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  • What do we mean be sustainable eating?

    Sustainable diets are becoming a factor that increasing numbers of us consider when doing our weekly food shop. However, it is a pretty complex and confusing concept, with many disagreements over what constitutes a sustainable food. Should we be eating a completely vegan diet? One that only uses local ingredients, including meat? Farmed, wild or no seafood? and what does this look like when we take healthy diets into consideration? The FAO’s definition of sustainable,…

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    Should we be worried about refined sugar?

    Almond Butter and Blueberry Muffins (vegan)

    Plant-based guide to omega 3s

    Omega 3s are a form of polyunsaturated fatty acids, and alongside omega 6 fatty acids are considered essential in the diet, as we cannot synthesise them ourselves. Omega 6 fatty acids are readily available in various forms, including most vegetable oils, poultry, eggs and evening primrose oils. Omega 3s however, are less commonly consumed in a modern western diet. Higher consumption of omega 3s -or a higher omega 3 to 6 ratio -is associated with…

    Squash Coconut Curry

    January diets to say goodbye to

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    Carrot pulp granola

    ¬†Food waste accounts for 8% of carbon emissions according to a UN study*. I’m always seeking to reduce my food waste, from being savvy when buying veg to making use of leftovers and making stock from scraps. I do however like to make juice at home, which produces a not unreasonable amount of pulp that usually gets thrown into the compost. I’ve previously used carrot or fruit pulp in my porridge, so thought I would…

    Walnut and jackfruit tacos

    Our Small Kitchen Tour

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