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Category Archives: Food

Plant Based Eating

Our Nutritionist Faith Cavalli offers some advice and tips on Plant Based Eating… Plant based eating is on the increase across the UK and it is now predicted 7% of the population report as being vegan. Not only is plant based eating beneficial for health it has a positive environmental impact. If you are considering...
Plant Based Eating

Celebrating National Vegetarian Week

Better late than never…..National vegetarian week (14-20th May) was a chance to highlight the benefits and pleasures of a meat-free diet. As more people look to make lifestyle changes, eating vegetarian is increasing in appeal. Whether you are a diehard vegetarian or just want to try some new dishes – national vegetarian week gave everyone an opportunity to get involved and enjoy delicious...
Celebrating National Vegetarian Week

Coffee and its Alternatives

According to the British Coffee association, we Brits drink a staggering 95 million cups of coffee per day! It’s now part of our modern day ritual to have a quick morning espresso to get us moving or a hot cappuccino to get over the daily afternoon slump. Studies have shown that consuming small and regular amounts of coffee has potential health...
Coffee and its Alternatives

Fermented Foods

Fermented foods are increasing in popularity in the health world and are claiming to be very beneficial to our health, but what are they? Fermented foods are foods that are produced by the chemical breakdown of a substance by bacteria. The most common example of this is fermentation of sugar to alcohol using yeast. Fermentation...
Fermented Foods

Going Paleo

If you follow us on Instagram or Twitter you’ve probably noticed we’ve gone paleo. With more and more of our customers changing their eating habits to follow the paleo diet, we thought we’d give it a try. Firstly to see if the hype was actually worth it, but secondly to discover for ourselves the kind...
Going Paleo

CO YO Ice Cream

As well as our range of CO YO Yogurts we also stock the CO YO Coconut Milk Ice Cream alternative, which is free of dairy, gluten, nut, soya and egg. Meaning it’s a naturally creamy and a delicious guilt free treat! We currently have the following flavours: Raw Chocolat Mango and Lime Vanilla and Nutmeg...
CO YO Ice Cream

Big Cheese Making Kits

Make your own cheese with the Big Cheese Making Kit. Each kit contains enough ingredients to make 10 batches. Each batch is around 680g – 900g (depending on which kit you select), so that’s a lot of cheese! Kits available: Goat’s Cheese. Mozzarella & Ricotta. Halloumi. Scottish Crowdie. Kids kits – a science experiment in a...
Big Cheese Making Kits

Vegan cooking demo with Little Miss Meat-Free

We’re please to announce that during our 6th birthday celebrations we will be joined by the wonderfully talented (and very stylish) Little Miss Meat-Free, who will be putting on a vegan cooking demonstration and sharing her tips on becoming an award winning vegan cook. So if you’re a long time vegan, tempted to try it out or...
Vegan cooking demo with Little Miss Meat-Free

Millies 6th Birthday & Exclusive Shopping Event

On Wednesday 26th November 6pm-8pm we will be holding an exclusive shopping event to celebrate our 6th birthday! For one night only come and celebrate our 6th birthday with exclusive discounts and offers, just in time for Christmas. Including: Free goodie bag containing treats and samples. Free Dermalogica Face Mapping*. Free file and polish on hands. Exclusive discounts. Complimentary...
Millies 6th Birthday & Exclusive Shopping Event

Leeds Indie Food Festival

  As a big supporter of local producers ourselves, we’re really excited about a new Indie Food Festival taking shape for May 2015. It’s a festival organised by a group of super awesome folk who are giving up their free time to put together something which champions all the great things the Leeds indies do for our city. The festival...
Leeds Indie Food Festival

Christmas Cake Pack

For over 20 years we’ve helped the good people of York and Leeds make the perfect Christmas cake by weighing out and packing up the majority of the ingredients into one handy pack. This means you don’t have to buy everything separately and end up with half used packets sitting in your cupboards. We also include step-by-step...
Christmas Cake Pack

COYO Yogurt

A smooth and creamy yoghurt that combines the natural goodness of the coconut with plant based cultures. Freshly squeezed cream from the white flesh of the coconut passionately handcrafted into a vegan yogurt. “Heaven in a mouthful” and of course 100% natural, 100% dairy free, 100% gluten free and 100% guilt free vegan yogurt alternatives!...
COYO Yogurt

The Primal Kitchen

The Primal Kitchen bars are grain-free bars made with 100% Real Food. They do not contain dried fruit that contains vegetable oils, sugar or sulphites as commonly found in other snack products. All bars are made with 4-5 Real Food ingredients, hand made and cold pressed (not heated) in the UK and gluten, grain, refined sugar, soya, dairy, GMO and vegetable...
The Primal Kitchen

Amaranth Porridge with Fruit by @angeoudiable

Amaranth is a gluten-free nutritional powerhouse & once staple in the diets of pre-Columbian Aztec’s. It contains more protein, magnesium, fibre & iron than any other gluten-free grain. After seeing our post on Instagram, @angeoudiable popped in for some (and a few other essentials) to experiment with. After searching for some recipes, he decided to created his...
Amaranth Porridge with Fruit by @angeoudiable

What do you use Coconut Oil for?

Coconut Oil is an incredibly versatile product, so we asked our Twitter followers how they like to use it. Tweet us and let us know what you do with yours and we’ll add it here! @MilliesLeeds I cook with it! It really helps with weight loss and also makes the house smell blummin marvellous! —...
What do you use Coconut Oil for?

Taifun Tofu

We’re looking to expand our range of Taifun veggie and vegan tofu as they’ve been selling really well, and according to our resident veggie expert Claire, they “taste great!”. Here’s a sample of the range we have: Tofu Basilico Taifun Tofu Basilico is full of fresh herbs, accented with a subtle basil taste. This savoury basil...
Taifun Tofu

Cheese Wedding Cake for Sam & Lauren

We had the pleasure of putting together a Cheese Wedding Cake for Sam and Lauren on their special day. After they called in to sample our selection of cheese, they decided on the following: Coverdale Yorkshire Blue Wenslydale French Brie Cornish Yarg Coeur de Chèvre (heart shaped goats cheese) We also supplied the crackers (from the...
Cheese Wedding Cake for Sam & Lauren

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil is one of the most versatile products in the store. As well as cooking with it, it can be used as a natural moisturiser, an eye make-up remover, help prevent stretch marks during pregnancy or as an intensive natural hair conditioner. So whether you spread it on some toast for a snack, use it as a...
Coconut Oil

Taster Day: Chapman’s Hand Made Gourmet Fish Cakes

On Saturday 15th February we will be welcoming Chapman’s to our Leeds store to offer a taster day for their delicious hand made gourmet fish cakes. Join us between 12pm and 4pm to sample their fish cakes which are made using the pick of the fish from local producers and the pick of the crop of Maris...
Taster Day: Chapman’s Hand Made Gourmet Fish Cakes

Cheese Wedding Cake for Matt & Lil

We were chuffed to bits when a food and lifestyle blogger that we follow got in touch about a Cheese Wedding Cake for her wedding. Lil from Whip Until Fluffy was looking for a Cheese Tower for around 80 guests with cheeses ideally from around Yorkshire. We invited the happy couple into the store to sample...
Cheese Wedding Cake for Matt & Lil