International Women’s Day

I support International Women’s Day in solidarity with those who do not have as many rights as me. In many countries, women are still forced into marriage as children, raped by their husbands and suffer due to lack of equality. I am also grateful for the sacrifices made by women before me, that means I…

Random Health… This Super-fruit can improve your Mood & Digestion.

Have you heard of Baobab? You’ll wonder why you haven’t tried it before now. It’s an exotic fruit, grown on magnificent trees in Africa. This powdery white fruit is rich in all sorts of beneficial nutrients, providing up to six times more vitamin C than oranges, more potassium than bananas and it’s also a powerhouse…

Random Food… Gooey Vegan Chocolate Cake at Bella Italia!

Did you know that Bella Italia have some fantastic vegan options? Well, not only do they have lovely pizza and pasta, they also have this gorgeous decadent morsel of a chocolate cake, the Morello Cioccolato… The even better news is that as well as being vegan, this cake is entirely gluten free. Happy days! It…

Random Books… Interview with Vegan Author – Martin Treanor

Today, I have something a little different for you – an interview with  vegan author Martin Treanor. There are not many books out there with a hard hitting vegan cop as a main character, and I think this is a great way to further launch veganism into the mainstream. Martin is an Irish fiction writer and…

My Yuyo Yerba Mate Mission

I’m on a mission. And that mission is to spread the word about the wonders of yerba mate. A wonderful South American beverage made by steeping the ground leaves and stems of the yerba mate plant.  This ‘super plant’ has a host of fantastic health benefits, yet it’s simply not as famous as tea or coffee…

Super-foods from Goodyfull

Have you heard of super-foods? Chia seeds, goji berries, acai berries and the like? Perhaps you want to try them, but you’re not really sure how. Maybe you’re a new vegan taking part in Veganuary, and super-foods are on your list of all the new and exciting tastes to explore. If you’re already an aficionado,…

Random Food… My Vegan Pantry

The Vegan Pantry When you are new to being vegan, a whole wonderland of flavours and product ranges open up before you. It can be a little like being lost in a sea of  new goodies, with so many choices, you don’t know which way to turn. So I’ve written this post of those of…

Winter Immunity Tips from Neal’s Yard

It can be hard to keep on top of everything during the winter months. From dry skin, to chapped lips. Too many hours of darkness and lots of time spent indoors trying to keep warm. Your immune system can also take a hint during the cold months, and it’s great to be prepared.  No-one wants…

Nutri-brex – A Gluten Free Way to Start Your Day!

Do you miss the flavour and texture of Weetabix? When you can’t eat wheat, it’s something you get used to, and you patiently await the day that someone, somewhere, invents a wonder product that fills the gap in the market (and in your tummy). Sorghum is an ancient grain, which grows tall like corn, and…

People Tree – Making a Difference in Fashion

 People Tree, my favourite pioneers of ethical and sustainable fashion. They’ve provided us with wonderful clothes for 25 years so far, and made a huge difference to the lives of those who make our clothes. Now they need our help to increase the highly successful range of Tencel pieces from the SS17 collection. Tencel is…

World Vegan Day… Is your Favourite Supermarket Animal Friendly?

For World Vegan Day 2016, I wanted to share my views on supermarkets, and how to shop in them as best you can, as an ethical vegan. Wouldn’t it be great if we could always shop in local, independent food and health shops, without the need to ever use a supermarket? Unfortunately, for many of…