Vegan sticky toffee pudding dates

We recently came across a recipe on Demuths.co.uk for a stunning vegan sticky toffee pudding which we couldn’t wait to have a bash at making. I recall a dinner out shortly after going vegan, where I sat feeling a tad sorry for myself, watching others at the table munch through sticky toffee pudding while I sipped on my black coffee…

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Vegan BBQ fun and tasty delights

I spent many years as a child standing around a hot BBQ, watching my dad cook up countless pieces of “juicy” meat. Fills me with dread when I think back… But there is something so special about a BBQ – the joy of outdoor cooking surrounded by sunny skies, a gentle breeze and the people you…

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Vegans and Sports protein sources

The Rio Olympics are well underway and its been awesome watching these incredible athletes strive for gold. I personally always seem to gravitate to watching the same sports. Since under-water cameras were introduced, I find watching the swimmers do tumble-turns and move through the water effortlessly mesmerising. I’ve attempted to recreate an Olympic-style tumble-turn a few times, and end…

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  I am a HUGE fan of vegan hummus. Protein, check. Healthy, check. Easy to make, check check check! While browsing through our recipe books at home and my recent addition to the shelf, Baconish, I was inspired to create a vegan hummus that was not only healthy…but tasted a little like bacon. With not one intelligent pig…

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Vegan inspiration

Every now and then I get asked why I’m not thinner as a vegan. In my early 30’s that would have upset me and I’d have started fretting and exercising compulsively. For the record, running 20 miles and eating whole tubs of full-fat ice-cream every week “because I’ve earned it” does not make for a healthy lifestyle! Sure,…

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