25 Sneaky Names for Animal Products

This week on the podcast we discussed the important of label reading as a vegan. When you go vegan you realise there are so many different names for animal products and you discover that many of the processed foods that seem like they’d be vegan actually aren’t. We’re looking at you chips with milk powder!Continue reading “25 Sneaky Names for Animal Products”

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Where’s the Beef?

This week on the podcast we discussed our favourite fake meats and reviewed some of the big brand plant-based burgers on the market. The plant-based protein industry has really taken off over the past few years. We’re seeing fast food places releasing plant-based burgers and larger companies rushing to cash in the trend with theirContinue reading “Where’s the Beef?”

My Top Five Zero-Waste Tips

This week on the podcast, we talked about zero waste and I gave you my top five tips for beginners to the zero-waste movement. By now most people are probably famillar with the zero-waste movement. Followers of the movement can often be found on Instagram proudly displaying a small mason jar containing a few scrapsContinue reading “My Top Five Zero-Waste Tips”

The Best Vegan Chocolate Cake

People have a misconception that all vegan food is healthy and bland. They couldn’t be more wrong. This vegan chocolate cake with ganache is rich, fudgy and in no way healthy but hey, we’ve all got to cut loose and indulge a little sometimes and this cruelty-free cake is the perfect induglence. Ingredients Chocolate CakeContinue reading “The Best Vegan Chocolate Cake”

Eco-friendly Minimalism

Minimalism is a rejection of consumerism and a move toward a more purposeful life. This week on the podcast we spoke with Angelique Christopher (@smokeygordon on instagram) who is a self-described extreme minimalist. Coming from a family of hoarders left her with a complicated relationship with objects. When she first lived on her own sheContinue reading “Eco-friendly Minimalism”

Top Five Tips

When you first start trying to adopt a plant-based lifestyle, the amount of information can overwhelming. What can you have? What can’t you have? How difficult it is going to be? It can all get a bit much. This is why I’m breaking down my top five tips for new vegans here and on theContinue reading “Top Five Tips”

Zesty Hummus

Like all vegans I LOVE hummus. About three months ago, I realised that my addiction had gotten out of control. I was buying 3-4 tubs of hummus per week, it was expensive but what was more concerning was the amount of plastic waste my addiction was producing. I realised it was time to get thriftyContinue reading “Zesty Hummus”

Easy Vegan Bread

Bread is one of those essential items. We buy it regularly, we have it several times a week – or even daily – as toast, sandwiches, buns, rolls, with spreads, with soups, as a side dish or starter, yet we have lost the art of making it ourselves from scratch. Part of the reason forContinue reading “Easy Vegan Bread”