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Diary of a vegan day 21-25

Veganism really does seem to be coming naturally to me now! I’ve been trying out new bakes so have more snacking opportunities, yay! I got my curry fix on day 21 with bombay potato. So many supermarkets have vegan side dishes available but the cooking of the potato can be a bit hit and miss […]

Diary of a vegan day 16-20

Time for an attempt at baking a cake! I tried out a chocolate orange cake using oil instead of egg and margarine/butter. The consistency was quite dense and it was quite like a madeira cake.   The flavour was good but there was a slightly unusual aftertaste. I happily ate it though and was pleased […]

Should I make my children vegetarian or vegan?

I’m now two thirds of the way through my first month as a vegan and am all set to continue, hopefully for the rest of my life. This week I have hit a new dilemma as preparing meat for the children to eat made me feel physically sick to the point of retching. I always […]

Diary of a vegan day 11-15

  I’m really loving batch cooking and leftovers. Day 11’s lunch was thai green tofu curry from the day before. For tea I was a little bit uninspired and underwhelmed. Chris was away for the night so I wanted something quick and easy and decided to try the CoOp tomato soup. It was just like […]

Miami Burger, Reading : it’s all vegan!

Now I’m a vegan, eating out feels a little bit daunting. Combined with my wheat allergy, it means a lot of research and planning has to go into any attempt to eat out. Then I spotted that a new vegan takeaway and restaurant has opened in Reading and I couldn’t resist trying it out. EVERYTHING […]