Beginner Vegan

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 […]

Can a Fussy Eater Go Vegan?

Can My Child Go Vegan if They’re a Fussy-Eater?

Can your super picky eater go vegan? When all your child eats is plain pasta and nuggets, the idea of restricting them even more on a vegan diet can feel impossible. They need protein, and calcium, and iron and…. Everything else. And you just couldn’t get all of that from […]

Help Fussy Kids Eat Move Veggies

Help Fussy Kids Eat More Veggies

We can all agree that vegetables are healthy, right? And most of us probably need to be eating more of them, especially our kids. But when you have a picky eater, it can be really hard to get them to eat their vegetables. I have two super fussy eaters. Some […]

Healthy Vegan Kids | Avocado

The Big Question: Is a Vegan Diet Healthy for Kids?

Okay today we’re tackling the big question: Is a vegan diet healthy for kids? Can growing children stay healthy on a vegan diet? Or do they need meat, eggs and dairy to thrive? There is so much information out there around this question. No matter who you talk to, everyone […]