Link Up Your #MeatFree #RecipeoftheWeek January 16-23

Link Up Your #MeatFree #RecipeoftheWeek January 16-23

Thank you to Life by Laura for linking up her delicious recipe for Chocolate Raspberry Zoats last week. Porridge is a great Winter favourite, although courgettes and rapsberries would be seasonal in Summer. A seasonal alternative for the Winter could be to use oranges or pears (which both make delicious combo with chocolate), and make porridge simply with oats […]

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Meat Free Meal Plan: Roasted Cauliflower & Sweet Potato Lentil Soup, Turmeric Curry with Coconut Tofu and Shitakes + Carrot & Chickpea Salad

Meat Free Meal Plan: Roasted Cauliflower & Sweet Potato Lentil Soup, Turmeric Curry with Coconut Tofu and Shitakes + Carrot & Chickpea Salad

How is your Veganuary going so far?  My week has been 99% vegan (except for the milk in my coffee – something I am finding hard to change). This Wednesday we are celebrating the 2nd edition Global Pulse Day. Beans, peas and lentils are considered an invaluable food for a healthy and sustainable future. Since becoming […]

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World Pulse Day 2017

Global Pulse Day

Small but mighty pulses are considered to be an invaluable food for a healthy and sustainable future. So much so that the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) declared 2016 Year of The Pulses. As we step into 2017, we prepare to celebrate Global Pulse Day on January 18th. Pulses are low in fat, high […]

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5 Ways To Cook With Celeriac

In Season : 5 Ways To Cook With Celeriac

Under its pale and knobbly appearance, celeriac hides a world of flavours and possibilities. It is a root vegetable that should not be confused with the bright and crunchy leafy green celery. In fact, even if you are not keen on celery, you might just love celeriac milder taste. Celeriac is quite a dense vegetable with […]

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Meat Free Recipe of the week 090117

New Linky #MeatFree #RecipeoftheWeek January 9-15

Welcome to the brand new #MeatFree #RecipeoftheWeek linky. If you are a food blogger, I would love to see your creations to inspire more and more people to eat less meat. Every week, I will review my favourite recipes and share them on social media. In keeping with The Flexitarian’s philosophy they are two rules: the recipe(s) […]

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Meat Free Meal Plan: Avocado & Mango Black Bean Salad, Watercress, Spinach & Leek Soup + One-Pot Split Pea Curry

Meat Free Meal Plan: Avocado & Mango Black Bean Salad, Watercress, Spinach & Leek Soup + One-Pot Split Pea Curry

This is the first meal plan for 2017. Having signed up to Veganuary all the recipes are vegan. One week on in my new vegan challenge, I am doing well so far. Eating vegan at home have been relatively easy. One mishap was a homemade vegan cheese pizza. Not great really, the cheese was coconut […]

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The Hot List – January 2017

The Hot List – January 2017

1. AMAZING GRASS – GREEN SUPERFOOD WATERMELON ENERGY Amazing Grass has a full range of wheatgrass powders which are ideal to supercharge your day. This Watermelon Energy  contains about 85mg of plant-based caffeine per serving. It is a powerful blend of nutritious greens, phytonutrient-packed fruits, veggies and cereal grasses, digestive enzymes and probiotics.  I like […]

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Top 5 Recipes 2016 by The Flexitarian

Your Top 5 Recipes For 2016

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 […]

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5 Best Food Subscription Gifts

5 Best Food Subscription Gifts

If you are still looking for Christmas gift ideas, here are 5 subscription gifts that will satisfy any food lover. A great present to keep on enjoying all year round. Pomora Adopt An Olive Tree – £29 per quarter With Pomora you can adopt an olive tree from one of  two award-winning growers – Carmelo from Sicily […]

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How Changing The Way We Eat Can Help Preserve UK Wildlife

How Changing The Way We Eat Can Help Preserve UK Wildlife

You may have heard of the State of Nature report. Launched in 2013, the report provides an compelling annual snapshot of how wildlife is doing in the UK, in its seas and in the Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories. It draws on data and expertise provided by more than 50 nature conservation and research organisations […]

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