Remembering the victims of animal cruelty

Each day that passes without protection for animals is another day filled with suffering.

“Braveheart” – The Abandoned Pony

Another week, another case of animal cruelty likely to go unpunished due to the proposed Animal Welfare Bill still not passed in parlia...

Lakmini Wijesundera wins annual SAARC Women Entrepreneur of ...

Sri Lanka’s Lakmini Wijesundera takes out the title of first annual SAARC Women Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

How to date a vegetarian or vegan.

It may seem simple, you catch someone’s eye, have a little chat and then decide to go on a date. The thing is, most dates usually in...

Top 10 easy vegan sandwiches!

Everyone loves a good sandwich, it’s that perfect, filling, convenience food – just grab and go! While you could always head off to...

Top 5 vegetarian food trends in 2017

Smoothie bowls. Usually made frozen acai, banana or dragon fruit pulp, soy or other vegan milk, these bowls are #instafamous. Usually ...

Can you be pregnant on a vegan or vegetarian diet?

Yes! You totally can. Many vegetarians and vegans will understand the frustration when telling the good news to family and friends that...

Top 5 Animal Documentaries

As more people start to become aware of the ethical issues that surround the use of animals in society, more documentaries are being pr...

Ethical Eats: Spicy Vegetable Chilli

This recipe is one of my own that I’ve adapted over the years depending on what ingredients I have in the cupboard. It can be eaten a...

Ethical Eats - Vegetarian And Vegan Mug Cakes

Do you ever get that feeling late in the night when you feel like cake but the shops are closed or you don’t have enough money or the...

Top 5 Vegetarian Restaurants In Colombo

This week on Ethical Life, Cat Douglas breaks down her top five places in Colombo for delicious vegetarian fare!

Ethical Eats: Smokeys - The Brownie Bar

When you think of making chocolate brownies you usually think they need to be full of dairy milk chocolate and eggs to get that fudgy f...

Spotlight On Broccoli

Broccoli. It’s a vegetable that divides the people, some love it and others hate it. For me, it was a slow burn to finally loving it....

When Someone You Know Has Turned Vegan

When a family member or friend changes something that you are used to seeing them do such as eating, it may come as a bit of a shock. F...

Common Vegan Myths - Debunked!

The most common misconception out there when it comes to vegan or even vegetarian diets is that you have to consume meat in order to ge...

How To Make The Perfect Green Smoothie

Do you find it hard to get your 5 serves of vegetables and 2 serves of fruit a day? What if we told you that one smoothie could cover o...

Spotlight On Chickpeas

These humble little beans have been around for centuries and are a star in vegetarian cuisine in many different word wide cultures. Tod...

Plant Based Milks

Just as they sound like, they are a beverage made from either nuts, beans or seeds that people who don’t drink mammals’ milk such a...

My Favourite Things

This week I’m here to show some of the vegetarian and vegan products on the market in Sri Lanka. These are all products you can buy i...

The Ethical Pantry - Chickpeas

A staple in South Asian, European and Middle Eastern cuisines, the humble chickpea is a versatile addition to your pantry. From the leg...

Cat’s Super Scrambled Tofu

Following on from my article last week about the soya centre I’m going to share with you a recipe for a basic tofu scramble. This is ...

The Soya Centre, Kandy

Most people who have been to Kandy know of The Soya Centre. That haven for dairy free delights on Kotugodella Veediya, right in the cen...

Review: Noodles

Located in the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Noodles restaurant delivers Asian fusion cuisine with inspirations from Thailand and Vietnam. The ...

Vegan Poya Day Buffet at MLH

With Navam Poya being held on February 10 (Friday), it’s time to reflect on the first precept of Buddhism - panatipata veramani sikkh...

Meat Alternatives

So you’ve decided you want to try give vegetarianism or veganism a try. Whether it be for animal welfare, health or environmental con...

What Is Vegetarianism?

Welcome to the first week of a brand new column where I’ll be bringing you info on ethical eating and living life in a more compassio...