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‘Recipeasly’: missing the mark or the answer to our prayers?

Picture this: you’ve decided to push the boat out and cook something new. You check the cupboards to see what ingredients you already have lying around and find a lone can of chickpeas. You google “chickpea recipes” and are met with hundreds of options. From Morrocan tagines, to Indian curries, to classic hummus, to homemade […]

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Getting our vitamin D fix: why it’s important to our mental and physical health

How many times have you had to be reminded to make sure you’re getting enough vitamin C? Whether it’s “drink some orange juice” or “take your Berocca”, we are all aware of how and why we must keep our vitamin C levels high. However, the ambiguity seems to arise over Vitamin D, when “Oh, you […]

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Vegan Avocado, orange and Banana Muffins

Whether you breakfast on these zesty muffins or save them for your after-dinner dessert, veganuary knows no bounds when it comes to this all-purpose recipe. As a university campus of millennials, these avocado treats are sure to hit the spot. With no added sugar, pack full of nutrients and not to mention highly on-trend, kick-start […]

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The growing popularity of ethical veganism

Ethical veganism has become a philosophical belief, allowing it to fall under the Equality Act and potentially offering vegans better protection against discrimination in future. Veganism has always been embroiled with a damaging rhetoric that endorses stereotypes; ethical veganism avoids all products that involve animals, whereas dietary vegans focus solely upon avoiding animal food products. […]

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Veganuary make-up and beauty: going vegan need not cost the earth

As 2020 dawns, the world has found itself caught in the midst of an environmental crisis. With climate scientists claiming that we only have 12 years to save the planet, many of us have been forced to take a step back and examine the ways in which we live our lives. According to global data, […]

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Vegan toolkit: a guideline for all new or curious vegans

Veganism is an increasingly popular lifestyle, with over 250,000 sign-ups to Veganuary in 2019. With so many reasons to give up eating meat, whether it be for the environment, animals, or your health, this upsurge in popularity is hardly surprising. However, as with any diet, there are certain things to consider when making this lifestyle […]

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The Vegan Chilli of your dreams

Serves 6 This vegan chilli recipe has been tried and tested by many of my friends. Always a crowd pleaser, this hearty vegan meal will have everyone wanting more. The recipe was originally Jamie Oliver, but over multiple trials, it’s been adapted into a darker, richer, and more satisfying meal altogether. I’m generally not very […]

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Veganuary: two recipes to help you get started

Sweet potato and coconut soup Vegans, non-vegans, eat your heart out. This warming, rich soup is a certain crowd pleaser and my absolute go-to whenever I’m entertaining my plant-based friends and family. Inspired by ‘The Medicinal Chef’ Dale Pinnock, this soup is a great source of beta carotene, flavonoids, and ajoene; all of which function […]