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April vegan favourites

  It’s been another busy month and I have enjoyed discovering new vegan products. April has been dominated by two main events: Zach’s birthday and Easter, yay! As Zach’s mum, I wanted a treat for myself to celebrate my amazing child producing ability so we went to Bella Italia in Windsor: yum! Moving on to […]

Vegan chocolate mousse (using aquafaba)

Have you heard of aquafaba? It is the water from a can of chickpeas or other white bean. Not the first thing that springs to mind when thinking of making a dessert! However, it really does work well as an egg replacer in a mousse, making a light and aerated pudding. Here is my first […]

Free From Festival, Oxford

Last weekend I attended the Free From Festival, held in the magnificent Oxford Town Hall. I wish I had discovered this festival years ago! My wheat allergy began in 2001 and it was tough. I was a student and on the day of my diagnosis I’d eaten toast, pasta and pizza. My cupboards were full […]

March vegan favourites

March was a busy month for me as a vegan! I have had some spectatuclar dining out experiences, first at ERIKI to satisfy my curry cravings then at Vegan Foodilic which has redefined my opinion of salad. I also enjoyed lunch with a friend at a local pub and was in love with their wheat […]

Feeling inspired at VegfestUK, Brighton

Last weekend, we enjoyed a day trip to Brighton to support my vegan lifestyle. We began with a trip to Vegan Foodilic and then headed to VegfestUK. I’ll be honest I was slightly unsure what to expect as I have never been to an event like this before. On the car journey, I was a […]