Green T’s Healthy Eating Blog

The Mediterranean Diet

Hardly a week goes by without an article in the press which extols the virtues of the Mediterranean Diet. Whether it's Crete, Sicily, Pioppi or the so-called "Blue Zones" of Sardinia and Icaria. These are amongst the longest lived populations in the world, at least...

Harissa – Spice of Life

A slight departure from some of my previous articles I wanted to write a short post about a wonderful, spicy condiment that can be used to liven up any food. Ubiquitous in North African cuisine, harissa is an astonishingly wonderful chilli-based condiment. Originating...

What We’ve Been Eating This Last Week

The first instalment in my semi-regular update of what's been going on in Tommy's Happy Kitchen! Following last week's blog this is the first instalment in capturing some of the goodies that have been concocted in my kitchen. It's not an exhaustive food diary but aims...

The Microbiome

What if I told you that more than 90% of the genes and cells in your own body don't belong to you? I don't mean that your genes are not "your" genes because they are inherited from your parents. No, I am talking about the genes and cells from other organisms...

New Series – What I’ve Been Cooking This Week

So I am going to launch a new blog series called what I've been cooking this week. Where possible I love cooking from fresh. But various cookbooks by certain celeb chefs sets an unrealistic standard; does anyone have time to cook every single meal from scratch? The...

Clean Eating – Here Comes the Backlash

The recent negative press coverage of the Clean Eating "movement" which culminated in last night's BBC Horizon program has been a long time coming and should probably be seen as inevitable. But why? Those Crazy Brits Again! First, the British press loves to build...