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April Seasonal Produce Roundup

April Seasonal Produce Roundup

Welcome to the April Seasonal Produce Roundup! Find out what’s in season this month. Find out what’s great quality, great value and great for the environment. It’s April Fool’s Day today: I’m sure there has been some hilarious stuff on the TV, radio, web already… […]

Seven Fabulous, Gluten-Free, Vegan Easter Treats

Seven Fabulous, Gluten-Free, Vegan Easter Treats

This year Good Friday is on 30 March and although it is a religious holiday (that personally, I don’t observe – except to eat chocolate) it is very much a secular, cultural holiday. So, if you want to find Seven Fabulous, Gluten-Free, Vegan Easter Treats […]

How To Make Sure You Get Enough B12 In Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Life

How To Make Sure You Get Enough B12 In Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Life

Vitamin B12 is essential for a healthy body and lifestyle. Vegan or not, many of us are deficient in vitamin B12. Here’s How To Make Sure You Get Enough B12 In Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Life. What Is Vitamin B12 And Why Do You Need It??? […]

Tips and Tricks for Crispy And Fluffy Potatoes

Tips and Tricks for Crispy And Fluffy Potatoes

Potatoes in winter are the perfect side. Any type of potato from the oven should be crispy on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside… Perfection! It is easy to get the perfect potato if you follow my Tips and Tricks for Crispy […]

March Seasonal Produce Roundup

March Seasonal Produce Roundup

Welcome to the March Seasonal Produce Roundup! We celebrate St David’s Day on the first of this month: the feast day of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales. Tradition holds that St David died on on 01 March in 601. Pop a daffodil or […]

Five Things You Need To Know To Make Amazing Tofu Dishes

Five Things You Need To Know To Make Amazing Tofu Dishes

There are lots and lots of Amazing Tofu Dishes out there but tofu can spark some very passionate responses in people. There are Five Things You Need To Know To Make Amazing Tofu Dishes. Tofu is a LOVE IT or LOATHE IT ingredient. There is […]

Five Ways To Make Sure You Get Enough Vitamin D In Your Diet

Five Ways To Make Sure You Get Enough Vitamin D In Your Diet

Vitamin D is essential for a healthy diet. Vegan or not, most of us (regardless of dietary choices or restrictions) do not get enough vitamin D in our life. Here are Five Ways To Make Sure You Get Enough Vitamin D In Your Diet. What […]

Happy Gluten-Free, Vegan Chinese New Year!

Happy Gluten-Free, Vegan Chinese New Year!

Happy Gluten-Free, Vegan Chinese New Year! It’s Chinese New Year tomorrow (16 February) and the year of the dog is about to start. I adore Chinese food (and Vietnamese, Japanese and almost any food from south east Asia). I love the simplicity, the taste, the […]

Easy, Fabulous, Gluten-Free, Vegan Valentine’s Day Menu Idea

Easy, Fabulous, Gluten-Free, Vegan Valentine’s Day Menu Idea

Valentine’s Day is coming up and whether you are gluten-free and vegan (and more!) or not, Easy, Fabulous Gluten-Free, Vegan Valentine’s Day Menu Ideas are always helpful. Going out to a packed restaurant to pay a big chunk of money for mediocre food is my […]

Super Easy, Two Ingredient, Pancake Recipe For Pancake Day

Super Easy, Two Ingredient, Pancake Recipe For Pancake Day

It’s Pancake Day (AKA Shrove Tuesday) on 13 February this year! I bet you didn’t think that gluten-free, vegan pancakes were so easy to make or that you could make a Super Easy Two Ingredient Pancake Recipe For Pancake Day!!! Look no further, these Buckwheat […]

February Seasonal Produce Roundup

February Seasonal Produce Roundup

You can see from our February Seasonal Produce Roundup that the winter months can be a little bit sparse in the fruit and vegetable department in the UK. Thank goodness for sprouts – and broccoli. If you are looking for seasonal fruit it is very […]

Gluten-Free, Vegan Dessert For Breakfast?

Gluten-Free, Vegan Dessert For Breakfast?

It is not always a bad thing to have Gluten-Free, Vegan Dessert For Breakfast. If its the weekend, your birthday, you need a lot of energy for a great bike ride or run for example. Variety is the spice of life and sometimes Gluten-Free, Vegan […]