Vegan Italian Sausages with spaghetti

I’ve always had this love-hate relationship with seitan. Every time I made it before it came out really sucky. I buy some seitan of the dry ready-made variety and that always comes out wonderfully. I found the recipe for Vegan Italian Sausages on the Happy Herbivore website (you can find the full recipe here : […]

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Vegan Berry Trifle

Happy New Year everyone !! I feel terrible that it’s been more than a month since my last blog. So I thought I’d start the new year with this amazing vegan dessert. I didn’t make it but it was made by my better half – Mrs Vegan Animal. I’m not a fan of fruit in […]

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Vegan Health

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) PCRM’s provocative new fast-food commercial draws attention to the link between heart disease deaths and fast food. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUxIXQza-dM&fs=1&hl=en_US] […]

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Veg(*)an Starter Kits

Vegetarian Foods: Powerful for Health The Three-Step Way to Go Vegetarian Protein Myth Tips for Making the Switch to a Vegetarian Diet Cooking Without Eggs Calcium in Plant-Based Diets What About Milk? The New Four Food Groups Achieving and Maintaining a Healthy Weight The Veganizer: Changing Your Regular Meals Into Low-Fat Vegan Meals Vegetarian Diets […]

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Vegan Ethics

Veganism is simply about what you eat. As you delve more into what veganism is all about, you find that it embraces a whole host of ideas, all of which are easily incorporated into the world’s major religions and belief structures. Being vegan is about making a decision to live ethically, in tune with nature, […]

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What is Veganism ?

Veganism is the non-consumption of all animal products, and a vegan is an individual who refrains from eating all animal products. This means that vegans do not eat meat, fish, poultry, dairy or eggs. Most vegan societies do not consider honey to be vegan. Most vegans (particularly those who chose veganism for ethical reasons) do […]

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"Free Range" Is Still Factory Farming

Published 01/15/06 Source: Animal Issues, Volume 32 Number 4, Winter 2001 Every year billions of animals are raised and killed for human consumption. On today’s high-production farms, animals are crammed into tiny cages or crowded pens, unable to express natural behaviors, see sunlight, or even breathe fresh air. Farm animals undergo painful mutilations and surgical […]

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Egg Facts

Eggs do not contain any necessary nutrient that cannot be found in adequate supply within the context of a balanced vegan diet. Furthermore, eggs contain high levels of fat and cholesterol. A single medium egg contains nearly 5 grams of fat (most of which is saturated) and a whopping 213 mg of cholesterol . In […]

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Why not milk ?

Dairy contains no necessary nutrient that cannot be found in adequate supply within the context of a balanced vegan diet. Furthermore, all dairy products contain high levels of fat and cholesterol. One 250 ml / 8 oz glass of whole milk contains nearly 10 grams of fat and 34 mg of cholesterol. Even so-called ‘skim’ […]

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Reasons to become a Vegan

Animal Rights – many people are vegan because they respect animals and believe in animal rights. They see it as a way of doing their share to reduce animal suffering and abuse. Being vegan is the most powerful and practical statement anyone can make against the oppression and exploitation of animals, wild and domestic. Environmental […]

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