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chickpea pancakes avocado salsa

Vegan Chickpea Pancakes

These are not only extremely delicious and filling, these pancakes are gluten free & vegan. They are delicious served up with sweet and/or savoury toppings. The picture I am showcasing here is what I enjoyed for lunch, something light and quick, topped with avocado, tomatoes, fresh mint & coriander leaves with a drizzle of olive […]

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Christmas Vegan Fest 151218

Christmas Vegan Festival, Bedford – 15 December 2018, 10am – 4pm

Come along to what will be a fantastic day filled with delicious foods, fresh smoothies and juices, great vegan products (including cosmetics), holistic therapies (massage, reiki, ear hopi), angel card readings plus so much more….all with a Christmas twist. There will be lots of Christmas gifts for your to purchase for your loved ones in […]

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Beetroot Chocolate Brownies

Beetroot Chocolate Brownies

When your sugar craving kicks in, opt for this truly tasty and decadent chocolate brownie brownie which is full of goodness as well as flavour. Makes 12 brownies Ingredients 2 medium beetroots 2 cups self-raising or gluten free flour (if using gluten free flour add 1 tsp of xanthum gum powder) 1/2 cup cocoa powder […]

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beetroot juice

Beetroot Juice

This is a refreshing juice that will kickstart your day the right way. Beetroot is currently in season (April/May) and can be enjoyed raw by adding with other fruits and vegetables to create a truly nutritious drink full of vitamins and minerals, as well as having had scientific research carried out to show it can […]

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Berries

What’s in Season: April & May

Buying food in season is fresher, more tasty, is better for the environment (no air miles) and cheaper too!  Visit locals farmers’ markets where the seasons are more obvious and you will be wowed by all the different varieties and colours of delicious fruits and vegetables you can experiment with. Being creative is key to […]

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Chocolate & Orange GF Cake

Chocolate & Orange Cake (GF & Vegan)

This truly tasty and indulgent cake is perfect for the whole family, whether you are vegan or not, gluten intolerant or not and can be accommodated to those who want to be soy free and nut free. Have a go and get creative in your kitchens baking this quick and easy cake. Makes 8 generous […]

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quinoa porridge with raspberries

Quinoa Porridge

Just what is needed in cold snowy weather, some warming, tasty & nutritious porridge to kick start the day and to keep energies high naturally. Serves 2 Ingredients 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed 1 cup plant based milk of your choice (I used unsweetened coconut milk from a carton not can this morning) 1 tsp maple […]

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Mixed nuts in a white plate, on a dark background. Place for sig

Nuts about Nuts

Nuts are a new ‘craze’ for vegetarians and vegans alike and I for one, love nuts. Besides being packed with protein, most nuts contain at least some of these heart-healthy substances: Unsaturated fats. … Omega-3 fatty acids. … Fiber. … Vitamin E. Vitamin E may help stop the development of plaques in your arteries, which […]

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chia seed water and lime

Chia Seed Water

Keeping hydrated is so very important, regardless of the time of year, regardless of your age – water is a way of life, water is our life, therefore we need to ensure we drink enough on a daily basis. Here I share with you a few varieties of drinking naturally ‘flavoured’ water using the wonderful, […]

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