Our first ever TV advert!
Posted: December 29, 2020

Our first ever TV advert!

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  For the first time ever Kirsty’s are advertising on TV- so if you’re an avid viewer of Coronation Street or Midsomer Murders please don’t fast forward your adverts because you’ll hopefully see it in early January. Venturing into the world of TV advertising feels like one of those little benchmarks of success for my small company, I never really thought it would h...

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Preparing for Veganuary
Posted: November 6, 2020

Preparing for Veganuary

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How to do Veganuary As you know, Veganuary is a month long campaign which encourages people to try a plant based diet throughout January. Once you have made the decision to go vegan, make sure you do your research and prepare yourself for the switch, especially if you’re not accustomed to going meat-free or can’t imagine how you will survive so long without eggs or dairy! With this in...

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A beginners guide to Veganuary
Posted: October 23, 2020

A beginners guide to Veganuary

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Is it good being vegan?        Watching the global pandemic unfold has made many of us question the choices we make. Veganuary can be an opportunity to eat healthier and reduce your impact on the planet, which feels like a good choice. Yet, vegan food isn't necessarily healthier. For example KFC's vegan burger had more calories & fat in than their standard Zinger bur...

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Recipe: Baked Sweet Potato & Chickpeas
Posted: November 28, 2019

Recipe: Baked Sweet Potato & Chickpeas

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Our baked sweet potato recipe is the perfect side dish for any main meal but it also works well when partnered with a BBQ! Free from: Gluten/Wheat, Dairy, Nuts, Sugar, Soya, Vegan. Diet Specific: Low GL/GI, Antioxidant Packed, High Fibre. Difficulty: Easy. You will need: 4 medium sweet potatoes 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/2 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 tsp. each cumin, coriander, cinnam...

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Coeliac Disease- what it is (and isn't)
Posted: November 28, 2019

Coeliac Disease- what it is (and isn't)

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Did you know, according to Coeliac UK, that 1 in 100 people suffer from coeliac disease, but only 24% of people who have the condition have actually been diagnosed? This means there are nearly 500,000 people who have the disease but don’t yet know, right here in the UK.   What coeliac disease is (and isn’t!):Coeliac disease is a digestive condition, which is caused by an adverse...

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Should we be wary of Dairy?
Posted: November 28, 2019

Should we be wary of Dairy?

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SHOULD WE BE WARY OF DAIRY? The UK has had a love affair with dairy for a number of years. Back in the 1930’s the government funded a Milk Marketing board, an organisation that actively encourage initiatives on new types of dairy foods, and widely promoted the consumption of dairy products. To put our consumption into perspective; although the UK represents only 20% of the EU population, w...

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