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  1. Sticky: Re: The myth about protein combining - from the woman who launched the idea

    A waste, I suspect. Protein requirements per day for adults are around 50 grammes. I would imagine your supplements contain less than a gramme of amino acids, so you'd have to take rather a lot of...
  2. Re: Weakness and headaches (possibly) due to improper vegan diet

    You say you're eating a lot of crap, so why not try eating less crap and more of the good stuff and see if that helps?
    Eat plenty of fresh fruit, eat more fresh veg and salads, have beans and...
  3. Thread: pom bears

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    Re: pom bears

    Pom bears UK website explicitly says not suitable for vegans, but doesn't say why.

    http://www.pom-bear.co.uk/snacks/allergy-advice-and-vegetarians.html
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    Re: Simple recipe for quiche?

    Had another thought, a chickpea frittata would make a pretty good substitute for a crustless quiche. Might even be possible to bake it in pastry like a quiche.
    That would be really inexpensive.
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    Re: Simple recipe for quiche?

    It's simple in the fact you just chuck it all in the food processor for a few seconds, and it's tried and tested with non-vegans, but yeah the tofu and fake cheese aren't cheap.

    You can skip the...
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    Re: Simple recipe for quiche?

    I roughly process a block of firm tofu (smoked is good) with a chopped onion, half a block of cheezly (mix of flavours is good), 1 heaped teaspoon tahini, 4 heaped teaspoons of dairy free cheese...
  7. Thread: Asda

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    Re: Asda

    Cheap soya milk is now labelled with D2 rather than just D, but it's changed to have a strong added flavour and is very off white.
  8. Thread: UK - Special Deals

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    Re: Special Deals (UK)

    Sainsburys have some huuuuuge discounts on curry sauces and spreads.
    Patak's biryani sauce, and vindaloo and phaal sauces are half price at 85p.
    Sainsbury's vindaloo sauce was 75% off at about 36p...
  9. Thread: Non Wool Suit

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    Re: Non Wool Suit

    Cheap suits are often not made of wool:

    The handful I checked on this page, for instance were all polyester/viscose.
    http://www.suitdirect.co.uk/c-suits__tailoring-7777
  10. Thread: Tesco

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    Re: Tesco

    The lemon yoghurts look interesting, although the other flavour of that sort was disappointing - not a patch on Alpro.
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    Re: Strange "gelatine" kind of stuff in beans....???

    I would think it was just the starch from the beans thickening up the water.
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    Re: Vegans from Kent, UK???

    There's a few vegans in Sittingbourne, Lainey.

    Have you been to the Pulse cafe yet? I've not tried it, but my vegan wife, Toni, thought it was OK.
    There's a goth vegan couple around as well.
  13. Thread: Cages, yes or no?

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    Re: Cages, yes or no?

    No animals should be bought/sold/bred for human enjoyment.

    That said, some rescue animals need to be caged at times for their own or others protection. Obviously cages should be as large as...
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    Re: UK: Dark Chocolate coffee beans/creams

    We've had a few packs of Whittards coffee creams from the 99p shop :)
    Not a strong coffee taste unfortunately.
  15. Thread: Asda

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    Re: Asda

    We bought one of each of those last night.
    The Lemon piri-piri burgers are quite tasty. Decent alternative to a nut cutlet burger.
    Moroccan spiced ones are OK, but not my favourite.

    Our Asda...
  16. Thread: Asda

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    Re: Asda

    They've started doing twin pack bases that aren't as cardboardy as the vacuum packed ones. They are with the flat breads in the bread section. Ingredients are all ok.
  17. Thread: Vegan croissant?

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    Re: Vegan croissant?

    I like to add a small amount of sweet mincemeat to the jus-roll croissants before baking.
    Watch out it gets hot, though.

