Animal Aid Investigation Leads to Slaughterhouse Conviction 1

Three employees and a former company director have pleaded guilty to the unnecessary suffering of animals at Bowood Yorkshire Lamb slaughterhouse in North Yorkshire. The case has been adjourned until March 2 when the defendants will be sentenced. This trial follows undercover filming by Animal Aid at the end of 2014, which revealed these incidences…

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Cinnamon Waffles 2

Serves 4 | Prep Time: 20 Minutes | Cooking Time: 3 – 4 Minutes Ingredients 100g chickpea (gram) flour 50g rice flour 1 tsp. sunflower or rapeseed oil 250ml Provamel Almond Unsweetened drink 75g agave syrup Pinch salt 3 tsp ground cinnamon ½ lemon, juice and rind 2 tsp. baking powder Extra sunflower or rapeseed…

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Banana Granola 4

Serves 2 | Prep Time: 50 Minutes | Cooking Time: 45 Minutes Ingredients Granola ingredients 70g dried apricots, chopped 70g dried figs, chopped 50g sunflower seeds 50g chopped almonds 80g oat flakes 1 tsp. cinnamon Pinch of salt 2 ripe bananas (peeled approx. 200g) 100g Provamel Plain Zero Sugars Big Pot soya alternative to yogurt…

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Banana and Date Oat Shake 6

Serves 2 | Prep Time: 10 Minutes Ingredients  Juice and grated rind of 1 lemon 4 Medjool (or dried dates) 500ml Provamel Oat Original drink 1 pinch of turmeric 1 banana TIP: This recipe is extra quick and easy if you soak the dates overnight. You can also peel, chop and freeze the banana for…

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Oven-Baked Almond Pancakes 8

Serves four | Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cooking Time: 10 Minutes Ingredients (serves four) 200g wheat flour 50g ground almonds 1 tbsp. (15g) of soya flour 1 tsp. baking powder 300ml Provamel Almond Unsweetened drink 30g plant-based margarine 3 dried figs 200g Provamel Soya-Almond Big Pot alternative to yogurt 200g raspberries, strawberries or mixed…

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Orange Crepes 10

Serves 3 | Prep time: 25 minutes Ingredients 125g plain flour 2 tbsp. soya flour Pinch ground turmeric ¼ tsp salt 400ml Provamel Soya Unsweetened drink 2 tbsp. sunflower or rapeseed oil 2 oranges 75 ml agave syrup Juice of half a lemon Additional oil for frying TIP: The batter and the orange sauce can…

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Dairy Farmers Try To Challenge The Rise Of Veganism With ‘Februdairy’ 12

Dairy farmers are trying to challenge the rise of veganism with a movement that they are calling ‘Februdairy’. The number of people changing to vegan diets for environmental, health and ethical reasons has grown dramatically within the last few years. This has had consequences for the dairy industry, with farmers having to sell their livestock…

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The No Meat Nomad In Valencia 15

By Emma Clarkson I knew from the moment I arrived that vegan food in Valencia was going to be something special. I hopped off the bus and did the first thing I always do after a journey, which is to empty my tiny feeble bladder. On the inside of the toilet door some graffiti implored…

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UK Politicians Face Backlash For Supporting A Squirrel Cull 18

UK politicians have faced major backlash by animal protection organisations for supporting a squirrel cull across the country. During the Lords select committee on the natural environment, there were comments made about squirrels harming the UK’s ‘treescapes’, and that they were in favour of a cull. Leading organisations Animal Aid, the League Against Cruel Sports,…

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Veggie Galaxy Boston Massachusetts

Vegan Life writes about Veggie Galaxy in Boston, MA, where you can fully indulge in an American diner experience with zero animal products.     Boston is the capital of Massachusetts and New England’s largest city it is also the perfect place to be at this time of year. In Autumn, or fall if you’re…

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Cruelty-Free and Vegan Cosmetics Gaining Momentum Worldwide 20

A cruelty-free cosmetics bill could be passed in Canada after legislation in was proposed by Canadian Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen back in December 2015. The bill is now in the hands of the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology. This new bill would aim to amend the food and Drugs Act to protect…

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Yogi Grandmother Goes Vegan Three Weeks Before Her 96th Birthday 23

Anne Fraser who lives in Ohio adopted the vegan lifestyle three weeks before her 96th birthday, proving it’s never too late to make the change. She was encouraged by her granddaughter when she was 91 to become vegetarian to help recover from a hip operation, and has now changed to a vegan diet.   Speaking…

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