Van Life Begins 

The travels have finally started! After years of waiting, our bags were packed, our home in Cornwall was left and the long journey to Australia began. After two days of travel (including lots of tasty vegan plane food – well done Philippine Airlines) we finally arrived in Cairns, located in the north east of Australia. …read more

The Vegan Kind: August 

August was another two box month, meaning not only did I receive a bunch of amazing food, I also got a box full of amazing beauty products!  I didn’t get my box last month due to it being sent to a house I no longer lived in (remember to change your addresses people!), so this…read more

Vegan Bean and Vegetable Paprika Stew

  Ingredients 2 tbsp Paprika (I used smoked) 1 tbsp Italian dried herb blend Garlic (3 cloves – less if you’re not a garlic fan) 1/2 of a red chilli Red onion Bunch of kale 1/2 a pack of spinach 1 pepper 1 carrot 1/2 a pack of runner beans 1/2 a broccoli head 1/2…read more

Should Our Pets Be Vegan?

People have the ability to make a choice about what they eat, often based on their beliefs surrounding ethics, health and the environment. Despite the fact that many of these people own companion animals,  the topic of what vegans should feed their pets is a contentious one.   The oldest living dog in the world, Bramble,…read more

Doubling your ‘5 a day’

In the UK currently, we are told we should be consuming at least 5 portions of fruit or veg per day (around 400g). Despite this, only one third of people actually meet this target, which is worrying as new research, led by scientists from Imperial College London, found that the most benefit came from eating…read more

Sexism in Science?

I am a girl. I study science. Yet why when researchers asked children to draw a scientist did the overwhelming majority draw a man in a white lab coat? A group of researchers looked into two differing databases that were popular sources for teaching materials, particularly in primary schools. These resources included experiments, demonstrations, assignments, videos…read more

My New Favourite Vegan Documentary?

Vegans sometimes get a bad name for themselves, as they are often seen as radical, preachy people, but Simon Amstell’s new feature length documentary may just change this perception. How? By delivering the hard truth, akin to the kind of things you would see in Earthlings or Cowspiracy, but in a ‘mockumentary’ style. The film,…read more

The Vegan Kind: March

Follow my blog with Bloglovin There is nothing better to remind me of how quickly the year is already going than my third monthly Vegan Kind delivery of the year! The good thing about the year going so quickly is that it means Spring is nearly upon us, meaning I can (hopefully) wave goodbye to…read more

Supporting Local: Sprout Health Foods, Newquay

In June 2016, my local town got a whole lot better, as a new independent health food shop Sprout opened its doors to the public. Sprout not only puts a spotlight on local businesses,  but also provides a wide range of natural food, drinks and produce (as well as killer coffee and raw cakes). By filling…read more

What I Ate Today!

My first ever video on my YouTube channel… So don’t be too mean! I don’t really know much about editing so hopefully they will keep getting better 🙂

The Vegan Kind: February

I’m a bit late to the game on this one since it is already March, but I’ve had a super hectic month with lots of university deadlines! Now that I am (slightly) on top of my work, I thought it was about time to share February’s The Vegan Kind box. For those of you who…read more

Inside Ethical taking on YouTube?

Since my blog is over a year old now, I thought it was time to take on a new challenge! I typically spend my days procrastinating from university work y watching hours and hours of YouTube videos, mainly made by the vegan community. They do such an awesome job at spreading the vegan message to…read more

Oh… That isn’t vegan?

After being vegetarian for two years and vegan for two more, I thought I had the lifestyle perfected. Of course I have the occasional accidental slip up, but upon a little more digging, some things that aren’t vegan friendly have astounded me. Wines and beers Beers, wines and ciders can often contain ingredients derived from…read more

Warming Winter Carrot and Coriander Soup

There is nothing I love more than having a bowl of soup (or three) on a cold winters day, and this delicious carrot and coriander soup is exactly what you need to beat those January blues. It is simple, quick and low fat, so perfect to whip up when you can’t really be bothered to…read more

The Vegan Kind: January (Veganuary)

Happy Veganuary! If you have decided to turn vegan for the New Year, or are simply more interested in the lifestyle then I urge you to try The Vegan Kind subscription boxes. If you have a scroll through old posts on the blog you will see all of the awesome products that I have received…read more

Food For Thought

Christmas and New Year, for me anyway, were a time of indulgence. Chocolate for breakfast became the norm, followed by more for lunch and dinner too. That alongside copious amounts of roast potatoes and  red wine left me with an unrelenting food baby and horrible skin. Now that 2017 is upon us, it is time…read more

New York City

Now that I am over the heartbreak of being back in the UK, I thought it would be a good idea to reflect back on my recent trip to New York for my 21st birthday. I was extremely excited about the trip, but honestly didn’t expect to love the city as much as I did…read more

The Vegan Kind: December (Christmas!)

Christmas is here, and so too is December’s festive The Vegan Kind box! This holiday themed box is perfect for getting into the holiday spirit as it includes lots of Christmassy goodies from chocolates to a candle. First up this month was a peppermint candycane, a holiday staple! Perfect as a sweet treat or to…read more

Animal Protein and Increased Mortality Rates

Many recent articles published in scientific journals have one thing in common: they agree that animal protein consumption links to an increase in mortality rates. High protein diets are commonplace in society today, as many see them as an easy way to lose weight, which is becoming ever more important as obesity continues to rise….read more

Deforestation : How we can feed the world without it

Many people have come to accept that an ever expanding population means that a greater amount of deforestation must take place in order to create more land for farming however, this may not be the case. Scientists have recently suggested that it would be entirely possible to feed the world’s population without the need for…read more