    I tried jam once, but burned the roof of my mouth so badly that I could...
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    Re: sweet and salty chocolate bars

    That does sound mighty tasty!
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    Re: Mini-questions and mini-answers about this forum

    That's usually a problem on this forum if javascript is disabled.
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    Re: Holland and Barrett

    Sittingbourne H&B finally has a fridge and freezer! This will not do my waistline any favours!
  21. Thread: Curdling soya milk

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    Re: Curdling soya milk

    Asda do a fresh soya milk for 60p or so, that has potassium citrate in as an acidity regulator. Only tried it once, and it didn't curdle.
  22. Thread: Curdling soya milk

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    Re: Curdling soya milk

    I just found Sunrise Organic Soya Cafe Expert Non Curdle in Tesco. It has acidity regulators in it which are supposed to stop it curdling. Not tried it yet.
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    Re: Soya milk for men

    It says 6% soya on my carton. So I would say at least 90% is water and somewhere around 60g of soya in the litre.
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    Re: chem trails does anyone else know about these?

    Surely if the trails were designed to affect the population on the ground they would be less likely to persist thousands of feet up. You would want your chemicals to descend to the ground as quickly...
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    Re: chem trails does anyone else know about these?

    Clouds are formed when warm wet air rises and cools, or meets cold air.
    Warm wet air is created by the sun heating the ground and evaporating water.

    Aircraft exhausts are very hot steam and...
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    Re: What did you eat for the first time today?

    Barry Norman's pickled onions.
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    Re: What did you eat for the first time today?

    Yesterday I tried the soy free Cheezly. Had lumps of it in quiche and it melted really nicely. Tastes about the same as the usual soy-based stuff, but looked really good all melted and golden.
  28. Thread: jammie dodgers

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    Re: jammie dodgers

    We got a 3 pack of Jammie Doggers for 99p in the 99p shop. The outer wrapper had the old ingredients listed, but the packs inside are the new vegan recipe.
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    Re: Purple carrots the next superfood

    But do we really accept food being tested on animals, too?! And I'm almost 100% certain these tests were bought and paid for by the producers of the purple carrots in Queensland.

    I'm not saying...
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    Re: Purple carrots the next superfood

    I realise that I appear to be insinuating that someone involved in vivisection has dubious morals and ethics. Oops. I can only apologise to Professor Brown for that.
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    Re: Purple carrots the next superfood

    Sounds like very dodgy research. All they have possibly proved is that adding some veg juice to a diet deficient in veg is healthier for rats. Doesn't sound like they compared purple carrots...
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    Re: The best vegan - milklike - chocolate

    Big wholefood shops should sell the Organica bars.
    The Plamil dairy free alternative to milk chocolate bar is very similar, too. I don't know if they changed the recipe but it's smooth and sweet...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (14)

    Breakfast: Handful of grapes and a banana.

    Lunch: Sausage, sage and onion stuffing and tomatoes in a baguette. Banana, 3 satsumas, yoghurt, chocolate dessert.

    Dinner: Tabboula inspired quinoa...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (14)

    Brunch: Huge slice of leftover chkn, mushroom and artichoke pizza, leftover tortilla chips with wholemeal base.

    Dinner: Sausages in onion gravy, roast potatoes, roast parsnips, steamed kale,...
  35. Thread: Vegan Essex

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    Re: Vegan Essex

    We visited My Kitchen this evening - where Cafe Pulse used to be.
    It's quite pricey - 4.95 for a starter, 10.50 for a main course.
    I had grilled asparagus for starter and tomato and chilli...
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    Re: UK: Best falafel mix?

    I thought the ASDA one was pretty good, but I haven't tried any other mixes so the only thing I had to compare with was ready made falafels (dry and not very nice) and Maoz.
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    Re: Somerfield Bourbon biscuits?

    Ammonium Carbonate is smelling salts, hence the irritation....

    But, when you heat it, it breaks down into ammonia and carbon dioxide, both gases, which will dissipate, so by the time you get the...
  38. Thread: Kievs

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    Re: Kievs

    I was just using the term to describe any generic dry veggie sausage mix.
    The better ones are pretty close to that cheap frozen sausage meat stuffing.

    If you ever liked mini kievs, or cheap...
  39. Thread: Kievs

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    Kievs

    Filling:
    250ml plain yoghurt
    100ml vegetable oil (I used canola)
    3 large garlic cloves, minced
    teaspoon dried parsley
    teaspoon chopped chives
    pinch of salt

    Outer:
    Sosmix made up with cold...
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    Re: Choices Chocolate vegan Caramels - In Sainsburys

    Haven't managed to find them yet :(
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