Articles tagged with: grains

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 problems – or so the thinking goes. Gluten has been implicated in digestive problems including leaky gut syndrome leading to brain fog and auto-immune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS). It’s also blamed for osteoporosis, infertility, autism, schizophrenia and itchy skin rash. What if the problem isn’t gluten? Let’s take a look.

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

What is riboflavin (vitamin B2)?

What is riboflavin (vitamin B2)?

Riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2 as it was the second substance shown to be essential for human health (after Vitamin B1), is a...

26 November 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

What is thiamin (vitamin B1)?

What is thiamin (vitamin B1)?

Thiamin is one of the B group of vitamins and is known as B1 because it was the first of them to be discovered. It helps your cells...

4 June 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Quinoa, cranberry, parsley and cucumber salad

Quinoa, cranberry, parsley and cucumber salad

Use quinoa as the base but enliven it with the stronger flavours of cranberries, mint, parsley, onion and pistachio nuts. It's a...

28 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby