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Vegan Bolognese

Archive for July 2019

Vegan Bolognese

Vegan Bolognese by Everyday Vegan Food  Ingredients For the tofu: 1 block extra firm tofu 60ml (1/4 cup) vegetable stock  3 tbsp tomato paste  2 tbsp tamari  1 tbsp oil  2 tbsp nutritional yeast  1 tbsp garlic powder  2 heaped tsp chilli powder  2 tsp onion powder  ½ tsp pepper  ¼ tsp salt  ¼ tsp…

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Baked Gouda Mac n Cheese

Baked Gouda Vegan Mac n Cheese by Carrots & Flowers Ingredients 2 heaped tbsp Follow Your Heart Grated Parmesan 227g Pasta shells 1 pack Follow Your Heart Smoked Gouda Slices  2 tbsp vegan butter  30g all-purpose flour or rice flour  470ml plain unsweetened soya or cashew milk  1 pack Follow Your Heart Cheddar Slices  ½…

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Vegan Life Meets Karris McCulloch

‘Once you make the connection everything starts to fall into place’ In 2013 Karris McCulloch and husband Scott launched TheVeganKind – an entirely vegan business that aims to help make veganism mainstream. Customers can subscribe to a monthly Lifestyle Box filled with a range of healthy food and drinks, sweet treats and snacks, and a…

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The Brains Behind… PHB Ethical Beauty

Rose Brown and family set up PHB when they realised just how many beauty and cosmetics products weren’t cruelty-free PHB Ethical Beauty is home to the world’s largest range of natural and vegan beauty products, with stores in five countries and products sold in over fifteen. The company was started by 24-year-old British entrepreneur Rose…

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Grow Vegan Organically

An introduction to vegan organic gardening by Ellen Percival What is vegan organic growing? As a reader of Vegan Life you’ll more than likely be familiar with what vegan means, but what you might be less aware of is that a lot of food growers fertilise their plants with animal by-products, for instance, fertilisers derived…

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Hail Seitan!

The wonder of wheat meat When people overhear groups of vegans enthusiastically discussing seitan (pronounced say-tan), they could be forgiven for thinking that they’re part of some bizarre satanic cult that forbids the use of any animal products. But it’s seitan, not satan that vegans are interested in. That’s not to say there definitely aren’t…

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Earliest Earth Overshoot Day Yet

Earth Overshoot Day 2019

In 2019, we’re pushing our planet to the max    Yesterday marked Earth Overshoot Day – the day that charts when humanity has used up the Earth’s ecological budget for the year. It’s the date that our ecological footprint – how much we demand from nature – exceeds what the planet can regenerate for an…

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Plant Power Protein

Joe Jackson on why we need protein and which plant foods provide the most Anyone who chooses to follow a plant-based diet is probably all too familiar with the question “where do you get your protein?” The mind automatically jumps to animal products when thinking about the answer to this question, whether it be the…

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Vegan Badass

Meet strongman Patrik Baboumian This issue we’re taking a look at protein, and exploring protein-packed ‘wheat meat’ seitan, so we thought we better talk to a super-strong leviathan of a human who also happens to be vegan – just to finally put to bed the common misconception that you can’t be strong, muscular, or athletic…

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How to Veganise: Eggs

A guide to replacing eggs in your cooking and baking Eggs are a staple ingredient in a lot of non-vegan cooking and baking – in fact, it’s hard to think of classic cake recipes from your pre-vegan days that don’t call for a few eggs. They always seem to be part of a cooked breakfast,…

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The Fight to End the Dog Meat Trade

‘Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight ’ – Albert Schweitzer As I write, one of my beloved dogs, a golden Labrador named Star, is under my desk. A gentle stroke of her head and she falls into a secure slumber. Meanwhile, countless dogs across Asia are trapped in fear-filled…

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Kerry and Cookie

Rescue dogs can be hard work, but Kerry Andrews tells us why we should never give up on animals Cookie came into my life in November 2013. He was just a pup then, only seven months old. He came into the rescue centre due to a relationship break up. He didn’t like kennel life at…

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