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11 Things You Only Know If You Like Eating Out Alone

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10 April 2019

Eating Out Alone

In New York particular, it’s fairly standard to eat solo in public.

In other places though, solitary diners are often considered a little odd and lonely – and sometimes even a nuisance at fussy restaurants with strict seating plans.

Sure, there are downsides to eating alone – servers asking, ‘Are you waiting for anyone?’, fellow diners assuming you’ve been stood up – but there are also a lot of positives to grabbing a table for one (for instance, not having to begrudgingly split a dessert).

Review: Let's Cook Meal Plans in Dubai

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7 April 2019

Review of Let's Cook Meal Plans in Dubai

For the perfect way to meal plan, prep and eat better - head to Let's Cook!

Eating healthy and making better choices when it comes to good is something I've always struggled with as an adult. But now, at the age of 26, it's time to be more conscious about what fuel I put into this body.

This resolution has been on my list since 2019 arrived and it's one I plan on sticking with this year. In fact, I'm already 8kgs down and loving my new diet and lifestyle.

Why You Should Start Incorporating Pickle Juice Into Your Drinks

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7 April 2019

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Incorporating Pickle Juice Into Your Drinks

The tartness of a pickled cucumber is tough to beat, whether you’re tucking into a plate of cheese and crackers, or stuffing the frog-green slices in with a burger.

But have you given much thought to what can be done with the vinegary liquid left over in the jar? Generally, once you’re out of crunchy, sweet-sour veg, it ends up being tipped down the drain – but next time, stop yourself, there’s a lot of potential in that pickle juice.

Why Banana Peels Are The Next Big Thing in Vegan Meat Replacement

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4 April 2019

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Banana Peels

Society’s becoming more and more conscious of food waste, and a lot of us are making a concerted effort to use up all the food we buy and limit how much gets chucked.

But, while only buying what we’ll actually eat is one thing, what about using up more of each item? For example, have you ever considered eating the banana skin, once you’ve munched through the soft fruity centre?

How to Cut Down on Soft Drinks

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5 February 2019

Cutting down on soft drinks

If you’re looking forward to a can of coke at lunchtime, today is a good day to reconsider: Fizz Free February has kicked off.

The campaign hopes to encourage people – and particularly young adults and children – to quit drinking fizzy pop for a whole month, in an effort to cut our sugar intake.

Last year, research found that soft drinks amount to 22% of 11-18-year-olds’ sugar intake – their single largest source of the white stuff. And with diabetes a huge risk in the UAE, it's important residents look at their fizzy drink habits.

Why Flexi-Veganism Might Be The Perfect Diet to Adopt This Year

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27 January 2019

The flexi-veganism diet to adopt for this year

You’d have to be living under a rock (or doing a digital detox) to avoid the hype around Veganuary.

It's a yearly challenge that asks people to give up all animal-based products for 31 days, following the unbridled meat-fest of Christmas.

The charity says that record numbers started the New Year by signing up to the pledge this year, with over 250,000 people committing to going meat-free for January.

The Dos and Don'ts of Being a Vegan Gardener

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23 January 2019

Things to do when you're a vegan gardener

If you care about what you eat, you probably care about how food is grown too.

So if you’re a gardener who likes to grow their own, and – like many others right now – have decided to go vegan, then it’s useful to know how to approach this at every stage of the process.

So says committed vegan and gardening expert Matthew Appleby, whose new book, "Super Organic Gardener: Everything You Need to Know About A Vegan Garden", explains all – from the types of produce you might go for, to the techniques you’ll need to use to ensure your garden remains truly vegan.

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