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Festive Spiced Gingerbread Biscuits

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Festive Spiced Gingerbread Biscuits

 Makes approx. 25 medium cookies Ingredients 190g (generous ¾ cup) non-dairy butter 2 tbsp blackstrap molasses/ maple syrup 4 tbsp golden syrup 150g (generous ¾ cup) soft, light brown sugar 1 tbsp water 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1 tsp ground cinnamon 3 tsp ground ginger 1 orange, zest only ½ lemon, zest only 1 tsp…

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Festive Egg Nog

Serves 4 Ingredients 625ml (2 1/2 cups) oat milk 200ml (3/4 cup) full fat, tinned coconut milk 50g (1/3 cup) cashews, soaked overnight 1 tsp vanilla bean paste 1 tbsp maple syrup 1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg, plus a little extra to garnish ½ tsp sea salt ½ tsp ground cinnamon 100ml (scant ½ cup)…

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Sweet Potato with Curried Lentils and Pomegranate

Serves 3-4 Ingredients 3-4 sweet potatoes 400g (2 cups) red lentils 940ml (4 cups) water 2cm piece ginger, finely sliced 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely sliced ½ tsp cumin seeds 2 large tomatoes, finely sliced ½ tsp turmeric ¼ tsp curry powder 2 handfuls fresh spinach, chopped 1 large carrot, finely…

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BOSH! x Tesco Mushroom Wellington

This December, Vegan Life Magazine were invited to the Tesco’s event Vegmas – a Plant-based Christmas Feast. The event was hosted by vegan chef and Tesco’s very own Director of Plant-Based Innovation and the Wicked Kitchen founder, Derek Sarno.  The cooking duo BOSH! created this delicious mushroom wellington for the occasion so we thought we…

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UK’s favourite vegan and veggie Christmas foods revealed

Christmas has become synonymous with tasty treats and hearty meals, and everyone has their favourite   Leading vegan and vegetarian brand, Cauldron Foods, have conducted a festive survey looking into the UK’s favourite vegan and veggie Christmas classics. They discovered that vegetable Wellington is the best and most preferred Christmas meal, with 25 per cent…

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Chocolate, Hazelnut and Cranberry Christmas Tree

Makes 1 Tree For the Filling: 2 sheets ready rolled, dairy-free puff pastry, at room temperature 200g (scant 1 cup) chocolate hazelnut spread 90g (½ cup) hazelnuts, chopped 90g (½ cup) dried cranberries, chopped Plain flour, for dusting Icing sugar, for dusting Non-dairy milk, for glazing the pastry. Method Preheat oven to 200°C (Gas Mark…

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Sweet Potato Onion Bhajis

Makes 8-10 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and grated 1 red onion, peeled and very finely sliced 225g (1 cup) kale, washed and finely shredded 250g (2 cups) chickpea flour 240ml (1 cup) water 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp black pepper 2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp ground cumin 1…

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Raw Chinese Cauliflower Rice

Serves 2-4 1 medium cauliflower, leaves and stalk removed 100g (1 cup) chestnut mushrooms, sliced 6 spring onions, trimmed and sliced 1 medium courgette, diced Chopped fresh coriander, to serve Lime wedges, to serve For the dressing: 60ml (¼ cup) tamari 1 clove garlic, peeled and grated 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1…

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Veganuary 2019 kicks off with a call on UK parliament to try vegan this January

There’s not long left of 2018, and ahead of January, important ‘try vegan’ charity, Veganuary, are starting to unveil their campaigns for the month     Over the years, more than 250,000 people from an astounding 193 different countries have tried the month-long vegan pledge. Excitingly, Veganuary predict that by the end of January 2019,…

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Veganism could soon become a belief protected by the law

A landmark case for veganism is taking off in the UK   Jordi Casamitjana says that he was sacked by the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS), following his discovery that the company invested its pension funds into firms that are involved in animal testing. Casamitjana brought the information to the attention of his managers, but…

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Pesto Courgetti & Chilli

Serves: 2  Ingredients: 4 courgettes Half a 190g jar Sacla’ Free From Basil Pesto A sprinkle of chilli flakes 100g cherry tomatoes Method: Use a spiraliser & courgettes to create your “courgetti” Boil the courgetti for 20 seconds, drain and stir-in the Pesto Add the cherry tomatoes & serve sprinkled with chilli flakes    

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Roasted Tomato Soup with Pesto Croutons

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1kg ripe tomatoes 2 Carrots, peeled and roughly chopped 2 large Red onions, roughly chopped 2 Garlic cloves 4 tbsp Olive oil 750ml Stock Salt Black pepper A pinch of sugar 3-4 slices Gluten-Free Bread 2 tbsp Sacla’ Free From Basil Pesto 2tbsp Olive oil Flaked sea salt A few Basil leaves,…

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