Healthy eating

What is your relationship with food and eating?

7 ways to trick your taste buds into loving vegetables

Chefs are masters at trickery. They know a splash of olive oil or sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds does wonders for vegetables. So, follow their lead! Let’s make our veggies lively and great tasting so you – and the kids – will WANT to wolf them down. These seven ideas start simple then progress in complexity.

13 October 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

The kale backlash

Why is kale (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) singled out for superfood status? It appears in many ‘lists of the healthiest...

6 October 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Are ‘naturally sugar-free’ soft drinks actually natural?

A while back, I asked my readers what you were most interested in knowing about. Some of you wrote back asking about sugar-free soft...

8 September 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Should I drink sugar-free fizzy drinks every day?

Sugar-free soft drinks, which have been around in various forms for almost 40 years, still have their problems. Remember Tab?...

1 September 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Grains you may not know about - teff

Teff (Eragrostis tef ) is one of the so-called “Ancient Grains” which I have talked about on the Foodwatch website...

18 August 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