Lifestyle

Robin Raven - Vegan in Texas

The natural beauty and diverse wildlife in the Highland Lakes area of Texas is enough to attract any adventurer to Burnet, Texas. It’s about an hour northwest of Austin, but it is a distinct area with a humid subtropical climate and a down-home country charm that I won’t soon forget...

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Gaz Oakley Q&A: "One day I want my own television show"

Gaz Oakley (AKA Avant-Garde Vegan) is a chef who is at the forefront of breaking down the barriers between veganism and the mainstream. His recipes are classy, sophisticated and experimental. With a huge social media following and hit YouTube channel already under his belt, Gaz is now ready to release his first cookbook — a collection...

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New to veganism? Here are 5 things to think about when exercising

If you’ve recently transitioned to a vegan diet, you may be wondering what extra steps you need to take if you exercise regularly. When beginning a plant based diet, you may notice your performance drop or extra aches and pains if you’re not eating enough protein or vitamin and mineral rich food. The vitamin and...

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Dr Joel Kahn - The Plant Based Doctor

Green Space Café owner, Dr Joel Kahn, has been on a plant-based diet for over 40 years and after 30 years specialising in cardiology, he has decided to focus his efforts on trying to prevent the onset of heart disease. Dr Joel went back to University and trained in heart disease prevention to help people...

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Table Manners - Ramoan Gunter

Family, friends, get togethers — when you’re plant based it can cause problems at the dinner table when you are with some of the most important people in your life. As someone who converted to a plant based lifestyle relatively recently, being around inquisitive family members is still the norm.  I had embarked on a...

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Heather Mills

Heather Mills has been in the public eye for over two decades and at the forefront of the animal rights movement for most of that time too. With a wealth of experience under her belt in all things plant based, we’re delighted that Heather will be writing a monthly column for PlantBased and sharing her...

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Emma Knight from The Greenhouse Juice Co

Meet Emily Knight- Co-founder of a famous Canadian health juice brand- Greenhouse Juice Co. If you ever have the opportunity to set your sights on a Greenhouse drink, it might appear as your typical health juice sporting vibrant liquids in chic bottles, but for Emma Knight and her fellow co-founders it signifies the tale of...

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The Type Two Diabetes Debate

When it comes to what we eat, it feels difficult to know who to believe. One article claims one thing, and the next claims another. Physicist Dr. Michael Greger is also the author of the health and nutrition book ‘How Not To Die’, which instantly became a New York Times Best Seller. The book has...

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Bridging the Gap - Candice Hutchings (Preview)

It’s the time of year where it feels like there’s no end of new recipe books hitting shelves in time for the Christmas rush. This year is no diff erent, but one cookbook that seems to be standing out from the crowd is The Edgy Veg. With a book bursting with 138 recipes that have...

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Preview - In Conversation with Tammy Fry

As we wander through the beautiful and scenic woodland area surrounding PlantBased HQ, the sun is shining and we joke about the difference in the weather between this — a typically pleasant Autumnal day — and the scorching hot of the Aussie sun Tammy has arrived from. Just as we’re about to start the interview...

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Dr Michael Greger on Type Two Diabetes

When it comes to what we eat, it feels difficult to know who to believe. One article claims one thing, and the next claims another. Physicist Dr. Michael Greger is also the author of the health and nutrition book ‘How Not To Die’, which instantly became a New York Times Best Seller. The book has...

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Plant Powered Health

HERE ARE OUR TOP FIVE REASONS EATING PLANTS CAN LEAD TO A HAPPIER, HEALTHIER LIFE THERE ARE PLENTY OF REASONS TO EAT PLANTS INSTEAD OF ANIMALS, BUT WHAT ARE THE MAIN HEALTH BENEFITS OF A PLANT BASED DIET? HERE’S THE QUICK-FIRE LOWDOWN…

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Becoming a lean, mean, NON-killing machine

You haven’t been truly christened into the plant based world if you haven’t been asked where you get your protein from. It’s a cliché in the making. This question on confused lips of omnivores becomes all the more apparent when you tell them you’re also a personal trainer — a man that loves exercise, builds...

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Victoria Holder and Cooking in a Camper Van

Imagine quitting your day job, leaving your London flat and relocating to what once was a 16-seater minibus to travel the globe. Some might regard that decision as madness, others might dream of flipping their desks and ‘getting out of here’ on a daily basis. Though, one woman who is more than familiar with the...

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The Rawtarian Talks About Her New Book

Fed up of complicated recipes because they require a fussy technique or an endless list of ingredients? Fear opting for a vegan cookbook no more. Thanks to blogger, food writer and podcaster Laura-Jane Koers (aka The Rawtarian) you can reap all the benefits of vegan whole food cooking without setting up camp in the kitchen...

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Melissa Haithcock from 'A Happy, Healthy Heart'

As a cook, recipe innovator, food stylist, writer, speaker and photographer, Melissa Haithcock is passionate about teaching others the heaps of benefits that come with adopting a healthy plant-based lifestyle. Using her blog, ‘A Happy Healthy Heart’ to share her vegan values through a beautifully curated catalogue of nutritious meat and dairy-free dishes, Emily has...

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Interview with Angela from 'Oh She Glows'

After struggling with an eating disorder for over a decade, Angela Liddon decided to set up a blog to spread the word about her journey to health and the powerful transformation that food can make in our lives. In the five years since starting ohsheglows.com, the blogger has won awards for her work, attracted millions...

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Kristy Turner from 'Keepin' It Kind' on Her Latest Book

Congratulations on your newest book. Again you’ve created a really vibrant, exciting, and tempting book, stuffed with delicious recipes and really enticing photography. Is this something that takes a lot of work? The look of it is a very important part of it. My husband is a photographer, so I make the food, and he...

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Interview with the Writers Behind 'Thug Kitchen'

Congratulations on your newest book – as well as loads of recipes, it's also full of information about unusual ingredients.  It makes veganism seem easy and cool – is that part of your mission, to change the image around veganism? Absolutely. We started TK because we couldn’t relate to the other s*** out there. We...

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Shannon Martinez and Mo Wyse on New Book

Congratulations on your book,  it is a really beautiful item. It has loads of great recipes and a really unique aesthetic. It makes veganism look really cool and desirable. Is that part of your mission, to change the image around veganism? MW: Thanks so much for that. Just in the phrasing of the question you're...

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What Happened After I Went Fully Raw for a Week

Contributor and bikini fitness champion Deni Kirkova shares with us what happened and how she felt after she went on a raw diet for a week Rawgust is a trendy food movement for going raw in August. Eating 'raw' means consuming only unprocessed food and drink in their most natural state. So that's just fruit...

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