How to Cook for a Vegan at Christmas

In the past year’s veganism has been growing and it this is only continuing. So the chance that you will have a vegan at your table is very high. For that reason, I’ve decided to so a blog which is a little bit different in that it is aimed and the omnivores out there because…

Vegan Living With An Omnivore.

First of all, I have to say congratulations and thank you! Whether you have been vegan for one day, week, month or year or decade. I want to thank you so much for doing your part for the animals. While you are abstaining from animal products you are creating a better world for the generations…

Q&A session with a Vegan

If you want to learn about veganism there’s no one better to learn from than a vegan. Here I interview my vegan friend on how he feels about veganism. How long ago did you go Vegan? 6 months ago. What was the reason that you went vegan? Mostly health, particularly asthma But what about the…

Vegan Holiday Cooking – Week 1 – Starters.

In the lead up to the holidays, I have decided to upload a vegan holiday recipe every Tuesday. These will be based on my own childhood Christmas dinners but I hope there will be something there everyone will enjoy.  Recipes will be simple to prepare and cook. So whether you’re struggling to cook for a…

Being vegan on a budget – Yes you can!

A lot of times when I speak to someone who is considering going vegan a big concern is the price. Vegan is considered expensive but it doesn’t have to be there are many ways you can take the leap and be vegan on a budget. Fresh or Frozen? For example, a lot of the cost…

So you’ve just become a vegetarian?

First of all congratulations! You have taken a big step and your decision should not be belittled. The first couple of weeks can be tricky territory. So the aim of this blog is to help you across a couple of humps that you may face. Explaining to people   The decision that you have made…

10 places to eat as a Vegetarian/Vegan in Donegal

When you think of food and Co. Donegal there’s really only one thing that springs to mind – Fish. Donegal Catch*. Now you would imagine it is not the most ideal place to be a vegetarian.  With the selection of vegetarian options in supermarkets on the rise, I’m taking this opportunity to look at the…

Benefits of Fibre!

What is Fibre? Fibre is a non-digestible, plant-derived carbohydrate that includes the storage and cell wall parts of the plant. Fibre passes through the human digestive tract essentially intact and has little to no caloric value. Fibre is sometimes referred to as “nature’s broom” because it helps “clean out” the intestinal tract. The “Father of…

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…

Superfoods Part 1 – Acai V.S. Blueberry

There is no scientific definition of a superfood. Foods that have slipped into this category are acai, cacao powder and goji berries and they have done so because it is believed that they contain higher than usual levels of much-needed vitamins and minerals and also anti-oxidants. Five years ago foods that made up this list…