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Your Daily Dose Of Coffee (In A Smoothie Bowl)

Enjoy your morning coffee in a form of smoothie! This delicious coffee smoothie does not only taste and look good, but also wakes you up in the morning.  200 g (1 cup) coffee 1 1/2 bananas 50 g (1/4 cup) coconut manna 50 g (1/4 cup) peanut butter 25 g (1/8 cup) lucuma  1/2 tsp vanilla pinch salt  1 tbsp chia seeds  Toppings: coconut milk, peanut butter, melted raw chocolate, banana, buckwheat, pecan, cranberries, coffee beans (mix as u wish!)   Combine coffee, bananas, coconut manna, peanut butter, lucuma, vanilla and salt. Blend until smooth. Add chia seeds and blend again shortly. Top and enjoy :)   Recipe by: Heini Olli 

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Don't Waste That Wrapper

Every year, the EU produces nearly 100 tonnes of waste just from packaging. The UK is now even exporting their waste to other countries for “processing.”  Hence plastics are being burned overseas and we are not even cognizant of how it’s being done or the pollution generated.    The Guardian put our waste problem into perspective:  “According to the Environmental Protection Agency (pdf), containers and packaging accounted for 30% – or 75.2m tons – of total solid waste generated in the US in 2012. To put that into perspective, we discard our own weight in packaging every 30-40 days, on average, according to Stanford University.”  Companies are waking up to the reality that we’re not just making products -- but also...

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LONDON FOODIE GUIDE - Vegan and vegetarian options

In the last five years, countless restaurants have taken on fresh, healthful menus in the British capital. It’s more than just about tofu, and meat substitutes. The meals at these restaurants are vibrant, imaginative, and enticing.   As Londoners taste buds adapt, even the more mainstream to-go brands have taken notice.  Last year, Pret-A-Manger announced its first ever vegetarian-only restaurant. What was supposed to be a month-long experiment has turned into a permanent feature. The Soho Pret location will remain vegetarian; in fact, another veggie Pret in London is already in the works, according to the company’s CEO. If you fancy a more traditional sit down meal, here are some other lovely spots with vegan-friendly menus:  1. Farmacy: 74 Westbourne...

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Chocolate for Perfect Mindful Enjoyment

Chocolate can trigger a whole range of different emotions. Some people associate chocolate with pleasant feelings and good memories. Others might remember feelings of guilt and overeating. Regardless of where you stand, there is a way to enjoy chocolate even more. It’s called mindful eating. Mindful eating means being present during your meal but it also includes being grateful for what you are eating and remembering that someone actually produced the food. Important aspects of mindful eating are being aware of how much you eat and why you eat. This is probably not new to you, but we often eat to numb our emotional needs. Chocolate is one of the most common snacks people crave when they are feeling low....

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Goodio ♥ Hong Kong

Get ready, Goodio is going to Asia! We’re taking our first step in the eastern part of the globe, only after a month from our NYC launch. We are thrilled to be entering the exciting Hong Kong market - a gateway to China and Southeast Asia. We have partnered up with Food Linkers in Hong Kong which will be soon followed by Singapore. The quality conscious customers living in these cities will soon find our flavours in select stores. Hongkongers got their first taste of Goodio at Sandlådan x Testkitchen dinner series by star chefs Eric Räty and Toni Toivanen this past week. We are very proud to say they loved us. ;) It turns out Hong Kong is ready...

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