Natural Flavours Vegan?

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If you have ever looked at the ingredients on food packaging, as most people (especially vegans) have, you may have come across ‘natural flavours’ as a listed ingredient. What are natural flavours? What determines if a flavouring is natural or not and what are it’s origins? Is natural flavouring vegan? …read more

Top 5 Vegan Baking Substitutes

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There’s a huge number of growing resources for vegan friendly cakes and baking recipes, complete with substitutions and methods that make vegan baking an absolute joy. But what if there’s that one favourite recipe you have that isn’t vegan friendly? Or what if you’re short on some ingredients? Now you can make any recipe vegan! We give you the low-down on the top 5 vegan substitutes in baking. …read more

The Big Vegan Honey Debate

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A big debate that has been ongoing since the beginning of veganism is the subject of honey. Honey is produced by bees so technically and by definition it is NOT vegan, however, just a quick google search online will come up with many arguments where vegans do allow consumption of honey. …read more

Bones In My Sugar

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Sugar is carbohydrate that is found in plants and fruits. Once the juice is extracted from a plant, it needs to be processed to remove any impurities, such as colouring and minerals. In some instances, the manufacturer will use bone char. …read more

What’s in my drink!?

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So it is clearly obvious that now that you’re on a vegan diet, you need to avoid things like sausages, cheese and eggs. But what about less obvious things like alcohol? Is alcohol vegan friendly? Can you still enjoy that glass of wine over dinner? …read more

Cancer Candles

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There’s nothing more enjoyable (well, at least it sits towards the top of our list!) than coming home on a spring evening and lighting up some amazingly scented candles. As the fragrance fills the air at home, you feel a sense of comfort and peace. But what are these fragrances and candles made of? Are they actually as good for our health as they make us feel? …read more

Almond Milk – Hot or Not?

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As most vegans (and even non-vegans) know, almond milk is a popular alternative to dairy milk. Sourced from almond nuts rather than a dairy cow, this plant-based milk is changing the way the world views milk. In this post, we’ll look into what almond milk is, how is it made, and what are its nutritional qualities. …read more