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Reducing food waste saves money and the planet!

Reducing food waste saves money and the planet!

Published Jan 19, 2021 How often have you made too much food and had the excess go to waste? Or been enticed by an ‘unbeatable’ supermarket three for two deal that you don’t need? In the UK alone, 8.4 million people are struggling to afford to eat, yet we throw away...

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Mediterranean Linguine

Mediterranean Linguine

Published Jan 18, 2021 Pasta is always a great store cupboard item to have – you can make almost any dish with it, by varying the vegetables, any meat products (including leftovers such as chicken). Tinned goods from beans and pulses, vegetables and extras such as...

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Gluten free chocolate and salted caramel muffins

Gluten free chocolate and salted caramel muffins

Published Jan 13, 2021 What can you say about muffins, other than most people love them! These muffins can be eaten at any time of the day, are gluten free and suitable for vegetarians. If you have a ‘small’ muffin tray, you can double the quantity that you can store...

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What is Clean Eating?

What is Clean Eating?

Published Jan 12, 2021 The definition of clean eating is variable. Both the British Heart Foundation and the NHS in the UK concur on the subject, but unfortunately, like most dietary advice, some nutritional gurus have taken it to the extreme. Around 10 years ago, if...

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Savoury Potato Stew

Savoury Potato Stew

Published Jan 8, 2021 Potatoes do not need to be boring! This is a very economical meal that you can make from your store cupboard and a few potatoes added in. If you want, you could use sweet potatoes, or squash as an alternative, without changing the nutritional...

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Weight Loss Resistance

Weight Loss Resistance

Published Jan 4, 2021 Many of us have wanted to or even been advised to lose weight at one time or another. It’s perhaps the most frequently cited slice of lifestyle advice and that’s no real surprise. It’s alarmingly easy to pile on the pounds these days: our...

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What is Veganuary?

What is Veganuary?

Published Jan 1st, 2021 Veganuary started as a campaign back in 2014, with the aim of supporting veganism throughout the world. Since then, over 1 million people have converted to a vegan lifestyle for the campaign whilst supporting this ever-growing mission. ...

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Six vitamins to boost your immune system

Six vitamins to boost your immune system

Published Dec 28, 2020 Every day we come into contact with things that would make us ill if they got into our bodies - from toxic particles to the multitude of viruses and bacteria that swarm through the natural world. Our immune system is the body’s front line of...

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Our favourite Vegan Goulash Soup

Our favourite Vegan Goulash Soup

Published Dec 14, 2020 This recipe is an autumn and winter winner! Rich in vegetables as well as a spicy, warming flavour, if you make it in batches with any ‘leftover’ veggies and freeze it, you have a quick and wholesome lunch or supper dish to bring back the heat...

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Common deficiencies and symptoms in vegan diets

Common deficiencies and symptoms in vegan diets

Published Dec 14, 2020 Veganism has become increasingly popular in recent decades. While vegetarians avoid meat but often allow themselves eggs and dairy products, dedicated vegans refuse all foods derived from animal sources and even non-food products - for example,...

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Winter berry and coconut smoothie

Winter berry and coconut smoothie

Published Dec 10, 2020 With the availability of berries throughout the year, either fresh or frozen, this delicious smoothie can be made at any time. You can vary the fruit, choose raspberries or blueberries, and even blackberries (which would normally be frozen...

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Key vitamins to help ease IBS symptoms

Key vitamins to help ease IBS symptoms

Published Dec 5, 2020 Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS is a chronic - and surprisingly common - disorder of the digestive system. Fifteen per cent or more of the developed world may have some form of IBS. The symptoms differ from person to person and vary in intensity....

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Zucchini noodle salad

Zucchini noodle salad

Published Dec 2, 2020 This healthy noodle salad uses vegetables as the base, as opposed to pasta-style noodles. This reduces the carbohydrate level by at least 50%, without detracting from the overall taste. This dish has a crisp and slightly crunchy texture as...

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Chickpea and Sesame Burgers

Chickpea and Sesame Burgers

Published Nov 25, 2020 Very healthy vegetarian burger, with plenty of flavour!  You can make a vegetarian and a vegan version of this burger, just check any labels on your products.  Accompanied by a tahini dip, you have everything you want in a burger. It is easy to...

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