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Top 10 tips for going veggie

To mark National Vegetarian Week next week, we've come up with our top 10 tips for going vegetarian. These include forward planning, enlightening documentaries and avoiding areas that smell of bacon sandwiches. Obv.

The five nutrients you need as a vegan or vegetarian

If you are thinking about becoming a vegetarian or vegan it's important to know how to replace the key nutrients that meat, fish and dairy provide. This simple list should help you navigate your way through what to fill your shopping basket with. 

Rob Hobson Ask-Me-Anything Edition 1

Our nutritionist Rob Hobson will be answering your most pressing nutrition-related questions each month. This month Rob covers how to avoid bloating (in particular on a plant-based diet), how much fat we should be consuming each day and the best vegan protein powders.

I have a soy allergy. What's the next best plant-based protein? Rob Hobson AMA

Our nutritionist Rob Hobson will be answering your most pressing nutrition-related questions each month. We'll host the Q&A on Instagram each month and then include Rob's answers in our newsletter! Your question this week was: I have a soy allergy. What's the next best plant-based protein? And can you recommend any protein powders?

JOIN US FOR OUR VEGAN CHALLENGE

Introducing our two-week Vegan Challenge to celebrate world vegan month. This November, let us show you how a well-planned, nutritious plant-based diet can improve your personal health and well-being, without compromising on taste.

We catch up with Self Care Co.

We are super excited to be teaming up with Self Care Co. for our new Spring Equitox package. We asked the founder, Nicole, what prompted her to start the company and how the aromatherapy oils she uses can improve our mental well-being.

Detox Kitchen's Vegan Package

Our nutritionist-developed vegan delivery package is a great option for those that are looking to maintain a vegan diet but struggle to get all the necessary nutrients, or just struggle to find the time to shop, cook and prepare meals.

I’m a millennial and I’m a flexitarian

Our Founder Lily is a Vegetarian. I'm a Flexitarian. I’ve watched Cowspiracy and Leonardo Di Caprio’s documentary, I have read, and heard, the countless facts and figures in favour of a vegetarian lifestyle. But when push comes to shove, I won’t be giving up meat. And here’s why.

Becoming a Vegetarian

I watched Carnage. The person that told me to watch it said, be prepared, if you watch it you WILL turn veggie. I watched it. I am now a vegetarian. I have been for two months and I can’t see it changing. My older brother and mum watched it too, they are both now vegetarians. Needless to say, the humorous documentary by Simon Amstell resonated with me, and many others it would seem.

Maintaining a Vegan Diet

While there are obvious benefits to a vegan diet, there are also risks of becoming deficient in important vitamins and minerals when diet isn’t controlled properly, so we've compiled our top tips for maintaining a vegan diet.

How to: go veggie

Whether you choose to eat meat or not is a matter of personal preference. It is true that meat is highly nutritious. It provides a valuable source of protein and other key nutrients such as vitamin B12 and iron. But adequate amounts of these key nutrients can be gained from eating other highly nutritious plant-based foods.

"Climate change is real. It is happening right now."

It's easy for us to think that we're too small to make any sort of difference, but it is this attitude that we need to change. We as individuals can make a difference with just a few simple lifestyle changes.

Sustainable Meat Eating & Easy Alternatives

The people at Cowspiracy argue that animal agriculture is the most destructive industry facing the world today, and to make a difference we must eat less animal products and replace them with plants. We discuss easy alternatives to meat and other ways to get your protein fix.

Chef Ali Parvinjah

Chef Ali Parvinjah, currently in residence at The Montagu at Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill on Portman Square shares his thoughts on a semi-vegan lifestyle…

London Live

Our very own food stylist, Natasha Perkins, featured on London Live this morning to talk vegan and veggie hangouts in London. And we were oh so proud...

Vogue

BEYONCÉ and Jay-Z announced this week that they would be embarking upon a 22-day vegan diet. But is a diet free of animal produce really worth the effort? Lily Simpson, the founder of London-based healthy food delivery company The Detox Kitchen, tells us why veganism is gaining a brand new following.

We take away the stress of planning, shopping and cooking healthy meals.

Simply select the package that is right for you, choose your start date and duration, and look forward to your first delivery of wholesome food.



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