Veganism

Vegan Easter Nests And Eggs

Holly Jade | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

I had trouble finding some vegan mini eggs. I was originally going to use sugar coated almonds but I couldn't find any vegan ones anywhere, but I am really happy I decided to make my own. They are a lot healthier for you too! Bonus :)

James Aspey Brings His Vegan Voice To Scotland

Sarah Moyes | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Moyes

So who is James Aspey? I discovered him a couple of years ago at the start of my vegan journey when he took a 365 day vow of silence and travelled around Australia to raise awareness for animals and promote peace over violence. This

RAW Bounty Bar Cheesecake

Holly Jade | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

Step 1- Drain the cashew nuts and pop them into a food processor/blender along with the coconut cream, melted coconut oil, dessiccated coconut, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Allow to blend for 5-8 minutes on high until smooth. There will be some texture due to the coconut

Carnism: What's In A Name?

Munjeeta Sohal | Posted 12.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Munjeeta Sohal

As an increasingly unapologetic vegan, I am becoming used to being challenged for my beliefs. Don't get me wrong; it still gets my metaphorical hackles up. But, I understand that because I am not just doing 'what we do' I am in the minority and therefore in the firing line.

Meet The Vegan Student Going Mute For A Month For Animal Rights

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A university student dedicated to animal rights has vowed to be completely silent for the whole of February in a bid to “go voiceless for the voicel...

Vegan Dark Chocolate And Raspberry Cheesecake

Holly Jade | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

Step 2- In a food processor/blender, add in the hazelnuts, almonds, de-stoned dates, cacao powder, melted chocolate, coconut oil and salt. Whizz up on high until breadcrumb like.

Stop Fighting Veganism, It Has Already Won

Damien Clarkson | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Damien Clarkson

Look I get it. You might not like the idea of veganism much. I honestly used to feel the same way but once you start to looking at the evidence that is supporting a societal shift towards veganism it is hard to look away.

What I Learnt From Veganuary

Daisy Lindlar | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Daisy Lindlar

One thing I learnt this month is that being vegan doesn't mean being perfect. Just because you gave into temptation and ordered a hungover Dominos, or had a bit of your friend's chocolate birthday cake, doesn't mean you aren't a vegan. And in terms of caring for the planet and the animals that live on it, being vegan most of the time - even just some of the time - is far better than not doing it at all.

Eight Steps To A Cruelty-Free Wardrobe

Sascha Camilli | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Style
Sascha Camilli

With a million people in the UK now identifying as vegan, interest for cruelty-free living goes beyond what is on our plates. In a time when fashion consumers care more than ever about where their clothes come from, clothing made from animal skin is falling out of favour.

Am I Vegan?

Munjeeta Sohal | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Munjeeta Sohal

Let's be clear here, without malice or personal agenda. As trendy as it's becoming, veganism is not an exclusive club with membership rights. It is not a cult or a diet. It is a very clearly defined social justice movement that puts animal rights at its core.

Vegan 'Egg' Made From Algae Could Fulfil Your Wildest Baking Dreams

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If turning vegan has made your baking hobby more hassle than it’s worth, a new egg substitute could save the day. The product, aptly named Vegan Eg...

Supermarkets Have A Plan To Make Meat-Eaters Buy More Veg

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Supermarkets could soon face a huge redesign to encourage healthier, more sustainable eating habits among customers. A new scheme, headed up by Oxfor...

Struggling With Veganuary? Try Part-Time Veganism Instead

Sal Thomas | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sal Thomas

We're half-way through Veganuary, and for anyone struggling with foregoing the flesh, I'm here to suggest a compromise: part-time veganism. Yep, I know it's an oxymoron, and any all-singing, all-dancing, all-hemp wearing vegans who don't like hypocrisy should probably look away now.

9 Vegan Recipes That Will Makes Veganuray A Doddle

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re struggling to find vegan food inspiration for Veganuary, Pinterest can be a great place to start. For those uninitiated, Veganuray is an a...

The 9 Worst Excuses For Giving Up On Veganuary

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

This year you decided to join the growing Veganuary movement - alongside more than 23,000 other people - who vowed to stick to plant-based food for Ja...

Pret A Manger Launches New Vegan Dishes To Help Customers With ‘Veganuary’

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re ditching products derived from animals for ‘Veganuary’, head down to Pret A Manger. The chain has launched a new menu packed with vega...

Veganism: My Journey Towards Ethical Eating

Lee Williscroft-Ferris | Posted 02.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lee Williscroft-Ferris

Becoming vegan is the single most effective step one can take to contribute to the fight against runaway climate change. As someone who considers themselves an environmentalist, becoming vegan is no longer a personal lifestyle choice, it's an ecological necessity.

My Friend The Vegan

Katie Grace | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Katie Grace

Love it or hate it, the plant-based diet is well and truly on the rise...all the world needs now is a Louis Theroux documentary on veganism and that should do it.

Being A Vegan At Christmas... How Veganism Saved My Bacon!

Claire Langdon | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Langdon

Yes, I just used those two words in the same sentence! I know... I'm as surprised as the next person! In fact, I am the last person I ever would have thought would be asked to write a blog about veganism and Christmas; A year ago, neither of these things were important in my life.

How To Have A Vegan Christmas

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK

Veganism has soared by 350% in the past decade, with more than half a million Britons adopting the lifestyle. But navigating the Christmas period can ...

A Vegan 'Fried Chicken Shop' Is About To Open In London

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Vegans will soon be able to chow down on “fried chicken” alongside their carnivorous pals, because a vegan fried chicken shop in coming to London....

I'm Donating Every £5 Note I Receive To The Vegetarian Society

Jonathan Young | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK
Jonathan Young

On hearing the revelation I reacted in the usual ways. I searched for the inevitable petition, signed it and shared it. I tweeted to the self-validating echo chamber that is my twitter following. Naturally, I attacked the trolls who were insensitively (if slightly amusingly) telling distraught vegetarians "they shouldn't be eating £5 notes anyway".

Bank Of England's Note Supplier Working On 'Potential Solutions' To Animal Fat Fivers

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK

The Bank of England has said its supplier is working on “potential solutions” after more than 100,000 people signed a petition calling on them to ...

Animal Fat In £5 Note 'Utterly Unacceptable', Says Hindu Forum Of Britain

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK

The use of a derivate of animal fat in the new £5 note is “totally and utterly unacceptable”, the Hindu Forum of Britain has said, following reve...

Turns Out The New £5 Note Isn't Acceptable To Vegans Or Vegetarians

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK

Vegetarians and vegans have been left horrified after it was revealed that the new £5 note contains a derivative of animal fat. This was revealed whe...