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Alert! New Vegan Items in the Supermarket Aisles

I’ll admit to finding supermarket shopping daunting at first. I think it seems like a minefield when you first start reading the backs of packets in the aisles of Tesco, Sainsbury’s et al when you decide to make the shift…
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Gusto Newcastle – Review

We’re very happy to have welcomed my Mum and sister ‘up North’ from the Isle of Wight. It’s not very often we see each other ao took the opportunity for a dinner together – without Dinky – to catch up on…
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Let’s Play Big, Washington

With Dinky now mobile and super inquisitive we’re always on the lookout for ways to keep her entertained. Let’s Play Big, which is situated not far from B&Q in Washington, is a role play venue within a former industrial unit…
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Sweet & Sour Tofu – Simple Vegan Recipes

The Teen is a huge fan of Sweet and Sour when we go for a takeaway or to restaurants. I wish he would experiement as I think he’d probably find lots of different sauces he’d like if he broadened his…
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The Grind Newcastle – All the Burgers

I’d wanted to try out The Grind’s burgers but my veganism got in the way of it. Often cited as ‘the best’ patties in Newcastle, the team behind The Grind have been selling their wares at food markets all over the region for…
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Tofu Scramble – A Vegan Classic

I have recently been talking about Follow Your Heart’s Vegan Egg, a product designed to mimic real eggs in recipes. It is incredibly realistic, down to a pungent whiff as you open up its packaging. But what if you were…
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PizzaExpress Metro Centre – Review*

We all know that there are some fantastically good places to eat as a person with dietary requirements and some not-so-good. It can be a bit of a minefield, especially if you’re dining out with someone who can just eat…
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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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