Wagamama’s Noodle Lab ~ Soho, London

I recently posted about the new vegan options available this Autumn at Wagamama (read more here), but if you live in London and are up for a trip to Soho, you can sample even more vegan friendly options at their Noodle Lab. In their own words: noodle lab is where we test food, we test drink, we…

Vegan Friendly Baileys Launches in UK!

I’m not a massive fan of this drink, but the 17 year old in me is rather excited about this news! Baileys have launched a vegan version of their popular drink, called Baileys Almande, made using almond milk, almond essence, cane sugar, purified water and real vanilla ~ no honey or beeswax in sight this…

Wagamama Launching New Vegan Menu

One of my fave high street restaurant chains, Wagamama, is about to launch a brand new vegetarian & vegan menu. Although they’ve offered some vegan options for a while now, they’re about to give us a whole lot more ~ Vegan Seitan Katsu Curry, Kare Burosu Ramen (breaded tofu, grilled mushrooms, curry broth) & Yasai…

Vegan Double Chocolate Cake

In honour of National Chocolate Day this week, I shared a pic on Instagram of a dairy & egg free chocolate cake I made recently. I had a few requests for the recipe, so here it is folks, enjoy! Cake Ingredients 340g self raising flour 60g cocoa powder 240g caster sugar 2 tsp baking powder…

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…

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…

How To Up Your Calcium Without Dairy

Another informative emailer from Sheer Luxe today, especially if you’re a vegan who is looking to up their calcium intake through plants! As a vegan I am often asked how I get enough protein in my dietwithout eating meat, but calcium is also another one people question me on. So many thanks to Sheer Luxe…

Roundup of Veganuary Vegan for 1 Week

As a thank you for helping a colleague out at work, she said she’d be vegan for 1 week during Veganuary. After much discussions, 6 more girls jumped on board, and this is how me +6 meat eaters +1 veggie embarked on 1 week of veganism for Veganuary. Between us we devised a cunning plan…

Vegan Spicy Tomato, Vegetable & Bean Soup

I have 2 delicious & exciting new recipes to share with you this week. First up is a warming wholesome spicy tomato soup, packed full of winter veg and nourishing white beans. I quite often throw together a vegetable stew but in the interest of value, and wanting to make it last all week for…

IsItVeganUK Goes to Barcelona – Day 1 : Friday 31st Nov 2014

If you follow my Instagram (@isitveganuk), you may have noticed that I have just spent a beautiful and delicious weekend with the boyfriend in Barcelona. I thought I’d share my vegan findings with you, in the hope of inspiring some vegan travelling, to this, my favourite of all cities – where we hope to move one…

Vegan Homemade – no added sugar – Apple Sauce

This weekend I will be baking vegan carrot cake cupcakes, to give to my local coffee / cake shop, a bit of an experiment – and I might even share them with my yoga gang during our course on Saturday. Now usually I would use shop-bought (shhhh!) apple sauce, this time however, as I had a little…