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WE STAND AGAINST ANTI-ASIAN RACISM
Better Nature’s Marketing Executive, Issah Nalzaro, explains his views on anti-asian racism and his experiences growing up in the UK as a first-generation immigrant.
SO, WHAT EXACTLY IS TEMPEH?
It's the world's best kept protein secret! Put simply, tempeh (pronounced tem-pay) fermentation takes any legume, nut, grain or seed (it’s typically made using soybeans) and transforms them into an even better food source.
5 REASONS WHY WE LOVE TEMPEH
In this post we focus on tempeh and discuss some of the many reasons why we love this fermented plant-based protein so much.
TEMPEH VS TOFU - FRIENDS NOT TWINS
Since tofu and tempeh are both typically made with soybeans and sold in a block, we often get asked whether they’re the same. As you might have guessed from the title of this blog, they’re not - they’re both awesome, but in different ways. So, how exactly do these two plant-based pals differ? We’re glad you asked.
This food-tech start up is making all-natural plant-based fish from fermenting soybeans
Better Nature, the UK-based food-tech company innovating with 300-year old Indonesian food tempeh, has secured a £350,000 grant in May through Innovate UK, to develop an all-natural plant-based fish made using food by-products.
MAKING VEGANISM MORE ACCESSIBLE: OUR APPROACH TO PLANT-BASED EATING
We dive into veganism, plant-based eating, privilege and our desire to make vegan foods more accessible and affordable to all.
OUR TOP 4 TIPS FOR LIFE BEYOND VEGANUARY
In this post we discuss things that help you enjoy and make the most out of plant-based eating also after Veganuary.
LET'S GO GREEN! PART 1
It’s easy to feel defeated in the face of news about the state of the world, climate and environment but don’t lose hope. The best antidote to feeling hopeless or anxious is action. If you want to go green in 2020 but aren’t sure how to do so, we have some ideas for you. The first part of our new mini series is focused on how you can help protect this precious planet through food.
7 ORGANISATIONS WORTH SUPPORTING IF YOU CAN
We’ve been reminded that giving and helping someone in need are things that help also the giver, not just the receiver. For instance, the messages we received regarding the tempeh care packs we sent out have brought us more joy than we can explain - they’ve made our day numerous times. So, we wanted to put together a list of some amazing organisations that are worth donating to if you’re able to do so.
SO MANY DELICIOUS DISHES, SO LITTLE TIME
We’ve created a list of some amazing veggie eateries in London to celebrate the delicious plant-based food that is made in this city.
KEEP CALM AND ENJOY VEGANUARY
So you signed up for Veganuary but are struggling to keep up with all the changes? Keep calm, there is no need to panic! Just like so many things in life, Veganuary doesn’t have to be all or nothing, and a setback doesn’t equal failure. And if you need some inspiration and tips to keep going, we got your back.
LET'S GO GREEN! PART 3: WHEN LESS IS MORE
In the first post, we talked about how you can make a positive difference by reducing food waste, embracing the wonderful world of plant-based eating and opting for organic. The previous post, in turn, tackled renewable energy, ethical banking and browsing the web the green way. This time, we’re focusing on why sometimes (often) and on some (many) areas of our lives, less is more.
BLACK LIVES MATTER: 5 WAYS TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST RACISM
If the past weeks have taught us anything it’s that we’ve got a lot of anti-racism work to do, and opting out of it is not an option. It’s about time we all take the time to actively fight for racial justice, and take action to ensure that BIPOC are not only safe but have the same opportunities to thrive in this society as white people.
HOW DID WE CREATE OUR BELONGING FRAMEWORK?
In this post we talk about belonging, and share the backstory of our Belonging Framework and how it came to life.
THE EFFECTS OF 'UNLEASHING YOUR BETTER NATURE': A LITERATURE REVIEW
With VERJ, a behavioural science agency, we've conducted a literature review focusing on the mental and physical benefits of “Unleashing Your Better Nature” (relaxing, enjoying and not following social norms) when eating.