When I first purchased the Pip & Nut peanut butter squeeze pack I just assumed it was going to have the same consistency as your standard peanut spread, but to my delight it was more of a smooth “sauce” form (don’t worry though, I don’t discriminate… I love peanut butter of all forms and textures!). … More REVIEW: Pip & nut peanut butter squeeze pack (no palm oil)
If only I had a penny for every alternative name palm oil can be listed under… When you go into the supermarket and read product labels (which you obviously do all the time) and find no ‘palm oil’ among the hundreds of ingredients, you may think you’re on to a winner… but don’t be fooled. … More Alternative names for palm oil
The two YouTube clips near to the bottom of this post explain how palm oil is produced. They’re short but sweet and do the trick! But if you can’t be bothered to watch them and fancy a bit of reading, i’ve summed up below what they say… So how does palm oil get from the … More How is palm oil produced?
Palm oil is ubiquitous, present in the soap and shampoo you use in the morning, to the instant noodles and pizza at lunch time… and we can’t forget the chocolate and ice cream midnight snacks! The list of products containing palm oil is endless. But avoiding palm oil (namely in your food) might be easier … More PALM OIL FOOD SUBSTITUTES
Palm oil free meals in photos! Click on the photo to find out what the meal is!
So the other day I stumbled across PHB Ethical Beauty. Not only does this pioneering business sell a wide range of products from skincare and body care to cosmetics and hair care, but all products are completely palm oil free! Feeling a little non-committal, I decided to take advantage of a great offer available…the 3 … More REVIEW: Cosmetics by PHB Ethical Beauty (Palm oil free)
Let’s be honest, everyone loves a good snack bar. They’re just so convenient! The other day I was in Holland and Barrett and I stumbled upon the peanut and coconut bar. Needless to say it sounded too good that I didn’t even wait to get out of the store before opening it (hence the lovely … More REVIEW: Meridian nut bars (Palm oil free)
Oil palm monoculture plantation is linked to a plethora of environmental and social issues. Environment In order to convert the forested land that is rich in biodiversity, mass clearing is carried out, often by the ‘slash and burn’ technique; a technique in which natural vegetation is logged with the remaining vegetation subsequently burned. Deforestation remains at … More What’s the issue?
As soon as I saw the two words ‘raspberry’ and ‘honey’ together, I couldn’t resist… As a porridge lover, when I came across Stoats I was ecstatic. I often run out of time in the morning to make breakfast and leave the house with a hungry tummy, so this brekkie bar is the perfect substitute … More REVIEW: Stoats raspberry and honey porridge oat bar (palm oil free)