Time to look back at 2019 and find out what were your favourite flexitarian recipes. Thank you for making this year the best so far for The Flexitarian. I am really proud of this community and hope we can motivate more and more people to embrace a flexitarian diet. What a difference this last […]
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Thank you for making 2018, The Flexitarian’s best year so far. There is now a third of the UK population actively trying to reduce its meat consumption and the plant-based revolution shows no signs of slowing down. 2018 has seen more and more restaurants offering meat-free options and a record number of vegan lines being […]
Whatever the season, there is always a time when fruit bowls look a little bit worse for wear. Even if you try to make sure overripe fruits at the bottom of the bowl make it back to the top, some produce always ends up rotting away. From banana bread to vegan cakes, there are many […]
Last week, I was invited to a Quorn vegan cookalong where we learned to prepare some quick and easy 15-minute recipes using the Quorn vegan range. I cook mostly from scratch but there are a few occasions when I enlist the help of meat substitutes for a change from our regular meal pattern. I always […]
Hurrah it’s National Vegetarian Week, a celebration of delicious vegetarian and vegan food. This year I am very excited to have been able to support this event by taking part in the National Vegetarian Week London Underground campaign. You can spot my ads in Green Park and Stepney Green stations . If you are in town […]
Thank you so much for all your support this year. It has been great to see so many more people embracing the flexitarian diet. Looking ahead to 2018, the plant-based movement shows no signs of slowing down. Currently over 40% of the UK population is now making a conscious effort to reduce its meat consumption. […]
Pasta is such a comforting food, but often laden with cream and cheese. If you prefer to avoid dairy, here are 10 essential vegan pasta sauce recipes to try. Some of them use nuts (which are brilliant at imitating dairy), others use pulses, others substitute cream and cheese with silky avocados. One thing is for sure, […]
We throw out around 24 million slices of bread every day in the UK! What a waste of perfectly good food and money. Freezing your bread loaf and using just what you need if one of the best way to prevent wasting it. Amongst the avoidable food waste are leftover bread crusts which some people […]
Are you thinking of adding more vegan dishes to your cooking repertoire but are not sure where to start? You are not alone. I meet many people who feel daunted by vegan food, unsure if it will be any good. When I first became flexitarian, my knowledge of vegan recipes was literally limited to salads. Looking for […]
When it comes to a satisfying meal, it is hard to beat a hearty jacket potato recipe. You can keep it healthy with a vegan or vegetarian option that is not overloaded with cheese or butter. Some of my favourite fillings include beans and lentils mixed with seasonal vegetables laced in a rich and creamy […]
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