One of our late Summer treats is to go pick our own corn. My kids love running through the fields, harvesting as many cobs as they can. Invariably, we, of course, end up with way too many so I am always on the lookout for new recipes. I guess us French people are not generally very […]
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Courgettes are a very versatile vegetable, yet until a few years ago I would only eat them cooked. Little did I know that a raw courgette salad was to become one of my staple Summer lunches. There is currently a glut of courgettes in the allotment next door, so much so that one of the […]
Voucherbox has just published a free low-cost recipe cookbook. Available online, CookeryBox is a collection of 22 unique scrumptious recipes for savvy cooks. Cooking from scratch is probably the best thing you can do for your health and your family. Processed food is laden with sugar, salt and fat which have been linked to weight gain, […]
First of all let me wish you a very Happy & Healthy New Year. After taking some time off over the holidays, I have been doing a bit of tidying up of the blog today as well as looking at stats and numbers. 2016 was a very productive year for The Flexitarian and I am really looking […]
Making your own pizza is fun, easy and so much healthier than ordering a takeaway. It is an ideal dish to prepare when you want to get the kids involved or if you are having a few friends around for a casual dinner. While a basic pizza dough will generally form the base, you can […]
It seems that more and more people are adopting a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle. Lots of others have also thought about making the change, but ultimately decide against it, because they feel that it will eliminate some of their favourite cuisines or make dining out difficult. The truth is that you can find tasty vegetarian […]
The 16th – 22nd May marks National Vegetarian Week so whether you’re looking for an alternative to your regular meat-based dishes or some inspiration for new veggie fare, here are 5 fantastic recipes from the Stove Site that you can cook outdoors in your Fornetto Oven: CATALAN VEGETABLE SALAD Enjoy a taste of Spain with […]
This week is British Sandwich Week, a celebration of the nation’s favourite food-on-the-go. Surprisingly, if you are looking to buy meat free sandwiches on your lunch break, the choice amongst British supermarkets and high street chains is quite poor. In fact, the new #MeatFreeLunch campaign by Eating Better found that, despite our growing appetite for meat free options, only 4% of shop sandwiches are […]
2015 has gone in a flash and I wanted to thank you for all your support. My motivation to start this blog was to share my experience and hope to encourage others to eat less meat to help strengthen a healthier and more sustainable food future. I am so glad to see more and more people embracing the flexitarian […]
“New traditions need to start somewhere . . ” this is how Yotam Ottolenghi introduced his vegetarian Christmas recipes a couple of weeks ago on twitter. New traditions… I like this especially as I see this is something we could be embracing as a family. Most people will not think about eating turkey the rest of the year, […]
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