With January commonly hailed as “Veganuary,” here are six ways to try your hand at being vegan — although consulting your doctor is key before you kickstart any new approach to food.
6 ways to celebrate Veganuary
Support a vegan business
Skin Story, available in Saudi Arabia, offers vegan beauty products. Their multi-stick collection includes makeup tools for lips, eyes and the face allowing for on-the-go application.
As fashion trends shift to comfortable loungewear sets, regional brand Hana & Moha — available on Namshi — offers joggers made using sustainable bamboo fibers to help conserve natural resources.
Replace your fizzy drinks with coconut water to stay healthy this season. Rubicon’s flavorful vegan water, available in Saudi Arabia, is high in fiber, vitamin C and has no added sugar.
Everything on the menu of Saudi Arabia’s Moon Shell is vegan friendly. They have savory foods, including rice rolls, and a range of beverages, including coffee and matcha tea.
Enjoy a vegan treat
Being vegan doesn’t mean having to give up your favorite treats. Regional eatery Sugargram sells vegan bite sized cupcakes and mocktail gummies that will satisfy your sweet cravings.
If you find it difficult to cook vegan recipes at home, author Parvin Razavi’s cookbook “Vegan Recipes from the Middle East” could be just what you’re looking for.