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Get your Bake On with our brilliant Bake Off essentials

0 Posted by in Ethical Kitchen Recipes, Food & drink on August 20th 2015

Now that The Great British Bake Off is back on our TV screens, we’re all fans of the kitchen again and eagerly baking treats that don’t last half an hour when they reach the office! It’s time to get your Bake On with our brilliant Bake Off essentials – we’ve got a wide range of ethical and natural products in store that will help you no matter what your skill level is in the kitchen.

Baking Ingredients
Kitchenware

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Plastic Free July – how did it go?

0 Posted by in Awareness, Environment on August 11th 2015

A couple of us at Ethical HQ decided to take on the Plastic Free July challenge, and spent the month saying no to single-use disposable plastic. Why is this important? Why did we bother? Did we end up running into a pile of sweet wrappers on August 1st crying about how much we missed it?

Plastic Free July

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‘Shy Bairns Get Nowt’ – inside the Newcastle West Food Bank

0 Posted by in Awareness, Charity on August 10th 2015

Vice magazine meet one of Newcastle food bank’s dedicated volunteers, as well as the locals suffering after years of austerity cuts. This video is definitely worth watching, giving us an inside look at the struggles the charity – and the people they help – face on a daily basis.

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Divine Velvet Chocolate Torte – Mary Berry Recipe

0 Posted by in Ethical Kitchen Recipes, Food & drink, Recipes on July 30th 2015

Velvet Chocolate Torte by Mary Berry

We love this sumptuous and rich chocolate torte recipe from one of our favourite chefs, Mary Berry – just in time for Great British Bake Off! Give it a go and send us your pics, we’ll feature them here :)

Divine Chocolate Torte Mary Berry Recipe

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Palmyra Jaggery – the healthy sugar alternative

0 Posted by in Ethical Kitchen Recipes, Food & drink, Health and Wellbeing on July 28th 2015

Palmyra Jaggery – known as SugaVida in the U.S. – is the only plant-based, bio-available source of vitamin B12 in the world, is low GI (so good for diabetics) and exceptionally rich in B complex, iron, potassium, magnesium and other essential minerals vital for maintaining good health. Just one tablespoon of Palmyra contains 133% of your RDA of Vitamin B12.
Palmyra Jaggery healthy sugar alternative

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That Protein Raspberry & Cream Shake Recipe

0 Posted by in Ethical Kitchen Recipes, Health and Wellbeing, Recipes on July 27th 2015

Our friends at Thatprotein have a wonderful and summery recipe to introduce you to health and protein shakes you’ll love – it’s also ideal to satisfy a sweet tooth and tempt you away from those snacks.
Thatprotein shake recipe

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Inspired by the Pluto flyby? Rocket gifts and more…

0 Posted by in Children, Gifts, Random on July 23rd 2015

We were glued to social media for the exciting arrival of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, and enjoyed seeing kids inspired by space exploration – I’m not old enough to recall the moon landings but old enough to remember the thrill of the Space Shuttle! We hope your kids (and big kids) will love our Space Fan gift guide!

Pluto flyby and NASA inspired gifts

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What’s In Your Soap?

1 Posted by in Green Living, Health and Wellbeing on July 16th 2015

Soap is the key ingredient when it comes to washing your hands, whether you’re using liquid or a bar we all have something next to our bathroom sink to clean our hands with. It’s something for most of us that we don’t think twice about, and more often than not we don’t think about what our soap is made of.

Natural soap and skincare

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Recipe: Great gluten free vanilla cupcakes

0 Posted by in Ethical Kitchen Recipes, Food & drink, Gluten Free, Recipes on July 9th 2015

We’re loving this tasty but simple recipe for gorgeous vanilla cupcakes from our friends at Delicious Alchemy – discover their range and give this a go!

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Birch Water, the New Super Drink!

0 Posted by in Health and Wellbeing, New Product on July 6th 2015

Move over coconut water, there’s a new health drink on the shelves and we are loving it. Take a swig of Birch Water, the new hydration craze that boasts a whole host of nutritional benefits with a great taste!

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