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Popeye not the only fan of spinach 15th August, 2013

A winter super food! Popeye certainly knew it and now we’re all embracing the nutritional goodness bursting from the leaves of spinach. Also known as “the Persian Green” given its native origin to Persia (modern day Iran), this leafy salad ingredient is low in calories and a good source of vitamin C, vitamin A and minerals, especially iron. On our farm in northern NSW, the spinach is growing out of

Your new best friend in winter 22nd July, 2013

You thought you could only get along in summer, but it turns out the humble mint leaf also has an enourmous amount to offer you in winter. So don’t turn your back on this friendly green when the the weather turns cold – embrace this versatile herb with open arms. I started thinking about this over the weekend while picking mint leaves from the garden to melt into jelly and sauce for

Eat capsicum and ‘Feel Good’ 15th July, 2013

In episode four of ‘Feel Good Food’, I share interesting facts I bet you didn’t know about capsicums. Did you know that green capsicums are actually unripened yellow or red capsicums? That’s why a green capsicum will always taste a tad more bitter than a red one. Did you also know that if you sprinkle cayenne pepper (a variety of capsicum more suited to drying) in your socks it will keep

Eat cabbage and ‘Feel Good’ 3rd July, 2013

Join The Health Club! Go on! You know you want to. In episode three of ‘Feel Good Food’, I chat to Meghan Woods about the wonders of walnuts, pear and cabbage. Did you know that cabbage is one of the oldest vegetables dating back to the 1600’s? The Health Club is a monthly program on ABC digital radio, which uncovers health and fitness trends. Discover ways to improve your physical and

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