Vegan Features

10 December 2019

Will 'Peace on Your Plate' by the vegan Christmas number 1 this year?

The song is being released this Christmas with the aim of spreading a message of peace and positivity, whilst raising money for animal / vegan charities.  This will be available ...
9 December 2019

10 Tips for a healthier New Year by Victoria Featherstone Pearce

Victoria Featherstone Pearce is an award winning model, an actress, a TV and radio host as well as an animal activist and charity founder. She has appeared in numerous TV commercials, for ...
4 December 2019

How to have a very merry vegan Christmas

One of the best parts of Christmas is planning what to eat. But if you have vegetarians or vegans coming to stay, or even if you're just looking for an ...
3 December 2019

6 Vegan foods for Christmas pre-toxing

The Christmas party season is in full swing but all those late nights can wreak havoc on your body, causing everything from tiredness and bad skin to three-day hangovers. To ...
2 December 2019

How to create a vegan Christmas dinner even meat eaters will love

Written by Sarah Crawley, Spoon Guru (www.spoon.guru) Christmas is not far away now, and cooking the main meal for people following a vegan diet can be quite intimidating. But don’t ...
28 November 2019

10 Things vegans are thankful for

Other vegans- There's nothing like the support of likeminded people to get you through the tough times, to seek advice and learn new things. Social Media- What would we do ...
26 November 2019

Four ways to survive Christmas with your family as a vegan

By Louisa Kendal We all know Christmas can be a challenging time of year as vegans. We’re bombarded with adverts about meaty Christmas dinners, forced to spend time with distant ...
24 November 2019

Seven reasons to buy the vegan in your life a subscription box

Whether your BFF is a veggie, looking to try out going vegan...or your ethical, plastic conscious sibling has chosen the veg life, here are a few reasons to buy a ...
18 November 2019

My path to veganism by Rebecca Knowles, founder of Vegan Outreach Scotland

My earliest memory is of my grandfather’s hands. They are submerged in a bucket of water drowning the unwanted, new-born pups of our sheepdog, Flash. I am 2 or 3 ...
17 November 2019

What we really think about vegans – and the results might surprise you!

Google data research has revealed the surprising (mis)conceptions about what we really think about vegans, plant-based diets and the people on them – and if you’ve ever found yourself wondering ...
11 November 2019

Female First's top vegan sausages

If you enjoy a full English or can't get enough of bangers and mash- you’ll need some meat free sausages as your base. If you’re struggling to find some tasty ...
9 November 2019

Top five vegan Christmas tips

Hosting Christmas dinner can be a big undertaking, especially when it comes to catering for guest’s dietary requirements and preferences. Research from the Vegan Society reported that there are now ...
7 November 2019

Eight facts about almonds and almond drinks

Almonds and almond drinks have become increasingly popular over the last few years. Research by Blue Diamond Almonds has shown that following a 360%[1] rise in veganism in the UK ...

7 November 2019

10 Bittersweet things about being vegan

Veganism is a positive and compassionate movement that is gaining momentum with every Veganuary that comes around. But being vegan is always going to be tinged with sadness, here’s why ...
7 November 2019

Hosting a vegan this Christmas? The Vegan Society has your back

Due to the ongoing rise in plant-based diets, it’s very likely that more people than ever will be eating vegan over the festive period this year. That means more people ...
5 November 2019

Seven tips for keeping your pet ‘zen’ this Bonfire Night by Marc Abraham

Got a pet who's petrified of pyrotechnics? Hive, a British Gas innovation and leader in smart home technology, has partnered with celebrity TV vet Marc Abraham to help pet owners ...
5 November 2019

What vegans eat on Christmas Day

We asked the vegans in our life what they eat on a typical Christmas Day, so if you're new to veganism or are stuck for ideas, we have you covered! ...
2 November 2019

Gift ideas for the vegan in your life

If you know someone who’s vegan and have no idea what to gift them this Christmas here are a few ideas to get the ball rolling. A vegan hamper: Food ...
1 November 2019

10 Things vegans can do to celebrate World Vegan Day

It's World Vegan Day- a day for the curious meat eaters and vegetarians to consider switching to an entirely plant based diet. But what do existing vegans do to celebrate?  ...
29 October 2019

Vegan with cats (and dogs): What to feed our companion animals

It's one thing- making sure you are vegan and living as compassionately as possible but when you start to look around it becomes apparent that you can apply it to ...
29 October 2019

Six reasons why cats make the 'purrfect' vegan companions

As natural carnivores, cats might not seem like the top choice of pet for vegans. However, with a few simple adjustments, and a little imagination, there is no reason why ...
29 October 2019

Five reasons why porridge is a really good breakfast for vegans

Nutritionist Cassandra Barns explains why porridge is a tasty and healthy option for breakfast! "Oats are a good source of slow-releasing energy and, unlike most other breakfast cereals, don't contain ...

29 October 2019

Top tips to pimp your porridge – vegan style!

by Lucy Jones MRES BSC Hons RD MBDA for Flahavans.  Upgrade to Wholegrain. In the UK, we simply don't eat enough fibre. Fibre helps to protect us from lots of ...
28 October 2019

10 Plant based foods that are also medicine for the body

According to Hippocrates famous quotation “let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food’,  what we eat can make a difference to our long term health and wellbeing. Many ...