If you’re hoping your 2023 will be powered by plants, you might need some help in getting started.
Whether you’re totally new to veganism, taking part in Veganuary 2023 or you’ve been living a plant-based life for some time, there’s always room for technology to make life easier.
From finding you the best (and sometimes surprising) vegan snacks (like the McDonald’s Double McPlant) to helping you shop cruelty-free products, here’s the best apps to send you on your merry, meat-free way…
21 Day Vegan Kickstart
Designed by nutrition experts, this is the perfect app for anyone looking for a healthy, sustainable way to start veganism.
Curated by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, you will receive a plethora of recipes, advice and tips for safely and pragmatically adopting a vegan diet.
The app is free to download on both iPhone and Android.
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Happy Cow is one of the most thorough apps on the market which shows you all the vegan friendly eateries around you.
You can pop your current postcode in, or let it track your location, and it’ll show you vegan options, as well as reviews and photos from other plant-based people.
If you’re someone out and about a lot, this is a great timesaver and will help you keep to your vegan diet.
It’s available on iPhone (£3.99) and Android (£3.59).
The Vegan Friendly app was created to make veganism more accessible than ever to vegans, vegetarians and anyone who is looking to reduce their consumption of animal products.
The Vegan Friendly team already have an active social media presence where they share the latest vegan product launches and explore vegan food options all over the nation. The app is an extension of this to help you find the best plant-based dishes in the area, making it ideal for vegans on the go or to discover a new location to try out.
You can download the app for free on iPhone and Android.
Dr Greger’s Daily Dozen
The right apps shouldn’t just tell you where to pick up a vegan treat. Dr Greger’s app is essential for anyone worried about their nutrition when going vegan.
An accomplished nutritionist and founder of NutritionFacts.org, Dr Greger’s app includes daily checklists to help you eat enough fruit, veg, nuts, seeds, legumes and whole grains every day.
The app is free to download on iPhone and Android.
While not about a vegan diet, Cruelty Cutter is an important app for those wanting to ensure other areas of their life outside of eating are vegan.
The app allows you to scan the barcodes of popular beauty products to check whether they are vegan.
The app provides information on the animal testing status of personal care items, along with cosmetics and household products.
It’s free to download on iPhone and Android.
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