Archive | Lifestyle RSS feed for this section

New Chiquito Vegan Menu

The New Chiquito Vegan Menu

Last Friday we headed to London to try the new Chiquito vegan menu. Launched just a few weeks ago, Chiquito’s plant-based selection includes exotic proteins from around the world such as jackfruit, banana blossom, palm hearts and soya protein Oumph! to create a fiesta of taste-exploding vegan foods. In central London, Chiquito is located in […]

Read More
The Body Shop Wonky Vegs Carrots 3

Give your beauty routine a makeover with The Body Shop wonky vegs and fruits new head-to-toe beauty collections

In a bid to reduce food waste, The Body Shop wonky vegs and fruits ranges is using carrots and bananas that would otherwise be thrown away simply because they look crooked, In the past ugly vegs have been blamed for up to 40 per cent of wasted produce. Recently there has been a number of […]

Read More
Berry Goodness A Farm to Fork visit in Kent v8

Berry Goodness: A Farm to Fork visit in Kent

Heading to Hugh Lowe Farms between Tonbridge and Maidstone, it does not take long to understand why Kent is known as the garden of England. With its abundance of fruit orchards, hop gardens, vegetable fields and even some vineyards, the county is home to many favourite British crops. Amongst them, the quintessential English strawberries and […]

Read More
World Meat Free Week

World Meat Free Week: try just one meat-free meal for the health of our planet

Try just one meat-free meal for the health of our planet during World Meat Free Week between 17-23 June 2019 www.worldmeatfreeweek.com@Meat_Free_Week #WorldMeatFreeWeek Today June 17th, sees the beginning of World Meat Free Week 2019.  This year’s campaign returns to put a spotlight on the importance of reducing our meat intake for the sake of our […]

Read More
Wake Up To Organic

Wake Up To Organic and Grab A Free Breakfast

Wake up to organic and grab a free breakfast tomorrow June 12th as 300 local cafes, delis, farm shops and independent stores around the country are opening their doors to spread the joy of organic food. The day is designed to promote enjoyment and awareness of eating food that not only tastes delicious, but is […]

Read More
Watercress - A British Superfood To (Re)discover

Watercress – A British Superfood To (Re)discover

f A couple of weeks ago I headed to Hampshire to visit Drayton Watercress Farm. Located right next to the tracks of the Watercress Line railway in Alresford, Drayton Farm was set up in the 1880s in response to the huge popularity of watercress, which at the time was a staple of the working-class diet. […]

Read More
Growing Underground - London's First Underground Farm

Growing Underground – London’s First Underground Farm

It would probably be a major surprise to most locals to learn that below the busy high street of London’s Clapham Common, lies Growing Underground, London’s first underground farm. World War II tunnels built as air-raid shelters provide the perfect environment for this unique urban farm. Cities dwellers are on the rise all over the […]

Read More
9 Eco Easter Eggs 2019

9 Eco Easter Eggs

With Easter just around the corner, I decided to round-up some of my favourite eco Easter eggs. Many Easter eggs are over-packaged in unnecessary plastic that is near impossible to recycle. After Christmas, this is the time of the year where we go, once again, in packaging and waste overdrive. Here are my 6 favourite […]

Read More
Pret A Manger water fountains

Pret A Manger rolls out 250 water fountains where anyone can refill for free

In a bid to reduce plastic bottle use, Pret encourages customers (and passers-by) to ‘fill up for free’ at any of its 250 filtered water fountains. Self-service water stations have been rolled out around the country to help remove the barrier of asking for a refill, with one in five feeling uncomfortable asking even when […]

Read More
Our Week in South Devon Burgh Island and South West Coast Path v8

Our Week in South Devon: Burgh Island and South West Coast Path

Having thoroughly enjoyed our Family Spa Break At Beyond Escapes in January, we headed back to South Devon for February half-term, staying at Bigbury-on-Sea to explore Burgh Island and a small part of the South West Coast Path. Whether you want an active holiday or something more laid back, there is plenty to enjoy and […]

Read More