Vegan grocery stores

Josh and I are currently traipsing around the southwest of England, enjoying the gorgeous views and eating whatever we can get our hands on.

Thanks to two wonderful vegan grocery stores, we have not gone without snacks for our vegan road trip.

Check them out.

When you visit Exeter, make time to visit Chris at Seasons. This grocery store used to be vegetarian but made the switch to 100% vegan just a few weeks ago. Get all your pantry items, pre-prepared sandwiches, chocolate bars, drinks and more.

It becomes an even more satisfying experience when you realise what a friendly person Chris is and how passionate he is about veganism.

You can visit Seasons online, like them on Facebook and follow them on Instagram. (You can also read this awesome guide to vegan Exeter)

Our road trip continued further south and west to the port city of Plymouth, home to one of the best-stocked vegan grocery stores in the UK. There isn’t a lot that Ethica doesn’t have.

All the vegan chocolate. Vegan ice cream. Frozen food. Pet food. Toiletries. Everything!

The shop is packed with everything from essential groceries to decadent treats and it is truly a must-visit for everyone living in or visiting the southwest.

Visit Ethica on Facebook and follow them on Instagram.

Support independent vegan business and shop!


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Keep track of junk food

Today is International Vegan Junk Food Day!

The 2nd annual global celebration finds people all over the planet rejoicing with compassionate comfort food.

Why don’t you join the party?

Click here to read all about the day and find out about some of the special offers and events taking place for International Vegan Junk Food Day. Get a free donut in NYC, a free drink in the Netherlands or attend a gorgeous junk food meal in London.

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Use #ivjfd15 to share all of your decadent food photos on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Click here to see photos being shared on Twitter.

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Happy eating!


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New pizza cafe

Big, awesome plant-based news time!

The UK is about to get a 100% vegan pizza restaurant.

Wanna know where? Keep reading. Read more ›

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Mexican food and beer

Do you like vegan Mexican food? Do you like vegan beer?

‘Yes’ to both questions? You will absolutely love this event.

Street food champions Club Mexicana have teamed up with east London brewery Five Points to create a food and beer pairing event that has me drooling.

Check out the five course menu below, detailing each delectable morsel and beer pairing to match: Read more ›

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Chilli dog glory

Do you like tasty vegan food?

Yes? Get your sweet self to Oxford for one of the tastiest delights in the entire UK.

Check it out.

What you are looking at in the photo above is the fabulous Veggie Chilli Dog served by The Gardeners Arms in Oxford, a vegetarian pub with some wonderful vegan options. This was close to being the best hot dog I’ve enjoyed in the UK. You MUST try it.

Click here to see the full menu, including plant-based meals such as mushroom pie and Indian thali.

You can like The Gardeners Arms on Facebook.

Extra note: this photo originally appeared on my Instagram feed.


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Cycle and eat

Vegan breakfast in a bicycle shop? You got it!

A massive thank you to Beth who volunteered this lovely guest review. Beth wanted you all to know about a recent food experience in a unique setting.

Check it out and plan a trip to York. Unless you already live there. If that is the case, get busy enjoying what you’ve got!

Take it away, Beth. Read more ›

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Vegan wrap up

Below is a collection of just some of the vegan dishes and experiences that caught my attention over the past week. Do you like the look of anything in particular?
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Guide to vegan Devon

This is one of the most fabulous posts I have ever featured on my blog.

Clare of Fairfoods has very kindly written this stunning vegan guide to Devon with a detailed tour of Exeter.

Start planning your next holiday, UK vegans. It looks like you are heading to Devon. Read more ›

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Berlin top three

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My favourite vegan places in Berlin.

This is a difficult post to write, as there are so many great places to choose from in Berlin – and new places keep opening! So I should say now that you’ll almost certainly disagree with me, and this is my personal list of the locations I enjoy visiting the most right now. These three eateries are 100% vegan. They’re not in any particular order, as I can’t really choose between them! But they’re definitely my top three, and I think that they’re almost perfect. Read more ›

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Vegan business closing

This is sad news.

One of the best vegan food providers in the UK is set to cease trading tomorrow (Saturday August 22, 2015). I am terribly saddened to report the end of The Mighty Food Fight.

Hannah and Isabel have decided to pack away their magic donut recipes and shutter up the food truck, as this much-adored Bristol business is wrapping up.

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Here is what the food superstars had to say when I asked for comment:

It’s goodbye for now from us and our beloved food truck René! We’ve had an amazing adventure serving the lovely people of Bristol and beyond some tasty Mighty Sub Rolls and many glorious vegan donuts. We’re so grateful to all our loyal Food Fighters and everyone who has supported us, particularly when René was poorly. We’ll miss all of our customers but we hope that we’ve inspired people to seek out the best cruelty-free flavours. Fancy a chance to try a TMFF donut before we close? Come on down to Moor Beer Tap on Days Road, Bristol, between midday and 8pm this Saturday where we’ll be holding our Last Hurrah with vegan beer from Moor, along with two other street food traders from Bristol Eats.

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Terrible news for anyone in love with spectacular vegan food.

You really should do whatever it takes to get along to this final trading day for The Mighty Food Fight. Hannah and Isabel will be serving up hundreds of vegan donuts including Boston Cream, Strawberry Daiquiri, Lemon, Lime + Toasted Coconut and many more.

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As this final event is run in conjunction with Moor Beer Company, you can also look forward to vegan mac ‘n’ cheese balls drowned in a fig, tomato and Moor stout ketchup.

Don’t make excuses. Get to the event from midday for stunning vegan food. Get all the details on the Facebook event page.

While you are feeding yourself silly, make sure you take the time to thank Hannah and Isabel for everything they have done to raise the profile of vegan food in Bristol. They have made a profound difference.


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