Could a meat-free diet lead to longer life?

Meat free diet

There’s been a real sea change in the public view of eating meat. As developing countries start to consume more meat, so many in the developed world are starting to cut back. The reasons are many and varied but boil down to three areas – health, cost and the environment.

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Is Gluten-Free the Way Forward?

Gluten Free

There’s been a huge amount of publicity recently about various athletes who’ve decided to follow a gluten-free diet. They swear their performance is better for it. Now, we’re not party to the likes of Novak Djokovic’s medical notes, but we presume most of the gluten-free athletes have not been diagnosed as coeliac.

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Special food for relaxed romance

Special food for relaxed romance

After unsuccessfully trying to fit into a ‘one-size-fits-all’ hat this winter it got us wondering: is there such a thing as a one-size-fits-all romantic meal?

After a completely unscientific poll of friends and team members, we’ve come up with at least three styles of ‘perfect romantic evening’.

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Winter veg-tastic

Winter veg-tastic

A little while ago, lots of us decided to aim for a meat-light diet. We thought that, for our own health and the health of the planet, we’d eat less meat and more plants. In the summer, this went swimmingly. The table was overflowing with the brightest and freshest produce, from aubergines to tomatoes, courgettes to cucumbers. In winter, it’s easy to lose heart slightly, assuming there’ll be nothing but cabbage soup for three months. Not a bit of it! Winter vegetable dishes can be just as satisfying as their summer cousins.

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5 simple substitutions to boost your January

Pumpkin soup in yellow plate

If you’d like to get healthier but you don’t want to stop having the meals you love and your home comforts, perhaps try a couple of simple substitutions and see whether you can feel the difference.
These easy swaps will be much better for your body and you might not even taste the difference with some of them! Let us know how you get on and whether you’ll be making the swap for good!

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What’s coming into season this Autumn

What’s Coming Into Season This Autumn

The days are starting to get shorted and the first signs of Autumn are appearing. But it’s not all doom and gloom! As we move out of the summer season there are loads of tasty delights popping out of the ground to get excited about. Here are our favourites with our super simple kits you can use them with.

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Four of the best dishes from all over the world

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With so many delicious meals in the world it can be hard to know where to start on your culinary adventure. We all get stuck in the same routine of dishes but it’s time to break free. We’ve put together four of our favourite dishes, the tour starts in the Mediterranean sweeping across to China and South East Asia before a final stop in the southern states of America – get ready for the tastiest trip of your life! Continue reading “Four of the best dishes from all over the world”