A healthy vegan breakfast

My mum used to say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Now we are eating healthy food, we have had to create a new weekend fry up that tastes delicious and is quick and easy to cook. Try this healthy breakfast for a change and I promise you won’t even miss…

Black bean Chilli

This is a really easy and very tasty recipe. This is perfect for a mid-week supper or even for a group of friends. We like to make it special by adding a few extras like home made guacamole, nachos, pickled onions, jalapeno peppers and rice. You can always make this ahead of time and just…

Friday night is curry night

It may be cold outside but you can warm up with a cauliflower curry. We all love a curry on a Friday night! They are so versatile and easy to cook and you can make it as spicy as you like it. Plus the children love that they can help themselves as it is a sharing…

I baked a vegan cake

For the first time, I baked a cake with no butter and no eggs. I am a working mum and I bake lots of cakes to make up for not always being at home for my children! Think it is an earth mother guilt thing! I did think that eggs and butter were essential ingredients for a delicious cake….

2 Vegan Rice dishes – paella and risotto

These are really easy recipes and great when you have friends and family over. You can also make these mid week as they are easy to make and very filling. I used to be a bit scared of making risotto but this recipe really works. We adapt both of these recipes and my daughter is excellent…

Tips for family healthy eating

So now we are a vegan family whatever that means! I prefer to say that we are a healthy family that chooses not to eat meat! This has been a journey for all of us and we are only just starting our path towards healthier living. We are all feeling better and have adapted well,…

Beans and Pulses: Fajitas, Tacos, Quesadillas

Our next family favourite and the most useful and adaptable vegan dish is based on a spicy bean and tomato mix. It is so easy to prepare and tastes delicious. My children like to have this with Fajitas and Nachos. Also you can add Tacos or even put the bean mix into tortillas to make…

Let’s start with a soup

Soup is so easy to make and always more delicious than shop bought. It is brilliant to eat and adapt even if you aren’t vegan. Our family favourite is Sweet potato, roasted red pepper, coconut and chilli. Ingredients 4-5 Sweet Potatoes 1 red pepper 1 red onion 500g vegetable stock 2 cloves garlic 2 teaspoons…

My husband is a vegan

I am a working mum of 2 children and my blog journey starts when my husband announces that he is a vegan starting now …. He watched a few interesting documentaries and read some significant studies that advocate a plant based diet to improve health, reduce the risk of cancer and be kinder to the environment…