Vegan Fudge Brownies

Week two and I’m writing this blog post with a lot less negativity toward being vegan.  Turns out my food choices haven’t plummeted to the sum total of the fruit and veg aisle. I’ve done some research and reminded myself of  meals you can make using vegan based food.  I’m also making sure that I’m … More Vegan Fudge Brownies

Vanilla Chia Pudding

I never used to enjoy chia pudding – there was something about the gel like consistency that confused me. Since experimenting with being vegan my body (I think) has missed the protein and fatty acids it was getting from fish.  As a substitute I created a vanilla based recipe that I’d like, to get these … More Vanilla Chia Pudding

Kale, sweet potato and blueberry salad. Plus, reflections of a temporary vegan.

So, it’s been a whole week without animal products and I’d love to say it’s been effortless but it hasn’t, and I’m a vegetarian! I’ve been irritable, tired and unable to focus. I even burnt the side of my face while I was curling my hair (this last part could have absolutely nothing to do … More Kale, sweet potato and blueberry salad. Plus, reflections of a temporary vegan.

Pistachio & Cranberry Christmas Flapjacks

Ingredients: 100g toasted almonds 7 tbsp maple syrup 130g coconut oil 60g coconut sugar (brown sugar) 1/2 tsp ginger 1 tsp cinnamon 200g rolled oats 50g cranberries (raisins/sultanas) 100g pistachios (roughly chopped) 50g dates Directions: Preheat the oven to 150C. Pip the dates and mash them into a paste using a fork.  Roughly chop the … More Pistachio & Cranberry Christmas Flapjacks