Weekly Environmental news update February 2020

Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days. This week the Earth's largest iceberg is headed for the open ocean, the EU are pressured to introduce a meat tax, vegan guidelines are confirmed for UK fashion industry, children are taking climate action into their own hands at school and A-list celebrities back Cara Delevigne's climate initiative.

BOSH! – the ultimate cookbook for quick, delicious vegan recipes

Changing your diet to cut down or cut out meat doesn't have to mean sacrificing on taste and flavour. BOSH! has the most flavoursome vegan options out there and this article features our favourite recipes including the ultimate chilli, cauliflower buffalo wings, sticky toffee pudding, bangers in blankets and curry house jalfrezi.

The best vegan substitutes for everyday vegan meals

With Veganuary ending today we just want to say a massive congratulations to everyone who took part. Whether you’ve cut all meat and dairy out of your diet or just cut down, your actions are making a difference to the planet and to animals.

Weekly Environmental news update January 2020

Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days. This week we look at the NHS's plea to staff to help them reach net zero emissions, Australian bush fires have caused global CO2 level to be at record high, Groundbreaking gas grid trial could reduce carbon emissions and Formula 1 aims to be carbon neutral by 2030.

Our guide to eating in restaurants during Veganuary

While many restaurants still don’t have a plant based option or have the odd measly salad, the options are slowly starting to open up. We've trawled the best plant based options in chain restaurants and we’ve found an extensive range across many cuisines...

Easy vegan chilli sin carne with meat substitute

Chilli con Carne is a widely loved dish. It's a great dish to have up your sleeve and is a really simple one pot dish. It is even better when its vegan, which our recipe is! This one is tried and tested by us and is a firm favourite at BBQs at Grace's house.

Best techniques and cooking methods to make Tofu tasty

Tofu has taken the vegan scene by storm. It is everywhere. In BBQ, Indian, Chinese cuisines just to name a few. It is fried, boiled, baked and crumbled. But it is also very scary to try to cook at home. Many of you may have tried and failed miserably, including myself. BUT, we have a guide to ensure this never happens again.

Weekly Environmental news update January 2020

Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days. This week the celebrate Thailand's 20-year plan to completely ban plastic, the National Grid released reports the UK was fuelled on more renewable energy than fossil fuels in 2019, Single-use plastic bans could be more damaging to the planet based on CO2 emissions from alternatives, a new protein has been made 'from thin air' by Finnish scientists which could compete with soya and major Indonesian floods sadly cause deaths across the capital.

Warming vegan chorizo and bean stew recipe

This is your perfect veganuary weeknight meal, it’s easy to make and ready in under an hour. We love this meal because it’s really flavoursome and reheats well making it perfect for lunches. All you’ll need is one large pot and a spatula to get going!

The ECO vegan cookbook – our favourite, easy recipes

To celebrate the start of Veganuary we introduce our recipe book so far. These are all of our vegan recipes posted since we launched in July 2019, they have all been made and eaten (and enjoyed) by one of our E.C.O. team. We hope you can use these to help you to complete Veganuary, or just try new ways of cooking foods you already love.