Veganuary Special… Busting Vegan Myths

It’s almost the end of Veganuary, and I hope it’s been going well for all of you taking part, and that all of you are staying vegan. Perhaps you’ve spent the month being asked questions from concerned friends and family members, who think that you might not be getting enough protein, or nutrients… or flavour…

World Vegan Month – Celebrating The Rise of Veganism

Has 2018 been the year of mainstream veganism? A survey published by the Vegan Society & Vegan Life Magazine in 2016, revealed that 540,000 people identified as vegan in Great Britain. A new survey published by Compare the Market in 2018 has identified more than 3.5 million people now identifying as vegan in Britain. That’s…

Love Food, Trust Food. Simplified Food Labelling…

I’ve talked before about how reading labels can be challenging as a vegan. Besides just looking for those sneaky animal ingredients, it can be difficult to work out if something is actually healthy or not. There are so many naughty snacks out there for vegans now, and if you’re tried to watch your salt, sugar…

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 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…

Blogger Recognition Award

I am delighted to announce that Monsoon of Random  has been nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award! I’m so pleased that people are enjoying my ethical content and enjoying reading about the vast range of topics I write about. I’d like to thank the lovely Yen-Van of Design Life Hacks for nominating me. I’m a huge fan…

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,…