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Spicy Beanburgers with Courgette

serves 8 1 can red kidney beans (or half kidney beans, half chickpeas) 1 red onion, diced 2 (or more) cloves of garlic, finely chopped 8 fresh tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 red pepper, diced 1 courgette, grated 3 slices of bread, grated into crumbs ½ teaspoon (or more) hot chilli powder Olive oil Salt and […]

Have you checked our bulk buys lately?

We’re always looking for great value organic products to put on the list and it’s easy to forget to order them and then have to go to the supermarket (boo hiss!) when you need something urgently. So here are some of the things you might want to keep in the store cupboard. Bread flour – […]

Beansprout Stir-Fry

This quick and simple recipe takes about 10 minutes to cook, cost a couple of quick and can be made with almost all local, seasonal ingredients. Perfect! 250g bean sprouts (try aduki or chickpeas) Here’s how to sprout your own! 250g egg noodles 250g beef (go for an inexpensive cut of local, organic beef) 3 […]

Spring Cleansing Diet

With the weather currently warm and enlivening now is the time to consider a good spring clean inside. Here are some suggestions which are almost universally helpful for giving energy, clearing the liver and getting rid of dull winter skin and joint aches. For 7-14 days: drink plenty of water and Eat salads with French […]

Vegan Pseudo-Hummus

This is a generic non-recipe for a hummus type protein source. It isn extremely good replacement for meat, as the protein concentration is high, and the smooth texture means it gets fully digested. Add a few spoonfuls of this to a bowl of salad leaves and a slice of bread for a complete and filling […]

Nut Butter & Dairy Free Milk

Organic peanut butter is probably quite good value at £3.50 for a 300g jar, which is just over £10 per kilo. Not bad but considering that most of us own a blender and organic peanuts can cost less than £3 per kilo we may be missing a trick! Why stop at peanuts. Here’s an extremely […]

Vegan Wild Garlic Pesto!

It’s the time of year when things once again start to spring from the ground all around us with abundance. Have you ever been down in the woods somewhere and could have sworn you’ve smelt garlic? Chances are you have, and the culprit is the wide, flat green leaves sprouting out of the floor around […]

Make your Own Easter Eggs

How did the celebration of the height of Spring become a time to gorge on sugar and cocoa? Well, maybe because sugar and cocoa are great. But they are even better when combined with nuts, seeds, fruit and even veg! 1) Make your own eggs! You’ll need a chocolate mould but from there it is easy. […]

“Where’s my ……?”

An explanation of “missing items” from a member of the packing team I am sure many of you have experienced that moment when you unpack your food hub delivery and find that something you ordered isn’t there. We fully understand the frustration you must feel when you realise that you haven’t got the eggs you’d ordered to bake […]

Lydney Youth Cafe – Community Garden Launch

Friday 19th December 4pm – 8pm Over the past couple of months we have been designing a community garden for the Lydney Youth Cafe. The garden will be a creative space for the use of the various groups that use the Cafe in Lydney. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the space it’s […]