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…

Ethical Advent Day 20 – Vegan Life Magazine

Welcome to Day 20 of my Ethical Advent Calendar. A subscription to Vegan Life magazine will be a treasured gift that will last the whole year through. Loved by all vegans, new and established, it features countless mouth watering recipes, thought provoking articles, interviews, product recommendations and more. Why not buy it for someone who…

Ethical Advent Day 19 – Charity Gifts & Donations

Welcome to Day 19 of my Ethical Advent Calendar. Christmas has become a very commercial time of year – we buy things we know are not really needed, to give to someone who doesn’t really need them. Of course, it’s great to get presents, but it’s also great to make someone else’s Christmas a special…

Ethical Advent Day 18 – Organii Toiletries

Welcome to Day 18 of my Ethical Advent Calendar. Today I’ll be re-visiting one of my previous reviews… of the lovely range of organic, vegan toiletries from Organii. Organii are a beautiful, ethical brand and you can read my full review here. They have several stockists and you can probably still get your orders in…

Ethical Advent Day 17 – Reindeer Food

Welcome to my Ethical Advent Day 17. Today is all about keeping the magic of Christmas alive in the hearts of children everywhere. You’ve probably heard of the new ‘Reindeer Food’ trend. No longer is a carrot a sufficient snack to accompany the mince pie you leave for Santa. Oh no, you must sprinkle glitter…

Ethical Advent Day 16 – Christmas Cleaning

Welcome to my Ethical Advent Calendar Day 16. Today is going to be all about getting the house nice and clean ready for Christmas – in an a way which is natural, cruelty free and good for the environment! Whether it’s the annual clean before the decorations go up, or the last minute dash before…

Ethical Advent Day 12 – Heavenly Organics Skin Care

Welcome to Day 12 of my Ethical Advent Calendar, where beautiful skin care gifts will be my feature. Heavenly Organics are an absolutely beautiful brand, with an independent and loving owner, whose desire to have only organic, natural and vegan skincare led her to create her own hand-made products. Everything is made with as few ingredients…