4 videos tikka vegan
Jan03

4 videos tikka vegan

Did you know that Mayim Bialik from The Big Bang Theory and Blossom is a vegan. She discusses how the food you eat gets to your plate and discusses the economics of food production.   The next is about Luke Korns who went vegan for one week. Clearly a non-vegan before this week, we can see how he passed these long seven days. Here the journey in his own words.   This third video is about meat-loving people were asked to see if with a...

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How to be a vegetarian or vegan on a tight budget
Dec29

How to be a vegetarian or vegan on a tight budget

Many ask if you spend more money if you go vegetarian or vegan? How this myth came about is a wonder. The reality is that it is always about choices. But essentially, a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle means that you are removing meat (and fish) from your shopping bill. With this act you are removing a big cost factor (meat). Yet if you still are having trouble with the grocery bill Veggy Malta is offering a few tips that can help you...

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Deep down we’re all vegetarian
Dec27

Deep down we’re all vegetarian

If you happened to be in Zurich last year you might have seen this advertising campaign. It was done for Haus Hiltl, which according to the Guinness World Records is the oldest vegetarian restaurant in the world. It is called “Deep down we’re all vegetarians”. For those who don’t know the brand, Haus Hilth is a Swiss vegetarian venue that was founded by Ambrosius Hiltl in 1898. It is still run by the family,...

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What if animals ruled the world and not us!
Dec24

What if animals ruled the world and not us!

Have you ever imagined how the world would be if animals ruled it and not us? If things were the other way round and rather than us pushing animals around they did it to us. If rather than living in a world on the eve of the Holocene extinction otherwise referred to as the sixth mass extinction, caused by man, we lived in a world dominated by animals. Have a look at these illustrations by Vin Paneccasio. Maybe these fictional and...

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Happiness – is it an endless rat race?
Dec06

Happiness – is it an endless rat race?

I guess we are all in constant pursuit of happiness. We try to get happiness in whatever form we can. Interestingly this short video by Steve Cutts puts this into perspective and ties in the rat race that is controlling us. It is a brutal picture of the consumerist driven society we live in, where we have alienated ourselves from contact with nature and always strive for something new, thinking that something new will provide...

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The EU renews the use of the herbicide glyphosate – FOE Malta
Nov29

The EU renews the use of the herbicide glyphosate – FOE Malta

Friends of the Earth Malta issued a press release regarding the controversial 5-year licence renewal for the controversial weed killer. Friends of the Earth Malta stated that the European Commission and EU Member States have failed to halt the use of the herbicide glyphosate by supporting a new five-year licence for the controversial weed-killer, missing the opportunity to ban it completely and make European food and farming safer and...

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Chicko – another tragic case of animal cruelty
Nov16

Chicko – another tragic case of animal cruelty

The vegetarian, vegan and animal lover community in Malta is shocked at the barbaric action that led to the death of against Chicko. Chicko was a young husky, who only mistake in life was to enjoy running in field. yet another case of animal cruelty. It seems that Chicko was running in the fields near Maghtab, in the zone better known as Ta’ Zwejt.  The dog was shot by a hunter. In fact the x-ray showed that the Chicko was full...

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Meat Free Monday
Nov11

Meat Free Monday

Listen to this inspiring interview with Paul McCartney!    

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Best vegan and vegetarian pet to have
Nov08

Best vegan and vegetarian pet to have

Some might argue on ethical perspectives whether a vegetarian or a vegan should actually have a pet! Most of us tend to agree that it is fine to have a pet as long as you love and treat the pet well.  Having said this, the question many ask is, can I have a vegetarian pet? After all, those of us who choose this lifestyle would like to have a house free of meat.  Even if the meat is for your pet. On the other hand many dog and cat...

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As a bonus we also get to save the planet
Nov08

As a bonus we also get to save the planet

Whilst many choose a vegetarian lifestyle for heath reasons, it is good to remind all that there are a number of environmental benefits in being a vegetarian. A vegetarian lifestyle reduces the impact of climate change. It also decreases rainforest destruction and pollution whilst at the same time saves water consumption.  Did you know that raising animals for food produces more greenhouse gasses than all of the cars, planes and other...

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What do you eat?
Nov07

What do you eat?

Many people who consider switching to a vegetarian lifestyle ask the question, what do you eat? I can assure you that vegetarians are not dying of hunger! And be certain that vegetarians have an ample choice of food. Whilst a vegetarian (and vegan) diet is healthier, it does not mean that it is less fun. Vegetarian diets usually include grains, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruit, diary products, eggs and soya based products. Many...

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