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The Dos and Don'ts of Being a Vegan Gardener

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23 January 2019

Things to do when you're a vegan gardener

If you care about what you eat, you probably care about how food is grown too.

So if you’re a gardener who likes to grow their own, and – like many others right now – have decided to go vegan, then it’s useful to know how to approach this at every stage of the process.

So says committed vegan and gardening expert Matthew Appleby, whose new book, "Super Organic Gardener: Everything You Need to Know About A Vegan Garden", explains all – from the types of produce you might go for, to the techniques you’ll need to use to ensure your garden remains truly vegan.

You Could Save The World With The ‘Planetary Health Diet’ – But What Can You Actually Eat?

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20 January 2019

Planetary Health Diet

A diet that can avoid premature death and safeguard the Earth at the same time sounds too good to be true – but that’s exactly what experts are saying is possible with the ‘planetary health diet’.

Scientists, who have drawn up the diet as part of an international commission, say we’ll have to hugely shift away from meat consumption to more vegetables, fruit and legumes, which could prevent 11 million premature deaths per year by 2050, while also reducing some of the worst effects of climate change.

Vegan Christmas: Meet The Man Who Says Plant-Based Doesn’t Mean Non-Traditional

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12 December 2018

Vegan Christmas

The meteoric rise of veganism isn’t exactly new news anymore. Between 2017 and 2018 participants in Veganuary (people pledging to go plant-based for the month of January) grew by 183%.

Since then, the animal-free movement has gone from strength to strength, with shops and restaurants rushing to offer more meat and dairy-free options than ever.

9 Things You Really Shouldn't Say to a Vegan

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1 November 2018

9 Things You Really Shouldn't Say to a Vegan

The 1st of November marks World Vegan Day…

Veganism is the practice of abstaining from consuming any animal products, which includes milk, cheese, eggs, honey and meat.

The plant-based diet is becoming increasingly popular worldwide –it’s recently started to trend in India –as many are recognising the holistic benefits of switching to veganism. Dubai has also seen an increase of vegan foods and restaurants popping up around the city.

8 of the Most Impressive Vegan Inventions

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31 October 2018

8 of the Most Impressive Vegan Inventions

Being a vegan is nothing new, but ask any of your vegan friends and they may say that looking at the state restaurant menus, chefs consider it practically rocket science.

Although times are changing and restaurants are becoming more accommodating, it’s not stopped those of the population who avoid animal products from taking matters into their own hands and creating the craziest, most extravagant concoctions.

So to celebrate World Vegan Day on 1st November, here are 8 amazing vegan indulgences...

How To Create The Perfect Buddha Bowl In 5 Steps

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4 June 2017

Buddha bowl

Buddha bowls are a big deal this year. From rainbow veggies to destructed sushi, it seems like everything tastes better in a bowl. And TBH we can't really argue here. Something that’s trendy, colourful and healthy has all the rights to be insta-famous.

In simpler terms, Buddha bowls are deep-rimmed dishes brimming with vibrant food (often vegan) but meat is allowed too. The healthy bowl typically contains 15 percent lean protein, 25 percent whole grains, 35 percent vegetables,10 percent sauce and 30 percent extras.

This Veggie Burger Is SO Meat-Like It Even Bleeds

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31 May 2017

The Impossible Burger

Veggie burgers don’t exactly have the best reputation in the business — and tbh we don’t blame them. It’s the whole idea of a burger with a bland flaky patty instead of a big fat meaty one that’s a big turn off.
But believe it or not, there’s one veggie burger that looks, cooks, tastes and bleeds — just like a regular burger without using a single ounce of meat.

A Beginner's Guide To Veganism

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31 May 2017

 Beginner's Guide To Veganism

Before we begin, here are two important thoughts:

1. Being vegan is not a crash diet but a lifestyle change that and like with everything impactful in life, it comes with patience, practice and effort.

2. Second of all, it’s A LOT more than just eating lettuce.

Whether you’re experimenting with a plant-based diet or getting used to the concept of a becoming a vegan, the initial phase can be an underwhelming experience. Lack of options, cravings, peer pressure and a sudden sense of loss can divert you away from your goal.

Get Ready To Fall In Love With Unicorn Noodles

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31 March 2017

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Unicorn Noodles

Yes, we know what you’re thinking — another unicorn something! Thanks, but no thanks.

TBH, we had the same thoughts until we stumbled upon these gorgeous can’t-take-my-eyes-off-pretty plates of unicorn noodles. Unlike other cliché unicorn things including, lattes, cakes, muffins, hair and highlighters — these noodles look exactly like mermaid meets spring.