Tag Archives: "vegan"

Vegan Pate – Christmas starter Low Fodmap

This is a spiced vegan pate starter – a really nice way to begin Christmas lunch. It is based Moroccan themed flavours and has lots of seasonal flavours to remind you of the traditional Christmas. Being very easy to make it will take no time at all for you to prepare. Entertaining guests can be […]

Chestnut, carrot & celeriac soup – low fodmap Christmas recipes

Having guests around for Christmas lunch and wondering what to serve for a starter? This recipe is a tasty soup, suitable for vegan low fodmappers and has Christmas flavours with mixed spice. I have been using my copy of the flavour thesaurus by Niki Segnit, a gift for my birthday, and this marries chestnuts with […]

Nutrition advice for vegan athletes

A poor quality diet could predispose vegan athletes to macronutrient and micronutrient deficiencies, compromised immunity, reduced strength and limit training adaptions. This post provides nutrition advice for vegan athletes to ensure optimal balance, health and performance gains can be achieved. Why is a balanced diet important for vegan athletes? Vegetarian and vegan diets tend to […]

Slow Cooker Vegan Butternut Squash Stew

Here’s the recipe for the stew that I posted a video of recently: Ingredients 1 cup chopped onions (I used frozen) 1 cup chopped celery a pack of butternut squash (frozen) cup of lentils tin of chick peas 2 x 400g tins of chopped tomatoes 1 tin of water 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp turmeric […]

Going vegan? Read this first

Going vegan is very fashionable these days but is it good for your health? I take a look at the pros and cons. Pros? Vegans only eat food from plants. We should all be eating a more “plant-based” diet, organising our meals around whole grains, pulses, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds. Diets that include plenty […]

Vegan Vegetable Stew

If you’ve got a little bit of time to set aside for chopping vegetables, this stew is a wonderful and filling vegan option for a cold winter’s night. It is full of fibre and pre-biotics, provides 3 of your 5 a day and is only 405 kcals per serving. You can make it on the […]