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Holly’s Healthy Meals for Under £3 (Part 2)

Healthy meals for under £3 – part 2 by Holly Stephenson, 3rd year nutrition student Welcome back to part 2 of the quick, easy, and healthy recipe saga! I hope you’ve had a chance to try at least one of the recipes from part 1, and if so that they turned out as tasty as when I […]

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Milena on Getting your Kids to Eat Healthier

Getting your kids to eat healthier By Milena Minichiello, functional nutritionist   “Eating habits are a learned behaviour!” We seem to have lost the ability to eat intuitively as the food industry has become more driven towards consumerism. We are disconnected from our true food sources and operate on a ‘fast food is good food […]

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Victoria’s Eating the Rainbow Challenge

Eat the Rainbow by Victoria Clifton, Hull-based dietitian Most people will have heard the message to eat ‘Five-a-day’ however an equally important message is to ‘Eat the Rainbow’, and I don’t mean Skittles! Of course, your first goal is to include 5 portions of fruit and vegetables each day into your diet, but once you […]

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Holly’s Healthy Meals for under £3

Healthy meals for under £3 – Part 1 by Holly Stephenson, 3rd year nutrition student Now the festivities are out of the way and January has once again rolled around quicker than anybody can understand, it’s time for that period where everybody feels motivated to make those positive changes and get the new year off […]

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Happy New Year 2020

A Happy New Year 2020 from the Hull Food Partnership After a festive period when many of us might have overindulged, January is the perfect time to start new eating habits. This month, in the spirit of healthy eating, the Hull Veg City theme is nutrition and we’ll be featuring a veg-based blog in 5 […]

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Jilly’s spiced pumpkin & lentil soup

Ingredients 1 large pumpkin (seeds removed, peeled and chopped into chunks) 1 onion chopped 3 garlic cloves (sliced thinly) Thumb sized piece of ginger thinly chopped Can coconut milk 1 ltr of good vegetable stock Tbsp Mild curry powder Tbsp Bovil Tbsp Soy sauce Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar 1 tsp grated or ground nutmeg 1tsp paprika […]

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Barista Cafe

Upon visiting a selection of Hull’s local independent cafe’s which serve home made soup, we also asked them a few questions about their lovely businesses, how they ended up running their own cafe’s, and what kind of produce they tend to opt for in their menus. Barista Q: Okay so you’re the manager of the café […]

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Nibble Cafe

Upon visiting a selection of Hull’s local independent cafe’s which serve home made soup, we also asked them a few questions about their lovely businesses, how they ended up running their own cafe’s, and what kind of produce they tend to opt for in their menus. Nibble Q: What is your favourite thing to cook? […]

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Bean & Nothingness

Upon visiting a selection of Hull’s local independent cafe’s which serve home made soup, we also asked them a few questions about their lovely businesses, how they ended up running their own cafe’s, and what kind of produce they tend to opt for in their menus. Bean and Nothingness Q: What inspired you to start […]

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#8 Pattinson’s Fruit – Know your greengrocer

Veg seller visit number 8 is to Pattison’s Fruit who you’ll find at Walton Street Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays 8am – 1pm. They’re at Beverley Market on Saturdays 8am – 4pm. The family business has been handed down to Lee, a fourth generation fruiterer who really knows his onions. He’s been selling fresh fruit […]