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Vegan health information most likely to persuade non-vegans to change

Archive for February 2019

Vegan health information most likely to persuade non-vegans to change

Vegan health information most likely to persuade non-vegans to change 1

New research from the Pathways to Veganism study, which spoke to omnivores and vegetarians with the aim to find out how non-vegans see veganism has found that health messages relating to the vegan movement showed the most positive response. Participants in the study said that they would, or already have, passed on health messages about…

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Vegan activist James Aspey running for office in Australia

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Australian animal rights activist, James Aspey is running for office in New South Wales in the forthcoming March election. He will standing as a candidate for the Animal Justice Party (AJP), which was officially recognised as a political party in 2011. Aspey is running at the AJP candidate for the Heathcote seat. Sharing the news…

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Selfridges announce ban on selling exotic skins

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British department store, Selfridges, has announced today that it will ban the sales of exotic skins and begin phasing out products made from python, alligator, and lizard and crocodile skin. Selfridges buying director Sebastian Manes commented: “We are dedicated to being at the very forefront of future-thinking retail. For us, that’s where luxury is defined…

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Chargrilled Leek, Courgette and Herb Salad

Chargrilled Leek, Courgette and Herb Salad

 Try out this zingy salad made with leeks, courgette and fresh herbs. Serves 4 Ingredients 400g (3 cups) baby leeks 400g (2¼ cups) courgettes Zest of ½ a lemon 12 basil leaves, shredded Small handful parsley, chopped 20g (¼ cup) pine nuts, toasted ½ tsp maple syrup ½ tsp English mustard 1 tbsp white wine…

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Mini No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecakes

Mini No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecakes

These irresistible no-bake mini cheesecakes make a really cute dessert. They are easy to make and can be prepared in advance. Makes 10-12 individual desserts (depending on the size of your muffin tin) Ingredients For the crust 100g (¾ cup) pecan nuts 100g (½ cup) medjool dates, pitted (approximately 8) 75g (¾ cup) desiccated coconut…

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H.O.P.E The Project launch new Plant Power Stories featuring D Anthony Evans

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Vegan advocacy film, H.O.P.E The Project, has launched a new series of short films, showcasing vegan stories. H.O.P.E What You Eat Matters is a documentary about how a typical western diet affects our health, exposing the truth behind the environmental problems associated with it. H.O.P.E The Project ties in with the film, with the initials…

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter ‘Freakshake’

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 This deliciously decadent freakshake combines all the flavours you want in a milkshake whilst being dairy-free and vegan. Makes 1 large shake or two small ones Ingredients 150ml (2/3 cup) nut milk (hazelnut or almond work really well here) 1 banana 1 heaped tbsp peanut butter 1 scoop dairy-free vanilla ice cream 1 tsp cocoa…

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Green Lentil, Kale and Sweet Potato Chilli with Biscuits

Green Lentil, Kale and Sweet Potato Chilli with Biscuits 6

These biscuits are more like savoury scones and are a great accompaniment to the chilli; they are a great gluten free alternative to a roll as you can use the biscuit to dip in the sauce as they absorb the flavours of the chilli well. Serves 4-6 Ingredients For the biscuits (makes 6): 135g (11/2…

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Chive and Almond Pesto with Orzo

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Fresh and zingy, this summery dish makes a great, speedy midweek meal. Serves 4 Ingredients 145g (3 cups) fresh chives, chopped 1 garlic clove 1 tsp fresh thyme 2 tbsp nutritional yeast 55g (2/3 cup) flaked almonds 1 handful baby chard 60ml (¼ cup) olive oil 200g (1 cup) orzo To serve: Chive flowers, optional…

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Beetroot Orzo Risotto with Almond Ricotta

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This dish is a speedy take on a risotto. A stunning shade of deep pink, it’s great for an impressive dinner with minimum effort. Serves 4 Ingredients For the almond ricotta: 85g (1 cup) flaked, blanched almonds, soaked in 180ml (¾ cup) water 1 tbsp nutritional yeast 2 tbsp (30ml) lemon juice ½ tsp sea…

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Fruit Flan

fruit flan

This fruity classic is quick–and–easy to make. Serve on its own or with soya cream, ice cream or custard. Serves 8-10 For the flan base: 175g (3/4 cup) caster sugar 250ml (1 cup + 1 tbsp) plant milk 6 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp vanilla 250g (2 cups) self raising flour 2 tsp cream of…

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The Dogfather – Animal Hero of Bahrain

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Jenny Green reports on the work of Tony Waters, the animal hero of Bahrain Tony Waters is a British expatriate who has been living in Bahrain for over thirty years. He originally arrived to set up a chain of hair dressing salons, however, his life has turned out very differently; his daughter began rescuing stray…

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