Vegan Features

27 October 2019

Seven reasons to fundraise as a vegan

This February up to 80 cyclists will be joining Veganuary in Kerala, India to cycle 240 miles. It’s all part of an amazing fundraising event, Vegan Cycle India, with each ...
26 October 2019

11 Things vegans do to make a difference to the world

Today is National Make a Difference Day so we reflect on the small things that vegans do which together make big changes to the world.  Vegans don't eat meat- Saving ...
22 October 2019

10 Reasons nuts are trumping sweets this Christmas

While Christmas might well be the most wonderful time of the year, it's often the most overindulgent, sugar-filled and, let's face it, exhausting time too. December is full of temptations ...
20 October 2019

How to make retreat healthy vegan food at home

We’ve all been there - spent all your dollar on a health retreat; relaxed on the beach; yoga’d until the ‘down dog’ comes home; enjoyed the most delicious and nutritious ...
16 October 2019

Six surprising health benefits of pumpkin

While we may be used to seeing pumpkin in lattes, pies and breads in the autumn, this humble vegetable also boasts a range of health benefits, making it a great ...

30 September 2019

Five vegan kitchen essentials

Niki Webster is the founder of RebelRecipes.com, a vegan blog showcasing vegetables in their wholesome simplicity. Niki uses seasonal and local produce and pairs different flavours, textures and cuisines together ...
29 September 2019

Hope is Something I Do by Jo-Anne McArthur

I remember the first time I entered an industrial pig barn. After twenty minutes of taking photos, hands shaking, eyes round with disbelief, I told the seasoned investigators I was ...

16 September 2019

What a vegan bodybuilder eats in a day

Here is what I currently eat, on an average day, during bulking season. 1 pt fresh celery juice (to fire up digestion and for a big hit of alkalising minerals, ...
16 September 2019

Top five plant based performance foods

Vegan Bodybuilder, Nutritionist and You Tuber Paul Kerton AKA Hench Herbivore shares his Top Five Performance-Boosting Plant Foods Beetroot is full of nitrates, which, once transformed into nitric oxide by ...
21 July 2019

My vegan yoga retreat in a castle by Karin Ridgers

I needed a break… some much awaited me time. So when I heard about the all vegan Yovedic Retreats, held in unusual locations with some Ayurveda and yoga thrown in ...
15 July 2019

Seven reasons to include soya in a vegan diet

With the significant increase in vegans in the last few years, it is of no surprise that soya has become a key ingredient for many vegan friendly dishes and foods. ...
7 July 2019

How veganism is changing our language

There are legislative moves afoot from the meat and dairy industry to prevent vegan products such as sausages and burgers being called as such. That industry wishes to protect these ...
2 July 2019

Seven recipe books every vegan needs in their kitchen

Whether you’re making a conscious effort to go vegan or just looking to get Meat-Free Mondays into your weekly cooking routine, it can be difficult to know where to start! ...
20 June 2019

Is veganism a religion?

I have never considered that organised religion has featured in my life. When I was a child in the 1960’s 70’s, I was probably the first generation to be raised ...
11 June 2019

Two thirds of vegans are still using animal products in their home without realising

Whilst most Britons transform their diet after making the decision to go vegan, many individuals aiming to cut all animal by-products from their lives will forget to stop purchasing everyday ...
3 June 2019

What it's like growing up in a vegan family

‘Vegans nowadays do not know they are born’ my father who passed away in 2006 is quoted as saying in the latter years of his life. He turned vegan at ...
3 June 2019

Five of your favourite vegan foods you’ve probably been storing wrong

Storing food correctly not only helps maintain its flavour and nutrition, but also contributes to the battle against food waste - which currently sees us throw away over 7 million ...
30 May 2019

'Vegans, we really need to talk about cheese' by Richard Buckley

It took a strange kind of genius to first look at warm milk, freshly curdled by the juices from a calves stomach, and think, if I leave that in a ...
30 May 2019

Seven reasons to eat plant based whole foods

At Spring Green we are passionate about food – healthy, beautiful, delicious and nutrient dense food. One of the easiest ways of achieving all of this is to champion whole ...
29 May 2019

Veggies to rate Oxford colleges

Vegetarian and vegan members of Oxford University are being invited to rank colleges according to the quality of their veggie food.  Voting online has just officially opened and closes on ...
28 May 2019

Three reasons to buy sustainable clothing

We’re finally living in a world where single use plastic is persona non grata and choosing a healthy, ethical and sustainable lifestyle is the path many are taking. It’s important ...
15 February 2019

Five plant-based ways to power your workouts

Long gone are the days of eating three chicken breasts every two hours for 'massive gains'. We now know that gaining muscle isn't about eating enough meat, it's about nourishing ...
1 November 2018

Happy World Vegan Day! Seven surprising foods that aren't strictly vegan

It's World Vegan Day! So what better way to celebrate than to tell you some of the foods you probably thought were safe to eat as a vegan, actually aren't ...
13 August 2018

5 vegan beauty brands you should be shopping at for your products

Vegan brands are on the up. There are more and more vegan products on the supermarket shelves and increasingly more cruelty-free beauty products on offer for those making the lifestyle ...