Articles tagged with: carbohydrates

Lentils – my smart legume

Lentils – my smart legume

Lentils are one of the oldest legumes and integral to the cuisines of the Middle East, India and Eastern Europe. They are well and truly worth including in your everyday eating for lots and lots of reasons.

7 November 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

5 healthier alternatives to white flour

5 healthier alternatives to white flour

White flour is highly processed, carbohydrate-dense (think 76 per cent), energy-dense (1540 kilojoules or, 358 Calories per 100...

10 October 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Wheat – have we overdone it?

Wheat – have we overdone it?

While wheat is fabulous at making soft breads and being extruded into pasta and noodles, it has come to dominate our daily diet in...

22 August 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Read on - here I take a look at these cute mini-pots of fresh growing herbs for your kitchen. Are they worth buying? Are they easy to look after?

Product Snapshot: Spud Lite Potatoes with 25 per cent less carbs

A potato with 25 per cent LESS carbs? Does this mean they are low GI also? Would they be suitable for people with diabetes? And how...

1 November 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Overnight Oats – a super-convenient and healthy breakfast

Overnight Oats – a super-convenient and healthy breakfast

I’m loving the convenience of this quick made-in-a-jar method for breakfast oats. To me, the recipe sounds a lot like that...

19 April 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

March 2017 Foodwatch Newsletter - Carbs, low-carb, no-carb – what’s best?

March 2017 Foodwatch Newsletter - Carbs, low-carb, no-carb – what’s best?

Carbs provide our bodies with the energy we need to do the things we do every day as well as to run all the processes of our body....

28 March 2017 by Catherine Saxelby