Vegan Vs. Meat – The Experiment – Week # 3

                    We’re on week number 3 and it is proving to be a challenge! However, no one said this was going to be easy, embarking on something so time consuming, when the days are getting shorter as the weeks wear on. It’s not the diet that is proving to be my downfall. That was just a continuation…

Vegan Homemade – no added sugar – Apple Sauce

This weekend I will be baking vegan carrot cake cupcakes, to give to my local coffee / cake shop, a bit of an experiment – and I might even share them with my yoga gang during our course on Saturday. Now usually I would use shop-bought (shhhh!) apple sauce, this time however, as I had a little…

Vegan (Superfood) Chocolate Brownies !!

So I’m not going to lie, I like sweet things. “Sweet tooth” doesn’t quite cover it, but might go someway to explaining why I jumped at the chance to eat 9 (!!!) consecutive chocolate bars, when challenged by a “friend” at college –  added bonus, my “friend” even provided the bars. This tendency to over…

Vegan Cottage Pie Recipe

In my quest to make more interesting and (anything but brown) colourful vegan meals, whilst keeping the protein content high, I adapted this BBC Good Food recipe for a good old comforting Cottage Pie (link to original recipe at the bottom of page). I made the following substitutions : For the pie : olive oil – for rapeseed oil,…

Vegan vs. Meat – continued

 We are a full week in to our Vegan vs. Meat challenge and my vegan protein diet is going strong. Some days I’ve even had to rein it in, as I could quite easily achieve, and even exceed, my daily intake of 70g of vegan protein goodness! My breakfasts have continued along the oats, nuts…