World Food Day – should you consider veganism?

2019-10-16 14:45

Today, 16 October 2019, is World Food Day and it’s interesting to note that South Africa has seen a sharp increase in veganism. But why? And how can you start eating less meat?

We tried the Cape Town ice cream parlour just named the best in the world – and its experiments with beetroot and turmeric are mind-blowing

2019-10-13 08:59

At the Unframed ice cream parlour prices start at R39 per scoop, and the turmeric flavour is worth trying.

Bulgar wheat, quinoa and barley with baby marrows

2019-10-09 16:22

A simple vegan dish made with quinoa, which is one of the Knorr Future 50 foods. The other two grains in this nutritious meal are bulgur wheat and barley, but you could use millet – another Future 50 ingredient – instead. A KNORR Vegetable Stock Pot gives great depth of flavour, with fresh ginger, garlic and herbs adding plenty of zing.

Germany's considering a new tax on meat — but it might not be a model for Democrats who want Americans to eat fewer hamburgers

2019-09-16 12:22

German politicians are considering a controversial tax on meat to boost animal welfare, fight climate change, and improve human health.

A vegan sued her neighbours for cooking meat in their backyard, and now thousands are planning a barbecue just to annoy her

2019-09-04 16:59

Cilla Carden, a vegan from Perth, Australia, recently sued her neighbours for having barbecues in their backyard, among other complaints.

Researchers calculated what would happen if the entire US stopped eating meat. It'd be like taking 60 million cars off the road.

2019-08-12 11:46

A new study found that it's possible to satisfy our nutritional needs without eating meat — and help the environment at the same time.

How to cook perfectly fluffy quinoa

2019-07-18 14:15


'My teen no longer wants to eat meat' - How to incorporate a plant-based diet without risking anaemia

2019-06-09 07:00

Whether your teenager wants to start following a vegetarian or vegan diet for ethical or health reasons, it’s important to include key nutrients to prevent potential iron-deficiency anaemia.

Beyond Meat bull sees $41bn market for faux meat

2019-05-07 20:56

Beyond Meat has just gotten its first sell-side bull after its splashy IPO last week.

Meatless burger a hit in SA restaurants, for vegans and meat lovers alike

2019-05-03 20:27

Meatless burger company Beyond Meat recently listed on the Nasdaq, and its patties have proved popular among South African consumers, say restaurateurs.


Peri-peri wild rice with peppers and mushrooms

2019-10-16 11:01

Our new KNORR Peri-Peri Sauce adds a kick to this delicious vegan dish, which has wild rice as its starring ingredient. Earthy, nutty-tasting wild rice, one of our Future 50 Foods, is easy to digest and a better source of protein, zinc and iron than white rice.

Vegan ‘calls cops’ after friends trick her into eating meat

2019-10-11 14:39

Here’s a lesson to all meat eaters: don’t mess with a vegan!

A 'MasterChef' winner called a vegan customer a d--- after they complained about his restaurant's lack of meatless options

2019-10-03 11:45

Simon Wood, who won "Masterchef" in the UK in 2015, called one customer a "d---" after they criticized the chef's handling of vegan customers.

Woolworths introduces a new vegan 'honee' alternative to honey

2019-09-12 12:05

Vegan honee is made from concentrated apple juice as opposed to honey, which is bee spit.

Creamy vegan mushroom fettuccine alfredo

2019-08-14 11:18

This creamy mushroom fettuccine alfredo recipe is the perfect example of how you can enjoy a healthier version of your favourite meals. It is packed with flavour and nutriotinal benefits. This plant-based dish is quick and easy to whip up. It makes for a great indulgent, yet healthy dinner on a manic Green Monday.

Burger King's new meatless Impossible Whopper isn't completely vegetarian or vegan

2019-08-08 12:03

The chain cooks its Impossible Whoppers — which are "0% beef" — in the same broiler as its beef and chicken offerings.

We paid R130 for the American plant-based Beyond Burger that has created a R100 billion company – and it tasted just like meat

2019-06-23 07:56

The Beyond Burger patty offers an alternative, vegan-friendly burger made from 100% stuff that isn't meat.

Burger joints cash in on faux-meat mania as shares surge

2019-05-10 06:00

Faux meat may be the next fintech, or even marijuana. Especially if it comes smothered in Havarti cheese, beer onions, waffle sweet potato fries and smoked ketchup.

Chana masala

2019-05-07 16:01

5 potential drawbacks of following a vegan diet

2019-04-28 10:00

Following a vegan diet can come with some risks and potential drawbacks. Here's what you should know before deciding to go vegan.

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