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Tigeropolis-Caught In the Trap, by R.D. Dikstra

Animal safety, species preservation and the protection of the planet are high on my agenda thanks to my veganism, and I have been looking for ways to raise my children’s awareness whilst still being age appropriate. Tigeropolis- Caught In The Trap is the third book by R.D. Dikstra to be set in the fictional nature […]

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 […]