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Oh Lordy, that was the ultimate writers block! So with Xmas, having a gorgeous but time consuming baby and coming down with illness after illness one after the other I just haven’t found the time or inspiration to write AND IT’S ONLY VEGANUARY!! I’ve had to really practise saying that you know, I think when…

The Vegan Hypocrite.

If you’re house is anything like mine then there is a spider hiding around every corner waiting for you so they can jump out to make you scream. Those sick scumbags! I just want to know why it’s always a spider? Why is it something that loads of people are scared of? Why can’t our…

And start again…

We all have accidents. My work colleague caught me licking an envelope, she looked horrified and asked if I should be doing that. It took me a second and then I realised I had just licked cow. I wouldn’t mind but it wasn’t even an envelope you’re supposed to lick! She asked me if I…

Vegan Shenanigans General Guide To Being Vegan

Being a vegan isn’t just about not using animal products, don’t be daft, it’s way more than that. I’ve made a short tick list to help out any vegans out there, new or old, to make sure you’re doing it properly. Vegan Shenanigans Essential Vegan Ticklist Start a Twitter account Put V in a circle…

Nakd Bars

I first became aware of Nakd bars when I fell for that trap that supermarkets use. You know the one where you’re in the que and they place sweet goodies like bait just waiting for you to touch it, catch you with a quick flick of their invisible rod only for it to be on…

Almost fell off the wagon.

I am just getting over a stomach bug. I don’t remember the last time I had a stomach bug, it must have been years and years ago but there is one thing I remember, I was taught that after a stomach bug that the cure to feeling better was scrambled eggs. Oh bugger. Genuinely really…

Vegan Basics #3, 5 Cranky Ingredients For Your Cupboard

You become a vegan, you google some recipes, they’ve all got some bonky ingredient you’ve never heard of, beans on toast it is again then! I used to get frustrated by this, I then realised a lot of these weird ingredients were repeating themselves in recipes so I gave in and bought some. However some…

Vegan Shenanigans Guide to Trick or Treating

It’s that time of year again when the shops have started selling Christmas items, this can only mean one thing, it’s Halloween soon! Everyone loves Halloween! Oh hang on, you’re a vegan now, all those sweets are filled with all kind of manky animal stuff, this might not be as easy as before. Not to…

Goupie.

This weekend there is a food festival in my home town, so we decided to take a walk and have a nosey. Everything was meat and cheese (completely expected that) but by chance there was a lovely little purple gazebo calling to me. It was chocolate called “Goupie”, and most of it was vegan! Once…

Vegan Basics #2, Stinky Foods

I found when I started making vegan food it almost felt like it was lacking something (“eerr yeah, the meat a dairy, hurhur stoopid vegan” shut your face you bloody carnists, I just got in there first!) I hadn’t realised how much processed food I ate until I became vegan. This is mainly because suddenly…