Blog Posts

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, […]

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! […]

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.

October Seasonal Produce Roundup

October Seasonal Produce Roundup

October and Autumn is here! I adore autumn! Time to start storing the summer glut of produce and enjoy the autumn produce. Seasonal produce is wonderful in the autumn (fall). It’s a gluten-free, vegan bounty this month! Find out below what’s in season this month […]

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 […]

Your Guide to Summer Fruit and Veg

Your Guide to Summer Fruit and Veg

Summer is the most amazing time for fruit and veg. It is abundant and delicious. Summer provides a rich seam of ingredients for an incredibly varied and delicious gluten-free, vegan diet. As summer warms up and the weather becomes a bit warmer (really it does!) […]