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Perfectly summery vegan recipes

Okay, it's the UK so it's not really summer... but that doesn't mean our food can't be a bit more colourful and fun, right?? Here are 5 great vegan recipes by 5 great chefs to cheer up the gloomiest of summer days or take center stage at the BBQ. Cream Cheeze

BREAKING: Tequila is good for you so grab a lemon and some salt

Most people probably associate tequila with blackout nights, hangovers and the god-awful bitterness of biting into a lemon wedge. However, there have been a lot of studies proving that this clear or amber coloured liquid has a tonne of health benefits. Tequila is distilled beverage that comes from the region of Tequila,

Best independent restaurants and cafes in Bristol

WOKYKO Located in Bristol's new harbourside development, Wapping Warf, Wokyko is a small Asian diner set up in one of the shipping containers that make up Cargo. The restaurant was set up by MasterChef finalist Larkin Cen. You can enjoy fresh meals that embody the flavours and spirit of Asian cuisine,

A vegan in London… Where to shop & eat

Here is a list of my most recent 'tried-and-tested' vegan restaurants in London: Cook Daily - BOXPARK, Shoreditch If you're in Shoreditch and looking for an informal setting for great food and drink look no further than BoxPark. Made up of old shipping containers it serves as a pop-up mall for independent

Why the Dairy Industry Should Become a Feminist Issue

So, you're talking about feminism and... cheese? What's the link?  All it takes is a little shift in perspective for the two to form a connection in your mind. I grew up believing that dairy was an essential part of a healthy diet. From 'Got Milk?' adverts, tv commercials and even the

The Perfect Vegan Holiday Feast

Nut Roast You'll need:   50 g pine nuts , plus extra for decorating 50 g linseed 50 g sunflower seeds 100 g unsweetened chestnut purée 50 g gluten-free vegetarian suet 1 tbsp maple syrup gluten-flour for dusting For the spinach topping: 2 tbsp rapeseed oil 300 g chestnut mushrooms , sliced 260 g baby leaf spinach , or frozen chopped spinach 1 tsp

Why You Should Skip The Turkey This Holiday Season

In 2013, more than 240.0 million turkeys were bred for slaughter. More than 200 million were consumed in the United States alone. We estimate that 46 million of those turkeys were eaten at Thanksgiving, 22 million at Christmas and 19 million at Easter. Nearly 88 percent of Americans surveyed by the

4 Tasty Pumpkin Recipes for Autumn

It's that time of year again when the big jumpers come out, woolen gloves are reluctantly put on as the autumn chill comes out at 4pm (a horrifyingly early hour) and cups of tea are on hand 24/7. What's better than curling up with a hot, delicious, pumpkin flavoured meal

Nutritious and Easy Breakfasts

Breakfast is a crucial part of everyone's day. It’s the most important meal and shapes how the rest of your day will go. Due to the fact that your body has been 'switched off' for 8-9 hours with no food, it's no wonder that breakfast is important to get right. So when

3 Simple Vegan Breakfast Ideas

3 Quick and Easy (and Some Not So Quick, But Still Easy) Breakfast Ideas If you are anything like me, some days you wake up in the morning from an amazing sleep and feel the inspiration to create a mouthwatering breakfast coursing through your veins. However, this requires a 110% can-do attitude. On the other

10 reasons to go vegan

1. Get in shape and get energized Yes, energized! Read it and weep. Here I am defying the stereotype that vegans are a weak, grey, shrivelled excuse for a human being. People who follow a vegan diet are in fact far more energetic and find themselves easily keeping off any excess fat.