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Rhubarb Crumble Cake on a table with a pink napkin

Rhubarb Crumble Cake

06 May 2018 |

Here in the UK we are now at the height of rhubarb season: big blowsy field rhubarb is freely available. And in the Wannabe household we have a birthday around this time. The birthday boy also happens to love rhubarb crumble, so I thought I’d celebrate the timely arrival of…

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The Dirty Dozen: As Bad As They Sound?

29 April 2018 |

Concerned about pesticides? Buying and eating healthy, sustainable food is a concern for me and, like many people, I care about what I eat and how it is produced. Which is why I was interested to read about the 2018 Dirty Dozen. This is a list released by the US-based…

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Stress: Nurturing Your Vagus Nerve

22 April 2018 |

How stressed are you? Do you even know? Stress is invisible and easy to ignore. But it’s pervasive. Most of us have become so used to living relentlessly busy lives – with time pressures, constant demands, rushed social interactions, hurried eating – that we don’t even notice how stressed we…

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Homemade Yoghurt: Helping your Health and the Planet

15 April 2018 |

I have a confession to make: I buy food in plastic packaging. Much though I’d like to, I haven’t been able to eradicate plastic from my life. I did try, but fairly early on in the experiment I realised the Wannabe family would soon starve if I continued along the…

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