Articles tagged with: healthy lifestyle

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Fasts and fasting – religious and nutrition based

Every major religion has some sort of fast. In the 1960s, I grew up as a Catholic and the Lenten ritual of giving up something (for me it was sugar in my tea and coffee) and fasting was a normal part of the year. We also used to fast one hour before Mass so we could receive the sacrament of Holy Communion on an empty stomach. No meat was allowed on Fridays (which later morphed into only the Fridays of Lent). Here we examine the traditional fasts of major religions as well the newer...

16 January 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Meal kits for busy women

Are these really a time saver for busy women? Should you start using them? Who are they best for – singles? Couples? Or families?...

19 December 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Healthy Christmas gift ideas

Less than a month to go before Christmas! Each year it seems to get harder and harder to find gifts that are useful, healthy and...

5 December 2018 by Guest post

November 2018 Foodwatch Newsletter - Hot Food Trends for 2019, plus a special book offer

November 2018 Foodwatch Newsletter - Hot Food Trends for 2019, plus a special book offer

This will be my last Newsletter for 2018, so it’s fitting that it should cover my predictions for hot topics for 2019. I’d also...

27 November 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Apple Cider Vinegar - a look beyond the hype

Apple Cider Vinegar, or ACV, as it is commonly called in the acronym-addicted world of the net, has long been held to “be good for...

14 November 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

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...

7 November 2018 by Catherine Saxelby