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How to do Veganuary with UpCircle 2023

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It’s January, the time of the year when everyone starts their New Year’s resolutions, sets goals that they want to meet, and generally tries to be a “better” / more “well-rounded” person. With more and more people wanting to do better for the planet,  joining Veganuary is a great place to start! 

In this blog, we will delve into what Veganuary is and why you should participate. In addition, we've also compiled our tasty recipes made by vegan foodies and inspired by our products. Whether you’re new to vegan cooking or a vegan looking for some inspiration, these recipes are sure to hit the spot!

What is Veganuary?

As the name suggests, Veganuary is a global movement with over one million people taking the 31-day plant-based pledge to help the planet.

Reasons why you should join Veganuary?


  • Prevents animal cruelty

There is simply no easier way to help animals and prevent animal cruelty by swapping meat, eggs and dairy products to plant based alternatives. Did you know every vegan saves nearly 200 animals per year?! (source: Peta 2020)

  • Saves the planet


According to Peta, consuming meat is not only unethical but also causes enormous amounts of pollution and contributes to the climate crisis.

  • Vegan food is delicious!

There is always a misconception that vegan food unappetising and is just leaves and grains but that’s a myth! As the demand for vegan food skyrockets, companies/ restaurants are coming out with more and more delicious meat-free and dairy-free options as well as tons of vegan recipes available (see below for vegan recipes). So you can still eat your favourite foods like burgers and ice cream!

 

Vegan Recipes:


Now its time for the exciting bit! Here are some easy and quick recipes you can try to kick off Veganuary.

 

 

Delicious Chai tiramisu...

 

In true UpCircle fashion @millievegan upcycled her morning coffe grounds to make this sweet treat. Whether it’s our Coffee Face Scrub or some delicious grub, leftover coffee grounds are a great ingredient!


 

Full recipe video here! 


Yummy no-bake mandarin cheesecakes...


Any idea what UpCircle favourite brought about these delightfully cute minis? That’s right, the Face Toner with Mandarin + Chamomile. This recipe was created by the wonderful @iamtiffanyshirley. These no-bake cakes are as tasty as they are easy to make.

 

Full recipe video here!


Mouth-watering Blueberry beetroot hummus...


Inspired by our Night Cream with Blueberry Extract@loznfod  created this mouth-watering hummus, a dish as radiant as her complexion after using her UpCircle goodies!



Full recipe video here!

 

 

Decadent Date brownies with salted caramel sauce...

 

@eatwithebs has dished up the goods with these brownies. Who knew our Body Cream with Date Seeds and Eye Cream with Maple + Coffee could help make such beauties!

 

 

Full recipe video here!


Fennel salad with cardamom vinaigrette...


This salad is a skin-saviour packed with ingredients that will help your skin glow from within! The recipe was lovingly created by Giulia (our Content Creator) who took inspiration from our Fennel + Cardamom Chai Soap Bar!

 

Full recipe video here! 

 

 

Candied orange peels...

 

This zingy zero-waste recipe is another UpCircle creation. At UpCircle we upcycle mandarin fruit waters from the juicing industry into our Face Toner with Mandarin + Chamomile. This recipe is an easy way to use up the peels into a sweet treat in your own home.

 

 

Full recipe video here! 

 

 Let us know if you try any of these recipes by tagging us on Instagram via @upcicrclebeauty ! 

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