Vegan-friendly products for National Vegan Day
Veganism is on the rise in the UK with 3.5* million Brits on the meat-free bandwagon. To mark National Vegan Day which is taking place on Thursday 1st November, we have put together a list of the top five products for parents to try out. (some of them you might want to share with the kids, but it's not compulsory!)
Linda Mccartney Vegan Beef Roast
Winter is finally here and what better way to warm up than with a hearty roast? Vegans can look no further as the original food pioneer, Linda McCartney has produced a succulent vegetarian beef-flavour roast made with rehydrated textured soya protein and onion; finished with a red wine and shallot glaze. On sale in Waitrose, Ocado and Sainsbury’s for £3.50.
Rebel Kitchen Chocolate Mylk
This National Vegan Day go for a simple yet super tasty organic chocolate mylk from Rebel Kitchen.
With organic coconut milk, the dairy, gluten and nut-free drink will curb your chocolate cravings to one side and act as delicious pick me up throughout the day. The product can is available in Waitrose for £1.70.
Soylent, soy-based meal replacement
Soylent launched in the UK last month and has made waves amongst the press due to the convenience of this product which is 400 calories worth of goodness and the equivalent to a jacket potato. On sale, through Amazon UK this ready-to-drink meal replacement makes eating on the go for Mum's and Dad's even easier with each bottle designed as a complete vegan meal, packed with 20g of protein and 26 vitamins and minerals.
Why wait until Christmas to indulge in Baileys when you can try the vegan-friendly version today? Baileys Almande is a delicious and light tasting spirit from made with real almond milk. This smooth spirit blends the luscious, nutty flavors and real vanilla to create a versatile drink. It offers all the luxury of Baileys in an innovative new way, meaning that this world vegan month and festive season, no one misses out on the treat.
It is available nationwide in all major retailers for £20.00.
Halo-Top ice cream
Available in Toasted Coconut, Peanut Butter Cup and Sea Salt Caramel flavours, these are the first vegan releases by lower-calories brand, Halo Top. As well as being lower in calories than most other conventional ice creams (vegan or otherwise) they are also high in protein and, most importantly, delicious even in the cold weather!
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Ideas for Healthy Eating with your Children
As a child I was a VERY fussy eater and I don’t want my children to follow in my footsteps. What tips can we try to make it less stressful for all?
Making Food fun
We would all love our children to eat a variety of healthy meals, full of vegetables and protein...
If you are looking for ideas to keep the children busy throughout the Christmas holidays, or the kids want some ideas and inspiration for cards and gifts them take a look at our Winter KidsZone. Jam packed full of fun ideas that everyone can get involved in! Activities for indoors and out - some are messy, some are not! What are you waiting for?!?!
We all know that the festive period is a time for giving, spending time as a family and for over indulging, and we are here to help! Our Christmas recipe section has lots of tasty treats to satisfy the sweet and savoury cravings of the whole family. Get busy in the kitchen with the kids and enjoy some delicious food together this Christmas.