Baked Tomato Risotto

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Recipes | 0 comments

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I had quite the tomato harvest this year: gorgeous little yellow teardrop tomatoes, orange cherry tomatoes, little campari tomatoes and some big red juicy tomatoes. At times we had so many tomatoes I wasn’t quite sure what I’d do with them. That’s where this recipe came in. So while there are still some gorgeous fresh tomatoes ripening on the vines, I thought I’d share it. 

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Everything I needed to know about nutrition to have a healthy vegan pregnancy…

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in Vegan Pregnancy and Parenting | 0 comments

Everything I needed to know about nutrition to have a healthy vegan pregnancy…

A couple of years ago at my annual gynecological check up, my midwife asked if I was intending to have a child. I answered eventually.  Then she told me that when I became pregnant that I should include at least eggs and fish in my diet; she said that she was concerned that I would be lacking too many essential nutrients if I remained vegan. I told her that I was convinced I could have a healthy pregnancy as a vegan and that is what I intended to do. And I started looking for a new ob/gyn practice! 

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So this happened….

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Vegan Pregnancy and Parenting | 1 comment

So this happened….

My little cutie decided to make an early appearance. Isn’t he gorgeous?

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My big fat vegan pregnancy…

Posted by on Sep 7, 2015 in Vegan Pregnancy and Parenting | 0 comments

My big fat vegan pregnancy…

This time a year ago my partner Ken and I started discussing seriously whether or not we were finally going to take the plunge and start trying to have a child. We had been together through ups and downs for about 18 years at that point. It seemed like if we were ever going to do it, this was the time. 

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Blueberry Banana Waffles

Posted by on Sep 5, 2015 in Recipes | 0 comments

Blueberry Banana Waffles

Oh I know it has been so so long since I posted here. Sometimes there are periods where I just don’t have the head space to do one more thing, and unfortunately blogging, and cooking for that matter, were the two things I had to drop for a while.  But, that ultra busy period has ended and I will try to share more here, more frequently. Although there are some big changes that are about to occur in my life that I will share with you in future posts. Today, however I’m sharing a recipe for some lip smacking vegan, gluten-free waffles! Blueberry and banana waffles to be precise. 

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Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Posted by on Jul 11, 2015 in Recipes | 0 comments

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Today is national blueberry muffin day! In honor of that, I’m bringing you an extra special blueberry streusel muffin recipe. It’s a little bit complicated and there are a few steps to it, but don’t let that put you off! These little muffins are packed with flavor, contrasting textures and are really, really yummy.

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Tomato, Kale and Tofu Hand Pies

Posted by on Jul 4, 2015 in Recipes | 0 comments

Tomato, Kale and Tofu Hand Pies

There is something immensely satisfying about eating with your hands. Especially when it involves an incredibly tasty filling encased in dough or between two slices of bread.  Seriously, don’t you think sandwiches, calzones, and hand pies are among the best creations of humankind? The delightful hand pies I’m sharing today are pretty good too! 

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