Slow-cooked beef & barley soup

Slow-cooked beef & barley soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tsp olive oil 500g beef steak, trimmed, chopped 2 carrots, peeled, finely chopped 2 celery sticks, trimmed, chopped 1 large brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves 500ml (2 cups) beef stock 375ml (1½ cups) water 400g can diced tomatoes 75g (1/3 cup) pearl barley,…

Fish with ratatouille

Ingredients (4 servings) 4 white fish fillets (Hake) 250g cherry tomatoes, halved 1 green capsicum, seeded and thinly sliced 1 red capsicum, seeded and thinly sliced 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 onion, sliced 1½ tablespoons torn basil 3 teaspoons balsamic vinegar Method To make ratatouille heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large saucepan over medium…

Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is seen alongside diabetes in as many as 65% of people who suffer from diabetes. Studies on the matter suggest that it is because the condition causes the heart to work much harder than usual, and it can leave you at risk of developing other serious health issues like heard disease, stroke,…