Vfoods Makes it Easier to be Vegan in SA!

Have you ever thought you could be vegan if it was easier to find vegan food in South Africa? Vfoods is coming to your rescue. They are an exciting import and distribution company who aim to make it easier for South Africans to be vegan by bringing animal-free alternatives into all major retail outlets. Isn’t that fantastic! Their […]


Fish Exploited for Food Suffer Like Mammals and Birds

Fish are amazingly diverse and truly fascinating. Did you know, for example, that they are fast learners with long-term memories and a keen sense of time? Contrary to popular myth, mounting scientific evidence shows that fish can suffer fear and pain.

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The Microsanctuary Revolution – For Rescued Farm Animals

Throughout the world there are over 70 billion animals being exploited and slaughtered every year. Many more farm animals are discarded on dead piles, culled when they don’t meet the farmers’ requirements, or rescued from abusive situations. Some have miraculously managed to escape, leaping from the moving trucks that are taking them to slaughter. Our communities need to […]

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Mother cow and her bullock calf reunited when you go vegan. Photo © Dreamstime Andriy Petrenko.

The Truth About Milk and Dairy

Are you looking for the no-nonsense facts behind the production of dairy and how it can affect your health? Here is the lowdown with links for you to check the facts for yourself. Facts About Dairy Forced Impregnation of the Cows Dairy cows are artificially inseminated on an annual basis, giving birth to a vibrantly […]


Why is Ellen Promoting Leather Shoes?

Why has self-styled vegan, Ellen Degeneres, launched a shoe range that contains leather? Her endearing personal preference for always wearing sneakers that seem to be made from cloth, only adds to the confusion and sense of betrayal that vegans across the globe are feeling in response to the statement issued by her PR department: “The […]


Zucchini Fritters in Tomato, Basil, Capers and Olive Sauce

You can pan fry these fritters in very minimal olive oil, like half a tablespoon each, and the texture comes out just perfect. Drizzling a beautiful tomato sauce with basil, capers and olives takes these fritters to a whole new level!

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Creamy Mushroom and Roasted Tomato Tahini Stew

This recipe provides all of the evidence you will need that roasted tomato sauce, creamy tahini and chili powder are one dynamite combination! Toss in lots of vegetables, including oyster and shiitake mushrooms, and you’ve got a spicy, mouth-watering treat. The flavors are complex, warm, and perfectly balanced to satiate your appetite come lunch or dinner time. […]

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Will Human Tissue Testing Replace Animal Testing Anytime Soon?

It is now possible to reproduce 3D human tissue structures for in vitro testing in laboratories. I asked Organovo how close we are to replacing animal testing.

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Happy families are vegan families. Take the time to help your mother cook vegan meals for you and it will strengthen your relationship © 123rf Kia Chiang

Helping Your Mother Prepare Vegan Meals For You

What do you do when your mother keeps on using non-vegan ingredients? Take the time to help her cook vegan meals and it will strengthen your relationship.