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VegFest London

A visit to VegFest London

I had a busy family week-end but I managed to make a quick visit to VegFest London at Kensington Olympia. VegFest UK was bringing for the first time in London around 180 stalls of the latest vegetarian and vegan products plus cookery classes, a Living Raw prep zone, talks and presentations, yoga workshops, live comedy and […]

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foraging

Foraging Essentials

As hunter-gatherers we were foraging for subsistence and today still in some areas of the world foraging for food is a normal way of life. Where I grew up this is just something people did. I remember my granddad picking mushrooms, berries, fruits, leaves, flowers and turning them into jams, drinks, meals and alcoholic concoctions. […]

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food waste

Food Waste – A Story of Excess

ACK! I Don’t Know If I Can Throw Away Last Week’s Pasta Now. You’ve heard it before: We throw away a lot of food. But if statistics about hunger and food waste aren’t compelling enough to get you to eat your leftovers, this video’s got some fresh ways of looking at the issue. Be sure to stick […]

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urban food fortnight 2013

Urban Food Fortnight – London 2013

Over the next two weeks, London will feast on the fabulous local produce being grown, produced and cooked on its doorstep. The second Urban Food Fortnight will begin on Saturday 14th September, at a host of different venues and settings across London with exciting events highlighting the amazing food being grown, produced and eaten in […]

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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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