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I’m sure you’ll have experienced the disappointment of reading an ingredients list, it’s all going well and then BOOM — milk powder. Seems to be in everything unnecessarily, right? Or when even the most seemingly dairy, meat and egg free foods such as Rice Krispies, aren't vegan approved due to animal derived Vitamin D3?

It can be a minefield before you know what to look out for, whether you’re just starting your plant based journey or have been vegan for years. …


Tofu may be one of the most stereotypical vegan foods but for good reason! It’s high in protein, easy to prepare, and a great replacement for meat. Tofu also has a very low carbon footprint, producing 1.5kg greenhouse gas emissions per kg, whilst beef produces 60kg! It can be added to almost anything and absorbs flavours excellently— making it extremely versatile, with endless delicious possibilities.

Here are our Top 5 Tofu Marinades, along with some meal ideas and serving suggestions! 🌱

NB: For all of the recipes, make sure to —

  • Drain and press your tofu well (unless using extra…

A record 560k people signed up to Veganuary 2021, but as January comes to an end — how many will continue their plant based journey after the 31st? If you’ve faced some challenges during this month, (completely normal!) here is our advice on how to continue your plant based journey past Veganuary.

Forgotten why?

The first challenge is forgetting why you decided to go vegan or plant based for Veganuary — so its important to remind yourself! Perhaps your motivation was for the health benefits of eating more plants; or for the prevention of climate change. …


A survey in 2019 showed that 77% of people want to learn to live more sustainably, and 82% want to do so for the sake of their children’s future on the planet (1). Having the wealth of information at our fingertips that we do, its never been easier to learn about sustainability, and to access a plethora of digital tools which encourage sustainable living.

From reducing animal products to vintage shopping, there are a number of ways to both reduce your carbon footprint and live as environmentally consciously as you can— here are some of the best apps to help…


Veganuary 2021 hit a record-breaking 500,000 sign-ups, and it’s no wonder, with the wealth of information we now have around the reasons to go vegan — from the health benefits, to animal welfare and climate change.

As we experience Veganuary this year in a slightly different way (our third national lockdown), it’s a perfect time to immerse yourself in the best vegan documentaries.

So, here’s our list of the best 10 documentaries and films, covering everything plant based!

1. Cowspiracy (2015)

Released in 2015, Cowspiracy has since become a ‘cult’ documentary in the plant based world. It is one of the most famous…


Just because we are five days into Veganuary, doesn't mean its too late to start your plant based journey. You don’t have to have started from the 1st of January, and you can go plant based gradually if it suits you better.

Reducing your animal product intake will significantly reduce your individual carbon emissions, save animal lives and improve your overall health. In your first month being plant based, you could save 33,000 gallons of water, 600lbs Co2 and 30 animals! These may be the pro-plant based points you hear most often, but that is because they are true.

There’s…


Many breakfast cereals are fortified with B12.

Sources

B12 is an essential nutrient required for the health of the nervous system, as well as the production of red blood cells, which help to carry oxygen in the blood.

B12 is exclusively made by bacteria in nature. Plant-eating animals absorb B12 from bacteria in their gastrointestinal tracts. Humans, however, do not seem to have this function. Therefore, humans can either receive B12 directly from the plant source, or from the plant-eating animal.

There are a couple of plants that do contain an active form of B12, such as specific types of mushrooms or types of algae. …


We are now lucky enough to have 24/7 supermarkets stocking produce from all over the world. We can access most fruits and vegetables at any time of the year. However, a new trend is emerging — that is, eating seasonally. To eat seasonally means to only eat produce that has been grown and harvested at the same time as consumption, and that hasn’t been transported long distances.

Why? Fruits and vegetables are the most nutrient dense whenever they are in season, (they have been most recently grown and harvested) and also taste their best. Equally (if not more) importantly, eating…


The impact your individual food choices have on the planet can also be referred to as your carbon foodprint.

The data used in this article relates to the greenhouse gas emissions produced per kilogram of food product (kg of GHG per kg of food). They are taken as global average values based on data across 38,700 farms from 119 countries, published by Our World In Data. This includes the emissions from each part of the supply chain — from land use, to animal feed, farms, processing, transport, retail and packaging.

Ensuring that everyone in the world has access to a…

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