“Why Don’t You Take Those Horrible Tags Out of their Ears?”

One of the most frequent questions we get asked on social media is why do the animals at the sanctuary have to wear ear tags? This is a complex issue, and one which we’re fighting to change, but here is a quick overview of the situation: There are no special laws in Spain for animal […]

Raw Apple, Date & Walnut Cake Recipe

After seeing this amazing recipe in Vegan Life Magazine by The Rawtarian I had to try it out. I have amended it slightly as I didn’t have all the correct ingredients and of course I have sought permission to post my version. The main thing I changed was swapping out the raisins for dates as I […]

Butternut Squash & Chickpea Moroccan Tagine

Guest post by Rowena Kelly from Natural Fuel – For Body and Mind. This Moroccan inspired vegetable tagine is bursting with flavour as well as nutrients. The wide variety of vegetables ensure that you are getting plenty of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Moroccan cooking requires some specialised ingredients, but I am all for being flexible and […]

Chilled Avocado and Fennel Soup

Guest post by Mirella Saraswati a certified yoga teacher, ayurvedic nutritional health advisor and chef. I’m a huge fan of fennel (no pun intended) and here in Amsterdam the markets are full of them right now! This raw soup is chuck full of nutrition, and makes for a well balanced meal, adding fiber, essential fatty acids, […]

The Pig Industry

For anyone who has spent time observing and interacting with pigs, there is no denying that they are exceptionally intelligent, emotional, and spirited animals, and having spent the last few months watching the progression of Rosa’s pregnancy, it’s clear to see that their natural maternal instincts are also extremely powerful. We are lucky enough to […]