Tag: High in Iron

Cooked Vegan Black Bean Brownies in Baking Dish

Vegan Black Bean Brownies

These vegan Black Bean Brownies make a great lunchbox or after school snack for your kids. They are absolutely packed full of iron and zinc – two very important nutrients for your vegan kids. In fact, these brownies have over 3mg of iron per serve, and over 1mg of zinc, […]

Vegan Carrot Cake Cookies on a plate

Carrot Cake Cookies

These nut free Carrot Cake Cookies are a great way to get an iron boost into your kids’ school lunches. They have over 1.3mg of iron per cookie (meaning that 2 cookies have nearly as much iron as 100g of steak!). Not only are these cookies a great veggie boost […]

Vegan Lunchbox with Zucchini Potato Pizza, Beetroot Muffins, Veggies and Fruit

How to Pack a Healthy Vegan Lunchbox – Part 2

Your kids are at school for about half their day, so it’s really important that you send them with a lunchbox that’s full of all the nutrition that they need to power them through the day. But with so much conflicting information out there about vegan kids’ nutrition, it can […]

Vegan Cheese and Corn Savoury Muffins

Cheese and Corn Savoury Vegan Muffins

Here’s a snack recipe for everyone who prefers savoury over sweet – Cheese and Corn Savoury Vegan Muffins! When you talk about snacks, 9 times out of 10, people will suggest sweet recipes. Sweet muffins, muesli bars, protein balls… But what about those people who want something savoury? Well I’ve […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vegan Banana and Berry Smoothie

Vegan Banana Berry Smoothie

This vegan banana and berry smoothie is my go to breakfast at the moment while I get back into the swing of school drop offs. We are definitely very out of practice at getting out of the house on time after nine weeks of home schooling, so I need something […]

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Batter

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Batter

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough batter probably isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when you’re trying to think of healthy vegan lunchbox snacks, but this recipe should! It’s nut free, only made from super healthy ingredients, high in protein, high in iron, and (the most important part) it […]

Vegan Chocolate Chickpea Slice

Vegan Chocolate Chickpea Slice

This Vegan Chocolate Chickpea Slice is a great lunch box snack for fussy kids. Both of my kids’ schools are nut free, and it can be really hard to come up with healthy and filling vegan foods for lunches that don’t include nuts. When you can’t give your kids nuts […]