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  1. Thread: Vegan Edinburgh

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    Re: Vegan Edinburgh

    The only place I can think of is Hendersons - http://www.hendersonsofedinburgh.co.uk/restaurant.php - but I've never had breakfast there. Some people love Hendersons, I think it is only ok. But I...
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    Re: Favourite Vegan Food Products - UK

    I had one ages ago, can't remember which one, but i was underwhelmed. I think only one or two were vegan back then.
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    Re: Food to fix depression

    I do think that eating healthily contributes to good mental health. But there is also exercise, creativity, being around people who are supportive and interesting, meditation/mindfulness, doing...
  4. Thread: Vegan Edinburgh

    by AnneCE
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    Re: Vegan Edinburgh

    The Chocolate Tree in Bruntsfield does really lovely vegan cake. I went on Wednesday and had the rare dilemma of having to choose between two very rich chocolate cakes - hazelnut or berries and nut....
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    Re: Let's get fit and healthy together (3)

    I exercise 5/6 days a week - 2 pilates classes, 2 aquafit classes, and swim once or twice a week - as well as walking briskly about 2/3 miles 2 or 3 days a week - and I am not losing weight! I do...
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    Re: What's your 'comfort' food?

    Toast with sunflower Pure. Goes back to childhood. And I love nooch on it.
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    Re: Favourite Vegan Food Products - UK (2)

    I've only recently tried Linda McCartney's sausages and I really like them. They're a pound in Farmfoods. I also love smoked tofu - I buy tofu made locally by the Engine Shed. But I got to the...
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    Re: Vegan Intervention Needed

    Sometimes I get a notion for something non-vegan, but I make myself picture what goes into that product, and I know no matter how delicious it is, it isn't worth it. And treat yourself to something...
  9. Thread: i love co-op

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    Re: i love co-op

    Thanks for info on the mince pies, got some today to take to a meeting tomorrow, sick of the biscuits and cakes not being vegan. Being chair, it's my own fault. I never seem to remember in time. ...
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    Re: Nutritional Yeast

    That's what I paid on Sunday in Real Foods in Edinburgh so it seems reasonable. (http://www.goodnessdirect.co.uk sell it for 2.30) 125g doesn't sound a lot but it is very light so it is more than...
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    Re: Nutritional Yeast

    I wasn't too impressed with nutritional yeast when I first tried it but the past couple of weeks I can't get enough of it. Finn (cat) loves it too, when he gets a bit too fussy about his food, I...
  12. Thread: Vegan Ireland

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    Re: Vegan Republic of Ireland

    Thanks Jibber - I looked around online and I saw conflicting reports re: pet shops and how they take care of their animals. Hate animals and fish etc being sold in pet shops.
  13. Thread: Vegan Ireland

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    Re: Vegan Republic of Ireland

    More vegan queries re: Dublin. I want to know any good pet shops in central Dublin - preferably not selling animals, or if they do, that they look after their animals well.

    I will be staying in my...
  14. Thread: Sainsbury's

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    Re: Sainsbury's

    No, no, no! We cannot have vegan yum yums! I don't have the self-control.
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    Sticky: Re: Indian food help

    You can get vegetable ghee now. Also, I have seen some public health leaflets aimed at Asian communities about healthy eating, and making the case for using oil as opposed to ghee... when will this...
  16. Thread: Vegan Ireland

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    Re: Vegan Republic of Ireland

    I looked at happy cow and at http://vegans.frommars.org/ireland/ but the conflicting reviews confuse me - as will any comments here, to be honest! And some of the reviews are pretty old now.
    ...
  17. Thread: Vegan Ireland

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    Re: Vegan Republic of Ireland

    I'm going to be in Dublin the bank holiday weekend. Any up to date information? I will be going to Cornucopia, are they still good? There was talk of them expanding but has anything happened about...
  18. Thread: Vegan Glasgow

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    Re: Glasgow

    Had a great meal at the 13th Note on Tuesday - had the pad thai and really liked it, best tofu I have had in ages. Friends had haggis etc, and the thai risotto cakes (can't remember exactly) and...
  19. Thread: Sudden hunger?

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    Re: Sudden hunger?

    I'm like a lot of people here - I can't eat apples for instance when I am hungry because they seem to make me hungrier...

    Normal for me is stuffing my face past the point of satiation, as you...
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    Re: What newspaper do you read?

