Tag archive for ‘Plant Power’
health benefits of mushrooms
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Medicinal Mushrooms: The Therapeutic Qualities of Mushrooms

Alessandra Felice reveals the therapeutic qualities found in the humble mushroom. Mushrooms are the perfect ingredient to add flavour and texture to many dishes from pastas to veggie burgers and soups. They are More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, November 26th, 2018

Have you tried For Goodness Shakes Plant Protein Shakes?

For Goodness Shakes, the UK’s market leader in ready-to-drink protein shakes, are introducing the nation to For Goodness Shakes Plant Protein, a plant-based, ready-to-drink protein shake, which refuses to compromise More...

vegan energy boost
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, June 4th, 2018

Vegan energy boosters to help you achieve a natural balance

Our hectic lifestyles can draw us into bad habits when we need a little extra energy, so Dominica Roszko looks at the alternatives that will give you a boost of energy. Coffee, tea, sugary drinks and snacks, they More...

medicinal foods
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Top 10 ingredients with medicinal properties

Alessandra Felice prescribes the foods that are medicines available without prescription.  Recent years have seen an increased interest in superfoods, adaptogens and medicinal foods as we are more and more aware More...

algae superfood
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Algae: The science behind the superfood

It may be slimy green stuff to those not in the know, but to Alessandra Felice it’s a powerful superfood. Here she tells us why algae is deserving of its green credentials…  Superfood algae has been one More...

The ultimate guide to coffee
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, November 24th, 2017

The ultimate guide to coffee

Coffee is everywhere and it’s not all bad for us – Charlotte Willis reports… The UK is over-spilling with drug addicts. This stimulating narcotic is found on the corner of every high street. It’s in More...

health benefits of hemp
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, November 17th, 2017

The surprising health and environmental benefits of hemp

Humble hemp isn’t just for making rope, as Alessandra Felice discovers… The surprising health and environmental benefits of hemp Hemp is a beautiful and nutritious plant originating in China and Central More...

Health benefits: 8 reasons why you should be eating more pumpkin
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Health benefits: 8 reasons why you should be eating more pumpkin

We all love it in our pies, cupcakes or even spice lattes… However, there are more reasons than just a delicious taste to get totally obsessed with this autumn superfood! 1. Fibre Pumpkins are rich in fibre – More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, October 20th, 2017

Exploring the health benefits of the mighty avocado

The avocado is the mightiest green thing on the planet and Sarah Hutchings shows why you need to smash it into your diet…  They boast an astounding 20 vitamins and minerals, are gluten, sodium, sugar and More...

Hard-boiled facts: Why eggs aren't good for your health
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Hard-boiled facts: Why eggs aren’t good for your health

Viva!’s Veronika Powell serves you all the facts you need to know about the effect of eggs on health…  In the current maelstrom of media articles both warning against and recommending eating eggs, it’s More...