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VegfestUK London

Win Tickets to VegFest London

Following its success in Brighton and Bristol, VegFest UK is making its London debut on October 5th and 6th 2013 at Kensington Olympia. If you are interested in all things vegetarian and vegan, this is the show for you and we have 10 pairs of tickets up for grabs. To win one of the 10 […]

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Harvard Says Reducing Red Meat Consumption can Extend Life by 20%

Harvard Says Reducing Red Meat Consumption can Extend Life by 20%

According to Harvard Medical School, cutting out or reducing red meat consumption can help prolong your life by up to 20%. The study, published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, looked at 84,000 women and 38,000 men’s diets in order to determine if it was really beneficial to consume a big juicy steak several times […]

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Sweet Potato & Lentil Curry [vegan] [gluten free] by The Flexitarian

Meat-free munchies: 10 places to taste…vegetarian and vegan food | Evening Times

via Meat-free munchies: 10 places to taste…vegetarian and vegan food | Evening Times Glaswegians tend to love their meat, but this week we’re focusing in on the greener side of the plate. No, we’re not talking a Glasgow salad… we’re looking at all things vegetable-based. Yelp Glasgow has scoured its reviews to bring you 10 […]

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redemption

Redemption: Alcohol-Free, Meat-Free Sunday Bar

Redemption is a new alcohol-free, meat-free Sunday Bar concept launching in London Sunday 21st of July at Netil House. In September, Redemption will open a permanent location a Trellick Tower in West London. Redemption aims to challenge the idea that you need alcohol to have a good time. According to its website, Redemption will serve […]

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seasonal food

Reconnecting With Seasonal Food

Walking the aisles of supermarkets it is easy to be confused about what constitutes seasonal food. A lot of produce is now imported to give us the “choice” we have become accustomed to. It usually comes at the price of flavour, nutritional content and food miles. There is no doubt that vegetables and fruit grown […]

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10 Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat More Vegetables.

10 Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat More Vegetables.

I never gave much thought about getting my children to eat their vegetables. That was until my daughter came along. It’s hard to believe my two kids are related sometimes. My son is an absolute delight to cook for. He pretty much eats everything, loves to try new things. My daughter is more tricky. It’s […]

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world environment day

12 Easy Ways To Reducing Food Waste

Today is World Environment Day and the theme for 2013 is Think.Eat.Save. Food waste is a huge problem for our planet. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), on the one hand every year 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted while on the other hand 1 in every 7 people in the […]

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slow food uk 2013

Slow Food UK Week 2013

Slow Food UK Week 2013 is in full swing so why not find out what’s happening and get involved. Slow Food is a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment. It was founded in 1989 in Italy. As […]

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National Vegetarian Week

It’s National Vegetarian Week! Dig In!

This week is National Vegetarian Week.  This is the perfect time to go meat-free and try your hand at some vegetarian cooking! The week long event is organised by the Vegetarian Society. There is plenty going on so make sure you check out their What’s Happening calendar for special offers, activities, events and happenings across […]

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quinoa

8 Great Sources Of Vegetable Proteins

Proteins are an essential part of a balanced diet. They are essential for growth and repair of the body. One of the biggest misconceptions about switching to a plant-based diet, is that it might not  provide enough proteins. The protein content of non-animal products is often overlooked by meat eaters yet vegetable proteins are present in a […]

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