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…

Go Dairy Free with Koko…

Did you know that over 75% of the human population worldwide are lactose intolerant? This is totally normal. We are not supposed to drink cows milk. Cows milk is for baby cows. We are, in fact, the only species that drinks milk from another species. Most animals don’t continue to drink milk after infancy, thus…

Vegan Festivals Galore – Leicester & Nottingham

A couple of weeks ago, I attend Leicester’s biggest vegan festival yet – and it was simply wonderful. We ate more cake than you can imagine and chatted to lots of lovely new people. With 100 stalls, 15 caterers and lots of talks and cookery demonstrations, it was a day enjoyed by all.   Regular…

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…

Random Health… Quick & Healthy Breakfast Smoothie!

I’m not really a morning person. Actually, what on earth am I saying? – I’m not a morning person at all! I usually grab a banana and cereal bar as breakfast, as I don’t have time to eat before I leave for work, and it’s therefore an ‘on the go’ breakfast, or a before starting…