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…

Local vegan lovin’

Going vegan can seem like a daunting change to make. A really simple way to approach the shift is doing a little at a time – start with Veganuary, committing to at least a month of veganism this New Year! Signing up gets you loads of advice, tips and support and you can join the…

Coping with the turkey on the table this Christmas

You may or may not be a fan of Christmas tunes, decorations and presents. You may or may not be celebrating the birth of the little baby Jesus. Whatever your take on the festive season, for those of you who aspire to be kind by avoiding animal products, this time of year can mean spending…

Smokey veggie Wellington 

Christmas is coming and the vegans are getting fat! Well you certainly will with this amazing dinner centrepiece. It’ll blow the Christmas themed socks off of anyone who is used to boring old turkey meat, and perfect for sharing with all the family, possibly giving you a focus for a non vegan meal! Providing a…

Oodles of boodles: Almond and basil pesto with butternut squash noodles

I’m not usually one for preprepared packaged veg (pre chopped broccoli…seriously?!), but this just seems worth it. If you are lucky enough to have a spiraliser, it’s certainly possible to make your own noodles out of butternut squash. But why spend all that time cutting the skin off and spiralising just to give your hands…

allplants – Bringing all the flavour to your freezer

Possibly due to my reputation for being a greedy girl, I was lucky enough to be part of the development of an exciting business geared up to fill your tummies.  allplants delivers delicious, interesting and nutritious freshly frozen food to your door, all in the name of convenience for well deserving plant munchers. Brothers  JP and…