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Lauren Toulson
"I have champagne taste but not enough money for the real thing"
"I have champagne taste but not enough money for the real thing"
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New blog!
I've upgraded to a really pretty, fully functioning wordpress blog, with a ton of new and amazing vegan recipes and amazing photography! I'm sorry to say goodbye to blogger but I'm so excited by my new blog, please check it out and follow it by email, I'm s...

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Coffee Heaven Smoothie
I was in London on Wednesday and found an amazing clean eating cafe in South Kensington called Roots and Bulbs ; they sell amazing vegan cakes and brownies, pressed juices and incredible smoothies. (' The bee ' smoothie is heavenly and the banana bread is t...

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Warming Layered Vegetable Hotpot
This was a new invention of mine the other day, when I really wanted something simple, warm and homely. This is now something I will definitely have again when I'm feeling low and need something wholesome, particularly in the winter. Ingredients 1 Sweet Pot...

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Grilled Mushroom and Courgette Bagel Burger
Now that the weather is getting hot, I really fancied something 'meaty', with a BBQ taste without the hassle of starting up the BBQ. I have to admit this is the most delicious hot sandwich I've ever tasted and it was so quick! I enjoyed it with a carrot and...

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Pear and Honey Porridge
I love experimenting with the flavours of porridge because there's so much potential and it's always such an indulgent and dessert-like breakfast. I recently bought some deliciously sweet pears, so here's my pear and honey porridge! Ingredients 3 handfuls p...

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Creamy Pea Pasta
This pasta dish is genuinely one of my favourite things because it's just SO quick! It takes about 10 minutes from starting to eating so I love this as a quick lunch or a meal before I go out. You can mix it up a bit by changing the cream for more tomatoes ...

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New Philosophy: Changing how I eat
Since reading about the many mind-blowing studies explained in The China Study, I don't think I will ever look at food in the same way ever again. Nor will I look upon cancer as an inevitable part of human existence. But what shocked me is that it's not jus...

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Home-made Baked Beans
I love baked beans, but I've recently been put off by the sugar content. With nearly 10g of sugar in just half a tin, that's almost half my RDA, and I've also been trying to eat only natural sugars. I also love a large variety of beans so I get nutrients fr...

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Lemon and Honey Porridge
Porridge is one of my new favourite things, there's so much opportunity for experimentation! I used to think porridge was bland and I could never finish a bowlful, but that's because I didn't know what to do with it. Here's a recipe for my newest porridge c...

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This weeks new discoveries
On my path to changing to a whole-food vegan diet, I'm discovering new ingredients that I've never heard of or used before. Taking meat and dairy out of my diet is hard, but with the excitement of trying new ingredients and recipes, I don't feel at all depr...
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