Welcome to your 2017 plate: food trends for the year

It’s an exciting time for me. Lover of the novel and unique; my news feed in January brings me joy in the form of list upon list of the new and interesting foods I can spend all year trying. So I’ve rounded up my favourites and added a few of my own. Welcome to your 2017…

Food trends: Pea Milk

Move over kale and coconut water – there are some new food trends ready to take centre stage this year. This week the spotlight is on Pea Milk What is it? Almond milk latte, quinoa milk porridge, or a refreshing coconut milk on ice. The market for plant milks have surged in the past few years,…

The Pegan diet: When Paleo Met Vegan

Earlier this year, a new diet trend was born that claimed the healthiest way of eating was to combine two popular diets.  The Paleo diet and the vegan diet. Although this may seem contradictory – after all, vegans eschew meat while Paleo encourage plenty of it – the diet believes combining the best parts of both…

Food trends: Bone broth

Move over kale and coconut water – there are some new food trends ready to take centre stage in 2015. This week we are looking at…Bone Broth What is it? While there is nothing new about broth; bone broth has been gaining popularity recently, mainly with followers of the paleo diet, who have spruiked it into…

Food trends: Kombucha

Move over kale and coconut water – there are some new food trends ready to take centre stage in 2015. This week we are looking at…Kombucha tea What is it? You may have seen bottles of this starting to appear in your local health food shop or supermarket and wondered what it is. Kombucha tea…

Food Trends: Birch Water

Move over kale and coconut water – there are some new food trends ready to take centre stage in 2015. This week we are looking at… Birch Water What is it? Like it’s coconut water cousin, birch water is a type of plant water. It is made from the sap of birch trees, where the trees are…

Activated Nuts – a Superfood or a Superfraud?

Made infamous by the Pete Evans’ My Day on a Plate article back in 2012, activated almonds took Twittersphere by storm, with dozens of tweets mocking the pretentious menu. Since then, activated nuts have become a mainstay for all health food shops and Paleo fans. Are activated nuts a superfood as claimed, or just a super…