Vegan Features

17 June 2019

Top vegan sun protection for summer

We all need a little help when the sun comes out to keep our skin at its best- so we have rounded up the top cruelty free and vegan sun ...
31 July 2018

7 Basic ingredients to make a nutritionally balanced vegan salad

The key to a delicious salad is by including ingredients you love. You can take almost any combination of vegetables and make something amazing that’s definitely not boring. By following ...
31 July 2018

Top 10 health benefits of avocados

The avocado is becoming Britain’s newest and most versatile ‘super-fruit’. Best eaten raw, they have become a must-have for any healthy diet. To celebrate the launch of Holy Moly, a ...

19 July 2018

What to do when a vegan comes to dinner – a restauranteur’s five top tips

By Louise Palmer-Masterton, founder, Stem + Glory So you have invited me to dinner. I am a vegan of 30 years. That’s enough to instill fear into even seasoned vegan ...
13 June 2018

10 Reasons why eating vegetables makes us feel happy

It is well-known Brits are becoming more health focussed and food savvy when it comes to dining habits and lifestyle. Introducing The Happy Pear – founded in Ireland in 2004 ...

7 June 2018

10 Reasons to have a vegan wedding

Announcing you’re having a vegan wedding will create an immediate buzz, plus you won’t have to worry about uncomfortable small talk on the actual day… Everyone will be talking about ...
5 June 2018

Top tips for a plant-based barbecue

With summer already in full swing and barbecues permanently pitched in the back garden, it’s easy to reach for the same grub each time. Everyone loves a summer barbecue, so ...

4 June 2018

Why going vegan doesn’t mean giving up stuff

By Louise Palmer-Masterton, Founder, Stem + Glory Think about your favourite foods? Whilst some of them might have meat and dairy in them, I’ll bet it’s not the meat and ...
25 May 2018

Lucy Watson's vegan meal plan

As a vegan, my diet is so important to me. I made the switch for ethical reasons a few years ago and I have never looked back! I now have ...
25 May 2018

Lucy Watson: My top plant-based healthy lifestyle tips

I am always on the move, but wherever I go, I always try to maintain a healthy lifestyle. A few years ago, I started to follow a plant-based diet, and ...
24 May 2018

Four herbs to boost energy naturally

By Dominica Roszko, Vegerasta, www.vegerasta.com The need for an energy pick-me-up is a common feeling to millions of commuters and gym-goers across the UK, and the retail industry supporting it ...
24 May 2018

Review: The Vegan Kind Lifestyle And Beauty Box

It is frustrating when you go vegan because you often find yourself endlessly label reading in shops given that most stores don’t have a designated vegan section. Or you spend ...
2 May 2018

Watch The New Vegan Documentary: HOPE What Your Eat Matters

A new vegan documentary can now be viewed here on Female First, on You Tube and on the HOPE Project website called HOPE What You Eat Matters.  HOPE What You ...
25 April 2018

10 Reasons why vegan food is ideal for sharing

Veganism often has a lonely tag attached to it. Visions of people eating granola, alone, in loft-style apartments decorated only with yoga mats and slightly too well attended plants. The ...

29 March 2018

Happy Meat Free Easter With Keith Squires

Easter is such a great family weekend and fantastic fun for the kids with lots of chocolate! The first holiday of the year even if we are subject to changeable ...
14 March 2018

How to be a vegan on a budget

by Clare Francis, Savings and Investment Director, Barclays Veganism as a trend is increasing in popularity year on year, with an estimated 600,000 vegans in the UK alone.  There are ...
7 March 2018

10 Reasons vegan soups don't have to be boring

Soups can be your best friend in the kitchen! Plant-based soups offer us the opportunity to nourish our selves with delicious, nutrient-dense, easy-to make and easily digestible meals that can ...
6 March 2018

10 Reasons to eat frozen fruits and vegetables

Frozen plant based food can form a large part of a vegan diet, for those who don't eat their fresh veggies fast enough and are left with a fridge full ...
2 March 2018

10 Reasons veganism is more popular than vegetarianism

A recent report showed that global interest in veganism has become more popular than vegetarianism, so we asked Vegan Events UK festival organiser, Victoria Bryceson why she thinks this is.  ...
1 March 2018

5 Vegan snacks to help you get a good night's sleep

We all know that sleep plays an integral part in our health, beauty and wellness regimes, but did you know your snacking habits can have an influence over the health ...
22 February 2018

The Importance Of Cooking With Parents

When reflecting on the happiest moments of my childhood, the most prominent memories I have with my late mother took place in the kitchen. Returning home from school, dinner would ...
21 February 2018

Veganism, athleticism and iron deficiency

Iron is necessary not only to make red blood cells that carry oxygen but iron is also in the muscle fibres to enable oxygen to be converted to energy by ...
16 February 2018

CEO of vegan brand LoveRaw tells us what it's like to face the BBC Dragon’s

It’s not every day you get to turn down a Dragon - but then the last few weeks have been about as far from ordinary as you can get. When ...
15 February 2018

Six health 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 ...