Are you thinking of adding more vegan dishes to your cooking repertoire but are not sure where to start? You are not alone. I meet many people who feel daunted by vegan food, unsure if it will be any good. When I first became flexitarian, my knowledge of vegan recipes was literally limited to salads. Looking for […]
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November 1st is World Vegan Day and the start of World Vegan Month. To celebrate, the Vegan Society is organising many events alongside a 30 Day Vegan Pledge. Their website is also listing some of the Special Offers running throughout the month. When it comes to food, I always found the word “vegan” quite daunting. A diet purely based on plant-based food was […]
“New traditions need to start somewhere . . ” this is how Yotam Ottolenghi introduced his vegetarian Christmas recipes a couple of weeks ago on twitter. New traditions… I like this especially as I see this is something we could be embracing as a family. Most people will not think about eating turkey the rest of the year, […]
These 5 cookbooks for vegans are truly fantastic. Packed with delicious recipes suitable for vegans but also enjoyed by meat eaters. Ideal for a any flexitarian who is looking for plant-based recipe ideas. (This post contains affiliate links. Thanks for supporting The Flexitarian). Peace and Parsnips: Vegan Cooking for Everyone From Wales with love … […]
Want to inspire someone to eat less meat? Or are you looking for a gift for a seasoned vegetarian or vegan? Here is a pick some of my favourite vegetarian and vegan cookbooks published this year. Let me know in the Comments box below if I have missed your favourite.
Guilt-free indulgence with these 5 last minute vegan Thanksgiving desserts! Choose from 2 traditional pumpkin pies, a luscious double chocolate torte, a crowd-pleaser cheesecake or our simple French apple tart. Follow our Pinterest board below for more meat-free, vegan and vegetarian Thanksgiving inspiration! Follow The Flexitarian’s board Thanksgiving on Pinterest.
Don’t miss my selection of 30 Meat Free Recipes For Bonfire Night and warm up after the fireworks with some delicious vegetarian and vegan food. Make them ahead so you can enjoy the evening. I have selected some warming soups, easy one-pot dishes, must-have baked potatoes and delicious desserts that the whole family can enjoy. Pumpkin Soup […]
A typical breakfast made of juice, cereal, toast and milk is high in carbohydrates and not the best balanced way to start the day. Adding protein to your breakfast is beneficial to both adults and children whether you follow a vegetarian, vegan, flexitarian or omnivore diet. Eating more lean protein in the morning helps regulate […]
Overripe bananas make the perfect ingredient for vegan cakes as they bind the batter so well you do not have to use eggs. You’ll find more ideas for baking with egg substitutes here. They are not only more flavoursome but are also easier to digest than unripe bananas as the high starch content changes to sugar during […]