Broccoli and almonds are a great combination in this simple but pretty vegan recipe. Colour and texture and good nutrition combined in one dish you can make at any time.
This soup ticks so many boxes. It’s easy to make even if you’re not really a cook. It’s cheap. It tastes delicious and it’s highly nutritious too. Do remember, in case you’re getting put off by all this worthiness, that it tastes delicious and is easy to make.
What does fibre do in the body? How do I know if I’m eating enough? How can I get more fibre in my diet? What about gas and bloating? Get your questions about dietary fibre answered quickly and clearly.
I regularly post salad pics on Instagram, and people often comment how tasty and interesting they look. So here’s how to make great vegan salads without a lot of effort and planning. A vegan salad recipe for the disorganised.
People talk about eating the rainbow, but what does it mean and why is it important? Find out how eating more veggies is good for your bones and reduces the chances of many illnesses.
Energy drinks are very popular. They are usually marketed as being healthy and fueling your sense of well being, but is this really true? Here we look at what the research says about energy drinks.
There are three ways that food can affect your mood or even more severe mental health issues. In this article look at each of these with practical advice on how to use food to help you feel happier and less anxious.
This vegan recipe solves two problems in one. It makes an interesting vegan filling for sandwiches. New vegans often ask for ideas for sandwich fillings. This would be ideal. You can also serve it on toast or crackers or have it as a dip with raw veggies. Secondly, It gets you eating more brassicas (more on this in a minute). It has very few ingredients. In fact you may already have them in your store cupboard. And it takes only minutes to make. We went to a neighbours for dinner. They are not vegan but cooked us a lovely meal that they’d found in a free vegan cookery booklet from the Filippo Berio olive oil company. There were some interesting recipes in it, but this one really caught my eye. I’m glad it did, because it’s so tasty, nutritious and easy to make. Ingredients: 150 gm (1 cup) cashew 50 gm (just under a cup) baby kale 1-2 garlic cloves 75 ml (a quarter of a cup) of olive oil 2 tablespoons of lemon juice …
Beans and peas pack a great nutritional punch but are sadly too often ignored in modern diets. They may be seen as food for poor people, who can’t afford meat and dairy. But the evidence is clear: we should all be eating more.
If you’re a vegan, you’ll be used to people asking you questions, sometimes out of interest and sometimes to be awkward. Here are some typical questions and my answers, including an answer to the question about plants having feelings.