Category Archives: Vegetarian

ActiFry Recipe: Caribbean-Spiced Plantain

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Actifry plantain lr Caribbean-Spiced Plantain

I’ve been eyeing up Tefal’s low-fat fryer, ActiFry, since it first came out back in 2009. But with a retail price of over two hundred pounds I just couldn’t justify shelling out that much for one. There are now several models on the market and I recently got given the latest one to try, the Actifry Smart XL with Bluetooth. Continue reading

Recipe: Turkish-Style Eggs with Wild Garlic Pesto

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Turkish-Style Eggs with Wild Garlic Pesto

Psst! I know where you can get free food. You can find it in most woodlands and riverbanks around the UK at this time of year. Can you guess what it is? Wild garlic. Wild garlic belongs to the chive family and has a soft garlicky taste and you can eat both its leaves and flowers. It’s easy to identify and ripe for the picking – go forage for some. Continue reading

Ocado for Veggies and Vegans

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By contributor Claire Zakiewicz – a healthy eating enthusiast and keen marathon runner.

Although online food shopping is not always feasible for me as I travel so much, I love the idea of it and buy most other things online such as clothes, electronics and household essentials. All this has saved me huge amounts of lovely time that I can now spend on other things – such as running and eating! Continue reading

Itsu’s New Thai Spicy Vegetarian 3 minute ‘Heat ‘n Eat Udon Noodle Pot

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By contributor Claire Zakiewicz – a healthy eating enthusiast and keen marathon runner.

Itsu is a British, Asian-inspired chain whose ethos is quick food that is delicious and good for you. Their salads and soups are full of colourful fresh vegetables and I often fancy lunching at their outlets when I am out and about. They have become so popular that they seem to be everywhere across central London and have just opened a store in downtown New York. Continue reading

Koshari Street: A Healthy and Vegetarian Taste of Cairo

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By contributor Claire Zakiewicz – a healthy eating enthusiast and keen marathon runner.

I accepted the invitation to review Koshari Street because I was attracted to the healthy looking vegetarian menu. Being a long distance runner and foodie it is no surprise I have a passion for travelling and relish getting stuck into local cuisines. Continue reading