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Melissa’s Batch Cooking Recipes and Tips for Busy People

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    When time isn’t on your side, it can feel quite overwhelming to keep yourself nourished and cared for so here are some tips & recipes you can batch cook or prep when short on time or in need of some love. Batch cooking is such a saving grace for busy times and befriending your freezer is a game changing tip for new mums, busy parents, times when you’re sick or recuperating or you’re caring for others; you can really give the gift of care through nourishing and simple food. Here are 6 tips for prepping your food to help you in a busy period: Boil eggs, lots of them!   These are always a great base for a salad or throw them into a noodle soup or just pack for an on the go breakfast or snack. Roast some veg.  Whatever veg you have lying around, chop it all up and roast with some garlic and oil. It’s great on it’s own or mixed into quinoa or with leftover chicken. Cook some quinoa, lentils or noodles.  Quinoa keeps really well and is great mixed in

Jasmine’s 11 Recipes for the Perfect Picnic

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As lockdown restrictions ease, one of the safest ways to have a social life that doesn’t include a screen and a wifi connection is to get outside! Keep the groups small, of course, and abide by  distancing measures when meeting up with friends and family for a picnic in the park. Here I’ve put together some of my favourite recipes that are easily packable into your tiffins and Tupperwares for the perfect summer celebration — check out my shop page for eco food storage. Spinach and Feta Hand Pies ( East by West page 211) Inspired by Greek flavours, these chickpea pastry wonders will steal the show at your picnic. They make a great vegetarian main. BBQ Basted Veggies With Almond Aioli Nothing says summer like grilled wares, so I present: BBQ basted veggies with a tangy, garlicky vegan aioli. *chef’s kiss* Sautéed Buckwheat Sprout Pilau With Harissa and Za’atar A Middle Eastern-inspired dish sauté dish that works well as a salad for your picnic. Pickled Red Cabbage With Hazelnu

Jasmine’s 11 Recipes for the Perfect Picnic

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As lockdown restrictions ease, one of the safest ways to have a social life that doesn’t include a screen and a wifi connection is to get outside! Keep the groups small, of course, and abide by  distancing measures when meeting up with friends and family for a picnic in the park. Here I’ve put together some of my favourite recipes that are easily packable into your tiffins and Tupperwares for the perfect summer celebration — check out my shop page for eco food storage. Spinach and Feta Hand Pies ( East by West page 211) Inspired by Greek flavours, these chickpea pastry wonders will steal the show at your picnic. They make a great vegetarian main. BBQ Basted Veggies With Almond Aioli Nothing says summer like grilled wares, so I present: BBQ basted veggies with a tangy, garlicky vegan aioli. *chef’s kiss* Sautéed Buckwheat Sprout Pilau With Harissa and Za’atar A Middle Eastern-inspired dish sauté dish that works well as a salad for your picnic. Pickled Red Cabbage With Hazelnu

Black Lives Matter

In a racist society it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist.’ – Angela Y. Davis We all need to do the urgent work to be better allies, and be actively and vocally anti-racist, with our voices and platforms, but also in our day-to-day actions. There are funds we can support, petitions we can sign and books we can read. Here is a small selection. We will continue to add any other helpful resources, information or accounts to follow as we come across them.  SIGN: ⁣ Justice for George Floyd⁣ – https://www.change.org/p/mayor-jacob-frey-justice-for-george-floyd⁣ ⁣ ⁣ Justice for Belly Mujinga – http://chng.it/tLwV84Txsw DONATE IF YOU CAN⁣: Colours of Change⁣ – https://www.winningjustice.org/directory⁣ ⁣ Official George Floyd Memorial Fund⁣ – www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd⁣ ⁣ Minnesota Freedom Fund⁣ – https://minnesotafreedomfund.org⁣ ⁣ Justice for Ahmaud⁣ – https://www.runwithmaud.com⁣ READ: Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins⁣ Eloquent Rage: A

Black Lives Matter

In a racist society it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist.’ – Angela Y. Davis We all need to do the urgent work to be better allies, and be actively and vocally anti-racist, with our voices and platforms, but also in our day-to-day actions. There are funds we can support, petitions we can sign and books we can read. Here is a small selection. We will continue to add any other helpful resources, information or accounts to follow as we come across them.  SIGN: ⁣ Justice for George Floyd⁣ – https://www.change.org/p/mayor-jacob-frey-justice-for-george-floyd⁣ ⁣ ⁣ Justice for Belly Mujinga – http://chng.it/tLwV84Txsw DONATE IF YOU CAN⁣: Colours of Change⁣ – https://www.winningjustice.org/directory⁣ ⁣ Official George Floyd Memorial Fund⁣ – www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd⁣ ⁣ Minnesota Freedom Fund⁣ – https://minnesotafreedomfund.org⁣ ⁣ Justice for Ahmaud⁣ – https://www.runwithmaud.com⁣ READ: Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins⁣ Eloquent Rage: A