Healthy cooking

Canned and tinned items - can they be good?

Cans and tins – can they be good?

Canned food is convenient, mostly nutritious, inexpensive and your nearest supermarket has a huge selection. It has a long shelf life, needing no preservatives because the canning process itself vacuum-seals and steam-cooks the food under pressure, thus ensuring its safety.

17 November 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

Recipe Salmon, baby spinach and rice salad

Salmon, baby spinach and rice salad

This easy salad is one I’ve adapted from the Canadian Salmon Advisory Service and used with their permission. Because it uses up a...

3 November 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Fake News! “Microwaving destroys a food’s goodness.”

Ever since microwave ovens first started to appear in the late 1960s, there has been fear-mongering and myth making to the effect...

11 August 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

7 books to make healthy eating easier

7 books to make healthy eating easier

People tell me how confused they are about what they should eat. That’s why I’ve put together a list of 7 books that will help...

23 June 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

How much sodium is in Asian salty sauces?

How much sodium is in Asian salty sauces?

Salty sauces like soy, fish or hoisin sauce are a key feature of Asian cuisine and are used in countless ways as marinades, splashed...

4 November 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

Change your eating, change your life!

Change your eating, change your life!

Like most writers, I’m an avid reader. I especially read lots of nutrition books. I do like a classic, well-written overview on a...

5 August 2020 by Catherine Saxelby