I am a HUGE fan of vegan hummus. Protein, check. Healthy, check. Easy to make, check check check! While browsing through our recipe books at home and my recent addition to the shelf, Baconish, I was inspired to create a vegan hummus that was not only healthy…but tasted a little like bacon. With not one intelligent pig…

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Every now and then I get asked why I’m not thinner as a vegan. In my early 30’s that would have upset me and I’d have started fretting and exercising compulsively. For the record, running 20 miles and eating whole tubs of full-fat ice-cream every week “because I’ve earned it” does not make for a healthy lifestyle! Sure,…

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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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Last week we came across Offbeet Food in Hampshire. It was hands down one of the best vegan cafes I’ve ever eaten in. As if the dining experience wasn’t enough, I spotted a free recipe card for Beetroot Hummus at the till while settling our bill. Inspired by the stunning hand-drawn vegetables on the card, we…

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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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You may or may not have heard of nutritional yeast, lovingly known in vegan and vegetarian circles as “nooch”… While exploring the topic I also came across the term “hippie-dust” which made me laugh out loud. It does hit the nail on the head though, as this stuff is pretty darn addictive! A good few months after going vegan, I…

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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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