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  1. Re: Vegan Newbie Mommy with a cow's milk problem!

    If you'd rather steer away from the chocolate, you could try stirring just a little agave syrup into a plain almond milk it to sweeten it up. Also she might like to try rice milk or oat milk if it's...
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    Sticky: Re: Omega-3: Vegan DHA / EPA

    What a shame the Opti3 Omega 3's contain rosemary. Will, for now have to stick to the more expensive V Pure, unless anyone knows of any other brands out there?
  3. Re: Is soya bad for our health - and do we actually need soya?

    for those in the UK, Vegusto cheeze products are soy free, they are made from coconut oil and nut butters instead. Also Kara coconut milk is good in tea and doesn't curdle in coffee, like soya milk...
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    Re: I Desperately Need A Good Vegan Mayonnaise Recipe, Please Help!

    For anyone interested, The Guardian have published Rose Elliott's Vegan mayonnaise recipe and it's available here:

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2006/apr/01/features.weekend7
  5. Re: Marmite, Vegemite, Natex, Meridian... (yeast extracts)

    Hi everyone, just thought I'd give an update now we've tried the Essential Vitam-R.

    It had a much lighter, nuttier flavour than Marmite and was noticeably less salty. We didn't immediately...
  6. Re: Marmite, Vegemite, Natex, Meridian... (yeast extracts)

    Have heard that in the large-scale production of yeast extract hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide are used to crack yeast cells, not sure what the health consequences are but it doesn't sound...
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    Re: Today in the Garden (2)

    think olives are self pollinating so you never know- will post a pic if it does :)

    your hog wildlife garden sounds lovely. I think nettles are supposed to be pretty good to eat- have you tried...
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    Re: Today in the Garden (2)

    yes it was a present- has been over-wintering in my living room

    wow hedgehogs in the garden, lucky you :)

    speakin of bees, i have black masonry bees nesting in one of my chimneys. they make a...
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    Re: Today in the Garden (2)

    thanks harpy the tiles are from my garden, the other blue things are my neighbour's blue bells!-they are really pretty

    great idea to plant some seeds before you go away-hope you can find some...
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    Re: Today in the Garden (2)

    it's that time of year again....soil is claggy clag and virtually undiggable so decided to create a raised mediterranean garden. All the plants are edible, including the geraniums! ...
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    Re: London jaunt - advice, please?

    Penny, I'd suggest you try going just north of the Portobello Rd stretch to the Golborne Rd end of the market, which stands in the shadow of the infamous Trellick Tower. Best to visit on a Friday...
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    Re: Today in the Garden

    i hope so. also building a wildlife area and a pond to encourage frogs and dragonflys :D

    yes they're a lovely bright addition to an autumn garden. The seed heads should attract lots of finches and...
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    Re: Today in the Garden

    today i picked apples and blackberries from my garden, to make a crumble.

    also cut my herbs, sage, rosemary, chives, thyme, pepper mint, corsican mint, nasturshums, garlic, lemon balm. however...
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    Re: Pucca Teas

    their protect tea is also fabulous :)
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    Re: Ways to help the environment

    I have the same problem with forgetting to bring my own bags Maisiepaisie, I'd loose my head if it wasn't screwed on :p

    wrt reusing bags, i take my stash of old carrier bags to my local health...
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    Re: Everyone email Sainsburys!

    My original email alluded to the fact that Sainsbury's already produce a vegetarian list (see below). Hence why i'm so annoyed with the response i got :mad:

    -----Original Message-----
    Sent:...
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    Re: Everyone email Sainsburys!

    Below is the very disappointing response I had from Sainsburys re: a producing a vegan product list.

    Dear Miss Clarke
    Thank you for contacting us. I note from your email that you would like to...
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    Re: Everyone email Sainsburys!

    esp given that they have a vegetarian product list!

    Anyways, I've just emailed them
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    Re: Favourite Vegan Food Products - UK

    Waitrose butter bean and roasted garlic hummus hmmmm....
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    Re: Cinema popcorn

    yes in the UK sweet popcorn arrives at the cinema in large polyethene bags (a bit like bin bags :rolleyes:) and has a shelf life of about a year. Due to poor stock rotation and the fact that the bags...
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    Poll: Re: What do you do with slugs?

    my compost heap is like a luxury slug hotel too! someone told me that its not a good thing tho as they lay their eggs in the compost and when they hatch out they will munch everything in your garden...
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    Re: Sprouting

    the easiest i've found is alfalfa.

    the only other thing i'm wondering is are your sprouts getting enough light? i finish mine on my kitchen window sill (which is south facing).

    the three...
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    Re: Sprouting

    Frank, you're seeds could be dying for two other reasons

    EITHER you're using too many seeds, (two teaspoonfuls should suffice), this will release high concentrations of toxic waste as the seeds...
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