With all the things that make winter difficult - the cold, the rain, the short days, the way that heating dries out your skin - it’s more important than ever to keep looking after yourself. Here are 10 things that we recommend you do to keep your mind feeling summery in the depths of winter.
The perfect plant-based Indian meal. This hearty recipe makes 4 to 6 servings depending on how big your portions are. When it comes to Dahl, the bigger the bowl, the better. Serve with brown rice and a big dollop of chutney.
Your hair is your crowning glory. Whether curly or straight, black or blonde, long or short, your hair is usually something your recognised by. With something so intertwined with your look, you need to be treating your hair with the love it deserves.Naturally.
Packed with fibre, fresh fruits and healthy fats, this hearty breakfast will keepyou plant powered right through until a late lunch. Shake it up with different toppings! This recipe comfortably serves one hungry person, but can easily be scaledup. The trick with porridge is to stick to the ratio of 1 part porridge oats to2 parts liquid. Ingredients: For the Porridge: 40g porridge oats 100g blueberries 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 tbsp ground flaxseed 130ml plant-based milk of your choice 130ml water For the Topping: 4 frozen strawberries 1 banana Dollop of peanut butter Drizzle of maple syrup Sprinkle of...
Every single year in the UK, 150,000 tonnes of food is dumped in our bins at Christmas. Over two million turkeys, five million Christmas puddings, and 74 million mince pies! For every meal you save, reduces methane emissions from landfills and lowers your carbon footprint. Here's some tips on where to start.
This protein-packed recipe makes great use of leftover vegetables, whilst turning a couple of tins of bland beans into a really tasty meal. Serve with salsa, salad, sour cream, nachos or a jacket spud.
A whopping 160,000 tonnes of trees will get dumped in landfill after the festive period is over. Collectively, these rotting Christmas trees create 100,000 tonnes of greenhouse gases every year. We’ve rounded up ten exciting and eco-friendly ways to recycle your Christmas tree. No burning or dumping needed.
How does a secondary school teacher get stuck into a tree decorating competition without creating an ounce of waste? And getting the students engaged and aware of their Christmas eco footprint? Our lovely Hannah, part of the KiteNest family, shares her latest classroom project.
It might be the most magical time of the year but it’s also the most wasteful. One easy solution - ditching the shiny wrapping paper and swapping for attractive and reusable cloths. Amy is here to show you how.
The perfect warm remedy to a cold winter's day. This smokey chilli recipe is suitable for little taste buds as it isn’t too spicy. Serve with rice, vegan creme fraiche and guacamole for the ultimate chili combo.
Periods are already a pain, without having to worry about the impact they’re causing on the environment. Choosing an eco-friendly option gives you one less thing to worry about and reduces your exposure to chemicals and plastics. We’re confident that you’ll much prefer a reusable too and wonder why you’ve wasted so many shopping trips picking up disposables.
The Sussex Vegan Mum brings you her delicious ‘Autumn in a cake’! It is a great way to use up any pumpkin innards, but if you don’t have a pumpkin to hand you could use canned pumpkin puree. Tuck in whilst warm and serve with vegan custard or ice cream.
I have a huge problem with Black Friday! It's not that it's been imported from America. It's not that it takes over the airwaves for days on end. It's not even because many of the deals are not actually deals. It's more that in my mind, Black Friday sits at odds to everything that sustainable, eco and ethical living stands for. Let’s break it down All of the build up to Black Friday is to pressurize and encourage us to consume more. To buy more. To act quickly. I can't understand how any of those statements fit in with a...
We challenge you to spend Black Friday differently this year. We’re not going to try and sell you our products. We’re not even going to sway you with tempting discounts, or freebies with your order.We don’t want you to buy anything.Instead, we say, sit back, relax and do something kind.