Costa Reveal Their Trader-Approved Vegan Toastie 1

Costa Reveal Their Trader-Approved Vegan Toastie   A Vegan Smoky Ham and Cheeze Toastie has been unveiled as the latest addition to Costa Coffee’s January range.   The new toastie is part of the coffee chains extensive January offerings, which includes 25 vegan menu items.   Costa invited London’s leading independent tradespeople (and toastie connoisseurs),…

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Vegan Pigs in Maple Parsnip Blankets 4

Vegan Pigs in Maple Parsnip Blankets Makes: 12 Ingredients: 1 pack Meatless Farm meat-free sausages 2 large parsnips, peeled, de-crowned and ribboned with a vegetable peeler 1 bottle maple syrup 2 tbsp dairy-free butter 1 tbsp vegetable oil Cocktail sticks Method Remove the sausages from the packaging and cook according to pack instructions until brown.…

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Festive Mac n Cheese Balls with Mince & Cranberry 6

Festive Mac n Cheese Balls with Mince & Cranberry Makes: 16 balls Ingredients: 100g macaroni pasta 1/2 pack Meatless Farm meat-free mince 1 tbsp dairy-free butter 2 tbsp plain flour 500ml unsweetened soya milk, for the sauce, and extra for breadcrumbing the balls 2 large handfuls vegan cheese 1 large handful of dried cranberries 1…

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Exclusive: We Speak To Fauxmagerie About their Festive Collaboration with Branston Pickle 8

Did someone say Bring Out the Branston?   British classic condiment, Branston Pickle and plant-based cheesemonger, La Fauxmagerie, have launched a festive hamper, ensuring that vegans can also enjoy the ultimate cheese and pickle tradition this Christmas.   The famous chutney producers have partnered with the UK’s first vegan cheesemongers, La Fauxmagerie, to pair Branston’s tangy…

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Hazelnut Bites 9

Hazelnut Bites Chocolate makes the heart sing, it makes you happy – there is no arguing about that! Make sure you make a big batch of these because they won’t last long. They are the perfect holiday dessert, or actually, any occasion will do. Makes 10 small bites 80g (1⁄2 cup) hazelnuts (plus 10 whole…

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Burger Sliders with Cheese & Red Onion 11

Burger Sliders with Cheese & Red Onion Makes: 12 burgers Ingredients: 1/2 pack Meatless Farm meat-free mince 1/2 onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp dried mixed herbs 12 slider buns vegan cheese slices 1 jar red onion chutney Salt & pepper Method In a frying pan, fry your onion in a small amount of oil until…

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Vegans boycott holidays, despite the ethical boom 13

Vegans boycott holidays, despite the ethical boom   A recent study has found that two-fifths of vegans don’t buy holidays because tour providers don’t understand their needs.   In a recent survey conducted by the vegan travel company Kindred Traveller, it was found that over 40 per cent of vegans decided not to travel to…

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Christmas Vegan Tiramisu

Christmas Vegan Tiramisu Tiramisu is an Italian classic. This truly decadent dessert uses Violife Creamy Original to achieve a rich flavour, without the need for eggs or dairy.  Ingredients Vegan filling: • 1200g Violife creamy original • 10 tbsp agave syrup • 150ml coconut oil • ½ tsp salt • Seeds of 1 vanilla bean…

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Lentil and Date Tagine

Lentil and Date Tagine This delicious Middle-Eastern inspired lentil and date tagine is hearty and nutritious. Ingredients: For The Tagine: 2 tbsp olive oil 2 large red onion, peeled and finely sliced 6 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped 2 leeks, well washed and finely sliced 2 carrots, peeled and finely diced 175g (1 cup) pitted…

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Can You Help Make This Animal-Friendly Song A Christmas Number One? 16

Can You Help Make This Animal-Friendly Song A Christmas Number One?   ‘Peace On Your Plate’ is a song being released this Christmas, with the aim of spreading a message of peace and positivity, whilst raising money for animal and vegan charities.   The song was exclusively unveiled in a world premiere on the Viva!…

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house of fraser revoke anti fur policy

House of Fraser Revoke Fur Policy   House of Fraser has formally revoked their 10-year long anti-fur policy, after posting a new pro-fur policy online.   The news comes as a bitter shock to anti-fur campaigners, as many fashion designers have recently announced that they will stop using real fur in their garments.   The…

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Christmas Veggie Rose Tart

  Christmas Veggie Rose Tart This recipe uses three different Violife cheese’s to create a delicious savoury tart.  Ingredients 200g Violife Creamy Original 200g Violife Grated with Mozzarella Flavour 150g Violife Prosociano 1 sheet frozen vegan shortcrust pastry 1 tsp ground nutmeg 2 medium courgette  1 medium sweet potato Fresh thyme 2 tbsp olive oil…

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