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Eat honey and ‘Feel Good’ 29th August, 2013

What’s the difference between sugar and honey? In episode six of ‘Feel Good Food’, I explain the pros and cons and share with you the medicinal benefits of this gorgeous golden syrup miraculously produced by our busy bee friends. Did you know that honey has shown to be effective in the treatment of ulcers, asthama, allergies, burns, skin wounds and as an anti-inflammatory to relieve pain, reduce infection, clean wounds and

Eat mint and ‘Feel Good’ 29th August, 2013

In episode five of ‘Feel Good Food’, I talk about an ingredient that has a prominent and secure position in most people’s gardens and is used just as much in winter as it is in the warmer months of summer. Did you know that mint is the most called upon herb for soothing a great deal of ailments from indigestion to heartburn and the common cold to bad breath? Did

Culinary super stars at Gourmet Escape 26th August, 2013

Here’s a sneak peek of who you can expect to see while taste testing delicious wines and sampling mouth-watering foods at the Gourmet Village being held at Leeuwin Estate in Margaret River, 22 – 24 November 2013. Go to www.gourmetescape.com.au/stars to read more about our very own Louise FitzRoy.

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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After all our recent weather events, here is a photo that is definitely worth sharing! Thank you to Barb Eulenstein at Boola in NSW for your amazing photography skills to capture this incredible moment. #FromPaddocktoPlate #feedyourmid

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