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!
We visited Maui, Hawaii for the first time recently, and boy, did it stand up to the hype! Anyone who has been seems to melt at the mention of it. Seriously... I had heard so many good things about the place. And since we have been back home, about 70% of my colleagues are … Continue reading Maui, Hawaii: Vegan Family Style!
Tonight's quick meal: Black beans with pineapple and rice bowl... Maybe not the prettiest of dishes in world... But oh so... satisfying...Mmmmmmm! This dish is very easy and pretty quick to make and the ingredients tend to be the simple/staple items you may have in your cupboard as a vegan (well, for our family!). So … Continue reading Quick Vegan Black Bean, Pineapple and Rice
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
Our family moved to Victoria BC on Vancouver Island approx. 4 yrs ago. It was a big move... from the UK. Life changes, such as emigrating, often make you take a hard look at your life and your wants and needs. Such a huge move also brought to the forefront our dreams of realizing our … Continue reading Vegan Family in Victoria BC