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Cashew, Squash & Chickpea Nut Roast

Being a vegan around the festive period brings with it many questions – questions on how one could possibly enjoy food on Christmas Day without any turkey or pigs in blankets… Well, here I have the answer. I have to admit, many nut roasts I have tried in the past have been dry, and often […]

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Have Yourself A Sustainable Little Christmas!

There is no doubt that Christmas is a time for indulgence, grandeur and excess. And there is no reason it shouldn’t be. Tis the season to be jolly after all! Isn’t that why we all love Christmas so much? It’s a magical, warm temporary escape from the bitter depths of the winter months. Something to […]

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Shakshuka inspired recipe

Based upon a few different Shakshuka recipes I’ve found and with the addition of some leftover butterbeans I needed to use, this recipe is hearty, nutritious, and easy to make! It’s also really versatile – it’s good for breakfast with a slice of toast, or for dinner with some rice, and very easy to make […]

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Generation Lonely?

A recent study has found that young people are likely to feel loneliness more intensely than any other age group. The research, which assessed 55,000 people aged 16 and over, found that 2/5ths of those aged between 16 and 24 feel lonely either often or very often. Surprisingly, older generations, which we associate with being […]

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Recipe of the Week - Vegan Lasagne

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS: • 1 cup cashew nuts • ¼ cup pine nuts (optional) • 1 medium-sized sweet potato • ½ cup dairy free milk (I used soya as it’s a bit creamier) • chopped tomatoes • lasagne sheets • 1 tsp olive oil • 1 cup red lentils • 2 onions • 1 courgette […]

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Situationships

There is a plurality of ‘situationships’: from the extremely casual Tinder hook-up to full on friends with benefits. But if these are becoming the norm, at what point is something considered a commitment? Is a committed relationship confirmed by a decision to only see each other or is it only defined when the labels ‘boyfriend’ […]

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Recipe of the Week: Vegan Curry

I won’t pretend to have a monopoly of knowledge when it comes to Indian food, but I’ve grown up with a brilliant dad whose main culinary prowess is curry, so alongside that, and a lot (a lot) of trial and error, I like to think that I have a bit of a clue to what […]

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