    About tv news, Charlie Brooker's Newswipe (BBC 4) is an education on what makes the news, how things are spun etc. etc. It's on YouTube:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3WoEnwv_Jw
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    Re: What newspaper do you read?

    I'm always a bit sceptical of the 500 PhDs applying for 1 cleaning job - I think employers like the publicity and papers love to dramatise stuff. Not saying it doesn't happen but...

    ETA maybe I...
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    Re: What newspaper do you read?

    You get tv guides with lots of papers...
  23. Re: Ask Macmillan Cancer to drop cruel Fishing event

    As soon as I tweeted it, some fish killer follows me. He must have one of those automatic things that means he follows everyone who mentions fishing. Hmph. Haven't blocked him just in case some of...
  24. Re: Ask Macmillan Cancer to drop cruel Fishing event

    signed - will now twitter it
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    Re: Favourite things from different food groups

    grain = basmati rice
    vegetable = broccoli, pak choi, garlic (not sure where garlic should go)
    nut = peanut
    seed = sesame
    fruit = mango, pomegranate, passion fruit
    pulse/legume = chickpea, dhal ...
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    Re: Vegan communities

    Thankfully Edinburgh has the Baked Tattie Shop or else I would never leave Glasgow.
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    Re: Vegan communities

    I'm going through to Glasgow for a couple of nights, will be heading to the uni for that chocolate cake... if anyone there sees a fat redhead with chocolate all over her face, do say hi!
  28. Thread: Sea vegatables

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    Re: Sea vegatables

    Tigerlily, they might be using the seaweed for industrial uses rather than for food. "Alginates ... are also used in production of industrial products such as paper coatings, adhesives, dyes, gels,...
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    Re: Vegan communities

    Hi Mike, I am officially a nutter so don't worry about that. I think a lot of vegans would identify with what you are saying. We all could do with a safe place with understanding people. I think...
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    Re: Can't help preaching to people

    Why do people think like this? Is it simply social and cultural? I wonder if there is a relationship between specieism and other forms of othering e.g. racism, sexism, transphobia etc. Well I do...
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    Re: Vegan communities

    Aw, Mike, that is sad even if it feels true. I often feel that way myself, but I refuse (unless I am feeling really shitty which is often) to let that be true all the time.

    I feel less lonely...
  32. Thread: Food allergies

    by AnneCE
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    Poll: Re: Allergies

    Well, I've no experience of food allergies so can't advise anything. Mostly replying to bump this up.

    I wish your friend all the best and hope she can find a reasonable vegan diet which doesn't...
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    Re: What newspaper do you read?

    If people want to have some fun, vote in the "worst Daily Mail poll ever. VOTE YES to skew the results and pass it on! http://bit.ly/w4b6Q " via Twitter.

    I'm sure there are plenty nice people...
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    Re: What Newspaper do you read?

    I look at the Scotsman, (Glasgow) Herald, Guardian, Independent, local Evening News. Will go to the Times and Telegraph websites for specific stories. Avoid like the plague the Mail, Express, Sun...
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    Re: Co-op goodies...

    I don't like Morrissons, rarely go near one now. I mostly shop at Real Foods health food shops, Scotmid (Co-op to folk outwith Edinburgh and the Lothians, still unsure of the relationship), Lidl's...
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    Re: Can't help preaching to people

    This is a great way to have a conversation without coming across as preachy, wish I remembered it more often! About all sorts of stuff I feel strongly about.
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    Re: What's your favorite fruit?

    Whatever is in season and is therefore cheap(er) and tastes great. I currently love blueberries, cherries and strawberries.
    Only fruit I actively dislike are pineapple and star fruit.
    Have had...
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    Re: HELP! Busy Omni step-mom to strict vegan

    I think it is brilliant that you are doing your best to respect his veganism and find out as much as possible about it.

    I wonder if he wants to stick to certain brands and not try new stuff is...
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    Re: Can animals sense a meat eater vs a non?

    Results of repeated measures analysis of variance showed that the odor of donors when on the nonmeat diet was judged as significantly more attractive, more pleasant, and less intense.
    The people on...
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    Re: Lidl Indian snacks

    Was going to Lidls today anyway, so I got some. They were only a pound!Grilled 4 mini samosas and 4 mini bhajis - they didn't look much straight out of the box - but they tasted pretty good. (Had...
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