Whether you’re already a practising vegan or you’re just getting started with the idea of it, your nutritional needs should be one of the main things you incorporate into your diet. Below are some basic insights into nutrition when you’re on a plant-based diet, and some tips for joining a vegan diet when disabled, which … Continue reading Understanding your basic nutritional needs when vegan
The NHS has been urged to be inclusive of vegans through its Healthy Start voucher scheme which currently includes vouchers that can only be used to purchase cow’s milk and free supplements containing animal-derived vitamin D. The Vegan Society has written a formal letter to the NHS about its scheme that allows some pregnant women and parents of … Continue reading NHS urged to remove restriction on non-dairy milks
You can still eat chocolate even if you are vegan and even if you are trying to quit refined or questionable added sugars and sweeteners. It’s so funny that the first thing many people said when I did a whole year of no added sugar (2017) was ‘I could never give up chocolate for a … Continue reading Vegan recipes and go-to brands for a healthy chocolate fix
The Vegan Society is targeting the UK Government with a petition calling on public sector institutions to provide at least one vegan food option on every menu every day. Campaigners say there is potential for England to become the first country in Europe to enshrine a right to good quality, affordable, plant-based food in law. Offer at … Continue reading Vegan options should be provided for everyone, say campaigners
This is a question I always get asked and my answer is no, not at all. In fact I feel more awake, liberated, enlightened, healthy, ethical and free than ever before. My only regret is not doing it sooner, but I wasn’t equipped with all the knowledge I have today. I’m a person who always … Continue reading Is it hard being a vegan?
I’ve now been vegan for 8 months and before this I was vegetarian for 5 years. I was also veggie when younger and only really ate chicken and fish when I returned to meat as I thought these were healthier and we needed to eat meat. I was heading towards a vegan lifestyle and had … Continue reading 8 clues we are meant to be vegan
The Golden Heart, Birdlip One of our favourite places to go for a delicious and hearty homemade pub lunch. A beautiful 16th century traditional Cotswold inn with log burners. They don’t just have a couple of vegan options, oh no, they have an entire vegan menu full of delicious meals from burgers to roasts. We … Continue reading 5 of the best vegan restaurants in Cheltenham and Gloucester
Yesterday I was speaking to someone about how I am now 100% plant based and consume no animal products at all. Before this year I was vegetarian for 5 years, having previously been veggie as a youngster too, but now I've cut all animal products out. My husband has been meat and dairy free (an … Continue reading 21 easy vegan sandwich filling ideas for lunchboxes (without soy or added sugar)