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  1. D

    Looking for the best vegan mac and cheese

    Okay so I am dairy free and I haven't had mac & cheese in years but I was looking for a good vegan (preferably healthy) recipe (soy free and non-dairy "cheese product" free). I've made and enjoyed butternut squash "cheezy" pasta before but while I like it a lot it still has a sweet undertone and...
  2. oliver thomas

    Product UK Start-Up Launching UK's First Vegan & GF Melting Chocolate Fondant - Crowdfunding!

    Hello, My business : Nature's nectar, is launching a range of innovative luxury dessert products for retail that are 100% plant based, Gluten-free, Refined sugar free, and All Natural! We want to fill the gap in the market for more exciting and indulgent desserts for either vegans, or just...
  3. Holtsarah64

    Transitioning with a toddler

    So I am transitioning to this lifestyle newly myself and I want to transition my 4 yr old son with me, by slowly replacing his favorite foods with vegan replacement. The real problem is that I live with my parents who doesnt seem to understand nor want to try to understand why I want to do this...
  4. L

    I'm here to help

    Hi everyone, I have been vegan for 2 years and also at the same time started my bodybuilding journey. I have gained so much incredible knowledge over this time and its something I wish to share with anyone who is interested. A little bit about myself: I firstly went vegan for my health. I have...
  5. Jiminy's

    Vegan burgers - help required!

    Hi! I'm looking to create a food product that primarily comes from sustainable sources. So far I’ve been following basic vegan burger recipes online, I’m not a vegan or veggie myself and this is the first time I’ve attempted to cook without the use of animal products! I’m in desperate need of...
  6. blixa

    Help! feeling fatigued and weak while eating a healthy vegan diet.

    Hi all! I am new here. I joined because I need some serious advice. My heart and soul is with veganism and I am trying really hard to make it work. In November, I decided to go for it and I did a fully plant based diet for 21 days straight with no exceptions. I wasn't eating any vegan junk food...
  7. R

    Chile human rights (children) petition

    Hi, Please sign and share this petition. This page may have info and/or images of human rights abuses (it may also have links to pages that have such info and/or images). There is a potentially-upsetting image of an unhappy person below. Please sign and share anyway, if you can. If you do share...
  8. Super Sara

    Overeating and feeling sad

    Hi all, So generally I eat quite healthy without much processed stuff. However, I eat way too much food, especially carb-heavy foods, such as wholemeal bread and brown rice. I can literally sit in my room alone and eat 5 plain wraps in one go. This is scary. I think I am avoiding feeling...
  9. P

    The leap of faith.

    Well hello all. A very quick bit about me. I'm a paramedic over in the UK. I'm currently on a VLCD (very low calorie diet)(I'm not going to go into detail here as to why or how) and once completed am going to begin my vegan life. As a paramedic I'm very busy with shift work and don't have much...
  10. LauraMaryW

    1 week in & i need help!

    Hi, so where to start...I decided to go vegan overnight just over a week ago, purely because I looked into it & the animal cruelty aspect was mind boggling to me. I’d say I ate at least 1 portion of meat a day, A LOT of dairy products, plus I loved eggs. Now I literally have no idea what to...
  11. L

    When youve accidentally eaten meat...

    Hi. At a friends house yesterday she fed me a gluten free wheet free burger but insisted it was vegan. She had all the best intentions but as i bit into it i could tell something wasny quite right but she had already thrown the packaging. i trusted her as i knew she wouldn't have done it on...
  12. K

    Is it normal to feel depressed in the beginning?

    Hello! I switched to veganism just four days ago (from ten years as a vegetarian). I have been outright sobbing while constantly thinking about food (like watermelon and potatoes). I feel an empty space inside of me like I did as a teenager with actual diagnosed depression (haven't had issues...
  13. J

    Help please!

    So I am wanting to transition to a vegan diet, but I have no clue where to start. I currently am trying to bulk in the gym so I was also curious as to how I could do that on a vegan diet. Thank you
  14. heilo

    Wanting to quit. food waste? less vegetables after going vegan?

    Hello, Please tell me I'm wrong and convince me to stay vegan in a logical and valid way!!!! I have been vegan for 2+ years. I am starting to question whether my actions are truly ethical and healthy for me. My first qualm: My first year of being vegan was great. Slowly over the past year...
  15. J

    Going vegan & getting sick

    Hello everyone, This is my first time posting on here, since I am new to the vegan lifestyle. I literally just went vegan less than a week ago & 2 days later I got sick. I thought it was my allergies, but my symptoms got worse. I “was” eating a normal, nutritious, vegan diet. Nothing out of the...
  16. M

    How to help friends with trouble being vegan

    In the past, my friend went vegan for a couple of months but she returned to eating meat again for a few months then she went back to being vegan for half a year now. Recently, she told me that she has not been happy being vegan because she would always get sad about the things she could not...
  17. N

    Transitioning... food tips?

    Hello, I have been wanting to go Vegan for a long time now. I'm finally starting to put things in motion but I keep running into the same hurdle. I want to find some food item(s) that I can buy in bulk, I need something that doesn't take long to cook but will be enough to cover all the calories...
  18. Soffiare

    Veganism and eating disorders

    Hi everyone! An aspiring vegan here. Like most of you I have tons of reasons to go vegan, I have done my research, read books, made meal plans and analized my options as a vegan. I have planned meals that give me all the nutrients and I have wrote a letter to my parents. There is one issue. I...
  19. J

    Starting to transition.. please help with alternatives

    Hi all, I've started to change over things in my food cupboard and fridge but I'm really struggling with alternatives and the cost of them. I can find vegan mayo/cheese/chocolate etc in my local tesco but they are so much more expensive. I'm on such a tight budget and am finding this a bit...
  20. G

    Not thriving :(

    Hi, Not sure if I’m posting this in the correct area, but I could really do with some help. I have been eating plant based for about a month now, in the past when trying to go plant based I’ve also got to around this mark before I start feeling how I do now. I REALLY want to help animals and do...