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Tantalise Your Tastebuds with Healthy Eating

  If you enjoy cooking for your family and friends, you know the healthy benefits excellently prepared food brings to the table.  When you have good eating habits, prepare your dishes with health in mind, and follow the four food groups, your family will certainly be healthier, happier, and in better shape both physically and […]

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10 Homemade Vegan Treats for Halloween

10 Homemade Vegan Treats for Halloween

October half-term is always full of excitement in our house. Kids are counting down to Halloween and enjoy getting involved in spooky cooking. They are full of gruesome inspiration. My 7 year old is devising an “interesting” recipe for eyeball cupcakes which so far looks fit for the occasion. Holidays are the perfect time to […]

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Green Kitchen Travels

Green Kitchen Travels – Review, Recipes + Giveaway

I could not have picked a more exciting cookbook than Green Kitchen Travels to be hosting my first Book Blog Tour.  It is a book I was instantly drawn to, as it appeals to two of my passions: meat free cooking & travel! Green Kitchen Travels is the second cookbook by David Frenkiel & Luise Vindahl (the […]

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Eating Better Meat - Understanding Welfare Labels

Eating Better Meat – Understanding Welfare Labels

Being a flexitarian has always been for me not only about “eating less meat” but also, when you eat it, about “eating better meat”. By “better meat” I mean meat from animals that are properly looked after and raised to higher welfare standards. Animal farming has changed a great deal over the past 70 years or so. Our growing appetite for […]

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Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Wild Mushrooms Melts, Butternut Squash Enchilada & Blackberry Porridge

Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Wild Mushrooms Melts, Butternut Squash Enchilada & Blackberry Porridge

Welcome to another week of meat free meal ideas. The Indian Summer has been replaced by rainy cold weather. The type of weather that makes me crave hearty food. So here is a selection of some of my favourite seasonal recipes. The Londoner’s  Wild Mushroom Melt makes an easy dinner that you can serve with […]

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10 best 30 minute vegetarian meal

10 Best 30-Minute Vegetarian Meal Recipes

Whenever I speak about the flexitarian diet, people are usually very receptive “yes of course, eating less meat makes sense”. Then comes the usual objection “I am not sure I have the time though, cooking vegetables takes so much longer than meat”. Most of us lead busy lives juggling jobs, family and everything else, yet time […]

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9 easy ways to garden tomatoes

9 Easy Ways to Use All Those Garden Tomatoes

The title of this post is very ironic as our tomato crop was so poor this year, we just had them in salads. Last week end I got tomato envy, dining at friends who regularly produce tons of them! Green, yellow, red, chocolatey in all shapes and forms their home grown tomatoes made a beautiful centrepiece […]

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Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Blackberry, Figs, Pears and Wild Mushrooms

This week’s meat free meal plan is packed with seasonal recipes with lots of comfort food to ease into chillier Autumn days. For those of you foraging make sure you try the delicious “Blackberry Coconut Smoothie Bowl” and “Courgette & Wild Mushrooms Risotto”. I often make popcorn for the kids and love the recipe below of […]

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10 Best Vegetarian Chillis

10 Best Vegetarian Chilli Recipes

As we slip into Autumn, chilli is for me the ultimate comfort food. Ideal when you have a crowd to feed or whenever you want an easy one pot recipe. Versatile, chilli will sit proudly on your table to suit any occasions from casual entertaining, world cup, superbowl to birthday parties. Vegetarian chillis are perfect to accommodate Autumn […]

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Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Smoky Tomato Lentil Soup, Mexican Stew & Korean Noodles

Here is to a seasonal and international meat free meal plan with some warming dishes to ease you into Autumn. I love Post Punk Kitchen’s Smoky Tomato Lentil Soup, so tasty and delicious! Courgettes are still on the menu adding a wonderful touch to my Indian Summer Mexican Stew. The Butternut Squash and Black Beans Tagliatelles by Food to Glow make […]

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