Vegan: Chorizo and bean stew

This is your perfect veganuary weeknight meal, it’s easy to make and ready in under an hour. We love this meal because it’s really flavoursome and reheats well making it perfect for lunches. All you’ll need is one large pot and a spatula to get going!

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The E.C.O Vegan Cookbook

To celebrate the start of Veganuary we introduce our recipe book so far. These are all of our vegan recipes posted since we launched in July 2019, they have all been made and eaten (and enjoyed) by one of our E.C.O. team. We hope you can use these to help you to complete Veganuary, or just try new ways of cooking foods you already love.

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Environmental documentaries to get you motivated this January

On New Year’s day while you’re nursing your hangover or making well intentioned resolutions why not watch a documentary or two to get you motivated to make a change?

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Why you should take part in Veganuary 2020

Veganuary is a 31 day challenge to take part in Veganism. It gives you an opportunity to make a difference to your life and the lives of others on a trial basis. Not tying you into any contract or commitment, giving you a manageable amount of time to test a new lifestyle. We have four main reasons we think everyone should give Veganuary a go. Have a read and see if you think you can take the 31 day challenge!

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Recipe: Mushroom stroganoff

If you’re a mushroom lover then this one’s for you, it’s packed full of mushrooms and has a rich sauce that isn’t full of cream making it vegan and delicious!

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Quick vegan: Vegan Gravy

The Christmas lights and adverts are everywhere. One thing we are all looking forward to is Christmas Dinner. Many traditional gravy recipes use animal fats and vegetarian granules are processed and sometimes bland. Here we have our tried and tested vegan gravy which we will be pouring over our spuds on the 25th.

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Guest blog: E.C.O. prize product review

I was lucky enough to win the E.C.O. prize giveaway when the blog first started. Not only was I very excited because I never win anything, I also couldn’t wait to try all the new products to make me an eco-friendlier person!

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Recipe: Raspberry infused gin

E.C.O. RecipeOur tried and tested favourites Following on from our present article earlier this week, we have a great gift idea for gin lovers (or yourself) that’s low waste and super easy to make. This is a tried and tested recipe that was used last year for presents and went down really well. If you…

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Recipe: Warming Vegan Cottage Pie

Many of us have grown up with a menu heavily influenced by animal produce. Now there is such a variety of meat substitutes we are able to eat the same meals either as a vegetarian or a vegan. This Cottage Pie is a great example of a meal where the flavours are still strong, warming and comforting, without eating any animal produce. We make efforts to change the way we think about food, both where it comes from and how it’s produced. If you can still feel like you’re eating what you want to, or what you’re used to, its much easier to enjoy a diet with reduced animal produce.

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Recipe: Tomato and lentil soup

E.C.O. RecipeOur tried and tested favourites It’s starting to get colder by the day and the best thing about this weather is the comfort food but more specifically homemade soup with crusty bread. This recipe is filling, nutritious and souper easy to make so you can cook up a batch for the week. Ingredients: 1…

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