw Energy movement. This spawned several books about the advantages of a raw diet plus the usual accompanying recipe books. Now, some 30 years later, the Raw Food Diet is popular with a whole other generation of people looking for ways to stay trim and healthy. So what is it?

EatKit Archive: Avocados

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Sunday, 30 March 2014. Posted in Handy stuff
Tagged: diet meals, dieting, diets, healthy cooking, healthy recipes, trends, Twitter, vegetables, vegetarian

EatKit Archive: Avocados

Here is the archive of tweets from our interesting online Twitter chat. This month we talked about what's good and what's not about avocados (hint: there's not much that's bad). Scroll through the Archive from our lively, fun online chat from March 2014.

Eatkit is run in conjunction with dietitian Emma Stirling from ScoopNutrition

EatKit Archive: KALE AND GREEN VEGETABLES

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Sunday, 30 March 2014. Posted in Handy stuff
Tagged: EatKit, food acid, food trends, Foodwatch website, healthy cooking, healthy recipes, herbs, trends, Twitter, vegetables

EatKit Archive: KALE AND GREEN VEGETABLES

We had a great chat with a group of friendly practical dietitians, foodies, teachers and chefs on Twitter called EatKit. We talked about the latest craze for kale (the green veg) and whether it's hit your stores and whether it helps you eat more of the good stuff! Scroll down and read our archive from the night.

Q. Could you explain how green long-life bags work?

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Friday, 28 February 2014. Posted in Healthy eating
Tagged: convenience, fresh, fresh food, fresh foods, fresh markets, fresh vs frozen, freshfruit, fruit, healthy eating, storagelife, vegetables, vegetarian

Q. Could you explain how green long-life bags work?

THE QUESTION IN FULL

Q. Could you explain how green long life bags or pods work? And do fruit and vegetables kept in them really have the same nutritional properties as fresh-fresh?

EatKit Archive: FOODS, FLAVOURS, CUISINES, DIETS: WHAT'S HOT IN 2014.

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Thursday, 20 February 2014. Posted in Handy stuff
Tagged: diet meals, dieting, diets, healthy cooking, healthy recipes, trends, Twitter, vegetables, vegetarian

EatKit Archive: FOODS, FLAVOURS, CUISINES, DIETS: WHAT'S HOT IN 2014.

Here is the archive of tweets from our interesting online Twitter chat. This month we had a stab at predicting what will be the hot new foods and ingredients for the coming year. Scroll through the Archive from our lively, fun online chat from 19 Feb 2014.

Eatkit is run in conjunction with dietitian Emma Stirling from ScoopNutrition

Q. How do I get my kids to eat vegetables?

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Wednesday, 12 February 2014. Posted in Family and kids
Tagged: children, colours, dinners, family, family fare, fussy eaters, healthy eating, healthy kids, kids, nutrition, vegetables

Q. How do I get my kids to eat vegetables?

A. It's hard work! But it pays to be persistent. Over the years, I've worked out a number of techniques to help parents and used them on our kids when they were younger (and we had one of the world's fussiest eaters in our daughter!). 

Paleo Diet basics

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Monday, 10 February 2014. Posted in Healthy weight loss
Tagged: fish, Paleo diet, seeds, vegetables, vitamins, weight loss, weight management, weightloss

Paleo Diet basics

The Paleo (Paleolithic) Diet is the modern equivalent to what our early hunter-gatherer ancestors ate. It's named for the Paleolithic Era which is defined as the time period from two million years ago up until approx 10,000 years ago when agriculture and settled life in villages and towns began. You'll also hear it called the Caveman Diet, Hunter-Gatherer Diet, Primal Diet or Stoneage Diet.