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[Cooking] 10 tiny changes that will massively improve your cooking

   These 10 cooking tips have made me a dramatically better cook, and I hope they will do the same for you!


     Tempeh is an incredibly diverse, healthy ingredient that often gets overlooked. But lately we’ve noticed it becoming easier and easier to find in supermarkets (fantastic news!).  So, in today’s video we’re showing you 5 protein-packed tempeh recipes to add to your recipe repertoire.   They’re all so different in flavour and texture from one another - let us know which one you think looks best!

[Cooking] Are Air Fryers Healthy For Us?

  Air fryers have had a recent surge in popularity and the air fryer works by circulating hot air around the food to produce a crunchy, crispy exterior. But are air fryer’s healthy? Is air fried food safe and healthy for us? If so what foods should we put in an air fryer and what foods should we not put in an air fryer? Keep listening as we answer these questions…

[Health] Are All Fats Bad? Healthy Fats and the Best Vegan Food Sources

Most people know that saturated fats, like those found in meat, cheese, butter, pies and biscuits, are ‘bad’. And unsaturated fats, like those in nuts and seeds, are ‘good’. But are some of the good ones better than others? And where can we find them?   What Are Fats, Anyway? Fatty acids are the building blocks of fats. And they fall into two groups – monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. Monounsaturated fatty acids include omega-7 and omega-9 fats, both found in macadamia nut oil and olive oil, for example. Since our bodies make these, they are not considered ‘essential’. But having a direct source of them can provide health benefits. The two main classes of polyunsaturated fats are the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) is an omega-3 fat found flaxseed oil, soya bean oil, rapeseed oil and nuts – especially walnuts. ALA is an essential fatty acid, which means our bodies can’t make it; so we do need to get it from our food...  Continue

[Social Media] Gordon Ramsay Fools 11 Million Followers: ‘I’m Turning Vegan’

Famous chef Gordon Ramsay , who is widely known for his love of meat, stunned his 11 million Instagram followers by announcing: ‘I’m turning vegan’. Ramsay, who regularly takes to TikTok to mock at-home-chefs and vegans, made the announcement in a vegan cooking tutorial. The viral video garnered one million views in less than a day. ‘Hi guys it’s Gordon. I’ve got a confession. After three decades of cooking, hundreds and hundreds and thousands of hours behind the stove… I’m turning vegan’, he said via his Instagram. Continue  

[Health] Farmacology: The Study of Foods for Healing

by Michael Corthell We all know or should know that eating 'right' is the right thing to do for our bodies. If we combine good foods (the ones that are 'right' for us) with exercise, proper rest and learn to live life stress free, we will almost certainly live a happy, healthy life. ''The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.'' ― Thomas Edison What are the 'right' foods and how do we find them? In foods grown in healthy soil. According to Dr. Daphine Miller, on the farm. But not just any farm, it has to be good, dirty farm —rich soil: ''Thinking of a healthy body as an extension of a healthy farm, and vice versa, is a paradigm shift for many of us. But when we consider that all of our cells get their building blocks from plants and soil then, suddenly, it all makes sense. In fact, it is not too much of a stretch to say: We are so

[News] World’s Largest Vegan Film Festival Announces First-Ever Vegan Cookbook Competition

The International Vegan Film Festival, an incorporated not-for-profit, is a trailblazing event dedicated to celebrating the vegan ideal: a healthier, more compassionate, environmentally friendly lifestyle that can be achieved through the consumption of plants and animal-free alternatives. The world’s largest vegan film festival is launching its first-ever vegan cookbook competition. International Vegan Film Festival (IVFF)’s new contest aims to become ‘the world’s leading plant-based cookbook celebration’. Each September, the Festival will announce a shortlist of eligible cookbooks, selected by a jury of passionate and experienced vegan cooks. Then, the top three winners will be announced at the IVFF on October 23.... Continue