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WWF Report Shows Shocking Levels of Wildlife Destruction

Archive for October 2018

WWF Report Shows Shocking Levels of Wildlife Destruction

Worrying new information has been brought to light, after a recent study conducted by WWF.   The report has found  that since 1970, 60 per cent of animal populations have been wiped out as a direct impact of humanity. In the wake of these figures, and with World Vegan Day fast approaching, it’s useful to…

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Spooky Sambazon Halloween Pumpkin Açaí Bowl

Ingredients: 2 Sambazon Original Superfruit Packs 1/4 c Pumpkin Puree, unsweetened 1 Banana Splash of Apple Cider Vinegar Squeeze of Lemon Juice Pumpkin Spice to Taste (about 1/8 – 1/4 tsp) Optional: Agave to Sweeten   Toppings: Spiced Granola Almonds or Walnuts Sliced Banana Method: Put everything in your blender but the Sambazon Superfruit Packs.…

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The History of World Vegan Day

With World Vegan Day on the horizon (Thursday November 1st) and an increasing number of people switching to veganism, it’s a good idea to throw back to the origins of the event, the term ‘veganism’, and The Vegan Society.   What is World Vegan Day? Around the globe, World Vegan Day is celebrated through seminars,…

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Vegan Myths: Avocados aren’t vegan

If you haven’t heard the ‘news’ that’s been circulating the vegan network and social media, it’s likely that you will stumble across it soon.   The recent hiatus has been focused mostly on the millennial-favourite, the avocado, but has also condemned almonds, kiwis, and several other fruits and vegetables, claiming that they are not vegan.…

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Hotel launches UK’s first vegan wedding package

As more and more people adopt plant-based lifestyles, there are ever-increasing opportunities for vegan-focused events and services to arise in the market.   In the wake of rising demand, an eco-boutique in Bournemouth, The Green House Hotel, has launched the UK’s first fully-vegan wedding package. Hotel bosses have stipulated that as well as offering the…

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Vegan Life Wins Best Vegan Magazine At Vegfest UK Awards

We are excited to announce that Vegan Life has won the award for Best Vegan Magazine at the VegfestUK Awards 2018. The award, which was voted for by the public, was presented at Olympia, London on Saturday 27th October 2018.   After collecting the award Keith Coomber, Director at Prime Impact Events and Media, said: “We are …

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Minty Halloween Cheesecake

This spooky cheesecake takes its ghoulish green colour from spirulina. A soft and creamy delight, it’s ideal to wow your guests at any Halloween gathering. Serves 8 Ingredients For the base: 220g (2¼ cups) digestive biscuits, finely crushed 90g (3/8 cup) dairy-free butter, melted For the filling: 400g (generous 1¾ cups) dairy-free cream cheese 125g…

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Halloween Spider Web Cake

This show stopping Halloween cake makes the perfect centrepiece for a party. Soft sponge layers filled with an Oreo buttercream make for a wickedly spooky delight. Serves 12 Ingredients For the filling: 500g (4 cups) icing sugar 225g (1 cup) dairy-free butter 1 tsp vanilla extract 125g Oreos, roughly crushed For the sponge: 300g (11/3…

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Poisoned Apples

Poisoned Apples

Makes 6 Ingredients 6 large, firm apples 550g (2 cups) granulated sugar 180ml (¾ cups) water 120ml (½ cup) liquid glucose A few drops of vegan black gel food colouring Edible glitter 6 bamboo skewers Method Place the apples on a lined baking tray and push a skewer into each core. Put all the remaining…

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Jack O’ Lantern Stuffed Peppers

Jack O' Lantern Stuffed Peppers

These cute Halloween peppers are packed with protein and colourful veggies, making them the perfect, fun tea time meal for kids. Makes: 6 Ingredients  6 large orange or yellow peppers 190g (1 cup) smoked quinoa, we used Hodmedods 480ml (2 cups) water 1 vegetable stock cube 1 tsp sea salt flakes 1 tbsp olive oil…

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Five Ways To Use Up Your Pumpkin

  It’s that time of year again – when people head to farmyard patches or supermarkets, on the hunt for the perfect pumpkin for a fearsome carving. But behind the tradition, and inside the humble pumpkin, is a staggering amount of squash that gets wasted.   Experts say that every October, the UK wastes around…

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