Healthy cooking

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 that “You shouldn’t heat food in the microwave”. Here I explain why it’s just plain wrong.

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

Healthy modifications to meal kit dinners

Healthy modifications to meal kit dinners

Researchers at Sydney University  have taken a look at just how healthy meal kit services REALLY are. You know the ones - they...

12 February 2020 by Guest post

Kitchen make-over for the New Year

Kitchen make-over for the New Year

 “This year, I'm going to lose weight!”, or “This year I’m opting for a healthier lifestyle!” Is your 2020 New Year's...

8 January 2020 by Catherine Saxelby