Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Winter Minestrone, Grilled Mushroom Risotto & Vegan Pear Bourdaloue

Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Winter Minestrone, Grilled Mushroom Risotto & Vegan Pear Bourdaloue

Looking ahead to February, here is this week’s meat free meal plan. I am still in comfort food mode until the weather gets a little warmer. There has been a lot of talk about sugar in kid’s cereals this week with direct implications for obesity and diabetes. Morning time is always hectic, when you rush […]

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Deliciously Ella – Review + Giveaway

Deliciously Ella – Review + Giveaway

Something amazing is happening to Ella Woodward, creator of the healthy eating food blog Deliciously Ella. Her momentum is unbelievable. Not only has she amassed a huge following (with over two million visitors on her blog every month), she is also publishing her first cook book and as of last week is The Telegraph’s new […]

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Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Baked Beetroot Falafel, Black Eyed Pea Curry & Rhubarb Linzer Torte

Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Baked Beetroot Falafel, Black Eyed Pea Curry & Rhubarb Linzer Torte

Welcome to this week’s  meat free meal plan. This week I made this warming vegan Butternut Squash, Parsnip & Kale Soup with a delicious Moroccan twist. I love Little Miss Meat Free’s Baked Beetroot Falafels! If the cold weather always makes you feel a bit sluggish, try the Kale Detox Salad by Anna Watson Carl below as well as the Ayurvedic Detox Bowl { Khichari […]

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5 Delicious Blood Orange Salads

In Season – 5 Delicious Blood Orange Salads

I have been gorging on delicious blood oranges that I picked up from my local greengrocer. Blood oranges’ appeal is definitely in their boldness rather than coyness, so I smiled when I saw that Waitrose had renamed them “Blush Oranges”. Nothing as subdued for the French “oranges sanguines” or  Spanish “naranja sanguina”. In season from January to March, blood oranges are a feast for […]

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Urgent Recall - The True Cost of Food

The True Cost of Food – Urgent Recall

This article was written by Stephen Devlin and originally published by the New Economics Foundation. Re-blogged here with permission. For the past 12 months I’ve been taking a serious look at the reality of our modern food system and the impacts it has on our environment, our health and our communities. It was a sobering […]

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Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Veganuary, Chipotle Cauliflower, Orange Oreo Cheesecake

Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Veganuary, Chipotle Cauliflower, Orange Oreo Cheesecake

It has been many weeks since I published a Meat Free Meal Plan. Apologies! Things have been a bit hectic here and I had fallen behind with too many things. My Veganuary is doing well so far. I got a few highbrows raised from my friends followed by “what can you eat then??” :). I will not lie, […]

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Keep It Vegan - Review + Giveaway

Keep It Vegan – Review + Giveaway

Just before Christmas I was sent a copy of Keep it Vegan by Áine Carlin, food and fashion blogger at PeaSoup. The arrival of Keep it Vegan could not have been more timely as I was preparing for Veganuary. As I started browsing the book, I was  struck straight away by the diversity and  simplicity of most of the dishes. […]

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Flexitarian Diet In Top 5 Plant-Based Diets

Flexitarian Diet In Top 5 Plant-Based Diets

The Flexitarian Diet was ranked as #2 in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report’s Top 5 Plant-Based Diets. With the help of panel of health experts, the report (now it is fifth year) evaluated and ranked 35 diets looking at different factors such as how easy is it to follow; how nutritious it is; how safe it is; […]

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Vegetarian Recipes You’ll Love Post Christmas

Vegetarian Recipes You’ll Love Post Christmas!

So Christmas is well and truly over and done with for another year, we hope you all had a merry time feasting on your delicious homemade menus. But what will you do with the leftovers? Because let’s face it, you probably bought way too much again! Here are a few clever vegetarian recipes that you […]

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Our 5 Most Popular Recipes of 2014

Our 5 Most Popular Recipes of 2014

Looking back at 2014, I wanted to say thank you for all your support. It has been a busy year where I have enjoyed not only developing new recipes but also learning more about food and its challenges. I am glad to see that the trend towards “less meat eating” looks like to carry on in […]

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