Articles tagged with: healthy cooking

13 trans fat foods to remove from your diet!

13 trans fat foods to remove from your diet!

Trans fats are a nutrition no-no. Yet they’re in demand for many and varied quality reasons. For instance, they make food taste crisp and crunchy, they are more stable so food lasts longer on the shelves, and they cost less. However, they’re a hazard for your heart and are now thought to be a trigger for inflammation and metabolic syndrome. So where are they and how do you avoid them? Here are my top 13 worst offenders to steer clear of.

17 January 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

5 new products that help you eat right on the run

5 new products that help you eat right on the run

I was delighted to be a judge again for the 2017 Healthy Food Guide Magazine Awards. Reflecting on that process, I’ve summarised MY...

18 October 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

My Vegetable Fried Rice

My Vegetable Fried Rice

Here is a great way to use up any extra vegetables hanging around in your refrigerator and make fried rice healthier. It’s a...

16 August 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Spiced Root Vegetable & Red Lentil Soup

Spiced Root Vegetable & Red Lentil Soup

Just because the temperature has dropped, doesn’t mean our diet has to suffer. The cooler months can offer a huge variety of...

2 August 2017 by Guest Post

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: Lotus Green Banana Flour

Ever heard of green banana flour? Apparently it’s traditionally eaten as a porridge in developing countries and has only recently...

14 June 2017 by Guest reviewer

Product Review: Delicious Nutritious Ready Meals

Product Review: Delicious Nutritious Ready Meals

We’re busy and time-poor. But we still want to eat something healthy – and tasty – before we fly out the door. Despite all good...

26 April 2017 by Catherine Saxelby