As I’ve mentioned in some other blog posts, I have coeliac disease so eat a strict gluten-free diet. I don’t talk about it much on the blog, because it’s a vegan blog, and is not about health or gluten-free recipes, but all the food I cook does happen to be gluten-free, and my recipes on my blog are either all gluten-free or can be made gluten-free, depending on what type of flour, pasta, etc. that you use. I know a lot of people looking for gluten-free and vegan cake recipes, and in general for vegan cake recipes, so thought I would share this recipe.
Maybe when most people picture vegan kids they think of a sad, skinny child with a plate of lettuce. The reality for the vegan kids I know is a vibrant, healthy and delicious diet full of variety…and occasionally an all day chocolate feast. My kids spent Easter Sunday just like a lot of other kids, covered in chocolate!
My littlest vegan baby turned one a few days ago! It seems like only yesterday that she was born, and yet I can’t imagine life without her. I feel like she was meant to be in our lives, and her big brothers love having a sister more than anything. Recently Rian said, “we are so lucky to have her”, and I couldn’t agree more. It has been the best year ever.
A few months ago I decided to try to start making homemade skin care products for myself, and to give as gifts to family and friends. It was so much fun and surprisingly easy, I love the products and have found a fun new hobby!
Rian turned 5 a few days ago and we had a little celebration. These 5 years have been the best. It’s lovely to see how he has grown into such a kind and funny person. He keeps me entertained all the time, imagining stories, chatting about things he has learned, asking a million questions. He is so caring, always saying how he loves me and his brother and sister, how he loves animals and wants to help them. I’m so proud of him. Raising him has been the greatest things I’ve done so far, but no matter how grown up he gets, he will always be my baby.
I haven’t blogged in ages so wanted to share a post about our Christmas as a vegan family. Being vegan doesn’t stop us being able to celebrate with family and friends or stop us eating nice Christmassy food!
What do vegan kids do for Halloween? That’s something that a few people have asked me. People have this idea that vegan kids will “miss out” on so many things, but I’ve found that they can have just as much fun as other kids do! This is what we did for Halloween this year, and some ideas for the future. (And some cute photos of Síofra!)