Plant Milks – The differences explained

Gone are the days when milk came from a cow. Milk is available today in many different varieties meaning that another choice has been added to our ever busier shopping trip. With many making the choice or having allergies or intolerances to animal-based milk there is a wide array of plant-based milk available. The best…

Vegan Coconut Cream Cookies

COOKIE 40g maple syrup 65g cup cacao powder 45g brown rice flour FILLING The cream from one can of full-fat coconut milk chilled. (Place in the fridge the night before preparing you can dispose of or use the liquid portion elsewhere) 2 tbsps powdered sugar INSTRUCTIONS Preheat the oven to 120°C. Combine all the cookie ingredients…

Cow Milk Should Not Be The Main Beverage For Young Humans.

Another day and another pseudo-science article has come to my attention online. This one from the ever-reliable CBC News entitled “Plant-based milk shouldn’t be the main beverage for young children, health experts say”. According to this article, Canada’s dieticians and paediatricians are unfavourable of the trend of parents feeding their children plant-based milk.  One doctor…

Vegan Vs. Vegetarian – What’s the Difference?

Veganism has in recent times been cited as a type of vegetarian but this is simply not the case.  Veganism is only one of the subcategory’s that has fallen under the vegetarian umbrella and some of these involve eating a variety of meat or using animal by-products. This is something that vegans do not do….

Living better dairy free

I have returned after a long break away from my blog.  I am back with some exciting news, I have cured Asthma. Let’s begin at the beginning! As I’m sure I have mentioned before I am a vegetarian. Reasons for this are highlighted in another blog but to summarise I am a veggie simply because…