I looked forward to the Port Eliot Festival for months. We booked our camping tickets not long after they went on sale and I’ve been writing and re-writing “festival to do” lists tirelessly since then. At the time of booking the trip I knew full well food choices may be challenged for a festival vegan. The…

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Summer is such a lovely time and there’s no better time to drink vegan wine. In particular the rosé variety! I’m a devout rosé drinker (Yes Way, Rosé!) and recently chatted with Neil Palmer, one of the co-founders of Vintage Roots to learn more about vegan wine. Vintage Roots just celebrated their 30th birthday and I…

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It’s very seldom that you find somewhere that thrills you in every aspect of your experience. I search hard for the silver lining…but often the coffee’s too strong/weak, the table is cramped, the main was great but the pudding sucked. You might even call me fussy! Today at Offbeet Food I walked away knowing that it…

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It’s that time of year. A warmth to the breeze and the weather report promise of sunnier days to come brings with it inspiration for a picnic. Heading out into nature with the dogs and a vegan picnic gets me super excited. But when I first went vegan I shied away from the idea of picnics…

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A few years back we used to juice like crazy. At least once every few months our family would set the challenge, and off we’d go on another juicing week. I became a big fan of juicing and making healthy smoothies. It was an easy way to get vegetables into my husband which would otherwise be…

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We are certainly no strangers to sprouts in our family. Even after making the decision to pursue a plant-based diet, every time we bought a stir-fry meal kit we were bound to throw a packet of sprouts into the basket at the grocery store. We started growing our own about 5 years ago after I found a sprouter in…

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Back in February we met a wonderful lady called Wenda at the Brighton Vegfest. Together with her partner Matthew they run the Hugletts Wood Farm Animal Sanctuary in East Sussex. Hugletts are the only vegan farm in the UK to run a sanctuary. While chatting with Wenda my eye was drawn to a postcard of a…

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My dad and I recently went to a vegan sushi class in Sussex, hosted by a health shop local to us – Big Life Organics – which we’d visited many times before for healthy vegan inspiration.  Sushi and I have had a bit of a love-hate relationship, and having attempted to make it more than a…

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