Tag: Beginner Vegan

Vegan Foods with More Calcium than Dairy Milk

Vegan Foods with More Calcium than a Cup of Milk

Are there any vegan foods that have more calcium than a cup of (cow’s) milk? These days, with dairy advertising everywhere you look, you’d be forgiven for thinking that dairy products are the only source of calcium out there, and if you don’t eat them you’re doomed to a life […]

Vegan Food with More Iron than a Steak

Vegan Foods with More Iron than a Steak

Can your kids get enough iron on a vegan diet? Whenever the topic of iron comes up, the solution is always “you need more steak” or “you should be giving your kids more steak”. But is red meat really the only (and best) source of iron? After last week’s post […]

Vegan Foods with More Protein than Chicken

Vegan Recipes with More Protein than Chicken

Can you and your kids really get enough protein on a vegan diet? I guarantee that if you start to think about going vegan, someone, somewhere is going to ask you about protein. So, the short answer to the protein on a vegan diet question is, yes, you can easily […]

Your Ultimate Guide to Vegan Takeaway

So, you’ve decided to go vegan. You’ve got my 7 Day Meal Plan, and you’ve got some new favourite recipes to make at home. But after a few weeks, you’d kinda like a night off. But now that you’re vegan, what take away can you actually have? Well, I’ve put […]

What Supplements Do You Need as a Vegan?

So you’ve gone vegan, but now you’re worried about what supplements you need to be taking. If you believe the meat industry, then you need to supplement everything from protein to B12 and everything in between. On the other hand, the purist Whole Foods Plant Based vegans are telling you […]

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 […]