Notella Mignardises

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This recipe does not contain any processed sugar, fat or dairy, which makes it the perfect treat! Prep Time: 15 minutes Servings: 8 mignardises Ingredients 150g (1 cup) toasted hazelnuts 100g (½ cup) dried apricots 1 ½ tbsp. cocoa powder Pinch salt 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. chocolate extract (optional) Instructions On a baking…

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Snapchat Animal Abuse Reports Up 440 Per Cent Since 2015

Snapchat Animal Abuse Reports Up 440 Per Cent Since 2015 3

The RSPCA has said that Snapchat is being reported more regularly as a source of animal abuse. In 2015 the RSPCA received 27 reports of animal cruelty on Snapchat and this has now increased to 119 cases this year to date. The RSPCA are now calling for animal welfare included as part of the National…

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Vegan Entrepreneurs and The Rise of Conscious Brands

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We talk to the new wave of vegan entrepreneurs that are working towards bringing awareness and ‘giving back’ to society   Remember the old Wall Street mantra of the 80s? It decreed that ‘greed is good’. While that mind-set may still be evident in large sectors of the business community, a growing number of entrepreneurs…

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Three Delicious Vegan ‘On the Go’ Lunchtime Recipes

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We show you how to make lunchtime interesting with these three easy recipes from ‘Vegan on the Go’ by Jérôme Eckmeier and Daniela Lais   Baked Sweet Potatoes with Lentil and Avocado Salad and a Grapefruit Dip (makes 1 large or 2 small portions)   For the Sweet Potatoes and Salad 2 small sweet potatoes 150g (2…

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What are the Effects of Artificial Light Pollution on the Environment?

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Vegan Life touches on the subject of artificial light pollution and the effects that it has on the environment and ourselves   There’s something comforting about the idea of taking a moment to sit beneath the moon and stars. Sometimes it feels like semi-darkness darkness has the power to cure a multitude of toxic thoughts.…

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How Much Can You Bear? New Campaign Exposes Vietnam’s Bear Bile Farms

How Much Can You Bear? New Campaign Exposes Vietnam’s Bear Bile Farms 5

Bear bile has been used in traditional Asian medicine for thousands of years. It is believed to treat conditions including liver disease, diabetes, and heart disease and is even used as a hangover cure. In the past bear bile would be obtained by hunting wild bears and killing them to remove their gallbladder. However, in…

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Exclusive Taste Test: What Does The McVegan Taste Like?

Exclusive Taste Test: What Does The McVegan Taste Like? 7

Written exclusively for Vegan Life by Brent Morrissey. The McVegan is a superhot topic right now. Articles along with debates about the McVegan are popping up everywhere and not exclusively on all vegan websites but it also being covered by major news outlets like the BBC to NME and even Men´s Fitness magazine. So how…

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Photographer Jo-Anne McArthur on How Animals Live in our Environment

We Animals

Photographer Jo-Anne McArthur talks to us about We Animals, the project that aims to show how animals really live in our human environment   World-renowned photojournalist, author, and educator Jo-Anne McArthur has been documenting our complex relationship with animals around the world and across all seven continents for over a decade. Her project, We Animals, represents…

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Duplicity Part 3: Switch On Your Mindfulness

Duplicity Part 3: Switch On Your Mindfulness 8

By Alex on Fruits Read Duplicity Part 2. Wildlife. You know a lot of what there is to know just by that term; life that belongs in the wild. They don’t belong in any backyards or cages. They definitely shouldn’t be hanging on a wall. Wildlife needs to be respected; not hunted, shot, exploited, or…

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Top 10 Vegan Burgers In Helsinki

Top 10 Vegan Burgers In Helsinki 9

Written by Brent Morrissey “Where do I take my carnivorous friends to eat a vegan burger that will pleasantly surprise them?” It’s a common question many vegans & vegetarians face when trying to convince their meat eating friends that they can indeed enjoy a juicy & filling burger just like everyone else. So how does…

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Halloween Pumpkin Cupcakes

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Get involved with making some haunting treats with this Halloween recipe for pumpkin cupcakes topped with vegan cream cheese frosting. Makes 12 | Prep time: 10 mins + cooling and icing | Cook time: 15-18 minutes   Ingredients For the cupcakes 75g Vegan butter 150g Granulated sugar 150g White flour 170g Pumpkin puree 2 Tsp…

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Hot Dog Mummies

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These hot dog mummies made with vegan croissant dough are the perfect finger food for any Halloween party   Makes: 12 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes + 15 minutes     Ingredients 6 large vegan hotdogs 1 pack ready made vegan croissant dough Ketchup or mustard, to serve Method Cook…

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