8 healthy recipes for the perfect picnic

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It's summertime and the sun is shining (occasionally), so there's no better excuse to head out and enjoy a day at the beach, a walk through the countryside or a trip to the local park to relax with a basket of tasty treats in hand. Whether it's a day out with family and friends, or a romantic meal for two, who doesn't enjoy a good old-fashioned picnic?
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the trouble with being a meat-head

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If I asked you how often you eat a meat free meal, what would your answer be? If you're anything like I was just a year ago, your answer will be hardly ever! Maybe just at breakfast?
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anyone can grow their own urban garden

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National Gardening Week has finally sprouted with spring slowly letting Mother Nature in, it's a prime time to sow, deadhead and fork your way to harvesting an array of delicious and nutritious fruits and vegetables. By simply bringing together sunlight, soil, water and nutrients you and your family can enjoy the fresh, organic and scrumptious flavours that gardening brings. Sticking to the basic principles of gardening can have a huge impact on the environment, the community and can help keep finances well and truly tucked in your pocket. As Ben Mann says in his interview - growing our own food is one way we can help to change the food system (and environment) for the better. "But gardening is easier said than done" I hear you say, looking at your wilted flowers and leaves chewed by Vine Weevils or some other type of pest€¦..
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Too many takeaways

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An article in the metro on April 4th reported that young British people (25-34 year-olds) are consuming as many as 25 takeaways a month and spending as much as£2,620 on fast food every year!
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the highs and lows of being a coke (a-cola) addict

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I can remember going to visit friends and being offered a 'glass of pop' when pop was the popular name for fizzy drinks (sodas). Those were the days when a fizzy drink was considered an occasional treat. All that's changed and fizzy drinks have fast become a 'staple' of many people's diets - at great cost to our health - and not just our physical health.
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competition time! win a luxury booja booja easter egg

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Treat someone, or treat yourself, this Easter with a luxury egg from Booja Booja. Rated the most ethical Easter egg by the Ethical Consumer, Booja Booja chocolate is organic, dairy free, gluten free, vegan, GMO free and absolutely delicious!
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