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Your Guide to Ethical Shopping

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According to the Guardian, there’s a growing trend in the UK consumer market to purchase more ethical and ecological products. This is heartening news to us at Quinola, as ethics is part of our DNA and ecology at the heart of our organic philosophy. The...

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The Truth about Sugar

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According to scientific studies, we eat too much sugar. It’s bad for you, we know that. Yet somehow we’re all still eating too much of the stuff. Sugar is common in our everyday lives, ubiquitous and often hidden. From sugar-laden breakfast cereals and cooking sauces...

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The Protein Myth: How much do we really need?

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  We live in a world where every weeks will throw up a hot new health trend, or fad, depending on your perspective. Some are more short-lived than others, like detox teas or raspberry kerotene tablets. While some are enduring. The protein craze is one...

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Partaking in Peruvification: A Trip to Andina Shoreditch

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As some of you may have seen, we recently did a giveaway with Martin Morales; chef, author and owner of three unique Peruvian Restaurants in London: Ceviche Soho, Ceviche Old Street and Andina Shoreditch. Morales kick started a culinary revolution in London by bringing the...

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Three Beans, Avocado and Kale Salad with Lime and Tahini Dressing

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(serves 2) Ingredients 30g fresh kale, steamed  100g mixed beans (peas, broad beans, edamame beans)  1 avocado peeled and sliced  Pea shoots salad to garnish  Sesame seeds to sprinkle  50g white cooked quinoa  50g red cooked quinoa     Dressing 80g natural or greek yoghurt  1...

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Top 15 Sources of Veggie Protein

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You can get protein from sources other than meat you know! So many natural foods contain plentiful vegetable protein: here’s the top 15: Spirulina : 65g of protein per 100g   Spirulina is one of the best sources of protein you can hope to get your...

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Fairtade Advent Calendar: UK and Ireland

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It’s that time of year again! Christmas is on its way and the Countdown to the 25th well underway (19 days anyone?!) This means Advent Calendars; and not just the chocolate kind. Sometimes the can  signify a little more than excitedly torn open tin foil...

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World Vegan Month: How did you fare?

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Is eating vegan the only way to eat ethically? World Vegan Month has just come to an end: how did you fare? Did you manage to stick to the month-long Vegan pledge? I didn’t quite manage it.  I’m not the only one, over ¾ of...

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Quinoa, red berries & Greek yogurt

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Boil the quinoa for 12 minutes. Let it cool. In a dessert cup, put respectively the yogurt, the red berries and the quinoa. Then again add the red berries on top and drizzle with honey.

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Salmon and prawn fish cakes with quinoa

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Place salmon and prawns in a food processor with metal blade attachment and whizz quickly until roughly chopped. Add an egg, dill, breadcrumbs, lemon zest and salt and pepper and mix all together. Divide the mix into 8 individual portions and for the fish cakes...

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