Beginners Guide to Veganism – Part 1

Welcome to part one of the series “A Beginners Guide to Veganism”. In this series we will consider 1) Making the decision and sticking to it 2) The Vegan Shopper 3) Vegan Nutrition 4) Living in a Non-Vegan World 5) Common Misconceptions 6) Dining Out 7) Taking it Further 8) FAQ Part One – Making…

100th Post

This is the 100th post on Herbifit! I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who reads what I write, tries out my recipes, clicks like, share or reply. I really do appreciate it. So what have I been banging on about? Well there are dozens of recipes from almond and cherry cakes to…

Talking Vegan

“How do you know if someone is a vegan? Don’t worry. They’ll tell you” Sometimes its hard to be a vegan. Giving all your love to just one topic… Veganism seems to be a conversation that gets hackles up but is it something we should avoid talking about? Sometimes it is unavoidable. If you are…

Is it “ethically vegan”?

I went vegan for a very simple ethical reason. I knew that it was wrong to cause suffering for pleasure so I stopped doing it. I don’t abuse my power to take slaves, steal, rape, murder and now eat the flesh and products of other animals. So far, so simple. I decided when I went…

Liebster Award

Thank you for the amazing Vegan Life for nominating me for the Leibster Award! LIEBSTER AWARD 1. Add the award icon to your blog! 2. Link to your nominator to say thank you. 3. Each blogger should post 11 facts about themselves. 4. Answer the questions the tagger has set for you, & create 11…

Why do you eat meat?

I became vegetarian when I was 8. I don’t really remember what my reasons were but my parents’ tell me it happened after I watched Dr Doolittle and was won over by his persuasive songs. This may well have been the case but all I remember is one simple thought that has stayed with me…

TR24 – Running Solo

This weekend was the Adidas TR24, a 24 hour running event around a 10km loop of the Derbyshire countryside. The route takes you through woods and fields but stays close to the sprawling campsite which means supporters are never far away. Some people talked about the route being hilly but nothing that trail runners wouldn’t…

How to get fat

I was never an especially fat kid. Crisps, sweets and chocolate were seen as treats to be had once in a while, dinners were usually homemade and well-balanced and like any kid I was active, out playing football in the park, on my bike or running around. It wasn’t until I became a teenager that…

What is a Herbifit and where can I get one?

A Herbifit is a creature of striking good looks who consumes an entirely plant-based (vegan) diet. Their natural habitats are wild trails, rock walls, lakes, seas and kitchens. They can be recognised by their distinctive call that resembles laughter, their clear complexion and love of life. They may be lone wolves, mated pairs or social…