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British Celebrity Vegetarians (And Vegans)

Vegetarianism is growing in popularity all the time. When I started reading up on it I was surprised just how many celebrities were veggies like me. Below are some of the more famous vegetarians I found - you may well be surprised at some of the names in the list. When I was creating the list I found quite a few other vegetarian celebrity lists …
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Vegetarian Gravy Granules

Gravy is an essential part of any roast dinner - vegetarian dinners included. Homemade gravy is great, but the convenience and tastiness of shop-bought gravy is hard to beat. Okay - so you know that the green ‘vegetable’ gravy tubs are vegetarian, but what about the others? In the past, the green vegetarian/vegetable gravy granules …
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Meat-Flavoured Crisps Without the Meat!

Many of you were disappointed to learn that Walkers had begun to include real meat in their meat-flavoured crisps. I went on a quest to see how many alternative meat-flavoured crisps I could find in my local supermarket (Sainsburys) that were labelled as ‘suitable for vegetarians’. Those I found are shown in the gallery below (click …
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Review: Tide Tables Café, Richmond, London

Tide Tables is a vegetarian café situated in a converted arch beneath Richmond Bridge, beside the Thames, in the lovely town of Richmond in South-West London. Having spent a lot of time in London over the past few years, I was getting bored with the usual tourist spots and was running out of new and interesting places to visit. However, I’d …
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Secret Sausages – New Sausages With a Secret…

This week I was sent some samples of some new vegetarian sausages, known as ‘Secret Sausages - Vegetables In Disguise’. The ‘secret’ referred to in the name, is that they contain no meat, and are three quarters vegetables and rice. They are approved by the Vegetarian Society, and three sausages will provide you with enough …
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Growing My Own Food

Have you ever thought about growing your own food? Do you think it might be too difficult and not worth the effort? If so, I’m hoping that this article will change your mind. Growing your own food is not as difficult as you might think. Firstly, you don’t have to be an expert gardener (or have any gardening experience), secondly you …
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Round Up of Recently Consumed Veggie Options

I have eaten out in a few non-vegetarian restaurants recently, so I thought I’d share my experiences of the ‘vegetarian options’ I encountered. Bella Italia Bella Italia: Vegetarian Four Seasons pizza Italian restaurants often provide a few vegetarian options to choose from, and Bella Italia is no exception. The vegetarian …
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New Vegetarian Sweets – Katjes Better Bunny

Chewy vegetarian sweets have never been so popular, nor so abundant! Following in the footsteps of Marks and Spencer’s Veggie Percy and Veggie Colin, a German confectioner called Katjes, has introduced a rival vegetarian foam sweet to the UK market, called Better Bunny. Katjes is the second largest producer of fruit gum and liquorice in …
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New Vegetarian Colin the Caterpillar Sweets!

Colin the Caterpillar has changed for the better - he has become a beautiful vegetarian butterfly! Following on from the success of their veggie Percy Pig sweets, Marks and Spencer have just launched some brand new gelatine-free Colin the Caterpillar sweets. This time, instead of tweaking the appearance of the existing non-veggie sweet (like with …
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Vegetarian Percy Pigs

Today Marks and Spencers lauched a new vegetarian version of their successful Percy Pig brand of sweets! These new gelatine-free Percy Pig fruit gums are called ‘Veggie Percy’ and each veggie Percy has a green ear, to distinguish it from the non-veggie Percy Pigs. The twittersphere has been getting very excited about this new launch - …
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