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Stay up to date with the latest health news from the Grape Tree community. Or, get inspired with our healthy recipes designed with healthy eating in mind. You can find many vegan recipes and gluten-free recipes and recipes from guest bloggers, including award-winning blogger and recipe creator Nourishing Amelia.

  1. June 2, 2019

    Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake

    Light and delicate, this raw decadent cheesecake melts in your mouth! Its also made with wholesome raw ingredients and packed with vitamins and minerals. Plus, it’s ready in no time at all.

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  2. May 30, 2019

    Lentil Ragu & Gluten Free Spaghetti

    Are you struggling to get your five a day? Then try this super healthy lentil ragu recipe, a yummy veggie alternative to spaghetti bolognese that will get you four steps closer. Plus, it can be frozen and reheated for extra convenience.... Read more »

  3. May 8, 2019

    French Fancies - Gluten Free & Vegan

    A favourite sweet treat from your childhood! A delicious and delicate sponge, jam filling, marzipan on top and finally the sweet icing topping!... Read more »

  4. May 1, 2019

    Ten things you should know about Walnuts

    National newspapers have just revealed the latest in the never-ending story of how good walnuts are for our health. The Daily Express splashed Walnuts Prevent Heart Disease across its front page in reporting the findings of a researchers in Spain who studied the impact of walnut consumption on 700 healthy older adults. 

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  5. April 23, 2019

    The Plant Body Builders

    Proteins are body builders. But forget muscle bound torsos and weight training they are the building blocks of all of us every day. They are vital for the growth and repair of every cell in our bodies. They maintain the functioning of muscles, the immune system and the blood in our veins. 

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  6. April 19, 2019

    Carrot Cake Balls

    Easter is a time we see carrot based recipes everywhere! This is a delicious carrot cake recipe, but now we also have this carrot cake energy ball to share which is just perfect if you don’t have the time to make on a full on cake or if you’d like a recipe for a sweet, delicious treat to give you a boost of energy and a load of nutrients too!

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  7. April 4, 2019

    You Can Bank on Grape Tree

    A touch of grandeur to this picture of new life in a historic setting is the impressive statue standing just yards from the new shop’s front door in Bewdley.... Read more »

  8. April 1, 2019

    Ten things you should know about Maca Powder

    In the high Andes of Peru the summer maca harvest is now underway. The plant they are pulling from the ground looks like a small turnip and is in the same botanical family. It grows at altitudes of over 11,000 feet, thriving in conditions of biting cold, intense sunlight and icy winds.... Read more »

  9. March 31, 2019

    Coffee & Pecan Cupcakes - Gluten Free & Vegan

    Cupcake anyone? These vegan, gluten free cupcakes are the most deliciously decedent sweet treat you could ever wish for. The coffee sponge is the best texture - light, fluffy, sweet and moreish. The chocolate frosting is creamy and rich. Each bite of these free-from cakes just melts in your mouth and the flavour combination of coffee, chocolate & pecan is a dream! ... Read more »

  10. March 14, 2019

    Ten things you should know about Chia

    Chia is an annual flowering plant in the mint family native to Mexico and Guatemala. For centuries it was an important food source for the Aztecs but after invasion by the Spanish it mysteriously disappeared from farmers fields. 

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