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I Am A Flexitarian - Sophie Peters

I Am . . . Flexitarian: Sophie Peters

Where do you live? Bristol Current Diet? Usually Flexitarian, currently having a go at Veganuary. What was your motivation to start eating less meat? Sustainability. I have always been a bit of an environmentalist, conscious about the planet. At uni, I studied Environmental Science, an interdisciplinary course that discussed the effects of almost everything on […]

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I Am . . . Flexitarian: Steph Landymore

I Am . . . Flexitarian: Steph Landymore

What is your name? Steph Landymore Where do you live? London Current Diet? Flexitarian, mostly cooked from scratch. What was your motivation to start eating less meat? It’s been a gradual shift over several years, starting with efforts to seek out higher welfare meat  in my very early 20s, probably thanks to awareness-raising campaigns such as […]

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I Am . . .  Flexitarian: Ceri Thomas-Haigh

I Am . . . Flexitarian: Ceri Thomas-Haigh

What is your name? Ceri Thomas-Haigh Where do you live? Cumbria Current Diet? I am trying to shed the last of my baby weight on the 5:2 diet What was your motivation to start eating less meat? It was a gradual thing. I never used to think that a meal should always mean meat and […]

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Weekend Reading: Teaching Kids To Enjoy Foods, Insects as Superfoods and 5-Minute Vegan Meals

Weekend Reading: Teaching Kids To Enjoy Foods, Insects as Superfoods and 5-Minute Vegan Meals

  I strive to make meals at home a regular event where we eat together and socialise. We eat later than the typical English family as whenever possible we wait for my husband to come back from work. This is something I have always felt strongly about, as I feel it is central to the bond between […]

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a Vegetarian Easter Sunday Lunch Menu

A Vegetarian Easter Sunday Lunch Menu

This year again, there will be no traditional leg of lamb on our Easter table. We stopped eating lamb as a family ever since our son declared “he did not want to eat baby animals”. We could not really argue and felt guilty not to have come to this conclusion earlier. Inspired by Diana Henry’s […]

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Going vegetarian is not the only way to eat less meat

Going vegetarian is not the only way to eat less meat

  Only just over 50 years ago meat was considered a luxury and eaten only a few times a week. But since the end of Second World War meat, often associated as a sign of wealth, has played more of a central role in western diet. Today, some of us eat even more meat than […]

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Eat Less Meat | Tips for Living Your Best Life

Eat Less Meat | Tips for Living Your Best Life

What can you do to help the environment, help animals, save money, and improve your health? The solution is simple: Eat less meat. I am not here to convert you to a vegetarian diet, but want you to realize how much of an effect you can have by trying it for a short time or […]

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The Rise of the Flexitarian

The Rise of the Flexitarian

Flexitarian (aka Flexible Vegetarian or Vegivore) is a relatively new term that defines someone who follows a vegetarian diet while including meat from time to time. According to Wikipedia, “In 2003, the American Dialect Society voted flexitarian as the year’s most useful word. In 2012, the term was listed for the first time in the […]

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