It was my husband's 40th birthday last week so I said I'd make him a cake. I wasn't anticipating the relentless heatwave we've been having here in the UK so it all went a bit wrong. After a minor breakdown, I managed to rescue it and posted pics of the finished product online where it … Continue reading Never make a birthday cake in a heatwave!
Can’t face Veganuary? How about starting with Meat-Free Monday?
A friend asked me to write something about eating less meat/being vegan a couple of years ago and as it's Veganuary I thought I'd share it. It’s that time of year again– “New Year, New You” time, where everywhere you look someone seems to be trying to convince you that you need to make a … Continue reading Can’t face Veganuary? How about starting with Meat-Free Monday?
In case you didn't know - Veganuary is just around the corner! We're all vegan already but it's always a good time of year for vegans and veggies as there are lots of great recipes and special offers to be found, as well as some great advice for people just starting their vegan journey. This year, I'm … Continue reading Vegan Christmas
Vegan Jaffa Cakes!
So, The Great British Bake Off returned to our screens this week. I absolutely LOVE this show but because we don't eat meat, eggs or dairy, they very rarely feature anything I can actually make for my family. So imagine my excitement when I read that there was a vegan baker competing this year! Unfortunately, … Continue reading Vegan Jaffa Cakes!
Easy Peasy Vegan Trifle
As my challenges have changed since I started this blog, I am going to take it in a different direction. I am going to attempt to veganize things the easy way, with links to where you can buy all the things I use to make quick and easy family meals and desserts that are meat, … Continue reading Easy Peasy Vegan Trifle
How my veggie baby became my vegan baby!
So...it's been AGES since my last post. It's been a pretty busy year or so. After the chaos of our wedding, followed quickly by the birth of our baby , we gave ourselves a little break before embarking on the next task - moving house! I don't have any interesting relevant veggie stories about the whole nightmare … Continue reading How my veggie baby became my vegan baby!
Having a healthy vegetarian baby.
So, after the hassle of arranging a vegetarian wedding we have a new challenge to face - a vegetarian pregnancy! I have to say that after the comments I get day - to -day, I was expecting to get a lot more grief about this but I have only really received one comment, and that … Continue reading Having a healthy vegetarian baby.
Our Vegetarian Wedding
I know it's been a while since my last post, but I've had a busy year! As you may remember, I was planning my (vegetarian) wedding last time. You might also remember that the idea of a meat-free weekend was met with some hostility by some of the guests, as well as a few people … Continue reading Our Vegetarian Wedding
Ignorance is bliss
So, I've been getting the usual questions on a regular basis for several years now and rather than repeat myself over and over again I'm going to start answering them here. I'll try to address one issue a week, schedule allowing, which will be either one of the most common or most annoying that I … Continue reading Ignorance is bliss
Vegetarian Wedding Plans
I am getting married later this year and am planning on having an entirely vegetarian wedding. I don't think this will come as a massive surprise to our guests as both myself and my fiance are vegetarian, yet some people have called me selfish for inflicting my views on others! I don't think I've ever … Continue reading Vegetarian Wedding Plans