Meringues

  Vegan meringues are taking over the world thanks to a secret ingredient: chickpea water! Vegan food blogger Goose Wohlt saw a French video in which chocolate mousse was created using the liquid from a can of chickpeas. Wohlt later coined the term aquafaba for this liquid (loosely, Latin for water = aqua, …

What it’s Really Like to Have a Dog

  Adopting a dog can be very rewarding. Not only does rescuing an animal bring joy to their life, but it brings endless joy to your life as well. Dogs are loyal and will give you as much love as you give them, if not more. Enjoying long walks together and sharing plenty of cuddles …

Cruelty-Free Coats and Jackets for Men

Winter’s almost here and it’s time to invest in a new coat or two for the new season. Finding a cruelty-free coat can sometimes be a bit of a minefield; smart pea and duffle coats are often made entirely of wool, or if not they usually contain just a tiny amount of it, which is …

Vegan Yorkshire puddings

Ingredients • 100g plain flour • 250 ml unsweetened non-dairy milk of your choice • 4 tsp egg replacer powder such as Ener-G or Orgran • 8 tbsp water Method  1. Preheat oven to 230°C/gas mark 8. 2. Add a drop of oil to each section of your Yorkshire pudding pan and place in the …

Vegan doggy birthday cake

If you’re anything like me, you just love to spoil your pets on their birthday/adoption anniversary: lots of treats, lots of toys and lots of cake! Here is my tried and tested cake recipe for your canine companion (I make it every year for my dog Jack). Even if your dog is not vegan they …

Top 5 Natural Toothpastes

Toothpaste has been in the news lately due to an ingredient that could have potentially harmful effects on our bodies. Some toothpastes (and other personal care products such as soap) contain triclosan, an antibacterial and antifungal agent that is thought to cause cancer and endocrine disruption and have an …

Top 5 Cruelty-Free Washing up Liquids

Washing the dishes is a chore that has to be done (unless you are lucky enough to own a dishwasher of course!), and most of us don’t think twice about what is in our washing up liquid. As well as being tested on animals, many washing up liquids contain a cocktail of chemicals that are …

Cruelty Free Living – An Introduction

Living a cruelty free lifestyle means doing as much as you possibly can within reason to avoid supporting the suffering of animals. Humans seem to believe that animals are ours to use for food, clothing, entertainment and experimentation. But who gives us the right to use them? Just because animals cannot speak …

Top Ten Veggie Places to Stay Around the World

Travelling as a vegan can often be difficult. Not only do you have to worry about what you will be able to eat, but there are other things to think about such as whether the bedding will contain feathers. In addition, if you won’t have room in your luggage to bring your own toiletries, you …

Top Ten Vegan Wedding Shoes

Shoes are just as important as your dress when it comes to your wedding day attire, and it can be difficult to find a cruelty-free pair. We have searched for the very best vegan wedding shoes, and the good news is compassionate brides are spoiled for choice. With so many styles, colours and heel heights …