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What is your relationship with food and eating?

A ‘plant-based’ diet isn’t a ‘PLANT-ONLY’ DIET!

I’m a little tired of people using the term ‘plant-based’ to mean ‘plant-only’. It’s not correct. We don’t have to abandon meat and dairy completely. I eat a plant-based diet - lots of vegetables and salads as well as legumes, fruits, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. However, I do still eat small amounts of meat, fish and chicken, and it’s healthy. 

19 September 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Should your kids be taking multi-vitamins?

Do your kids need a multi-vitamin? Or perhaps a single specific vitamin like Vitamin D or a mineral like iron? As a general rule, I...

25 July 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

5 new products that help you eat right on the run

5 new products that help you eat right on the run

I was delighted to be a judge again for the 2017 Healthy Food Guide Magazine Awards. Reflecting on that process, I’ve summarised MY...

18 October 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Women and alcohol – what’s the problem?

Traditionally men were the big drinkers and they suffered all the social and health consequences associated with regular,...

21 June 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

20 great ways with fresh rosemary

Recently I posted on Instagram how much rosemary I had growing in my garden in the bush. It thrives in that hot dry climate which is...

5 April 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Ingredient substitution – how to make it work!

Ingredient substitution – how to make it work!

When the urge to cook strikes or you need to get dinner on the table, there’s nothing more annoying than realising you don’t have...

8 March 2017 by Guest post