Veganism

Cooking lentils is easy
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Cooking lentils is easy

Lentils are grouped with beans and peas as part of the legume family because, like all legumes, they grow in pods. Besides being packed with plant-based…

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Kids’ lunchboxes - some ideas to make them a success
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Kids’ lunchboxes – some ideas to make them a success

Finding creative ways to pack tasty, and healthy, lunchboxes for your kids, week in and week out, can be a challenge. Here are 10 ideas to…

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Why less meat means showing a little love to our planet
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Why less meat means showing a little love to our planet

Greenhouse gas emissions, deforestation, water consumption: livestock farming strongly affects our environment. Never have we produced and consumed so much meat as today. In 2014, 312…

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keeping lettuce fresh
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Keeping lettuce fresh

Crisp, crunchy lettuce every time? Yes, it’s possible! Soggy, slimy and wilted leaves don’t have to be part of your lettuce experience. Here are a few…

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Cooking chickpeas perfectly
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Cooking chickpeas perfectly

Soak slowly + cook slowly + cool slowly = the best way to cook dried chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans. Not too hard, right?! Cooking…

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Dietary changes can deliver environmental benefits
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Dietary changes can deliver environmental benefits

Feeding our 7.6 billion population with current diets and production practices, is fast degrading terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, depleting vital water resources, and helping to drive…

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low-carb-veges
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21 Healthy Vegetables with Low Carbs

We are very lucky these days to have a large variety of tasty vegetables available which can be included in a low-carb diet. And in addition…

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eating should be fun
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Vegan diets and you as a parent

A vegan diet consists of only plant-based products — it has no meat, fish, dairy, or eggs, and some people also exclude honey. Vegan diets are…

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healthy eating
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Healthy results from a diet shift

As we move into 2020, there are increasingly easily accessible plant-based food alternatives to help us combat unhealthy eating habits, and live a cleaner lifestyle. What…

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Pat McAuley Ted Talk
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A Plant-based Diet Changed My Life

Pat McAuley describes the impact that food has on his life and why he is an advocate of the health and environmental benefits of plant-based living.…

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