Vegans & Omega 3

Vegetology have cut fish out of the equation when it comes to Omega 3. How exactly? Well, fish get their Omega 3 from algae, so they’ve removed the middle man – or fish if you prefer – and gone straight to the source. This is a great development for vegans and vegetarians alike. You see…

Random Health… Get some ZZZs with Sleepy Love

Do you ever have problems drifting off to sleep? Perhaps you wake up in the middle of the night, and your brain switches into thinking mode. Whether it’s anxiety, stress or general worries of daily life that are keeping you awake, Sleepy Love is here to help, and I was lucky enough to get to…

Book Review … Why Animals Aren’t Food

I was kindly sent a copy of Rohan Millson’s book Why Animals Aren’t Food by the Vegan Lifestyle Association. Before I begin my review of this wonderful, in depth discussion of many of the current debates surrounding veganism and vegetarianism, I want to say that I believe that this book could be very controversial and seem extreme…

Recipe Book Review – Divine Vegan Desserts

You know you’ve found the perfect recipe book, when you open the pages and find yourself dribbling down your chin. No? Just me then. Oh well, I’m not ashamed. Lisa Fabry’s Divine Desserts has me doing just that, and with everything from simple poached pears and Summer pudding, to chocolate ganache and Black Forest Gateau…

Healthy Desserts… Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

We all love a good pudding, right? The trouble is, so many of our favourite cakes and sweet treats are packed full of sugar. I’m a huge fan of raw cakes, especially “cheese”-cakes and so I thought I’d give a more creamy, pudding style dessert a bit of a go instead. I often have a…

Book Review – The Vegan Bible

I recently received a copy of this book to review, thanks to the Vegan Lifestyle Association. And wow! This book really is a bible – a bible of vegan goodness and wonderful recipes! It starts with a beautifully written introduction, where Marie Laforêt shares with us exactly what it means to be vegan, and the numerous…

Hate Food Waste, Love Snact…

Have a think about how much food you throw away every week? Do you take advantage of multi-buy offers, just to get better value, only to end up throwing half of it in the bin? Perhaps you throw away the crusts of your bread, or half packs of veggies when they’ve not been used and…

Book Review: Áine Carlin – The New Vegan.

If you’re here because you’ve made the decision to go vegan, let me give you a huge virtual hug and jump up and down. Congratulations! This is the start of the rest of your compassionate life. It’s an absolutely wonderful thing to do, yet it can seem a little scary to change your diet around….

Green & Sustainable – Native Unearthed Deodorant

Native Unearthed prove that our ancestors didn’t smell, and not only that, they were far smarter than us. We spend hours of our days mixing up chemical concoctions, when our ancestors knew that what they needed was already provided by the earth. They used natural volcanic crystals with exceptional properties, and no side effects or…