We're asking YOU to put plants first on 7th March 2018.
This means thinking about plant-based foods first when it comes to your food and drink choices… And celebrating plants with a
PLANQUET noun - Any meal that puts plants first; making veggies, fruits, whole grains, pulses, legumes, nuts and seeds the star of the show
verb - Enjoy plant-based eating with a planquet; big or small, once a day or once a week, with friends or alone .
A planquet can be big or small, from a plant-based feast with friends or family, to a plant-based breakfast al desko.
It just needs to make plants the star of the show.
You can do it all day, or just the once.
Whizzing an oat drink into your morning smoothie.
Picking up a soya, coconut or almond latte on your way to work.
Making your porridge with almond drink and topping with berries, nuts and seeds.
Adding beans, lentils, chickpeas and spices to soups, stews, curries and casseroles.
Sprinkling almonds, walnuts, sunflower and pumpkin seeds onto your favourite salads, then adding other protein sources, if you fancy.
Packing out tomato sauces with lentils, split peas and grated veg first. Then, trying your chilli or bolognese veggie - or adding meat, if you like.
Join the conversation using #plantpower and show how you're putting plants first with a planquet.
The reality is that the way we're currently eating and producing food simply isn't sustainable, and we need to make a change.
Take a look at the facts:
If we all switch up our mindset and start to put plants first, we can all make a big difference.
But don't just take our word for it.
We've teamed up with like-minded experts in health, nutrition and sustainability to help us celebrate and educate about plant-based eating, and effect change today.
Find out what they have to say in our Plant-Based Eating White Paper here…