Vegan Features

8 April 2020

Vegan Easter treats for 2020

Being vegan at Easter time doesn’t have to be daunting, there are plenty of milk free eggs out there- you just have to know where to look! Here are our ...
4 April 2017

The benefits of flaxseed on a vegan diet

Veganism continues to grow in popularity and in the past decade the UK has seen a surge in people following the vegan way life. Here nutritionist, Elizabeth Wall, explains what’s ...
4 April 2017

Could vegan really be the future?

"What looks to us now as a documentary about a lunatic, was actually a cookery show." Simon Amstell’s hilariously dark new mockumentary, Carnage: Swallowing the Past imagines a world where ...
1 April 2017

10 Reasons Why Vegans Should Be Eating Sweet Potatoes

International Sweet Potato Week starts today, so to celebrate we throught we would take a look at what makes the sweet potato so beneficial to a vegan diet.  - This ...

30 March 2017

10 Reasons I Went Vegan

Adam Stansbury, aka The Plant Powered PT is on a mission to transform bodies across the country by helping men and women get fit, strong and healthy, all whilst on a ...
30 March 2017

Michelle’s Top Tips For Going ‘FreeFrom’ When You're Vegan

You have decided to go ‘freefrom’ – ‘clean’ food – no gluten, no milk.  Maybe it will help you feel less tired, less bloated?  Maybe you just think it would ...
29 March 2017

Does being vegan make it harder to manage eczema?

Finding a skincare routine to manage eczema can be difficult for everyone with sufferers having to face various challenges and understand their personal triggers of flare ups. However, it can ...
28 March 2017

Where should you travel to if you are vegan?

A huge part of travelling the world is immersing yourself in new cultures. From admiring the architecture, to listening to new music and enjoying the theatre, to the delicious food. ...
24 March 2017

Eight reasons raisins are beneficial to a vegan diet

Five A Day- Just 30g or a small handful of raisins counts as 1 of your 5 a day Small yet mighty- Raisins are a source of fibre and contain a ...
23 March 2017

My Disfiguring Painful Acne Disappeared After I Went Vegan

Sofi Fanton is 27, is single, based in Lewes and works as a photographer. Sofi struggled for many years with disfiguring acne and after trying various things,  eventually found that ...
23 March 2017

Why is chia great for a vegan diet?

"Chia contains all eight essential amino acids, making it a 'complete' protein. This is incredibly rare for a plant based source of protein, and makes chia particularly beneficial for vegetarians, ...
22 March 2017

Six reasons to go vegan

Whether you’re planning to ditch all meat, fish, dairy and eggs from your diet and become a full-time vegan, or you’re interested in going vegan for a few days every ...
20 March 2017

Top 10 tips on eating a plant-based diet

‘Plant-based eating’ is a term that is becoming more mainstream.  Whether used in relation to health or sustainability, many of us are now thinking more deeply about the types of ...

17 March 2017

11 Vegan Beef Alternatives To Celebrate Corned Beef And Cabbage Day

If you’ve vowed to go meat free and are looking for some tasty beef style burgers, pies and mince, here’s a list of the best on the market right now.  ...
9 March 2017

10 Reasons to protect crabs, lobsters and other decapod crustaceans (one for each leg)

Yes, these little guys need our help too, though they are often overlooked. Here are just a few reasons why.  Those armoured bodysuits may look tough, but there’s a living ...
9 March 2017

Top ten tips for Indian and vegan cooking

Anjum Anand, founder of The Spice Tailor, has just launched her eighth cookery book, I Love India. Here she gives her top 10 tips on how to create delicious vegan ...
7 March 2017

How to veganize Easter

With Spring just around the corner, many of us start to think about how we can lighten our diet and give our bodies a rest from all the heavier foods ...
7 March 2017

Vegan Pie Recipes For National Pie Week

There are very few dishes that scream ‘comfort’, as much as a pie.  In time for British Pie Week which is upon us Make Your Switch is celebrating healthy ways ...
3 March 2017

Healthy Food Swaps For A Cleaner Diet

There are over 27 million posts tagged #CleanEating on Instagram1. A term originally coined by bloggers, ‘Clean Eating’ quickly became 2016’s biggest buzz-word. The phenomenon has now done a full ...
2 March 2017

4 Changes You'll Notice If You Start Juicing

With contradicting things written about almost everything these days, we think the only way to learn and find out more about something is to experience it yourself. Whether you are introducing ...
23 February 2017

Five reasons why I’m vegan by Sam Murphy

I turned vegan approximately 3 1/2 years ago, for a whole host of reasons - here I’ve compiled my top five reasons of why I decided to switch to a  ...

21 February 2017

10 Health benefits that come from eating miso

We all know how versatile a jar of miso paste can be.  It can instantly transform a multitude of everyday dishes - try adding a spoonful to your next spaghetti ...
20 February 2017

My Vegan Story By Lucy Watson

Made in Chelsea's Lucy Watson is very open about being vegan on both social media and in interviews with the press. She recently worked with PETA to spread the message ...
15 February 2017

Five ways to give your vegan food more flavour

So you switched to a Vegan diet and you’re feeling awesome? You just wish that there were more ways to enhance your food so it wasn’t quite so, um, bland?! ...