Back in 2007 I was living in New York City feeling the pain of distance from loved ones as health issues beset them. My Dad’s best friend (who was like a second dad to me) had already survived multiple forms of cancer and was living through round after round of chemo. He was really sick, and for the…

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My journey to a vegan lifestyle began watching Food Inc. This was not a recommendation by anyone. It wasn’t something we’d seen advertised. No, we stumbled across Food Inc purely by chance as the result of a bit of “remote surfing”. It has changed my life. Forks Over Knives was another documentary that was on my list of…

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Summer is such a lovely time and there’s no better time to drink vegan wine. In particular the rosé variety! I’m a devout rosé drinker (Yes Way, Rosé!) and recently chatted with Neil Palmer, one of the co-founders of Vintage Roots to learn more about vegan wine. Vintage Roots just celebrated their 30th birthday and I…

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You may or may not have heard of nutritional yeast, lovingly known in vegan and vegetarian circles as “nooch”… While exploring the topic I also came across the term “hippie-dust” which made me laugh out loud. It does hit the nail on the head though, as this stuff is pretty darn addictive! A good few months after going vegan, I…

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We are certainly no strangers to sprouts in our family. Even after making the decision to pursue a plant-based diet, every time we bought a stir-fry meal kit we were bound to throw a packet of sprouts into the basket at the grocery store. We started growing our own about 5 years ago after I found a sprouter in…

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Tofu has never been easier to make then with The Tofu Box! Here’s how easy it is to whip up a batch of your own.   Simple Steps Soak 500g soybeans overnight, drain the next day and rinse Blend the soybeans (into a soy milk) using 1L of water to every 200g soybeans Pour milk…

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I’ve always thought a vegetarian approach to food is hard and given it never used to be particularly embraced anywhere, in my experience it’s always made it tough to enjoy yourself eating out. Once a competitive sports person, I always put meat-based protein sources at the top of my nutrition agenda.  I participated in vegetarian meals…

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Back in February we met a wonderful lady called Wenda at the Brighton Vegfest. Together with her partner Matthew they run the Hugletts Wood Farm Animal Sanctuary in East Sussex. Hugletts are the only vegan farm in the UK to run a sanctuary. While chatting with Wenda my eye was drawn to a postcard of a…

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