Category: <span>Food & Health</span>

10 Instagram Accounts to Follow for African Vegan Recipes and Plant-Based Eats

10 Instagram Accounts to Follow for African Vegan Recipes and Plant-Based Eats

Veganism has grown in leaps and bounds in the last few years. Whether in real life or social media, everywhere you look, there’s a campaign calling for more people to eat vegan. The market has clearly responded because the number of restaurants, cafes, businesses and individuals embracing vegan food has swelled. Of course with this...

7 Top Tips for Eating Less Meat and Dairy

7 Top Tips for Eating Less Meat and Dairy

It’s week two of Veganuary and if you’re undertaking the challenge and feeling a little overwhelmed, let us be your vegan lifestyle guide. First, a gentle reminder to be grateful that you have a choice in what you eat (since almost a billion people go hungry each year), that you have the opportunity to become...

10 Easy Plant-Based Meal Ideas If You’re Doing Veganuary

10 Easy Plant-Based Meal Ideas If You’re Doing Veganuary

If you’re an omnivore who has committed to going meat-free and dairy-free for the Veganuary challenge, you’ll need some inspiration on what to cook and what to eat, especially if chicken, eggs and dairy milk were everyday staples in your diet. The key to transitioning to plant-based eating is to cook the meals you usually...

18 Self-Care Activities for Your Mental Health

18 Self-Care Activities for Your Mental Health

In the ‘sustainability’ community, most people focus on activities associated with minimising environmental impact by reducing waste and switching to eco-friendlier habits such as composting kitchen scraps, avoiding single-use plastic items, carrying zero waste kits, offsetting carbon and even investing money in ‘cleaner’ projects. What many often overlook is the importance of self-care as a...

Participating in Veganuary? Don’t Forget to Consider Herbal Medicines

Participating in Veganuary? Don’t Forget to Consider Herbal Medicines

It’s Veganuary once again, an initiative that encourages people to embrace a vegan and cruelty-free lifestyle for the month of January as a means to protect the environment, animals and human health. Veganuary began in 2014 and participation has doubled every year since. Last year, 400,000 signed up for the 2020 Veganuary challenge. If you’re...

Heston Blumenthal Endorsed Vegan ‘Meat’ Fable Debuts in 470 Coles Stores Nationally

Heston Blumenthal Endorsed Vegan ‘Meat’ Fable Debuts in 470 Coles Stores Nationally

Just four months after Australian plant-based startup Fable Food Co launched its signature Plant Based Braised Beef product in 600 Woolworths in June, the business celebrates another milestone announcing today it will be stocking 470 Coles stores around Australia. Endorsed by celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal who uses it in his Michelin Star restaurants, Fable is...

Which ‘Milk’ is Best for the Environment? We Compared Dairy, Nut, Soy, Hemp and Grain Milks

Which ‘Milk’ is Best for the Environment? We Compared Dairy, Nut, Soy, Hemp and Grain Milks

Making eco-conscious choices at the shops can be tricky when we’re presented with so many options, especially when it comes to milk. Should we buy plant-based milk, or dairy? We’ve looked at the evidence to help you choose. Dairy has the biggest environmental footprint, by far Any plant-based milk, be it made from beans, nuts...

How Going Vegan Affected My Eating Disorder Recovery

How Going Vegan Affected My Eating Disorder Recovery

TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains descriptions of behaviours linked to eating disorders. I remember being eight years old and holding my Barbie doll in my hands, admiring her endlessly long legs, wasp-like waist and unrealistically slender limbs. “I want to be this thin”, I recall thinking. Two years later, when I was 10, my teacher...