BAFTA Reveals Plant-Based Vegan Menu For Celebs

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Correction: This article originally implied that BAFTA would be serving up a vegan-only menu, it has been changed to clarify that BAFTA will serve mul...

Ten Things Vegan Parents Want You to Know

Fiona Peacock | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Parents
Fiona Peacock

Last week, a news story about my vegan family caused a bit of a stir and I was even invited onto Australian breakfast television to talk about it. The public had mixed opinions on vegan parenting. With four years of vegan child-rearing experience firmly under my belt, I wanted to share with you a few of the things I think you should know...

It's Time for Veganism to Embrace the Past to Build the Future

Damien Clarkson | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Damien Clarkson

As someone who cares deeply about the planet we leave behind for future generations. I find myself thinking about how can veganism- a movement for environmental and social justice for humans and animals avoid falling into the traps of 21st century throwaway capitalism?

Ben & Jerry's Launch Vegan Ice Cream 🙌

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For years, Ben & Jerry's have dominated the ice cream world with their incredible flavour pairings and big, tasty chunks of chocolate, fudge and lord ...

Mint Choc Chip Super Green Smoothie

Poppy Velosa | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Poppy Velosa

I tend to skip the ice in smoothies in cold weather. If I'm using frozen fruit then I often skip the ice anyway, but the idea at this time of year is to make it more appealing and easier to swallow whilst layered up and shivering by the fire.

When You Openly Mock Veganism You Support Animal Abuse

Maria Chiorando | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

When it comes to animal abuse, many seem to see compassion as something to ridicule. This has always struck me as moronic. There's nothing weak about standing up against something you see as wrong - especially when this goes against received wisdom.

In Season: Purple Sprouting Broccoli

Katy Beskow | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Beskow

At this time of year, it's easy to become tired of eating roasted root vegetables. In our- post Christmas search of something fresher, greener and lighter, purple sprouting broccoli is a welcome taster of what Spring is to deliver.

Turmeric Roasted Chickpeas

Agnes Troszt | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Agnes Troszt

I like chickpeas. I mean I like hummus. The peas themselves, well they have a very mild flavour. That's why they are perfect to sprinkle them with all those strong, aromatic spices like turmeric, smoked paprika and cayenne pepper. So this is exactly what we are doing here.

Gourmet Burger Kitchen U-Turn After Offensive Adverts Galvanise Veggie Community

Maria Chiorando | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

At the centre of the row is a series of ads, launched last week, featuring slogans like: "You'll remember the time you stopped being vegetarian," the implication being its particular brand of macerated cow on a bun will lead a committed veggie back to eating meat.

Mixed Bean Salad (Vegan)

Vicki Psarias | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Psarias

Seriously though, packed with protein, slow releasing carbs and fibre, this is one healthy and filling salad that works all year round. To make it easy I like to buy a mixed beans tin but my Mum would boil the beans up from dry beans.

Yogi Energy Balls

Steph Matthews | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

Although these came about by mistake, they turned out to be a great healthy snack. If you're looking for something simple to make that still tastes delicious (and happens to be good for you!) try them out for yourself.

Gourmet Burger Kitchen Has Seriously Ticked Off Its Veggie Customers

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) has single-handedly offended its entire vegetarian and vegan fan base with its new - and rather insensitive - advertising...

5 Beauty Brands Vegans Need to Know About

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 15.01.2016 | UK Style

With Veganuary in full swing, an increasing number of people are choosing to abstain from using animal products. But it's not just food that can be...

Essential Ingredients for Veganuary

Laura Hemmington | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Hemmington

I'm often asked what are my go-to items for creating recipes in a vegan kitchen, so I thought a great way to begin the year would be to share my essential ingredients for Veganuary - and beyond!

Kerry McCarthy Refuses To Back Down On Meat-Eating Dangers

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Politics

Shadow Environment Secretary Kerry McCarthy has refused to back down on her view that meat eaters should be treated the same as tobacco smokers in pub...

15 Things All Vegans Know to Be True at Christmas

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mimi Bekhechi

Every vegan knows there's more to the holidays than mulled wine, roasted chestnuts and high-street light displays. From meat-free centrepieces to faux-leather handbags, vegans have the holly-est, jolly-est Christmas around!

Plant Based Sources of Calcium

Gemma Sampson | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Gemma Sampson

Whether due to a dairy intolerance, cows milk allergy or personal choice to follow a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, getting enough calcium from plant based sources alone can be difficult to achieve. Difficult, but not impossible. With some careful planning it is possible for vegetarians to use plant based sources of calcium to achieve their calcium needs.

After COP21 It's Time to Talk About Animal Agriculture and Climate Change

Damien Clarkson | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK
Damien Clarkson

I was in Paris over the weekend for the end of the #COP21 UN climate summit. As a campaigner I was under no illusion that the Paris Agreement would be little more than a vague commitment to seriously tackle climate change.

Eating Less Meat Will Save the Planet... So Why Won't People Do It?

Maria Chiorando | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

Going vegan is the single most effective way to reduce your footprint. We would save on this ruinous cycle, as well as feed billions more people, rather than feeding the grain to livestock.

Conscious Consumption - A New Trend?

Kylie Barton | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kylie Barton

Consumerism in that sense connotes material consumption. Consumption however, is also a word used to describe the act of eating and drinking. We are all consumers in that sense whether we choose to subscribe to the capitalist model of conspicuous consumption of superfluous material goods or not.

World Vegan Month: Top Vegan Restaurants in Edinburgh

Sarah Moyes | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Moyes

Have you ever considered going vegan? Well if it's something you've thought about, then World Vegan Month is here to help. All throughout November there's lots of different things happening to educate people about veganism, and help those who want to make the transition to this lifestyle.

Meat's as Much of a Drag on our Health as Tobacco

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mimi Bekhechi

Even if the government pushed for warning labels on meat and dairy products only half as hard as it pushes for plain-packaging on cigarettes, more people would realise that tobacco isn't the only cancer-causing thing you can put in your mouth - and hopefully take that warning to heart.

Vegans Rejoice! You'll Soon Be Able To Drink Guinness

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

For the first time in its 256-year history, Guinness is set to become vegan-friendly. The company has previously used isinglass - a byproduct crea...

What Vegans Have to Put Up With From Everybody Else

Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kathryn Snowdon

I have never eaten meat. Ever. When people find this out the reaction that follows is often one of incredulity, mixed with confusion... So for this year's World Vegan Day, here are 10 of the most common reactions I've had from people after they've discovered that I don't eat meat or dairy.

Vegan Student Claims She Was Refused Catering Job For Not Wearing Leather Shoes

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A vegan student has claimed she was refused a catering job at her university because she would not wear leather shoes for ethical reasons. Dominika...