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Indonesian Peanut Butter and Tomato Soup

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Indonesian Peanut Butter and Tomato Soup

This deliciously warming soup has the perfect combination of sweetness and spice. Make for lunch or a light supper. Serves: 2 Ingredients 2 tsp nut oil 1 onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2cm of ginger, grated 1 red chilli, diced 1tsp paprika 1tsp cumin 3tbsp Meridian crunchy peanut butter 440g chopped tomatoes 2tbsp…

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Roast Rainbow Vegetable Salad

Serves 2 Ingredients 200g Pumpkin or Butternut Squash,chopped into bite size pieces 1 Beetroot, chopped into bite size pieces ¼ Cauliflower, cut into florets 1 tbsp Oil ½ tsp fennel seeds ½ tsp cumin seeds 1 large handful chopped kale 1tbsp Meridian Crunchy Hazelnut butter 1 tsp Meridian Tahini 400g tin of Cannellini beans,drained Wedge…

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Cruelty-free brand Lush launches reusable, zero-waste lipstick case

Favoured cruelty-free brand, Lush, has announced the launch of its new zero-waste lipstick case. The product is inspired by 1950’s make up, and the case is made from aluminium and brass, 40 per cent of which is made from recycled materials. The product is designed for the brand’s Naked Lipstick refills, and is plastic-free. How…

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Vegan activist group Surge, shares first vegan adverts in London

Animal rights campaign group, Surge, has shared its first vegan adverts in London. The campaign will be shown on buses, a digital billboard and roadsides around the city. The debut advertising campaign being shown includes messages such as ‘Why love one but eat the other?’ and ‘Which is more important, taste or life?’ as well…

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Energy Boost Bars

These energy boost bars are simple to make and great if you need a hit of energy. Protein rich nuts and seeds along side fuelling oats make the perfect pick-me-up. Makes 12-16 Ingredients 125g (½ cup) vegan butter 125g (½ cup) 100% peanut butter 150g (3½ cups) soft brown sugar 50ml (¼ cup) maple syrup…

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National Trust bans trail hunting at Kingston Lacy

The National Trust has banned a hunt from its Kingston Lacy estate after reports that a fox was killed in January. The charity has said that trail hunt licences for the Portman Hunt have been withdrawn for the rest of the season, with a spokeperson for hunt saying it had not breached the terms of…

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Lush removes egg from entire product range

Global cosmetics retailer, Lush, has announced that it will no longer be using egg in any of its products. Lush previously used free-range eggs in some items, and during their search to switch suppliers, the company faced up to the truths of egg production and took the decision to remove it from some products. Acknowledging…

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Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

These overnight oats are super easy to make and are the ideal way to get ahead of time. Serves 2 Ingredients 160g (1 cup) porridge oats 1 large carrot, peeled and grated 1 tbsp chia seeds ¼ tsp ground mixed spice ½ tsp Cinnamon 2 tbsp sultanas ½ tsp vanilla bean paste 3 tbsp maple…

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Minestrone with White Beans and Almond Parmesan (oil-free)

A deliciously comforting Minestrone soup with a tasty homemade parmesan cheese Ingredients For The Soup: 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 leeks, washed and sliced 2 sticks celery, washed and sliced 4 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 2 carrots, peeled and finely diced 1 orange pepper, deseeded and chopped 2 handfuls greens such as…

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16-year old environmentalist nominated for Nobel peace prize

Great Thunberg has been nominated for a Nobel peace prize, in light of her inspiring actions in speaking out about climate change. Today marks the biggest day of strike action, encouraging children around the world to miss school for the day and protest against the lack of focus on the environmental crisis we are in,…

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Innovative vegan silk added to new beauty range

Silk is an ingredient that is often used in beauty products, but the barbaric practices of the silk industry make and it being an animal-derived product means it is unsuitable for vegans. Silk is produced by silk worms, which are boiled alive in their cocoons for the material to be extracted – to make just…

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