Month: May 2018

Proud To Be A Vegan!

1. Do you have any dietary requirements? If you do, what are they and why do you have them? I am a vegan so my diet does not include any animal products such meat, dairy, eggs, honey, or any other animal derived ingredients, as far as is possible in my daily life. I adhere to …

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Gluten Free Grandma

Last year Catherine shared her experience of being diagnosed with coeliac disease: it can be a life changing diagnosis and so we re-share Catherine’s story to help others in similar positions.   Hi I’m Catherine, in 2014 at the age of 60 I was diagnosed with Coeliac Disease. The previous year I had my appendix …

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Vegan Mayo Recipe

Usually we see chickpeas being used for hummus-based recipes, however these versatile legumes can be used to make something a little different- mayonnaise! Try out this recipe with your dinner favourites. Perfect for barbecues, lunches, sandwiches and even as a dip! Ingredients: 1 clove of garlic, minced. juice of half a lemon. 1 pinch sea …

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turmeric cookies in a clear jar

Turmeric Crunch Cookies Recipe

These cookies are a great alternative to shop-bought favourites and use banana as the base for a crunchy and sweet cookie.    Ingredients: 1 teaspoon ground turmeric half cup almond milk 1 cup oats 1 cup coconut milk half cup coconut flour 1/4 cup crushed pecans 3 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons coconut sugar/ natural sweeteners …

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Orange Hit Smoothie Recipe

With the summer months approaching and the temperature slowly rising, this smoothie is a great refreshing breakfast idea to enjoy in the sun and uses seasonal fruits. Ingredients: 1 apple, chopped 1 cup chopped pineapple 1 1/2 coconut water Half cup water 1 orange, chopped Half cup fresh orange juice Juice of half a lime …

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Chia Seed Morning Delight Recipe

Chia seeds are a light and nutritious food that can be prepared over night for a delicious light breakfast. Top your chia pudding with fresh fruit such as watermelon and ensure you are getting your five a day in. *Vegan *Gluten free *Nut free *Dairy free Ingredients: (Makes 2 servings) 1 full cup chia seeds. …

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Courgetti Pesto Recipe

Courgetti and alternatives to pasta have become extremely popular recently. This recipe for courgetti noodles with pesto is delicious : an alternative to pasta that is easy to make and perfect hot or cold! *Gluten free * Suitable for vegetarians *Contains nuts Ingredients: (serves 2) – 500 g spiralised courgette. You can do this at …

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Give Me Milk!

My friend asked me if I had any special dietary requirements and if that make my life more difficult. I do but I had never thought about it before, perhaps because it has become habit, or maybe because I have no other choice. Now that I am starting to think about it, it does make …

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