Sunday, 21 December 2014

What I Love about Vegan Life Magazine, Issues 1 and 2. (Review)

Recently I was contacted by Vegan Life magazine, who asked if I would like join in with their blogger community.  I didn't need to be asked twice if I wanted to read a new UK based vegan magazine!

Vegan Life Magazine review Issue 1 and 2

I was surprised by how big and pretty and shiny the magazine is.  There's so much to read and it's really modern and interesting.  I always expect vegan magazines to be like the photocopied pamphlets handed out at the animal rights rallies I used to go to as a teenager, but judging from Vegan Life magazine things have moved on a loooong way since then!  Each issue has over 100 pages of vegan goodness, I squee-d when I read it!

Issue 3 is out soon, but I wanted to share some of my favourite bits from issues 1 and 2

Vegan Life Magazine review Issue 1 and 2

Each issue starts with 'Vegan News', where you can find out all the latest vegan developments (I'm most interested in vegan Quorn products, and the campaign to get IKEA to sell vegan meatballs!).

Vegan Life Magazine review Issue 1 and 2

'How Veganism Changed my Life' seems to be another regular feature, this one is about a vegan personal trainer.

Vegan Life Magazine review Issue 1 and 2

I'd discovered by myself that the Las Iguanas chain of restaurants do a pretty killer vegan menu, so it's nice to read more in depth about the company.

Vegan Life Magazine review Issue 1 and 2

I love a bit of gardening, so I found this article about veganic farming really interesting.

Vegan Life Magazine review Issue 1 and 2

'Vegan Life in...' seems to be another regular feature.  I particularly wanted to read this Birmingham version as I live only a 45 minute train journey away.

Vegan Life Magazine review Issue 1 and 2
 Mmmmmmmm, vegan cupcakes!

Vegan Life Magazine review Issue 1 and 2

This article about raising vegan children was thought provoking.

Vegan Life Magazine review Issue 1 and 2

Vegan Christmas recipes, they all look yummy!

I really think no matter what your interests, so long as they had a vegan-ish slant, you would find something you want to read in this magazine.  There are articles on animals, pets, beauty, recipes, ethical issues, vegan chefs and businesses, travel, foraging, art and loads more. 

Have you tried Vegan Life Magazine?  I'd love to know what you think?  Look out for my review of issue 3 soon!

Disclosure - I have been provided with a free digital subscription to Vegan Life Magazine in return for reviewing this publication.  All opinions are, of course, my own. 


  1. I have seen this mag reviewed online but as yet to have seen a copy in the shops. Did you really like it?? Was it full of advertising?? I stopped ready mags many years ago as there seemed to be more adverts than substance. I think that I am going to have to look out for this one, do you know who stocks it??

    1. I do really like it, even if I wasn't getting a complimentary subscription for reviewing I would probably have subscribed myself.

      I didn't notice too much advertising, there are a few throughout the magazine and a 'vegan pages' section at the back. Mostly the adverts are for interesting stuff anyway, unlike lots of magazines where they're for beauty products or clothes that I'd never use or wear!

      I think you can find physical copies in Sainsburys and W H Smiths, there's a stockist finder on the website here though, you just pop your postcode in the box on the right hand side under where it says 'vegan life'

    2. Thank you - I will find out if there are any near me - I too hate advertising for rubbish products that I would never use.


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