Living Without Cruelty’s Raw Vegetable Platter!

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Try this delicious vegetable platter with a tomato sauce dip from Living Without Cruelty!


On a large flat platter arrange a bed of washed curly salad greens, leaving the centre free. Arrange on the salad greens clusters of prepared pepper strips, baby corn, button mushrooms, red and green olives, whole cherry tomatoes, and vegetarian Feta cheese slices.

Tomato Sauce

one cup whole earth tomato sauce

one tablespoon tamarind paste

one tablespoon chopped herbs – parsley, basil, dill, Tabasco to taste.

Mix the tomato sauce with the tamarind, then add the chopped herbs and tabasco. If necessary, add a little sea salt. Decorate with more chopped herbs. Serve in a bowl in the centre of the platter of vegetables.

Living Without Cruelty Lorraine Kay

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Buy RSPCA Assured for the planet & be vegetarian!

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Buy RSPCA Assured for the planet!


The promise: Farms, abattoirs and hauliers have been assessed according to the RSPCA’s animal welfare standards.

What this means: This is the only scheme totally focused on animal welfare, and is independent of the food and farming industries. Meat comes from animals that have enjoyed a good quality of life in line with benchmarks set by RSPCA inspectors.


Regulations cover diet and health, living conditions, transport and slaughter.

The bottom line: The food is guaranteed to come from animals reared to a better than average welfare standard.

From: Good Food.


Or just be an angelic vegetarian like me! A Whipsnade Zoo Rhino showing the joys of being vegetarian!

Line of Duty grips like a panther!

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Just when I thought I would finally be able to begin reading the big, fat, biography on Beethoven I had picked up long ago, Netflix flung a panther down on my head and it never let me go to visit my favourite composer’s life!

Line of Duty, Season 3 was waiting on Netflix and it was if possible, even more nail biting, more cut throat, more astoundingly good than the two before it! This might possibly be the best BBC television thriller ever! It is utterly mind-blowing, intelligent, achingly well written and acted and finishes far too soon!

You can miss anything else on Netflix but not this enthralling chiller!