Can you Think like a Vegan?

Do you think like a vegan? What a strange question, I hear you say. But, do you? Or do you have lots of pre-conceived ideas when you heard the term “vegan”? Perhaps you’ve heard something about vegans that you didn’t like. Maybe you’ve had a vegan talk to you and it’s made you think about…

Veganuary Special… Busting Vegan Myths

It’s almost the end of Veganuary, and I hope it’s been going well for all of you taking part, and that all of you are staying vegan. Perhaps you’ve spent the month being asked questions from concerned friends and family members, who think that you might not be getting enough protein, or nutrients… or flavour…

World Vegan Month – Celebrating The Rise of Veganism

Has 2018 been the year of mainstream veganism? A survey published by the Vegan Society & Vegan Life Magazine in 2016, revealed that 540,000 people identified as vegan in Great Britain. A new survey published by Compare the Market in 2018 has identified more than 3.5 million people now identifying as vegan in Britain. That’s…

Is Your Energy Supply Animal Free?

Britain’s greenest energy company Ecotricity have blown us all away with the revelation that over half of Britain’s homes are (sometimes unknowingly) using electricity and gas generated from animal parts. Ecotricity have always promoted sustainable living in all forms, and has a long standing history of refusing to buy electricity or gas from animal related…

Iceland to Become First UK Supermarket to Ban Palm Oil

In a shock move, considering their very low ethical score overall, Iceland have become the first UK supermarket to announce that it will stop using palm oil in own brand products by the end of 2018. Having recently announced that it will be removing plastic packaging from its own brand products too, is Iceland on…

Veganism – Nutrition & Self Love

My third post with a Veganuary theme this month, is all about not beating yourself up over slip ups or mistakes. There are also a lot of posts with concerns about symptoms, and nutrition, which are causing some anxiety, so I’m going to shed a bit of light on a few nutrient queries and generally…

B12 and the Vegan Diet

Today, I wanted to address one of the most common questions asked by new vegans taking part in Veganuary. It’s also a question many of us get bombarded with by non-vegans, so it helps to have the right information… Do I need to take a B12 supplement? B12 is produced by bacteria that live naturally…

Vegan Q&A: Is a Vegan Diet Expensive?

It’s wonderful to see so many people taking part in Veganuary and my heart soars when I think of all the new vegans that are being created… What I also notice on my feed during January is a rush of questions, concerns and requests for recommendations, as it can be daunting starting on a new…

Veganuary Book Launch & Interview

Veganuary, a charity dedicated to supporting those making the transition to veganism, launched in 2014 with just 3325 participants. With huge success and growing participation year upon year, and approximately 60,000 participants in 2016, we have recently seen the announcement of hugely famous ambassadors, including Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch. And today sees the launch…

Ethical Advent Day 23 – Ethical Fashion E-Gift Cards

Welcome to Day 23 of my Ethical Advent Calendar. Today is for all of those last minute shoppers amongst us. You know who you are, and I am not judging. Life can be busy. Christmas creeps up on us. And suddenly, here we are, less than 48 hours to go.. The deadline for delivery may…