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How and why go vegan?

How and why go vegan?

Hello again! Being a vegan means excluding meat and any animal produce from your diet and daily use. Let’s start with why… Contrary to popular belief, going vegan is not a fad. Many people choose to become vegan as they disagree with the unethical process […]

Health benefits of becoming vegetarian

Health benefits of becoming vegetarian

Hello everyone! Welcome back to a new post 🙂 So this week I bring to you an interesting topic which is the health benefits of becoming vegetarian! Flexitarianism – part-time vegetarianism or veganism – is becoming more and more popular each year. Most people go vegetarian […]

Uprising Environmental Leadership Programme

Uprising Environmental Leadership Programme

Hello again! I hope you’ve been keeping busy during the lockdown. Whether it be exercising, baking, reading or even taking on a new course online! Have you ever heard of Uprising? They believe that young people are uniquely placed to change the world, therefore they provide […]

Vegan food

Vegan food

Hello again! I hope you’re staying safe 🙂 If you’ve been reading my previous blogs, you will know that I’m currently doing volunteer work in Tenerife. On Friday, we participated in a vegan workshop and I really enjoyed it. I think it’s really vital for […]

World Vegan Day

World Vegan Day

Hello everyone. Today’s topic is for all the animal lovers and environmental activists out there. As many of you have probably seen on social media, it was World Vegan Day on 1 November. A lot of people might think now: What? Veganism? That’s way too […]

Vegan restaurant in Birmingham city centre: Natural Bar and Kitchen

Vegan restaurant in Birmingham city centre: Natural Bar and Kitchen

Nowadays, people are more aware of the problems related to food and how a poor diet can lead to serious health issues. Not only that, but how processed food, meat and fish are harmful to our body and even our planet. Although I am not […]

Vegetarian Mystery Box

Vegetarian Mystery Box

One of my classes this term has been a vegetarian class, where some ingredients were ordered and we were told we had four-and-a-half hours to create three vegetarian dishes. It’s a fundamental part of where the food industry is going, with the growing awareness of allergens and […]

Why I am a vegetarian

Why I am a vegetarian

Hello everyone,   This week is national vegetarian week, so I thought I would talk about my personal experience with vegetarianism.   Since my first year of uni I have used soya mince instead of beef, and in first year that was mostly because I […]

New year, new me?

New year, new me?

Hello everyone!   It feels a little bit late to be talking about new year’s resolutions, but that is what I thought I’d write about this week as I have moved back into my student house in Birmingham ready for the new term, and it […]