Ethical Advent Day 22 – Risalamande Danish Dessert Recipe

Welcome to Day 22 of my Ethical Advent Calendar. Today I am going to share a Danish recipe which I have turned into a vegan dish. I had the pleasure of living in Denmark for 2 years, and I picked up some lovely traditions along the way. One of my favourites is this gorgeous festive…

Inika… Natural, Cruelty Free Lip Smacking Beauty

Lip balm is one of the most frequently applied beauty products, yet often contains a cocktail of preservatives, fragrances and all kinds of chemicals that you wouldn’t generally decide to take into your body. However, the chemicals found in lip balms (lipsticks, toothpaste and lip liners also included) have a direct path to the inside…

Ombar… New & Amazing Chocolate Alert!

Whilst at VegFest a couple of weeks ago, I basically consumed a lunch and dinner which consisted of chocolate and cake samples. I know, I know, it’s not the healthiest way to eat, but in my defense, it was mostly raw chocolate, sweetened with non-refined sugars. And in the case of my latest discovery, enhanced…

Random Causes… The Green Frog Jumps High!

As you may know, I’ve been following the Rainforest Alliance and their little green frog for a while now. Such a wonderful certification, which does wonders for the sustainable farming of┬áso many products which we take for granted, such as tea, coffee, cocoa and bananas. It also makes the the lives of those who grow…

Random Food… Cakes by Post!

Now, I’ve already told you all about the wonderful 1066 Cake Stand and their amazing Vegan Cake Club, but I’ve yet to write that promised review of one of the boxes. Partly┬ábecause I get too excited when a box of cake arrives in the post, but mainly because we scoff the cakes too fast to…

Cholesterol Lowering Coffee Alternatives & Alkaline Diets

A friend of mine recently recommended a coffee alternative called Teeccino. Described to me as delicious and ‘my hubby didn’t notice he wasn’t drinking regular coffee’, she had me well and truly interested! So I went away and did some research on it myself. Teeccino is described as healthy, gluten free and alkaline. It’s also…