Fresh to death chilli and lemon pasta salad

Hands up if you have had one too many tomato pastas. Fantastic and versatile as it is, sometimes you just want something fresh for your fusilli! Here is a light and zingy pasta that is perfect for lunch boxes, pot luck or family buffet.  You should be able to prepare and cook the veg in…

Bristol Vegfest 2017: Greedy gob discoveries! 

Vegan festivals are such a great opportunity to find new products, pick up deals and stuff your face with incredible vegan food; everything from pure junk food to nutrition packed salads, from ice creams to super food smoothies.  This was my first Bristol Vegfest and the outdoors venue gives it an awesome festival vibe that…

Don’t get where vegans are coming from? Watch Carnage! 

It can be hard to make the subject of veganism funny to both vegans and non-vegans, but Simon Amstell seems to have done it. It turns out that the recipe includes a little bit of piss taking out of everyone, including vegans (stopping others from doing it!) whilst giving you a vegan’s eye view of…

9 years of veganism and the little soul who started my journey

Every vegan has their individual transition story. It’s a journey which takes some people weeks, some months and some years. It took me 6 years to go from pescitatian, through stages of cutting out more and more animal products as I digested information and connected to how animals suffer for our use. 9 years ago…

Chick-less and vegetable pie

Chickens are emotionally intelligent, playful and sociable animals – way too sweet to eat! But without harming a feather on our chicken friends backs, you can still have a deliciously creamy chicken and vegetable pie, if only you’ll follow these simple steps! Ingredients 1 Packet of Fry’s chicken style strips 1 tablespoon margarine 4 carrots,…

The free range welfare fallacy 

Don’t believe the hype. As with any instance of an industry in trouble, the dairy industry is attempting to pull the udders over consumers’ eyes by rebranding milk as “free range”. Many people may imagine that cows spend their entire lives grazing on the countryside pastures of the UK. Suppliers profess how “milk comes from…

Mod Pizza for vegans! 

Excuses for eating baby cow food  are getting weaker by the day, and places like Mod Pizza provide even more reason to ditch the dairy. This super fast, cheap, but most importantly delicious, pizza chain allows you to build your own pizza for one price…including tit free cheese!  As the friendly staff pass your pizza along…

Caribbean inspired nutty stew and sticky jerk glazed cauliflour

Caribbean food offers some of the most interesting and inspiring combinations of ingredients and vast array of spices and flavours. But for anyone short of time, you can easily get the delicious caribbean spice combination in pre mixed pots like the one used here. That way you also don’t end up having to stock loads…

Chocs that cost you little and cost the animals zero!

It’s a bit of a misconception that vegan chocolates are an expensive specialist delicacy. You can buy cheap and cheerful cow tit free chocolate in a number of high street shops and supermarkets. Whether you are a chocoholic or want to buy a token for your Valentine, you can find chocolate that will tug at…

Blend and Press – Juices for good

Juices are a great way to get a whole bunch of goodness into your gutty wuts in one go. Check out my article on Blend and Press, who have set up camp in my local area – Walthamstow, in East London.   

Understand veganism in one simple phrase

The exciting reality is that veganism is becoming increasingly mainstream, as the awesome Veganuary campaign rapidly grows. But the misconceptions about what it means to be vegan also grow. It can be made to sound complicated and tedious when reduced to reeling off a list of things you don’t eat or buy, and confusion reigns…

Vegans can love bacon

It’s a strange phenomenon; people commenting “Bacon. Lol” where vegan advocacy posts depict sweet pigs on social media. As an animal lover, vegan or not, it’s hard to understand such nitwittwed reactions; you may feel anger or outrage towards these bacon trolls. But they haven’t yet fully contemplated how unfair the trade off is, that…