So this last week, we have managed to move our vegan 'tween' away from her staple 'Go-to' favourite junk foods of Smiley face potatoes (oven cooked... mashed/processed potato in a smiley face) and hash browns - the frozen processed patty type. She has had these since we moved to Canada, initially as a replacement for … Continue reading Ditching the Junk: No More Processed Potatoes!
He did finally did it! After being fully vegetarian for about 13 yrs, and 'almost vegan' for the last 3 or 4 yrs (he quit cows' milk about 3 yrs ago), my darling 'Other Half' finally decided last week, that it was time to quit eggs! Yay! So what brought this on? Well, it was … Continue reading Vegetarian to Vegan – Cutting out Eggs!
So there you are: It's sometime shortly after school and you have less than 15 mins to get home, get your child fed, dressed and back out of the house... to the latest after school class/club/play date/kid-thing. You've been mad, crazy-busy all day, and hardly had time to eat yourself, never mind finding the time … Continue reading Ten super-fast Vegan Kid-Friendly meals
So we are about to go on a vacation. It is a pretty special trip - My 'other half' (partner) and I are celebrating 20 yrs together on Boxing Day (26th Dec.) this year. This will also be the first time we have celebrated Christmas in a warm climate. We are going to (drum roll … Continue reading Vegan Travel Tips
"You're bringing her up Vegetarian?" ... The typical response I used to get when it became apparent that our daughter was not of the meat-eating variety. This question was often accompanied by a raised eyebrow indicating a need for further information. And my response was always: 'Yes - we raising her as a vegetarian as … Continue reading Raising a Vegetarian Child