Food Blog

Plant-based & gluten-free cooking, dining & living

I’ve been blogging about food since 2015 on EatsLeeds.co.uk and moved to ZoePickburn.com in early 2018 when I started creating content for foodie businesses on a freelance basis (you can learn more about those services here).

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Gluten-free doughnut recipe
Gluten-free doughnut recipe
I’ve posted gluten-free doughnut recipes before. My glazed gluten-free doughnuts are kinda healthy – made with coconut, rice flour and
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What's in season in November?
What’s in season in November?
Did you know I almost got married on bonfire night? We ended up moving the date, but I still love
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Vegan shakshuka recipe
Vegan Shakshuka
I know, its probably, like, a crime to call something ‘shakshuka’ if it doesn’t contain eggs. Literally, the dish is
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Where to get Gluten-Free Food in Leeds
Where to get Gluten-Free Food in Leeds
Follow my blog with Bloglovin I’ve almost always lived in Leeds (except a few years in other cities in my
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What's in Season in October?
What’s in Season in October?
Halloween. Crunchy leaves. Pumpkin spiced everything. What’s not to love about October? Autumn is my favourite season: the too-hot, unstructured
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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
Is anyone else 100% over the summer weather & ready for autumn already? Or flat has been like a greenhouse
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Whats in season in September in the UK?
What’s in Season in September?
I see September as more of a new start than the new year. Maybe it’s that back-to-school feeling still haunting
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Gluten Free & Vegan Glazed Donuts
Gluten Free Baked Donuts
I haven’t had a glazed doughnut since around 2014, but passing a donut shop in town the other day just
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How to Check Food Labels for Non-Vegan Ingredients
How to Check Food Labels for Non-Vegan Ingredients
When I first made the decision to move to a plant-based diet (and it is still totally a work in
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ingredients labelling for vegan products
Simple Tofu Scramble
I’ve said before that brunch is my favourite meal of the day. Brunch out with mimosas & friends, brunch to
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10 Tips for Bega10 Reasons to go for a Run Todayinner Runners
10 Reasons to go for a Run Today
I just signed up for a 10k (the AgeUK Leeds Abbey Dash, if anyone wants to join me) and I
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Orange, Tomato & Sunflower Seed Salad
Orange, Tomato & Sunflower Seed Salad
This orange, tomato & sunflower seed salad was inspired by a recent conversation with one of my oldest friends. I
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Gluten free and vegan meal planning
A Simple Gluten-Free Vegan Meal Planning Method
Living gluten-free and plant-based can be tricky at the best of times, and my number one tip for managing it
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Go-to vegan breakfast smoothies
My Three Go-To Vegan Breakfast Smoothies
I started having smoothies for breakfast on-and-off a few years ago, and its a habit I’ve adopted into my weekday
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Tips for going vegan when you're gluten-free
Tips for going vegan when you’re gluten-free
I’m hardly a model vegan. I’m still on my journey to a completely plant-based diet and lifestyle, but I think,
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Black Bean, Broccoli + Sweet Potato Bowl
Black Bean, Broccoli and Sweet Potato Bowl
Sometimes, I just need something fresh. After all the indulgence of holidays, these simple, green, filling bowls were absolute bliss
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Orange and Almond Salad with Raw Carrots and Kale
Orange and Almond Salad
This blog post + recipe for Orange and Almond Salad originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now
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Little Things You Can Do Today to Feel Happier + Healthier
10 Tips for Beginner Runners
This blog post about tips for beginner runners originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now been republished
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Best-Ever Gluten-Free Pancakes
Best-Ever Gluten-Free Pancakes
This blog post + recipe for Gluten-Free Pancakes originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now been republished
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Three Ways with Simple Homemade Hummous
Three Ways with Simple Homemade Humous
This blog post + recipe for Simple Homemade Humous originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now been
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Motivation for running
How I Learned to Love Running
This blog post about how I learned to love running originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now
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Vegan aubergine curry
Lime and Roasted Aubergine Curry Recipe
This blog post + recipe for vegan roast aubergine curry originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now
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Easy Broccoli Salad with Chickpeas and Quinoa
Easy Broccoli Salad
This blog post + recipe for Broccoli Salad with Chickpeas and Quinoa originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but
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5-Minute Moroccan Vegan Salad
5-Minute Moroccan Vegan Salad
This blog post + recipe for 5-Minute Moroccan Vegan Salad originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now
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Simple Gluten-Free Granola Recipe
Simple Gluten-Free Granola
This blog post + recipe for Gluten-Free Granola originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now been republished
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Purple Cabbage Stir Fry
This blog post + recipe for Purple Cabbage Stir Fry with Red Wine and Chestnuts originally appeared on my old
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Where to Get Gluten-Free Cake in Leeds
This blog post exploring  gluten-free cake in Leeds originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now been republished
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Winter Squash and Kale Curry
Winter Squash and Kale Curry
This blog post + recipe for Winter Squash and Kale Curry originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has
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Take better food photographs in Winter
Apple and Almond Overnight Oats
This blog post + recipe for apple and almond overnight oats originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has
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Vegetarian Brunch in Leeds
Where to Get Vegetarian Brunch in Leeds
This blog post exploring the best places for vegetarian brunch in Leeds originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but
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Blackberry and Apple Jam recipe
Hedgerow Blackberry and Apple Jam
This blog post + recipe for Blackberry and Apple Jam originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now
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Where to Get Gluten Free Beer in Leeds
Where to Get Gluten-Free Beer in Leeds
This blog post exploring Gluten-Free Beer in Leeds originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now been republished and
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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
This blog post about little things you can do today to feel happier and healthier originally appeared on my old
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Turmeric Tea
Turmeric Tea
This blog post about turmeric tea originally appeared on my old blog, EatsLeeds.co.uk, but has now been republished and redirected
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