Articles tagged with: grains

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

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?

Grains you may not know about - buckwheat

With an earthy flavour and its distinctive triangular shape, buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) is a wonderful addition to your...

21 July 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What if the problem isn’t gluten?

What if the problem isn’t gluten?

Gluten is viewed as the number one dietary villain in the average Western diet. Avoid gluten and you can avoid a myriad of health...

10 July 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

The sourdough revolution

The sourdough revolution

It’s no secret that I love bread! It’s my favourite carbohydrate, way ahead of potato, rice or pasta. So, it breaks my heart when...

3 July 2019 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