Super foods

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 vegetables’. And yes, I know it’s good for our health, but I really doubt that most of us actually LIKE kale.

6 October 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

Open Sesame (seeds)! Nutrition secrets you need to know.

Open Sesame (seeds)! Nutrition secrets you need to know.

There’s a lot to know about sesame seeds. Join me as I delve into their nutritional value and show you how you can use them in your...

7 July 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

Super foods, the ultimate health foods – Barley

Super foods, the ultimate health foods – Barley

An old-fashioned grain, barley is set to shine again as a comfort food that’s good for you. In this post I’ll tell you all about...

8 May 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

Turmeric - ancient spice, modern cure-all?

Turmeric - ancient spice, modern cure-all?

In traditional Ayurverdic Indian medicine, turmeric (Curcuma longa), the bright orange-yellow spice used as the basis of curries, is...

21 November 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Hemp seeds now here!

Hemp seeds now here!

Move over linseed. Step aside chia. In Australia, hemp seeds have now been approved for consumption and you’ll soon see them...

7 March 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Kefir – the latest fermenting favourite

Kefir – the latest fermenting favourite

Fermented foods are all the go at the moment. They’ve been around for centuries but only recently have they been recognised for...

17 May 2017 by Guest post