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Vegan Carreteiro – Brazilian Favourites

This dish is very dear to me, being one of my childhood favourites. I remember quite vividly being a very young child and asking my Mum, “Could you please cook us Carreteiro?”. It remained one of my favourite dishes throughout life. The…
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Dairy Free Camembert – Vegan Cheese Recipe

Dairy free cheeses have come on in leaps and bounds in the last few years. I remember the first time I tried vegan cheese and I was not enamoured. Whether my palate has changed since cutting dairy out of my…
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Grainger Market – NUFC Foodbank

Things haven’t always been easy for me. I was a single mum and found myself in hard times when I was unexpectedly made redundant three years ago. While I didn’t resort to using a foodbank, things were very tight financially…
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Mushroom Wellington – Simple Vegan Recipes

I am one of those people who loves watching the cookery videos that seem to pop up in my timeline on Facebook. At Christmas I saw one on BOSH! for a Mushroom Wellington, which I decided would be our festive lunch. Unfortunately…
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Making Oat Milk – Easy Vegan Recipes

Many people comment on how expensive it must be switching to a plant based diet. I must admit, I thought it would be too. Looking at the prices of things like Tyne Chease (my absolute favourite dairy free cheese, which…
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Proper Food Festival is back!

Lovers of locally-produced food and drink are set for an extra special treat later when a hugely popular festival returns to North Shields this month (April 29th to the 1st May). This year the town’s Proper Food and Drink Festival…
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Simple Spinach Soup – Easy Vegan Recipes

As kids we all watched Popeye and marvelled at how powerful he became after munching on a tin of spinach. While I don’t think any of us will be granted super hero powers, spinach is a great source of iron and…
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Newcastle Quayside’s Seaside Returns

There have been a few glimmers of sunshine of late and that can mean only one thing – the impending return of Newcastle Quayside’s beautiful seaside! One of the UK’s most popular pop up beaches will be making a welcome…
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New Vegan Supermarket Finds

It is always exciting to discover or hear about new products that are SFV (suitable for vegans). It seems there’s a sudden boom, especially in the supermarkets, for food items that are free from. I’ve tried a few out recently…
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