YouTube is an excellent resource for vegan inspiration, whether you are looking for meal ideas, health and lifestyle advice or simply to feel part of a wider vegan community. Veganism is a growing trend and there are vegan YouTubers and influencers popping up all the time. Here we will review a few of the best in the UK.
Gaz Oakley – aka avantgardevegan – is an incredible vegan chef who regularly posts creative and delicious recipes as well as occasional ‘what I eat in a day’ videos, travel content and vlogs. He is insanely popular with a current subscriber count of 1.35 million! As a former professional chef, Gaz has the knowledge and skills to take vegan cooking to the next level. Combined with the creativity of his production team, this channel has a cool, calm and creative vibe with content that is soothing on the eyes and ears.
2. Earthing Ed
Ed Winters – aka Earthing Ed – is a vegan activist and educator. If there was one vegan you would want to nominate to represent the entire movement, it would be Ed. He is incredibly knowledgeable on all aspects of veganism and is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to intellectual debates about veganism. His content includes thoughtful commentaries and incredible speeches. He is number one when it comes to debunking anti-vegan arguments. Despite his outstanding depth of knowledge, Ed’s demeanour is cool, calm and collected.
3. Madeleine Olivia
Madeleine Olivia gives us a glimpse into her everyday vegan lifestyle on her YouTube channel. As well as vegan food shopping and meal inspiration videos, Madeleine posts vlogs about her DIY and renovation projects, minimalism and mental health. Her authenticity and thoughtful nature shine through in all her videos, making her one of the most likeable and relatable vegan influencers. As well as her YouTube channel, Madeleine has also published a book on minimalism and living sustainably.
4. Vegan Beauty Girl
Nicole – aka Vegan Beauty Girl – makes our vegan lifestyles that bit easier by highlighting the best vegan and cruelty-free beauty products. As well as showcasing vegan beauty products and providing us with useful beauty tips, Nicole also posts vlogs giving us a glimpse into her day-to-day vegan lifestyle as well as vegan food related content. Her down to earth, friendly nature will make you feel like you’re chatting with a good friend when watching her videos.
5. Sustainably Vegan
Immy Lucas – aka Sustainably Vegan – shows us how to live a sustainable and low impact lifestyle. She posts videos about plant-based food, low waste living, minimalism, self-care and vlogs showcasing her sustainable lifestyle. Her non-judgemental approach makes her appealing to vegans and non-vegans alike, while her kind, calm nature makes her videos a relaxing watch.
Our list is just a glimpse into some of the vegan talent on YouTube. There are plenty more fabulous vegan content creators to be discovered, both based in the UK and abroad. Every one on our list is well worth a watch so why not head over to the platform to become part of the growing vegan YouTube community.