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The Street Dogs of Sarajevo

Archive for March 2018

The Street Dogs of Sarajevo

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Animal advocate Maria Slough reports for Vegan Life from Bosnia and Herzegovina on the issue of stray dogs   Over the next few months Maria will be reporting from behind the camera with an access all areas insight into a series of issues. This month she will be talking about the street dogs of Sarajevo.…

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Stem + Glory Smash Crowdfunding Target for New Restaurant

Stem + Glory, the award winning vegan restaurant, has smashed its crowdfunding target for its new restaurant. Stem + Glory has raised 143 per cent over the necessary amount, and raised the needed full amount of £350,000 within 6 hours of the crowdfunding campaign going live. The company have attracted investors with their mission to…

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Animal Agriculture is Killing Native Animals in South America

A new report has found that animal agriculture is killing native animals in South America. The report titled The Avoidable Crisis, found that in the Gran Chaco area that is home to wild animals such as jaguars, screaming hairy armadillo and giant anteater, the land is extensively being cleared for soy farming that will be…

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New Vegan Self-Tanning Water Available in UK Shops

A new vegan self-tanning water is available in UK shops, changing the way that people use self-tanning products. A review on Vogue UK described the product as leaving “a glow that didn’t smell, hadn’t streaked and left me feeling devastatingly glowy.” The brand, Isle of Paradise also makes self-tanning drops, which are used for the…

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Eating Out at Stem and Glory

Vegan Life reviews the plant based food at Stem and Glory’s two Cambridge locations   Stem and Glory have two locations in Cambridge — its Chesterton Rd branch is very much a restaurant, whilst King Street is a more relaxed café-like atmosphere which you can pop into for a coffee and a small plate or…

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Tomato, Rosemary and Black Olive Hot Cross Buns

Who said hot cross buns have to be sweet? Turn this Easter classic savoury with this recipe, containing tomatoes, rosemary and black olives.   Ingredients 14g (2 tsp) dried yeast 1 tsp sugar 500g (4 cups) strong white bread flour 2 tbsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped 2 tbsp pitted black olives, finely chopped 2 tbsp…

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Chickens are not Machines

10 facts you should know about the chicken and the egg   In 2017, there were nearly 11 billion eggs produced in the UK. Animal products are the only source of dietary cholesterol. Plants don’t contain cholesterol. Chickens have more than 24 calls, each with a distinct meaning. Over 6 million male chicks are killed…

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Krill Industry Exposed in New Greenpeace Report

The krill industry has been exposed in a new report published by Greenpeace, and stockists are removing krill products from their shelves. UK health and beauty chain Boots has removed their products from sale, and items include krill oil as a health supplement both under their own brand and from third party brands. Krill is…

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Cakes for Apes Campaign Started to Help Save Orangutans

The Cakes for Apes campaign is an initiative started by the International Animal Rescue (IAR) which run a rescue and rehabilitation centre for orangutans in West Borneo. It aims to get people baking for their friends, family and colleagues as a fun way to raise vital funds for IAR’s orangutan project. The event takes place…

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Lisa Roukin’s Grain-Free Plantain Pizza

Serves 1-2 | Prep time: 20 mins | Cooking time: 25-35 mins Base: 1 Large Plantain, Very Ripe With Black Skin, Peel and Mashed 1 tsp. Vegan Egg Replacer Powder 2 tbsp. Water 30g The Groovy Food Company Organic Coconut Flour ½ tsp Garlic Granules (Too Taste) Sea Salt Sauce: 2 tbsp. Tomato Puree 2…

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Mushroom Scallops with Apple and Parsnip Mash and Toasted Hazelnuts

Serves 4 Ingredients For the ‘scallops’: 4 trumpet mushrooms 1 tsp salt Juice of 2 lemons 1 tsp oil For the mash: 3 parsnips, peeled and chopped 1 Bramley apple, peeled and chopped 1 tsp oil 25ml water 1 pinch of salt 1 tbsp Alpro Almond Unsweetened drink For the dressing: Juice and zest of…

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9 of the Best Natural Vegan Lipsticks

Written by Marie Hamm Free from toxic chemicals and animal ingredients, these organic, vegan lipsticks are the purest around. Consumers today are increasingly concerned with what they put on their skin, especially their lips.  You are what you eat, and research suggests that the average woman ingests at least 4lbs of lipstick over a lifetime.…

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