VfL Blog

Category: Articles

Guest posts and longer-form articles.

Some residents like it spicy!

I was recently called to Berry Hill Park Care Home, Nottingham, to help create nutritionally balanced vegetarian meals for a spritely octagenarian resident, originally from East-Central Africa. We'll call him Resident S. Resident S struggled with the menu for a number of reasons, so Head Chef,...

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Posted by Maggie on 07/05/19 in Articles and Recipes and VfL News and Events

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Imperfection is beauty! The art of creative cooking

By guest blogger Vimal Sudarsan, Friend of VfL (Scotland) One fine morning, I had a pleasant call from Jasmine from VfL. I’m a Friend of the charity, so we spent the call catching up and talking about how we could work more together to support older vegans and vegetarians. I told her...

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Posted by Guest on 22/03/19 in Articles

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Meet the incredible 81-year-old vegan whose mission is to complete ONE MILLION press-ups

After raising money for charity by successfully completing 1,000 press-ups in an hour Paul Youd now has his sights set on a staggering one million press ups spread out over 10 years – which is more than 274 a day – all to show what is possible on a vegan diet. He said: “A few...

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Posted by Katie on 06/03/19 in Articles and Life After Retirement

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