Articles tagged with: family fare

How to make your own soup stock and bone broth

How to make your own soup stock and bone broth

There’s nothing’s more comforting than a bowl of hot, hearty, home-made soup on a cold winter’s day. I’m a huge fan of soup and I’d love to share what I reckon is the secret of a really good soup. Yes, it’s the underlying base stock that gives a soup that wonderful richness and savoury delicious-ness. Here’s how I get that quality into my own soups, without overloading my body with excess salt.

29 July 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. How do I get my kids to eat vegetables?

Q. How do I get my kids to eat vegetables?

A. It's hard work! But it pays to be persistent. Over the years, I've worked out a number of techniques to help parents and used them...

12 February 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q.  Our kids have so many activities after school it’s hard for us all to eat together. Does this matter?

Q. Our kids have so many activities after school it’s hard for us all to eat together. Does this matter?

A. Family meals are really important – not only for nutrition but for the conversation. A large US study has confirmed that eating...

13 January 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. How often should my teenage kids eat fast food?

Q. How often should my teenage kids eat fast food?

A. No more than twice a week, according to a recent US study. The CARDIA study, the first over the long-term to investigate the link...

12 September 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q.  My family has a history of bowel cancer. Should I be eating more fibre?

Q. My family has a history of bowel cancer. Should I be eating more fibre?

The question in full: Q. As my family has a history of bowel cancer, should I be eating more fibre? Does the way I cook food affect...

31 May 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

My visit to UNCLE TOBYS oats facility

My visit to UNCLE TOBYS oats facility

I was lucky enough to score an invite to see how UNCLE TOBYS rolled oats are made. As one of a small group of media dietitians we got...

22 March 2013 by Catherine Saxelby