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Reconnecting With Seasonal Foods

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 many thoughts on how to get my kids to eat more 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 […]

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12 Easy Ways To Reducing Food Waste

Today is World Environment Day and the theme for 2013 is Think.Eat.Save. What better opportunity to learn how to reduce food waste?! 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 […]

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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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8 Great Sources Of Vegetarian Protein

Do you worry that by eating less meat, fish and dairy you might not be getting enough vegetarian protein? One of the biggest misconceptions about switching to a plant-based diet is that it might not provide enough proteins. Why are proteins important? Proteins are an essential part of a balanced diet. Amino acids are the […]

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