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.
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.
This weekend we had an amazing write up in The Sunday Times magazine about our new cookbook, Detox Kitchen Vegetables. The article featured an interview with our Founder, Lily Simpson, and 5 delicious recipes from the cookbook.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It just so happens that the foods which improve our health, digestion and energy levels are vegetarian and vegan. Though you can have a healthy non-vegetarian diet, it is one way of lowering your intake of saturated fat and significantly reducing risk of heart disease.
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.
This 1,500-calorie package provides a rich source of nutrients, made up of whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruit, nuts, seeds and lean protein. All of our meat is free-range and our fish and seafood are sustainably sourced.
those who are looking to permanently change their lifestyles for the better. Packed full of energy and nutrients, this package is perfect for those who would like to begin or maintain a healthy diet