With many people going vegan for the first time this January, we want to showcase where you can buy plant-based products to make the lifestyle change a little bit easier.
Are you going to try a delicious looking vegan toastie or will you opt for a vegan pizza?
And if you don’t fancy going out for food, we have also included two delicious vegan recipes in our list. Don’t forget to let us know if you decide to cook Nick Coetzer’s vegan wellington which looks utterly divine.
Have a look at our small vegan edit below and check out the amazing vegan stories we have covered.
The owner of Aberdeen’s Roots Catering and head chef at Drumtochty has created this brilliant wellington. Check out Nick Coetzer’s recipe here and let us know what you think of this tasty dish in the comments on Facebook.
And if you have a sweet tooth, click here to see how you can make a vegan chocolate and coconut mousse with fresh orange marmalade and salted almond praline.
The Bobbin, which is located on King Street, launched a delicious meat and dairy-free menu with dishes such as Bao Buns with pulled jackfruit and a jackfruit burger with vegan mayonnaise, hitting the menu. Diners can also expect to see vegan grilled cheese, nachos, and a falafel salad on the menu, not to mention a tasty chocolate orange torte for dessert. Click here to find out more about the vegan menu.
Created by Melt, this cheesy overload is packed with a Violife mozzarella and cheddar blend, and chilli jam or onion chutney, all held together by the Breakmaker’s signature farmhouse bread. Click here to see why the owner of Melt Mechelle Clark decided to relaunch this popular toastie.
Sainsbury’s introduced tasty plant-based products to give people going vegan this January plenty of options to eat. From succulent and juicy jackfruit quarter pounders, to chorizo-style shroomdogs, fishless fillets and classic meatless balls, there is a lot to choose from. Sainsbury’s also released a range of plant-based pizzas including spicy masala chickpea, roasted butternut and charred broccoli, and BBQ jackfruit and mushroom. Click here for more info.
Claire Sweeney, co-owner of Aberdeen’s first, and to date only 100% vegan eatery, Bonobo, has spoken out to dispel some of the myths around veganism and explain why it is growing in popularity. Click here to read the interview. Bonobo Cafe was also included in the Lonely Planet Guide 2019. Click here to find out more about the tourist guide.
In addition, to celebrate veganism we’ve pulled together a list of venues to visit in the north-east for a delicious vegan meal. Click here to see our top picks.
And if you want to celebrate Ginuary instead of Veganuary, make sure you check out our gin edit here.