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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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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.

Going Vegan? Here’s How To Combat Meat-Free Fatigue

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5 September 2019

Going Vegan? Here’s How To Combat Meat-Free Fatigue

Want to do more to support your health and the planet by going plant-based, but struggle with energy dips and feeling depleted?

I’ve chatted with a few friends who returned to meat recently – not because they desperately missed those juicy steaks or couldn’t live without their Thursday-night Nando’s (actually, that did apply in some cases), but because they missed feeling awake and energised.

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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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.

People Need to Broaden Their Minds About Eating Goat

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27 August 2019

People Need to Broaden Their Minds About Eating Goat

When’s the last time you picked up some goat meat on your way home for a curry, or slow cooked shoulder dish? Unless you’ve grown up eating goat meat, it can feel slightly alien to consider it for a midweek meal – although it shouldn’t.

Chef James Cochran is on a mission to change any misconceptions about goat meat, and show everyone how delicious it is. As well as his restaurant 1251, in London, he’s just opened a street food joint GOAT in Boxpark Croydon, and is set to present his food at major meat festival, Meatopia (August 30 – September 1).

5 Of the Best Cities for Al Fresco Dining

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26 August 2019

5 Of the Best Cities for Al Fresco Dining

Whether it’s a full-on family bbq with burgers galore, a bowl of cold noodles on your lunch break, or just an Aperol spritz and a handful of salted peanuts – food eaten outside just tastes better for some reason.

Take inspiration from these destinations, where eating al fresco is done right, or, you know, just book a flight…

SEE ALSO: Enjoy Al Fresco Dining in Dubai at Le Méridien Village Terrace

How to Make 5 Easily Homegrown Herbs Last Beyond Summer

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20 August 2019

How to Make 5 Easily Homegrown Herbs Last Beyond Summer

Want to save your freshly grown herbs? They may have run to seed or look the worse for wear, but it’s easy if you know how.

Some herbs will soon be coming to the end of their natural harvesting period, so here are some top tips on how to pick them to enjoy for months to come.

SEE ALSO: 7 Things To Eat And Drink To Help Beat Disease – According To A Harvard-Trained Doctor

7 of the Best Iced Teas to Cool Down With

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18 August 2019

7 Of The Best Iced Teas to Cool Down With

We all love a good cuppa, whether it’s a builder’s brew or a posh afternoon tea with all the trimmings. Think fine bone china teapot, finger sandwiches and an array of sweet treats.

But when the sun’s shining and you want soak up the great outdoors, a tray with a large jug of iced tea, an ice bucket and a trendy jam jar (rather than a spread of scones and clotted cream) is the coolest option.

Here are some of our favourite thirst-quenching teas to tantalize the taste buds…

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