Veganuary: Do You Get Enough Protein?

It’s the age old question that every vegan and for that matter, vegetarian gets asked day to day. As my husband rightly said, people ask this question but could they actually tell you how much protein is in the food their eating? Also, do they even know how much they need. I’m here to tell […]

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Veganuary: You Keep Buying, They Keep Dying

Chickens are hands down the most slaughtered animal in the UK. Did you know that 56 billion are killed every year around the world? To farm this many chickens takes a lot of work, genetic modification and also drugs. I’m going to tell you all about it in this post. How should chickens live? If […]

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Veganuary: Cows Scream Louder than Carrots

Of course, I love all animals but I really do hold a very large soft spot for cows. I tear up just thinking about them and make sure to wave at them anytime I go past a field full of them. After all, it costs nothing to show a bit of kindness does it? I […]

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Veganuary: You Are What You Eat

Today’s post is going to be all about the life of a farmed pig. In the UK alone, 9 million piglets are born for meat production and for many of them, their life won’t be how they’d ever imagined. The natural life of a pig. Pigs are known to be very similar to dogs. They […]

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Veganuary: Spread The Word

Whether it’s sharing a post on Instagram, letting someone know the answer to a question they have about veganism or starting the conversation about it – spread the word. Now there’s a very fine line between offering opinions and facts and being preachy about veganism. I know a lot of people, including myself, are very […]

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Veganuary: Plant Milk Vs. Dairy

When it comes to dairy, a lot of people state that you can’t get the same amount of nutrients (such as calcium) from plant milk. Believe it or not, this isn’t true. There’s a lot of benefits to drinking plant milk, such as; Low in fat Less saturated fat Cholesterol free Fortified to have the […]

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Veganuary: You’re Not a Baby Cow & The Effects of Dairy

Milk and the production of milk is honestly, one of the main reasons I went veggie in the first place. After I first watched Cowspiracy (a documentary that I’ll talk about in a post later in the month), I stopped drinking milk and eating cheese altogether. It did end up creeping back in, but the […]

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Veganuary: For the Animals

Of course, the main reason most vegans are vegans is for the benefits to the animals. It stops them being killed, exploited and abused. Whether they’re raised and fattened up for meat or have their young torn away from them to carry on producing milk – it’s not a nice thing for an animal to […]

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Veganuary: Save Our Planet

It’s no secret that climate change is upon us and as a human race, we need to act fast to stop the change from happening as quickly as it is. Being vegan can help with carbon emissions, lessen the amount of deforestation and also help with the water shortage around the world. Deforestation. It’s widely […]

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Veganuary: What is a Vegan Diet?

Many people may not realise the difference between being a vegetarian and a vegan and that’s okay. We’re all here to learn! A vegan diet consists of four main food groups: vegetables, fruits, grains and nuts. In essence, being a vegan means eating no foods that are derived from animals, along with the products of […]

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