Quorn – Vegan Fishless Fingers

Recently, when strapped for time, we’ve come to rely on a few really good pre-packaged, vegan friendly products. These, when thrown together with some well cooked veggies, mean we’re still able to get a balanced meal in at dinner time, without spending hours preparing it.  Pre-vegetarian & vegan, we used to enjoy eating fish regularly;…

Gosh!

New vegan friendly brand on sale at selected Tesco stores. Have you heard of Gosh! and their range of burgers, bakes and bites, made using 100% natural ingredients, “as nature intended”? Naturally free from the top 14 allergens, including cereals containing gluten, eggs, milk, soya, nuts, peanuts, celery, mustard, sesame seeds, lupin, sulphur dioxide, crustaceans,…

Protein – the vegan way

January is a time of new beginnings. New Year’s resolutions made, but not so often kept. Two of the most popular being an overhaul of our diets, health and fitness. If, like many others, you have decided to go vegan for Veganuary, you might also have signed up to a brand spanking new gym membership, you’ll be wanting to…

Wild Food Cafe | Covent Garden, London

Tucked away in a beautiful London corner is Neal’s Yard, Covent Garden, and it’s here that you’ll find the self proclaimed “raw-centric vegan / vegetarian eatery”, Wild Food Cafe. Run by raw foodies Joel and Aiste, this hidden gem uses only locally sourced and organic produce where possible, to prepare nutrient packed plant-based food, “served…

Oil- free Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

Yesterday I dedicated a whole, rather lengthy, post to the wonder that is the humble sweet potato.    Today I am sharing with you my first attempt at baking Oil-free Spicy Sweet Potato Fries. Having seen many an Instagram post of other people’s delicious looking oil-free fries, I wanted to give it a go myself,…

Sweet Potatoes – Super Food?

In recent months there’s been a lot in the British press, about the rapidly growing rate of obesity, especially in children. So, being the health conscious (but also pizza and chip loving) being that I am, I decided to focus this post on something that we could all do with a bit more of in…

Which Foods to Eat for Maximum Plant Based Nutrition

I don’t know about you, but as a vegan I often get asked if my diet can be complete without animal produce. How do I get enough protein for example, or where do I get calcium or iron from? So I thought I’d pull together a quick, though not definitive, list of plant based foods that pack a nutritious…

Happy Earth Day !!

Not a day or week goes by without there being another reason for us to celebrate our health, lifestyles, and the planet we live on. Last month, at 8:30-9:30pm local time on Saturday 28thMarch, WWF brought us Earth Hour, when more than 172 countries and territories turned off their lights for 1 hour, uniting people in a…

Vegfest – Brighton 28-29th March

Has anyone been to Vegfest before? Last year I went for the first time, to the one at Kensington Olympia, London. I picked up some bargains and found out about great new products and brands. So I am particularly excited for this Saturday, when the BF and I will be going to the one in…

Meat Free Week

Happy Meat Free Week everyone! “Eat less, care more, feel good. Are you up for the challenge?” How many of you will be taking part this week? Anyone doing it to raise money for some of the great supporting charities ? There’s some great recipes on the Meat Free Week website : Aubergine Cassoulet Deliciously Dahl Mixed Bean Chilli +…

The Coconut Collaborative

I’ve been vegan for 10 months now, not long when I have a whole lifetime ahead of me, but it does mean I’m still discovering new brands all the time & that’s always exciting! This week I stumbled across The Coconut Collaborative, in Tesco of all places! Have you heard of them? I am so into…

Coconut Oil – Fan Facts

Fun fact about Coconut Oil –      Did you know it’s actually a metaboliser? Lots of people stay away from coconut oil because of the high saturated fat content. However it contains a unique combination of medium chain fatty acids that can actually help you to lose weight, especially around your tummy. These fatty acids boost…