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    Re: dr says feed ds meat twice a week!

    Hi Heatherr30,

    We use Biocare Kids Complete Complex powder: http://www.biocare.co.uk/default.aspx?GroupGuid=29&ProductGuid=350150&PageItemGroupGuid=1062 everyday, along with the Biocare B12 drops...
  2. Re: Best milk substitute when weaning from breastmilk

    Hi Alaura,

    Alpro make a follow up milk sub called Junior 1+: http://www.alpro.com/uk/soya-plain

    I see you are in the states though, so I'm not sure whether you can get Alpro products. ...
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    Re: Vitamin K for newborns (UK)

    Refinnej, I was also under the impression that there was no NHS supplied vegan K option available after speaking with my obstetrician and midwife. Here's the link to the vegan society note:...
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    Re: do you supplement, and with what?

    Sorry I haven't posted back sooner!

    Franksmammy, the little man got used to abidec syringe really quickly and I don't find the taste too bad now either! He has it and then the B12 drops just...
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    Re: Baby Led Weaning

    Hi Frosty,

    We have taken the baby-led approach and it has been fun watching my little one progress, but yup it's very messy at times! (soft broccoli = super mess! :D)

    Early stages (6 months+):...
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    Re: do you supplement, and with what?

    Hi Franksmammy,

    For our breastfed little one who is nearly 12 months now we have been using:

    abidec drops (A, B1/2/3/6, C, D2) since 3 months - when the chance of him getting his D from his...
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    Re: breastfeeding vegan babies

    Ha! Yes Ms. D, cup feeding is really tricky! We introduced a breastflow bottle for one feed of expressed milk an evening at a few weeks old (for a variety of reasons!). Fortunately we had no nipple...
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    Re: breastfeeding vegan babies

    Well done for sticking with it Ms. D :cool:

    Do you have a pump? I have found mine an excellent back up and they can be used to 'rest' a particularly sore side whilst maintaining supply. The few...
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    Re: breastfeeding vegan babies

    I use Earth Mama Angel Baby: Natural Nipple Butter. Every feed for the first six weeks and then tapered down to just occasionally now at 10 1/2 months. No need to wash it off before feeding, which...
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    Re: organic veggie box deliveries

    Hey Est,

    We use BoxFresh and have never had any problems. The cosmos potatoes in the boxes at the mo are really good! Oh, and if you like apples they now have their own orchards so are a regular...
  11. Thread: Soya Flour

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    Re: Soya Flour

    Here are some recipes from an old version of Eva Batt's Vegan Cookery I found in the library:

    Cheddar-style 'Cheese'
    3 1/2 oz (100g) soya flour
    1 good teaspoon / to taste yeast extract
    4 oz...
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    Re: Veganizing the Eat to Live plan

    Hi Robert,

    For browning mushrooms and onions I normally use a george foreman-type grilling machine or you could even just use a normal grill. For all of the four you mentioned and for stir-fries...
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    Re: Some Oatly milks NOT vegan!!!

    As Mr. F says they market towards the lactose intolerant primarily. Don't know why they went and added sheeps wool fat (like thats healthy 'food' anyway :confused: ) when they could have fortified...
  14. Thread: Sainsbury's

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    Re: Sainsburys

    I've never seen them... have you tried them yet? Are they nice?

    Hmmm... there does seem to be a difference in what each store stocks. For example, I didn't know that they sell the Dragonfly...
  15. Thread: Sainsbury's

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    Re: Sainsburys

    Yeah, the Sainsburys ones are in the frozen section as well.

    After numerous emails I couldn't get Asda to properly confirm that their own brand veggie fingers were vegan or find out why they are...
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    Re: Some Oatly milks NOT vegan!!!

    :eek: I didn't know you could even get chocolate oatly!

    I just double checked my plain one (the only one I have seen round here) and it's the organic healthy oatly which is not fortified....
  17. Thread: Sainsbury's

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    Re: Sainsburys

    I agree twinkle the raspberry and blueberry sorbet is divine! :D It's much more expensive than the other sorbets though, the same price as Swedish Glace in fact! and it's a smaller tub :rolleyes:
    ...
  18. Thread: Easter eggs

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    Re: Easter eggs

    It's a bit late now... but found some instructions for making a Giant creme egg! from scratch:
    http://www.pimpthatsnack.com/project.php?projectID=302
    Looks like it could be veganised - if you can...
  19. Thread: Sainsbury's

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    Re: Sainsburys

    Sorry can't help Ross, mine always turn out hard crusted as well! :o

    Anyone still looking for an alternative to vegan-unfriendly hot cross buns / value 'minimal current' teacakes should try the...
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    Re: Veganism in Japan

