Tag: vegan

The Ugly Truth About Crete

The Ugly Truth About Crete

After two amazing weeks in Crete (we stayed in a town called Plakias on the South of the Island) I am home. Those who know me know that normally I am not happy to be home after a sun-soaking, beach-loving holiday. And that is pretty much true in this instance. However… Not everything was perfect …

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Mushroom and Tofu Broth

Mushroom and Tofu Broth

Ok this is one of my favourite recipes. I know people probably say that about all the food they make, but i’m serious! I first tried this when I went to Pho, in Manchester and it was INSANE (I seriously could not recommend this restaurant enough). It has so many different flavours in it, but …

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Irresistibly Crispy Tofu

Irresistibly Crispy Tofu

Before I became a vegetarian I refused to eat Tofu. I don’t know why, was I just being stubborn? Probably. Even as a vegetarian I didn’t eat it, occasionally I would try the packet, already cooked stuff, and to be honest that was probably what put me off it so much. It was horrible. Dry, …

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Sweet Potato Wedges

Sweet Potato Wedges

Did you know that sweet potato counts as one of your 5 a day? Is it just me that got their mind blown when they found this out?? Oh OK just me then. So if it is one of my 5 a day, making them into chips/wedges is actually quite a healthy option for me? …

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Carrot and Parsnip Fries

Carrot and Parsnip Fries

I have decided that I am a snack person. I constantly find myself in the kitchen looking for things to eat even when I’m not hungry, I’m just bored! While I used to go to the biscuit cupboard I can’t do that anymore as the ones we buy contain wheat (and I specifically don’t buy …

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Quick and Easy Cucumber Raita

Quick and Easy Cucumber Raita

As it is starting to get warmer (touch wood) I have really been craving a cool refreshing dip, that I could have with a snack or as a dipping sauce for my main meal. I think I am on to a winner with this cucumber raita! It is so so easy to make once you …

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It’s Not OK

It’s Not OK

Now that I have been diagnosed with Coeliac Disease everyone has been asking me if I am OK with my diagnosis. Sometimes, in fact most of the time I want to scream NO I am not OK. I’m not OK with a lot of things about this disease. I’m not OK that I can never …

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