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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 Warming Gluten-Free, Vegan Soup Recipes

Seven Warming Gluten-Free, Vegan Soup Recipes

Winter is in full swing! When I think of warming-up after getting soaked to the skin on my way home, in the freezing cold and dark, I think of soup. Gluten-free, vegan soup to be exact! I hope these Seven Warming Gluten-Free, Vegan Soup Recipes […]

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??? […]

How To Prevent Cross-Contamination In Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Kitchen

How To Prevent Cross-Contamination In Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Kitchen

Cross-contamination. You might not have thought about it too hard. If you have coeliac/ celiac disease or an allergy or sensitivity to certain foods; cross-contamination is a serious concern. For your health alone it’s REALLY important to Prevent Cross-Contamination In Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Kitchen. How […]

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 […]

20 Gluten-Free, Vegan Dessert Recipes to Wow your Friends and Family

20 Gluten-Free, Vegan Dessert Recipes to Wow your Friends and Family

I am a HUGE fan of desserts: almost any type of dessert but especially chocolate, cakes, mousses and muffins. That’s almost any dessert really… Here’s 20 Gluten-Free, Vegan Dessert Recipes to Wow your Friends and Family with. Gluten-free, vegan baking is a little different to […]

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 […]

FREE EBook: The Winter Vegan

FREE EBook: The Winter Vegan

We’re sorry – the book has been upgraded and this offer is no longer available. You can buy The Winter Vegan from these stores: Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk Amazon in your country Apple Books Google Play Books Kobo Barnes and Noble Want to know about my other […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gluten-Free, Vegan Burns Night Supper Menu

Gluten-Free, Vegan Burns Night Supper Menu

It’s Burns Night next Thursday (25 January) and the traditional Burns Night Supper consists of… Haggis, neaps and tatties. I’m going to celebrate with a Gluten-Free, Vegan Burns Night Supper. One of my favourite meals and I’m really excited to share my recipes with you. […]

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, […]

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 30-Minute Autumn – OUT NOW!

FriFran’s 30-Minute Autumn – OUT NOW!

October is pretty awesome in London. Long walks, through huge parks, kicking autumn leaves, endless vegan hot chocolate, playing conkers, making turnip (or pumpkin) lanterns and eating the most wonderful fruit and veg… Being gluten-free and vegan at this time of year is EASY and I’m going to make it even easier for you with my go-to autumn cookbook: 30-Minute Autumn.

The Vegan, low FODMAP Cookbook

The Vegan, low FODMAP Cookbook

I’ve been very quiet lately and very busy and this is why… I’ve finally finished my new book. Ta da! You lovely lot are the first to know that The Vegan, Low FODMAP Cookbook has launched in Kindle format on Amazon. The Vegan, Low FODMAP […]

Free Low FODMAP Cheat-Sheet

Free Low FODMAP Cheat-Sheet

If you know anything about low FODMAP foods or the low FODMAP diet you know it’s really tricky to work out what foods are low or high FODMAP. Lucky for you I have pulled together a Free Low FODMAP Cheat-Sheet that shares my most used […]

Top 10 Considerations for Gluten-Free, Vegan Holidays and Vacations

Top 10 Considerations for Gluten-Free, Vegan Holidays and Vacations

Going on holiday or vacation is you are gluten-free and vegan can be challenging. I’ve travelled to lots of countries as a gluten-free, vegan (I’ve just come back form Greece) and have pulled together my Top 10 Considerations For Gluten-Free, Vegan Holidays And Vacations. It […]