    Whilst in Japan I learnt very quickly that if there isn't meat in it, it's more than likely got fish/fish broth/fish flakes (bonito) in it, else it will have either dairy or egg. This was the case in...
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    Re: portion size ratio

    Hey Berta,

    See: http://www.pcrm.org/health/veginfo/vsk/food_groups.html

    Fruit (21%) & Veg (29%) 50%
    Legumes 14%
    Wholegrains 36%

    Hope this helps :)
  22. Mass cull due to bird flu at Bernard Matthews farm in Suffolk

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/6328889.stm

    Tens of thousands of turkeys are being gassed at a poultry farm in Suffolk in a bid to contain Britain's first mass outbreak of Asian bird flu.
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    Re: Vegan Chamber of Commerce

    Hi Ducati,

    I don't know if you have seen this UK based vegan business connection site: http://www.veggies.org.uk/vbc.htm
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    Re: tesco jam doughnuts - vegan?

    Hi Catala,

    Firstly, can you post the list of ingredients? and secondly do all tesco stores use the same recipe/ingredients or are they pre-made and they just 'finish them' in store?

    Thanks :)
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    Re: Sainsbury's is dropping vegan labelling

    All they need to do is label consistently. A small table / sentence on every product with all dietary restrictions always listed under the appropriate heading according to whether an item is suitable...
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    Re: Sainsbury's is dropping vegan labelling

    Emailed Sainsbury's to comment on the newly suitable Freefrom shortbread and ask if any other items in the range were under ingredient review, but mainly to ask why some products had 'suitable for...
  27. 'pharming' - Anti-cancer chicken eggs produced

    Disturbing...

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/6261427.stm
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    Re: Any thoughts on this brand 'Cauldron?

    Hey Sandra,

    No the Cauldron falafels are not spicy/hot at all. I don't eat anything spicy - brown sauce is as spicy as I get! :D They are really handy and very tasty as others have mentioned....
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    Re: Vegan vegetable fingers?

    :D Tee hee! ROFL
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    Re: Vegan vegetable fingers?

    Yay! Finally got a response from Adsa.



    Off to buy 5 boxes now! :D

    Only thing that bugs me is why they are omitted from their Vegan list...
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    Re: nutritional yeast

    Hey Emma,

    I asked in H&B and also got the puzzled look. Have you tried any other health food shops? I had better luck at the small local one. As mentioned it's Marigold you want (big black tub,...
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    Re: Vegan vegetable fingers?

    Mahk here's a link to a pic of some. http://www.dalepak.co.uk/images/dalepak0070.jpg
    They taste um... kind of what they are made up of :o It's hard to describe, but they are really really good :D
    ...
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    Re: Vegan vegetable fingers?

    Hmmmm... The ingredients are listed on the Asda website:
    Rehydrated Potato (27%), Breadcrumbs (14%) [Wheat Flour, Dextrose, Wheat Gluten, Sugar, Yeast, Salt, Vegetable Oil, Colours (Paprika Extract,...
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    Re: Vegan vegetable fingers?

    JustMe is correct on the blitz (food processor)
    BTW I love bubble and squeak too! :)

    But harpy is right about george'd (grilled them using the george foreman)

    I think I need to learn to use...
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    Re: Is burnt food carcinogenic?

    It seems that absolutely everything is bad for you... just by existing you are killing yourself :rolleyes:

    Perhaps if burnt food and whatever chemical reaction that produces was so bad for...
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    Re: Vegan vegetable fingers?

    Blitzed some white bread to make the bread crumbs
    Blitzed the sweetcorn, carrots and peas a little
    Then mixed the veg mix into mashed potato
    Shaped into fingers (messy!:D )
    Dipped into some soya...
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    Vegan vegetable fingers?

    I wonder if anyone knows if there is a vegan version of the vegetable fingers (dalepak/birdseye/supermarket own brand)? I used to have them every year with my Christmas dinner...

    Yeah, I know...
  38. Thread: Mayonaise

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    Re: Mayonaise

    Have you tried the Mayola Granovita Mayonnaise? I don't find it acidic, just a bit sweet. It's more runny than the Plamil though, more the consistency of salad cream.
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    Re: Kids with high IQs grow up to be vegetarian

    It's also on the BBC:
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6180753.stm
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    Re: "Free from" Mince Pies at Tesco

    Thanks Alisont! I think I will try with some Apple for the base :)
    Hmmm... maybe red on the bottom, green on the top
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