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What is nutritional yeast? Everything you need to know about nooch

Yeast? Nutritional? WTF You probably already know that yeast is used to make bread and beer. But that’s a different kind of yeast. Yeah, yeah, we hear you: you didn’t even know there was more than one kind of yeast anyway. Nutritional yeast is basically your regular yeast (the bread and beer kind) that has …

9 Athletes you didn’t know were vegan

1. Lewis Hamilton There ain’t no meat or dairy in this F1 superstar’s tank. Yup, since 2017, Lewis Hamilton is proud to be vegan. 2. Barny Du Plessis This one-time Mr. Universe vegan bodybuilder quips that, “The world’s strongest animals are plant-eaters: gorillas, buffaloes, elephants, and me.” 3. Venus Williams It’s definitely ‘love all’ for …

Recipe 101: Hands down the 3 best vegan Guacamole recipes out there

Our Recipe 101 feature compares three popular recipes for just one vegan dish. The idea? To find out which method most floats your boat! This time, we’re going to ‘avo’ look at one of our favourites: guacamole. We’re big fans of guac, and we love fast and easy guacamole recipes. Our favourites come courtesy of …

20 GIFs That Sum Up How Great It Feels To Be Vegan

1. When people begin complimenting you on how good your skin and hair are looking 2. That funny mix between excitement, relief and greed when someone tells you the snacks are vegan 3. Feeling all energised and someone asks you if you fancy going for a run with them and you’re like… 4. How your …

This week’s big vegan debate: vegan meat replacements, Yes Or No?

There’s been much debate in the vegan community recently about whether vegans (and veggies) should eat meat replacement foods. We’re talking Linda McCartney sausages and quarter-pounders, ‘facon’ and the like; not a juicy Portobello mushroom in a burger bun, or battered tofu-fish and chips. Something that has cropped up a lot in vegan newsfeeds so …

The Smurf Latte: Everything you need to know about the latest vegan superfood craze

Turns out the claim that there’s no such thing as a naturally occurring blue food is balderdash. Behold, this little cup of all-natural Smurf-tastic blueness… What is it? That, my friend, is a vegan superfood ‘Smurf Latte’. Its creators, the owners of a vegan café in Melbourne called Matcha Mylkbar, had absolutely no idea that …

Recipe 101: Hands down the 3 best hummus recipes

In our Recipe 101 features, we choose a favourite vegan dish, meal or staple and pick three of the best recipes for it. We’re going straight in with the ultimate vegan can’t-do-without: hummus! In our humble opinion, our failsafe hummus recipes come with sincere thanks to Jamie Oliver, Minimalist Baker and Oh She Glows. Jamie …

London’s top 5 best vegan burgers

1. Mildred’s Head to Mildred’s in Dalston to experience possibly one of the most life-changing burgers of all time. The restaurant is one of the proud stockists of the incredible Moving Mountains B12 Vegan Burger, which has been engineered to closely mimic a beef patty, even ‘bleeding’ (beetroot juice) when cut open. As the name …

Top 9 myths about vegans that omnivores just won’t f**king drop

1. Vegans don’t get enough protein Pish! At best, the misconception is that the protein found in meat is ‘pure’ and concentrated. At worst, some folks think that protein can only be found in meat. Naturally, this is nonsense and what’s more, nobody gives protein a thought until the word ‘vegan’ crops up. The thing …

6 of the best cruelty-free and vegan makeup brands out there

1. Kat Von D Known for her ‘alternative’ aesthetic, American animal rights activist and super MUA (makeup artist, btw) Katherine von Drachenberg is famous for her crazy shades – think cobalt blue eyebrow powders, black lipsticks, and opalescent cheek highlighters – but stocks a glorious range of classic colour palettes too. Check out the makeup …

5 tried and tested alternatives to honey that you will love

1. Maple Syrup One of our favourite sweeteners, maple syrup is extracted from maple trees using taps and spouts bored into the trunks. Packed full of goodness, it’s said that maple syrup is bursting with antioxidants (things that fight off nasty free radicals in your body), is rich in manganese (great for your nerves, brain …

16 highly irritating things people say to vegans

1. Where do you get your protein from? A: Exactly the same places your protein gets theirs. 2. Are you still vegan? A: Yes, actually. It’s a lifestyle choice: not a bug that’s ‘doing the rounds’ in an office. 3. Aren’t all vegans underweight and sickly? A: Only the ones who only eat junk food …