Beginner Vegan

Information on vitamin b12 for vegans

Vitamin B12 for Vegans

Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin for everyone, but vegans especially. I talk about vitamin B12 in my Nutrition Handbook – Healthy Vegan Families. It is such an important nutrient for vegans that I decided to share the information from Healthy Vegan Families with you for free. What Is Vitamin […]

Can Kids Get Enough Iron on a Vegan Diet?

Can Kids Get Enough Iron on a Vegan Diet?

One of the most common worries parents have is whether their kids can get enough iron on a vegan diet. We are schooled from very early on to believe that iron comes from red meat, and we need to eat red meat to get enough iron. But is iron really […]

A beginners guide to the some of the strange vegan ingredients and how to use them

10 Weird Vegan Ingredients and How to Use Them

When you start delving into the world of vegan cooking, you’ll probably come across some pretty strange sounding ingredients. Things like Tempeh, Nooch, Seitan…. So what exactly are these ingredients? And do you really need them to go vegan? Well, no you don’t, but they make going vegan a lot […]

How I gave up cheese and finally went dairy free

How I Finally Gave Up Cheese and Went Dairy Free

Ok confession time, it took me 3 years to give up cheese. Yes, you read that right. 3 years. Cheese was most definitely my kryptonite. I was all for going vegan, but for the life of me I. Could. Not. Give. Up. The. Cheese. So, I spent years telling myself […]

Tips on how to go dairy free

Raising Your Family Vegan: Going Dairy Free

So, now that we’ve gone meat free and egg free, now it’s time for the dairy to go. These days there are so many dairy free options out there, it’s actually super easy to give up the dairy. But, in some ways, all the options can make it harder because […]

Plant Based Milks for Kids

What Plant Milk Should I Give My Kids?

One of the biggest questions that I hear when people want their family to go vegan, is what plant milk is best for kids? We’re all told that kids need cow milk for calcium. But do they really? First up, kids do need calcium. They need it to grow strong, […]

Raise Your Family Vegan | Step 2 Go Egg Free

Now that you’ve given up the meat, it’s time to go egg free. When people think of animal cruelty in the food industry, they often only think of meat. That’s an obvious one, right? You literally have to kill an animal to eat meat. But what about eggs? Surely they […]

Raise Your Family Vegan | Step 1 Go Meat Free

If you want to transition your family to a vegan diet, I recommend doing it gradually, step by step. The first and most obvious step, is to go meat free. For some, this can be as easy as simply deciding you don’t eat meat anymore. For others, it can be […]

Vegan Protein for Kids

Can Kids Get Enough Protein on a Vegan Diet?

“We would go vegan, but my kids need meat for protein.” If I had a dollar for every time I heard that…. Today we’re going to talk about the biggest question ever asked about a vegan diet. Where do you get your protein? There are actually two parts to the […]