Monthly Archives: January 2011

My name is FGV and I’m a Shake’a’holic

Every vegan usually has a product, service or item of food they miss. I don’t mean we aren’t committed to our cruelty-free stance, but sometimes you can find yourself daydreaming of more accessible foodstuff. How fantastic would it be to … Continue reading

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Vegan ice cream wars: brief update

A short and sweet entry for sugar junkies. My love affair with Swedish Glace has been mentioned previously and my recent purchase has only strengthened my emotional connection to the non-dairy dessert. These ice cream connoisseurs have done it again … Continue reading

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Beauty without cruelty

Even a FGV needs to look good sometimes. Looking good and feeling gorgeous can be a chore when you are committed to animal welfare. Drug and cosmetic companies are notorious for filling products with by-products of murdered animals and conducting … Continue reading

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Dunker licking good

Bite-sized, crumbed and oven cooked. You know you want it. There is a profit-fuelled frenzy occuring in UK supermarkets and grocery stores. Major chains are falling over each other to snare a larger slice of the compassionate shopper market and … Continue reading

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Taking the long way ’round

Isn’t it fab when something wonderful pops up where you least expect it? A few days ago I was cheerfully strolling around Halifax town centre in West Yorkshire when I stumbled upon a shop front called Food Therapy. As I … Continue reading

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Vegan ice cream wars continue

Is there anything finer than a decadent, chocolate ice cream? After being somewhat disillusioned by my last chocolate ice cream affair, my faith in the cold stuff has been restored thanks to the good folk of Booja Booja. This producer … Continue reading

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