Food Blog

I’ve been blogging about food since 2015 on EatsLeeds.co.uk and ZoePickburn.com.

On my food blog I post plant-based & gluten free recipes (I’m a lifelong vegetarian & went mostly vegan at the start of 2018. I gave up gluten in 2014)

You’ll also find lifestyle tips for anyone else eating gluten-free & plant-based (because the struggle is real).

Plus some other health & foodie sh*t (like my journey with running & fitness).

The Food Blog:

How to check food labels for gluten-free ingredients
How to check food labels for gluten-free ingredients
Ask pretty much everyone who reacts badly to gluten and they’ll probably be able to tell you a gastrointestinal horror
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vegan and gluten-free burgers
Vegan & Gluten Free Burgers
Jump to RecipeIs anyone else 100% over the summer weather & ready for autumn already? Or flat has been like
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Whats in season in September in the UK?
What’s in Season in September?
Jump to RecipeI see September as more of a new start than the new year. Maybe it’s that back-to-school feeling
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Gluten Free & Vegan Glazed Donuts
Gluten Free & Vegan Glazed Donuts
Jump to RecipeI haven’t had a glazed doughnut since around 2014, but passing a donut shop in town the other
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How to Check Food Labels for Non-Vegan Ingredients
How to Check Food Labels for Non-Vegan Ingredients
Jump to RecipeWhen I first made the decision to move to a plant-based diet (and it is still totally a
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ingredients labelling for vegan products
Simple Tofu Scramble
Jump to RecipeI’ve said before that brunch is my favourite meal of the day. Brunch out with mimosas & friends,
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10 Tips for Bega10 Reasons to go for a Run Todayinner Runners
10 Reasons to go for a Run Today
Jump to RecipeI just signed up for a 10k (the AgeUK Leeds Abbey Dash, if anyone wants to join me)
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Orange, Tomato & Sunflower Seed Salad
Orange, Tomato & Sunflower Seed Salad
Jump to RecipeThis orange, tomato & sunflower seed salad was inspired by a recent conversation with one of my oldest
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Gluten free and vegan meal planning
A Simple Gluten-Free Vegan Meal Planning Method
Jump to RecipeLiving gluten-free and plant-based can be tricky at the best of times, and my number one tip for
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Go-to vegan breakfast smoothies
My Three Go-To Vegan Breakfast Smoothies
Jump to RecipeI started having smoothies for breakfast on-and-off a few years ago, and its a habit I’ve adopted into
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Tips for going vegan when you're gluten-free
Tips for going vegan when you’re gluten-free
Jump to Recipe I’m hardly a model vegan. I’m still on my journey to a completely plant-based diet and lifestyle,
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Black Bean, Broccoli + Sweet Potato Bowl
Black Bean, Broccoli and Sweet Potato Bowl
Jump to Recipe Sometimes, I just need something fresh. After all the indulgence of holidays, these simple, green, filling bowls
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Orange and Almond Salad with Raw Carrots and Kale
Orange and Almond Salad
Jump to RecipeThis blog post + recipe for Orange and Almond Salad originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but
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Little Things You Can Do Today to Feel Happier + Healthier
10 Tips for Beginner Runners
Jump to RecipeThis blog post about tips for beginner runners originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now
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Best-Ever Gluten-Free Pancakes
Best-Ever Gluten-Free Pancakes
Jump to RecipeThis blog post + recipe for Gluten-Free Pancakes originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now
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Three Ways with Simple Homemade Hummous
Three Ways with Simple Homemade Humous
Jump to RecipeThis blog post + recipe for Simple Homemade Humous originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has
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Motivation for running
How I Learned to Love Running
Jump to RecipeThis blog post about how I learned to love running originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but
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Vegan aubergine curry
Lime and Roasted Aubergine Curry Recipe
Jump to RecipeThis blog post + recipe for vegan roast aubergine curry originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but
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Easy Broccoli Salad with Chickpeas and Quinoa
Easy Broccoli Salad
Jump to RecipeThis blog post + recipe for Broccoli Salad with Chickpeas and Quinoa originally appeared on my old blog,
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5-Minute Moroccan Vegan Salad
5-Minute Moroccan Vegan Salad
Jump to RecipeThis blog post + recipe for 5-Minute Moroccan Vegan Salad originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but
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Simple Gluten-Free Granola Recipe
Simple Gluten-Free Granola
Jump to RecipeThis blog post + recipe for Gluten-Free Granola originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now
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Purple Cabbage Stir Fry
Jump to RecipeThis blog post + recipe for Purple Cabbage Stir Fry with Red Wine and Chestnuts originally appeared on
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Where to Get Gluten-Free Cake in Leeds
Jump to RecipeThis blog post exploring  gluten-free cake in Leeds originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now
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Winter Squash and Kale Curry
Winter Squash and Kale Curry
Jump to RecipeThis blog post + recipe for Winter Squash and Kale Curry originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk,
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Take better food photographs in Winter
Apple and Almond Overnight Oats
Jump to RecipeThis blog post + recipe for apple and almond overnight oats originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk,
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Vegetarian Brunch in Leeds
Where to Get Vegetarian Brunch in Leeds
Jump to RecipeThis blog post exploring the best places for vegetarian brunch in Leeds originally appeared on my old blog,
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Blackberry and Apple Jam recipe
Hedgerow Blackberry and Apple Jam
Jump to RecipeThis blog post + recipe for Blackberry and Apple Jam originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but
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Where to Get Gluten Free Beer in Leeds
Where to Get Gluten-Free Beer in Leeds
Jump to RecipeThis blog post exploring Gluten-Free Beer in Leeds originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now been
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8 Little Things You Can Do Today to Feel Happier and Healthier
8 Little Things You Can Do Today to Feel Happier and Healthier
Jump to RecipeThis blog post about little things you can do today to feel happier and healthier originally appeared on
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Turmeric Tea
Turmeric Tea
Jump to RecipeThis blog post about turmeric tea originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now been republished
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