Decoding Food Labels: Do you really know how much sugar you are eating?

Sugar is everywhere and we know that it is bad for us? But why is it so hard to give up? One reason is that, even if we are avoiding ‘sweets’ we are still consuming huge amounts of sugars in the processed foods we eat. It’s in almost all of packaged foods (even the ones that … More Decoding Food Labels: Do you really know how much sugar you are eating?

Deconstructed Salmon Falafel with a Tomato & Avocado Salsa

I’ve debated for years over what to call this recipe. It was born out of a failed falafel recipe which turned out to be so much better than what it was meant to be. Basically, it’s a base of cous cous, mashed chickpeas & flaked salmon fried in coconut oil topped with a tangy tomato … More Deconstructed Salmon Falafel with a Tomato & Avocado Salsa

Decoding Food Labels: 3 Simple Tips to Understanding Ingredients

A general rule of thumb is that if the front label on the item of food claims it is healthy, it probably isn’t. A healthy food normally doesn’t need to advertise itself as such because it’s obviously healthy. Because food marketers have begun using more and more tricks to get us to buy their products, … More Decoding Food Labels: 3 Simple Tips to Understanding Ingredients