words for a new year


The end of a calendar year is a convenient marker in the ground – a reminder of everything behind us and an invitation to consider the future. In these moments of reflection, I consider what it means to continue striving to live ethically and sustainably  in a world that often seems broken.

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Happy Holidays from the Conscious Student

München-1 Hi All! Just a quick update for you guys. After a semester of very hard work, we are both are back in Munich for the holidays with our families and dogs. So with all this free time we’ve suddenly got on our hands, we’re taking this opportunity to give the conscious student a makeover! Unfortunately this means we won’t be posting for a while, but we’ll be back in the New Year with a shiny new layout. We wanted to thank you for reading our posts in 2014 and hopefully trying out some of our advice and recipes, and we look forward to getting the blog up and running again very soon! We hope everyone has a lovely holiday season and that the new year brings success, happiness and good times to you all. Anna & Kasia

Vegetarian Christmas I – parsnip and cranberry nut loaf


It is no secret that parsnips are my favourite root vegetable. They are delicious, versatile and cheap. Last week I tried a new recipe featuring the humble parsnip – a parsnip, chestnut and cranberry nut loaf, which I made as part of a Christmas-inspired dinner. If you’re looking for vegetarian Christmas mains, this is the way to go. Its festive and won’t look out of place next to all the usual trimmings, as well as being fairly simple, filling and delicious.

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