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10 Things You Need To Know If You Are New To Being Vegan

10 Things You Need To Know If You Are New To Being Vegan

Being vegan (and gluten-free) can be a challenge!!! I’ve been there. At first it’s just trying to get your head around what vegan means and then it’s working out what you can eat and how you live!!! Here are 10 Things You Need To Know […]

Top Three Seasonal Vegetable Sources Of Vitamin C

Top Three Seasonal Vegetable Sources Of Vitamin C

Vitamin C rich foods include peppers, dark leafy greens, kiwi fruit, broccoli, berries, oranges, tomatoes, green peas, and papayas. How do you ensure you get Seasonal Vegetable Sources Of Vitamin C in your diet? It is January, I am in the UK and so Seasonal […]

January Seasonal Produce Roundup

January Seasonal Produce Roundup

Happy New Year!!! Winter, new year and the cold is really setting in. Enjoy the seasonal produce and the rewards of the stored and preserved produce. January Seasonal Produce is perhaps at its lowest ebb in winter. But, do not despair! There are still some […]

New Year Cocktail Ideas

New Year Cocktail Ideas

It is almost 2020 and we’re hosting friends this year. Obvs it’s the New Year party of the year! One of the things that I know will go with a BIG BANG are cocktails! So, I bring you New Year Cocktail Ideas that are quick, […]

My Favourite Recuperative Drinks

My Favourite Recuperative Drinks

My Favourite Recuperative Drinks are for you whether you have over-indulged, are under the weather or just need a reassuring pick-me-up. Not a drop of alcohol or caffeine in sight. What Are Recuperative Drinks? So, I don’t count coffee as a Recuperative Drink (it makes […]

Your Essential Guide To Gluten-Free, Vegan Alcoholic Drinks

Your Essential Guide To Gluten-Free, Vegan Alcoholic Drinks

The labelling of alcoholic drinks in the UK and Europe is not subject to the same rules, regulations and guidance as food and (non-alcoholic) drink. The labelling of alcohol is inconsistent and the labelling required by law does not enable the vegan consumer to make […]

December Seasonal Produce Roundup

December Seasonal Produce Roundup

December brings winter, Christmas and new year feasts. Enjoy the seasonal produce and the rewards of the stored and preserved produce. December Seasonal Produce is starting to decline as we enter winter. Seasonal fruit and vegetables are less abundant now and we should carry on, […]

November Seasonal Produce Roundup

November Seasonal Produce Roundup

November Seasonal Produce Roundup. Autumn is in full swing pumpkins and squash are still in season, Halloween is just gone for another year and Bonfire Night is coming! It’s Time to start reaping the rewards of the stored and preserved produce. Seasonal fruit and vegetables […]

Bonfire Night Means It’s Time to make Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Christmas Cake

Bonfire Night Means It’s Time to make Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Christmas Cake

Happy Bonfire Night!!! That means it’s Time to make Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Christmas Cake!!!! I am the BIGGEST fan of Christmas Cake. This fruity, rich, moist, booze-filled, cakey goodness is my personal favourite pudding (or breakfast, lunch, dinner etc.). Especially at this time of year! […]

FriFran’s Top Five Gluten-Free, Vegan Apple Recipes

FriFran’s Top Five Gluten-Free, Vegan Apple Recipes

My Favourite Gluten-Free, Vegan Apple Recipes usually involve sugar in some form. I love apples in desserts. Savoury apple sauce is pretty fantastic with a roast but my heart lies with a comforting, sweet, apple-filled desserts. Sometimes (mostly!) apples don’t like me (they’re a high […]

Seven Halloween and Bonfire Night Recipe Ideas

Seven Halloween and Bonfire Night Recipe Ideas

Want something quick and easy (and gluten-free and vegan) to make on Halloween and Bonfire Night? Do you have friends and family coming round or need to take a dish to a pot-luck party? These Seven Halloween and Bonfire Night Recipe Ideas will give you […]

Are Oats Gluten-Free?

Are Oats Gluten-Free?

One of the questions I get asked and see most on forums and social media is ‘are oats gluten-free?’. It’s confusing, especially if you are new to being gluten-free. So here goes… Everything you need to know about oats but were slightly scared to ask! […]