Seasonal Food January

Seasonal Food – What To Eat in January

New Year . . . New You ?! Here is some inspiration to fill your plate with some of the best seasonal food. Beetroot – enjoy roasted or in salad, risotto, pasta or vegan cakes. Brussels Sprouts –  great in casseroles or even in salads. Cauliflower – Bill Clinton recommends “whipped cauliflower as a substitute for […]

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Let's Talk Turkey

Let’s Talk Turkey

It was only a matter of time but I finally said it: “Shall we drop the turkey this year?”. My husband raised an eyebrow: “really?”. “Well yes” I replied “I find it quite sinister to eat an animal whose sole purpose in life is to grace our Christmas table”. I started on my flexitarian journey […]

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Adopt a Veg

Adopt a Veg This Christmas

My husband is very fond of parsnips so I have just adopted one as a Christmas present. Not any parsnip though, but the ‘Guernsey Half Long’  a French heirloom variety that is more than a 150 years old. I had never given much thought about forgotten vegetables until a couple of year ago when we bought some […]

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10 Christmas Gifts for Flexitarians

10 Christmas Gifts for Flexitarians

Are you looking to inspire someone to eat less meat this Holiday season? Or do you know a flexitarian, vegetarian or vegan you are not quite sure what to buy for? From growing your own to magazines and foraging courses, here is a selection of Christmas gifts bound to suit all.   1. Rocket Gardens […]

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10 vegetarian cooking classes

10 Vegetarian Cooking Classes

  Vegetarian cooking can be daunting when you decide to start eating less meat. Whether you are a new or a seasoned vegetarian cook, a vegetarian cooking class is a fantastic way to discover and improve new skills. You can explore different cuisines, learn new techniques or find out about new ingredients. A vegetarian cooking class also makes a […]

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Edible Christmas Wreath and Decoration

Edible Christmas Wreath and Decorations

These edible Christmas wreaths, garlands and table decorations are fantastic: local, seasonal, sustainable and waste free. Made in the UK, with UK grown herbs and chillies, those edible decorations not only add beautiful touches to the Festive Season but also make beautiful and unusual Christmas gifts. All wreaths, garlands and table decoratons are created using only […]

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seasonal food december

Seasonal Food – What To Eat in December

The festive season is upon us. This is a time of indulgence so let’s try to keep it sustainable by choosing local and seasonal produce. Here is a list of seasonal food for December and which vegetables and fruits to look for and enjoy. I have added some fruits such as clementines, cranberries, passion fruits and […]

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Vegan Rhubarb and custard cupcake recipe

Feast Your Eyes On Vegan . . . and the winner is

The winner of our Feast Your Eyes on Vegan Competition is the delicious     Congratulations to Hannah Banana Bakery who will receive a £50 voucher to spend at eco retailer By Nature. Thank you to everyone who entered our competition and thank you to everyone who voted.  You can view the full list of entries […]

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Asian Mushroom Wellingtion [vegan] by The Flexitarian

10 Best Vegetarian & Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

When I was living in the US, Thanksgiving was my favourite holiday. Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade followed by a day of eating and doing nothing except enjoying friends’ company. Last week I read that all Thanksgiving turkeys pardoned by Obama ‘have died’. Apparently their freedom was short lived as they all developed health problems due to the way they were […]

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Feast Your Eyes on Vegan - Vote Now

Feast Your Eyes on Vegan – Vote Now

Here is a list of the entries for our competition “Feast Your Eyes on Vegan”. Thanks to everyone who entered. You can now vote for your favourite in the comments box below (the comments are moderated so it might take a few hours for your vote to show). Voting will close on November 30th at midnight […]

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