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Beans, Beans, The Musical Fruit, The More You Eat, The More You Toot

The most common discussion topics for new vegans are (in no particular order) animal rights, mushroom risotto, vegan wine… and flatulence. Actually we just made this up, based on a straw poll around the office. So guess which one we’re going to discuss here? Last week, my five year old brought home a book from […]

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Planning A Holiday? Here Are Our Top Destinations For Vegan Travellers

If you were wondering where to go on your next international adventure, wonder no more! We’ve got you covered with our favourite places to find great vegan eats overseas. 1. Bristol, UK Bristol tops the list, being recently crowned the ‘vegan capital of the world’ after a new study found that it had the most […]

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Vegan Care For Down There

Sometimes it’s hard to be a vegan woman. While there’s an increasing range of vegan foods on offer if you go to the right restaurants, and guidance available from various sources in the world of fashion, there are always going to be those more personal products, about which you don’t feel quite so comfortable making […]

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It’s World Environment Day & Air Pollution Is In The Hot Seat. Here Are 10 Tips On How To Do Your Bit.

Air pollution is the theme for World Environment Day 2019. Chosen with not a hint of irony by this year’s host, China, we are all invited to consider how we can make changes in our everyday lives to reduce the amount of pollution we produce. So without further ado, here are our Top 10 tips […]

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Beyond Beyond Meat… Aussie Alternative Enters The Supermarket Showdown

So we’ve all heard heaps about Beyond Meat… and we’ve all heard a fair bit about Impossible Meat. And now there’s a true blue Aussie company that’s making a big difference in the vegan space, too. The Alternative Meat Co. products are 100 per cent Australian made and 100 per cent plant based, and not […]

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We Speak With Tattoo Artist, Nerida Nicolson, About Vegan Tatts

Tattoo artist Nerida Nicolson grew up on an orchard in the bush, about an hour and a half out of Sydney. She has been tattooing for the past six years from her studio base in Surry Hills. At around the time she was starting out, she switched to a vegan lifestyle, and now she walks the […]

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Top 5 Best Vegan Burgers on National Burger Day

Not that you need an excuse to eat a burger, but just in case you did, May 28 is National Burger Day. So go forth and order up, guilt free. Luckily there’s no shortage of great vegan burgers to choose from. Here’s our top five: 1. Lord of the Fries – with six 100% vegan […]

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Vegan Tuna ‘Too Much Like the Real Thing’

There’s a new tuna in town and it’s ruffling feathers (or should that be fins?). It’s plant-based which means it’s seafood-free, mercury-free and gluten-free, yet packed with nutritious omega 3s and features the light, flaky texture of the real thing. Created in collaboration with seafood industry experts to help address the growing crisis of global […]

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We’ve Tracked Down The Best Vegan Fashion Tours Around The Globe

Type ‘vegan tour’ into Google and you’re rewarded with options to experience the vegan cuisine of countless cities across the globe. Add the word ‘fashion’ into the mix and… not so productive. But there is light at the end of the stylish tunnel. What do you mean? In London, named last year as the world’s […]

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A Vegan Deodorant Pack (That Really Works)

It’s not often we get excited talking about underarms, deodorants and the like, but today we have a giveaway that everyone in the office is wanting to try. We have six KIND-LY Armpit Detox & 100% Natural Deodorant packs to be won. Wait, what’s an armpit detox? We’re glad you asked. It’s a revolutionary armpit […]

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Game Of Thrones Stars: Protectors Of The Vegan Realm

This coming weekend (that’s Monday morning here in Oz), the final episode of the final season ever of fantasy drama Game of Thrones will be screened on Fox, and fans everywhere are heading for the hills in a desperate bid to avoid spoilers. So it seems an opportune moment to celebrate the fact that there […]

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Why Coconuts Are A Girl’s (And A Boy’s) Best Friend

The coconut is known as the Swiss Army penknife of the plant kingdom because, in one tidy package, it provides food, water, fibre that can be spun, and a shell that can be burned to keep you warm. Oh, and it floats. Just what you need on a desert island, where, handily enough, you might […]

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Lab-Grown Meat Is The Future. Here’s Why

Throughout history, people have eaten meat as a large component of their diet. Vegans, on the other hand, eat plants. This is no revelation. The reasons for this difference are typically based in ethics, with vegans not wishing to fund the suffering and slaughter of conscious beings such as livestock. Environmental factors also rank highly […]

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They’re A Bit Late To The Party, But Finally McDonald’s Is Catching Up

Vegetables? No thanks! Or that’s what McDonald’s said when it debuted the McVeggie in Australia back in 2011. It was gone from the regular menu in less time than it takes to say Supersize Me! due to “lack of demand”. Now, McDonald’s has revised its opinion and joined other fast food chains – including Hungry […]

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Edible Water Pods Replaced 200,000 Plastic Bottles At The London Marathon

The London Marathon took a firm stance against plastic waste yesterday, replacing 200,000 water bottles with innovative water “pods” made from edible, biodegradable seaweed. The water pouches are made by Skipping Rocks Lab, a London startup that’s developing alternatives to consumer products typically delivered in plastic. “The changes and the trials we’re introducing for this […]

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How Should Vegans Vote?

With the general election looming, many of us are wondering how to cast our votes in a way that reflects and benefits our lifestyles. So does being vegan affect who you will choose to elect? Perhaps unsurprisingly it’s not that easy to find out where the major parties stand on animal rights. But we’ve had […]

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Protect Yourself From The Upcoming Cold & Flu Season

Want to stay well this winter and avoid any colds or flu? Prefer to do so without having the ‘flu shot’ or taking pharmaceuticals? Great! So do we and it seems we have the perfect, anti-bug, natural solution. Turmeric. Of course, you’re thinking, we have all heard it before about turmeric being such a wonderful […]

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Get Your Family On Board With One Day A Week

The family behind Meat Free Monday is going all out on Animal Agriculture with a self-produced short film. We’re HUGE fans of fashion designer Stella McCartney, a key driver of sustainable, cruelty free fashion long before it become a trend. And Stella is not the only family member doing her bit for the planet. The […]

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Plant-Based Eating Goes Mainstream With Meat Free Monday At Grill’d

Wondering where to have lunch or dinner today? Here’s a suggestion – Grill’d. Because today, all their restaurants are going meat-free! We recently reported on Grill’d’s Beyond Burger and their clever marketing tactics encouraging carnivores to try a plant-based burger. Grill’d’s new burgers feature patties by Beyond Meat – a US based company backed by some heavy weight […]

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Do Protests Further Or Hinder The Vegan Cause?

Wow, what a week. Animal rights activists in Australia put veganism front and centre of rolling news coverage. For those of you who missed it (where were you?), a group of animal rights activists staged protests around the country, notably shutting down Melbourne’s CBD, to mark the one-year anniversary of Dominion, an Australian doco that […]

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