Meat Free May

Take on The Challenge of Meat Free May

If you are already giving up meat one or twice a week, are you ready to go one step further and give up meat for a whole month? Friends of the Earth is inviting you to take on the Challenge of Meat Free May, a campaign led by Young Friends of the Earth – their grassroots group for people aged […]

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Earth Day Meatless Monday

Earth Day 2014: Go Meat-Free One Day A Week

Happy Earth Day! Since 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated every year on April 22nd. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilise the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it […]

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Plan Ahead – 7 Meat Free Dishes + 3 Vegan Desserts April 18 2014

Plan Ahead – 7 Meat Free Dishes + 3 Vegan Desserts

Spring has finally arrived and with a long bank holiday ahead, this week’s meat-free meal plan includes some recipes for entertaining and quick midweek options. If you are still looking for inspiration for Easter Sunday lunch, why not try our vegetarian Moroccan Easter menu. It is a break from tradition but so delicious it will […]

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A Vegetarian Moroccan Easter Sunday Lunch Menu

A Morrocan Vegetarian Easter Sunday Lunch Menu

This year again, there will be no traditional leg of lamb on our Easter table. We stopped eating lamb as a family ever since our son declared “he did not want to eat baby animals”. We could not really argue and felt guilty not to have come to this conclusion earlier. Inspired by Diana Henry’s […]

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Plan Ahead – 7 Meat Free Dishes + 3 Vegan Desserts April 11 2014

Plan Ahead – 7 Meat Free Dishes + 3 Vegan Desserts

Here are this week’s 7 Meat Free Dishes and 3 Vegan Desserts / Breakfasts to help you plan your week meal plan and shopping list. Look out for early season asparagus. Our highlights this week include the “Asparagus Sundried Tomato & Olive Loaf by BBC Good Food” which is a winner if you are entertaining. […]

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Plan Ahead – 7 Meat Free Dishes + 3 Vegan Desserts

Every Friday we will pick out 7 Meat Free Dishes and 3 Vegan Desserts or Breakfasts to help you plan your weekly meal plan and shopping list. Ingredients are as much as possible seasonal. Great lunch box fillers this week include: the warm lentils salad  (also delicious cold), sweet potato kale and quinoa fritters and the new potato salad. […]

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Seasonal Food - What to Eat in April

Seasonal Food – What to Eat in April

British Summer Time  is here, bulbs are flowering and the temperature is getting warmer. After a long and wet Winter, Spring has finally arrived! The first British asparagus are making their appearance. They have a short season so make sure you make the best of it. Seasonal favourites also include watercress, spinach, broccoli. What to […]

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VegFest Bristol Competition

Win Tickets To VegFest Bristol Music Festival

    Win Tickets to VegFest Bristol’s Music Festival! To win either 2 tickets for Friday Night or 2 tickets for Saturday Night “Like” our Facebook page here AND “Subscribe” to our newsletter (top right Subscribe link on this page) Headliners are: Friday May 23rd - Boney M ft. Maizie Williams, Gwen Dickey’s Rose Royce, Abba Gold Saturday […]

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10 Best Vegetarian Lasagnas

10 Best Vegetarian Lasagnas

Looking for a vegetarian lasagna recipe? Here are some tantalising dishes which explore not only different fillings such as butternut squash, spinach, kale, asparagus … but which  also take the perennial Italian dish to new culinary frontiers such as Indian or Mexican. Vegetarian lasagna is an easy crowd pleaser with meat eaters and children alike. […]

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Tofu

How To Cook Tofu

Tofu was first used in Chinese cooking over 2000 years and has now become a staple for vegetarian and vegan western cooking as it boosts an impressive nutritional value, being high in protein + calcium and low in fat + sodium and iron.  Tofu is made from curdled soya milk. Tofu is so versatile you can pretty much do anything […]

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