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The 8 Emotional Stages of Going Meat-Free

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23 January 2020

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Maebelle

The 8 Emotional Stages of Going Meat-Free

Foregoing meat from your diet?

Between ‘Veganuary’ and meat-free Mondays, awareness around the ethics of scoffing animal products, and the drive to reduce the amount of meat we eat to more sustainable levels, has arguably never been more prevalent.

It’s a topic that can lead to awkward conversations between those partial to a bacon sandwich, and those who no longer find eating whatever they want entirely compatible with doing their bit to help fight climate change.

From Ube to Black Garlic – 9 Food Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

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31 December 2019

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Maebelle

From Ube to Black Garlic – 9 Food Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

For food and drink in 2019, we've...

Scoffed cauliflower and fried chicken in extremes, bought sourdough to mash our avocado into (still) and thought more carefully than ever before about our meat consumption.

SEE ALSO: 9 Ingredients We’ve Become Obsessed With Over the Last Decade

So what will 2020 bring for our diets? These are the food trends and ingredients to look out for as the new decade begins…

9 Ingredients We’ve Become Obsessed With Over the Last Decade

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24 December 2019

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Maebelle

9 Ingredients We’ve Become Obsessed With Over the Last Decade

You may not have been entirely aware of it, but your diet will have changed at least a little bit over the last decade.

Compared to the Eighties, Nineties, and Noughties, the food you’ve been eating and the ingredients you’ve been sticking in your trolley at the supermarket, will likely have become healthier, more global and less reliant on instant microwavable dinners.

Tips for Hosting Christmas for the Very First Time

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16 December 2019

11 Tips for Hosting Christmas for the Very First Time

If ever there was a time to shine, it’s Christmas – from the twinkly star on the top of the tree and the snowglobe on the side, to the celebratory bubbly waiting to kick-start the festivities and the crowd-pleasing feast.

But what if it’s all down to you to put the fizz into the merrymaking, provide the crackers and keep your uncles from fighting? Hosting can be a tough gig, especially if it’s your first time running Christmas.

8 of the Best Taco Fillings to Eat Right Now

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7 October 2019

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Maebelle

8 Of the Best Taco Fillings to Eat Right Now

How many of these palm-sized Mexican treats can you knock back in one sitting? We’re thinking a lot.

The traditional way of eating the street food staple is to order your tacos individually, ordering one, then going back for another, and another, until you are practically a taco yourself.

SEE ALSO: 5 Of The Best Places To Eat Tacos In Dubai

Here are some top ways to stuff your taco shells…

Things You Only Know if Autumn is Your Favourite Season for Food

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23 September 2019

Things You Only Know if Autumn is Your Favourite Season for Food

Give us golden leaves, conkers underfoot and dinner from the oven – not the barbecue. The fireworks are a-coming, it’s already getting darker in the evenings, and we’re craving stews, casseroles and roast dinner after roast dinner.

Autumn is finally here, and if you’re anything like us, you’ll appreciate that it’s the best season for cooking, eating and having people over for dinner. Here’s why…

10 Interesting Ways to Eat More Cheese

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19 September 2019

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Maebelle

10 Interesting Ways to Eat More Cheese

In an increasingly depressing news cycle, finally we have some good news – and it’s about cheese.

A study conducted by Penn State has found that certain antioxidants in cheese could help protect your blood vessels. The benefits are specifically found in adults who have a high-sodium diet, whose blood vessels have been damaged as a result.

Things You Only Know if You Always Had School Dinners

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2 September 2019

Things You Only Know If You Always Had School Dinners

Today your daily lunch break dilemma is another limp supermarket sandwich, or splashing out an overpriced box of sushi-to-go – as a kid things were far simpler.

Either you were handed a plastic box of food (and hoped that whoever made it had done a big shop on the weekend), or you were on the list for school dinners.

If you were part of the latter camp, we hope you’ll agree with some of this…

4 Health Reasons to Eat Fresh Goji Berries

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29 August 2019

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Maebelle

4 Health Reasons to Eat Fresh Goji Berries

If you’re the type of person that knows their cacao-infused matcha latte from their chia seed pudding, you’ll probably already know that goji berries have some pretty impressive health benefits going for them.

Also known as ‘wolfberries’, these ruby-coloured spheres have been used in Chinese medicine for hundreds of years, but they’ve recently been popularised as a superfood in the Western world.

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