What defines us as vegans?

definition of veganism

Charlotte Willis looks at what defines us as vegans and what it means to be vegan. Being vegan in the 21st century. It’s a lifestyle often riddled with multi-dimensional complexities, as well as unspoken social rules and expectations. How do we define such a complex, multi-faceted term? And if indeed we can define veganism, should we be willing to More...

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how fishing is destroying the ocean
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, April 18th, 2019

How fishing, not straws, is destroying the ocean

Ditching straws is great, but we must stop eating fish if we want to save the ocean says Lex Rigby. When you read the words ‘plastic pollution’, I bet there are a number of framed images your mind conjures More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, April 15th, 2019

16 of the most delicious vegan tempeh recipes

An argument between two vegans is not called a beef. Just two people with bad ‘tempehs’! But all jokes aside, tempeh, which is made by fermenting whole beans such as soya, is a high-protein and fibre More...

how to reduce your waste
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, April 15th, 2019

Zero is the new hero: A guide to reducing your waste

Reduce the environmental burden of landfill with Charlotte Willis’s guide to reducing your waste. The world we live in has become accustomed to single use. We throw away the equivalent of our body weight in rubbish More...

best diet to save the planet
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, April 15th, 2019

Can we save the planet with our forks?

Climate change is a real threat, and the extent of our wasteful impacts upon the environment are increasing. It begs the question: when it comes to saving the planet, is being vegan enough? Every week there seems More...

how to start exercising
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, April 15th, 2019

Let’s move it: How to start exercising regularly

Charlotte Willis explores the benefits of getting yourself moving more frequently… In a modern world where social media dominates, never before have we been more obsessed with fitness, wellness and health. More...

how to live a healthy life
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, April 15th, 2019

6 Secrets of a Healthy Life

Press the reset button for 2019 with Kim Barnouin’s tips for improving your mental, physical and spiritual wellbeing. What is being healthy? People tend to think of it as either a lack of physical illness or, More...

veganism and eating disorders
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Eating Disorders: Is Veganism The Latest Scapegoat?

Veganism is a hot topic, but increasingly parallels are being drawn by the media between the rise in veganism and the escalation in eating disorder sufferers. Jerry Silvester explores whether there is any credence More...

vegan hot cross buns uk
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, April 8th, 2019

Vegan hot cross buns you can find in UK supermarkets this Easter

Hot cross buns are synonymous with Easter, and there’s nothing quite like tucking into a freshly toasted bun bursting with fruits and spices and slathered with dairy-free butter at this time of year. Thankfully More...

tips for vegan university students
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, April 5th, 2019

Navigating university life as a vegan student

University can pose some intimidating challenges for newly independent vegans. Vegan student Sophie Pearn shares her top tips on navigating university life as a vegan student to help you stay on track.  Leaving More...