The majority of our family and friends, regardless of their dietary preferences, believe that they are generally healthy and knowledgeable. However, whether they are vegan or not, most people tend to underestimate the importance of fibre.
As most of you guys who are signed up to our newsletter will know, we are right in the middle of developing 10 new dishes for our menu. Growing up my mum used to dish up the most amazing, luxurious Mac & Cheese to my brother and I and when it was passed on to me and quickly became a go to quick dinner for my two kids.
If your anything like us, you LOVE Hummus! This week we thought we'd share our favourite recipe so that as we are now into garden party season you will have the perfect home made Hummus Bowl to keep all your guests dipping their chips.
If your old man is anything like mine, he'll probably laugh at the concept of a vegan dinner and mock you for being environmentally conscious (past compulsory recycling and having an allotment at the end of the garden). I'm envious of you if this isn't the case!
What makes peas such a force to be reckoned with? As well as being super tasty and an easy veg to get the kids to eat they're vibrantly coloured and high in nutrients. They are full of protein, fibre, iron, and antioxidants. Peas are high in Vitamin A, which is good for your eyes, skin, hair, and teeth. It also aids in the reduction of inflammation in the body.
Eating a lot of rice? We thought we'd mix things up by giving you this banging recipe that will give you a delicious way to incorporate some colourful greens into your rice, adding flavour, nutrition, and texture! "Arroz Verde" basically translates to 'rice that is very green'. For an easy and delicious vegan supper, try adding spinach, peas, green beans, or quinoa, being sure to get those extra plant-based proteins.
"What difference would I make?" Is a common thought when you are considering a lifestyle change, You question yourself, whether it's decreasing your carbon footprint by buying less products that contain single use plastics or brushing your teeth without leaving the water running. When it comes to choosing to follow a vegan diet, the difference is significant.
What if I told you that cutting out meat and dairy products could reduce your risk of numerous diseases, improve intestinal health and give 30 days of reduced inflammation? There are loads of reasons why you may consider being vegan, even if you've never considered it previously.
If you are reading this you've probably already made the decision to move away from eating animal and dairy products and you probably won't need any more convincing that switching to a more plant-based diet and gradually eliminating meat items from your diet can have some pretty amazing health benefits, not to mention improving the health of our planet.
Have you noticed you become more forgetful as you get older (or is that just me?) Although memory loss is a natural part of growing older, you don't have to accept it without a struggle. Several foods possess natural memory-boosting ingredients that can help you keep your mind sharp while also providing other advantages to your health. Here we look at some vegan friendly superfoods that you can add to your diet to stave off memory loss before you reach for the supplement bottle.