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Is Bodhi The Best Vegan Buddhist-Based Restaurant in Australia? Yes. Yes, it is.

I’ve been destroying dumplings during lunchtime yum cha sessions at Sydney CBD vegan restaurant Bodhi for well over 15 years now. I’ve never been disappointed, but it was only recently that I realised this beautiful al-fresco style dining room offers heavenly a la carte options once the clock ticks 5pm. I say heavenly because well, […]

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Love Is In The Air. Can You Feel It?

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, why not let that special someone know exactly how you feel about them? Short on ideas? This lush list of vegan, cruelty free, sustainable gifts will be sure to spice things up! FOR HER Personalised Heart Travel Jewellery Case, $52. Pack your present in this gorgeous heart travel […]

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There’s A NEW VEGAN MAGNUM & There’s Never Been A Better Time To Enjoy Ice Cream!

When The Vegan Company got word that MAGNUM was releasing a vegan version of its luxury ice-cream, a certain team member (naming no names, but a dedicated MAGNUM lover who gave them up when becoming vegan), went off in hot pursuit. It wasn’t easy, as these things have been selling out fast. She traipsed around […]

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Veganism vs. Ethics – Where Do We Draw The Line?

For many vegans, this might seem like a fairly obvious statement. The definition of veganism, wherever you may find it, is pretty clear-cut: one who avoids animal cruelty in all aspects of their life. Easy, right? Well, yes and no. On an immediate level, it’s a walk in the park; we don’t eat meat or […]

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We’ve Found The Perfect Plant-Based Date Night Restaurant

Straight out of the gate, I’m going to say I wasn’t on a date when I smashed every vegan morsel at upmarket Sydney plant-based restaurant, Alibi, but I was there with a great male friend (no pity please – I’m consciously single). Anyhoo, my brother-from-another-mother and I both commented on just how amazing a place […]

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Can You Be Vegan And Follow A Keto Diet?

The answer is yes, according to naturopath Caroline Robertson, from Flannerys Organic and  Wholefood Market, who explains the whys and wherefores to The Vegan Company’s Lifestyle Director, Shonagh Walker. “The ketogenic, or keto, diet is a very low carb, high fat diet which aims to put the body in a metabolic state called ketosis, when sugar […]

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Longrain Has A Vegan Menu & We Never Want To Eat Anything Else, Ever Again

Sydney iconic restaurant, Longrain, recently released its sensational vegan banquet menu and boy, oh boy is it amazing! Since its launch 20 years ago, the culinary institution has been a place where lovers of fine South East Asian food and desperately delicious cocktails can convene, knowing they will never be let down in terms of […]

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Vegan Australia Day, Yes, It’s A Thing

January 26, AKA Australia Day, with its traditional meaty BBQs and creamy desserts, can be a nightmare for the increasing number of Aussie Vegans. To help navigate this minefield, Australia’s leading health retailer Healthy Life, has compiled some tips to help vegans enjoy the controversial national holiday in their own way. “With millions of vegans now […]

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There’s A Super Blood Wolf Full Moon Rising & You’re Going To Love What It Brings To Your Life

Listen up! There’s a rare celestial event happening later this month called a ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ and if you’re planning on taking up extra studies this year then go for it with gusto! According to a leading spiritual adviser, Rose Smith, who heads up www.absolutesoulsecrets.com the Super Blood Moon is all over your intention and […]

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The Great Sunscreen Debate – Chemical vs. Physical

Wherever you live in the world, applying sunscreen every day (summer or winter) is pretty much non-negotiable, particularly if you live in a country like Australia, which has the highest rates of skin cancer in the world (per capita), according the Cancer Council. However, navigating the vast array of sun care products as a vegan […]

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Olympic Gold Medalist Stephanie Rice On Living A Kinder, Happier, Healthier Vegan Lifestyle

Olympic gold medalist Stephanie Rice bursts with vitality and energy when she speaks to you. However, six years ago after retiring from swimming, Stephanie fell into a slump and struggled to get out of bed. “I felt a bit lost after I retired because I had been so used to training for seven hours a […]

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On The Vegan Trail – Byron Bay

When you think of Byron Bay, a vegan lifestyle might be the first thing that comes to mind, right? A plant-based mecca brimming with yoga studios and meditation gurus? It wasn’t always this way … Yep, Byron Bay was originally a fishing town, in fact a top whaling destination and was home to a large […]

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Vegan Gifts That Keep On Giving

Left your run for Christmas presents a bit late? Or perhaps you’re just “not feeling it” this year. Or the thought of spending money on a whole lot of money on gifts seems simply wasteful and that is just not where you’re at. We can relate. If you can too, but you’re still feeling the […]

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5 Vegan Wines To Enjoy This Festive Season 

Here’s a little something you may or may not have known: Not all wines are vegan or even vegan-friendly. True story! And as we are pretty much in the thick of the festive season, we thought we’d quickly cover which wines you can safely swill, knowing there’s been no animal cruelty involved. What’s the difference? […]

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A Very Vegan Christmas Gift Guide

What did one vegan buy the other for Christmas? Several of the truly amazing cruelty-free gifts on this list, that’s what! Happy Shopping! FOR HER Whether it’s Mum, your sister, your BFF or your vegan boss, slip something from this list in her stocking and she’ll love you forever! Inika Ultimate Glow Gift Set, $129 […]

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6 Cruelty-Free Travel Wallets To Take On Your Next Trip

Rummaging through your tote for your passport is no fun. Before you book your uber to the airport, be sure to buy a quality cruelty-free travel wallet, like one of the stash we’ve selected here. They’ll house your passport, all important travel documents, as well as frequent flyer cards and anything else you need before […]

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Want Better Sex? Then It’s Time To Make The Switch To A Plant Based Diet

Hey Healthy Hottie, Let’s talk about sex today! Anyone else excited? Have you ever wondered if there was a magic potion or pill you could take to improve your sex life? Sorry, but the pharmaceutical industry has been conning us all—we don’t need drugs to have better sex! Nature already has a much more effective […]

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Why We Love Sebastian Says

For the love of Dog, your furry best friend truly deserves the chicest collar a canine could possibly wear. Why-oh-why then, are some of the most stylish collars made in leather, you ask. It’s an endless source of frustration for us, too. Well, it was, but then we happened across Sebastian Says. Made from pineapple […]

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How To Master The Urge Of Snacking – Yes! It’s Guilt Free & Vegan!

In a world of mixed nutritional messages, one of the most confusing concerns the humble snack. To snack, or not to snack? That is the question. Unless you’ve got the discipline of a Zen master, the urge to eat between meals happens to all of us. The question really should be – when I snack, […]

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Are You Burning The Candle At Both Ends? 5 Signs You Need To Slow Down

Do you constantly feel like there’s simply not enough hours in one day to get everything you want done? Do you look in the mirror and shudder at the zombie-like appearance, the sunken hollows of your eyes—a shell of the person you once knew? Up at the crack of dawn to fit in a workout, […]

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