Rian’s 5th Birthday

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.

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Our Vegan Christmas 2017

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!

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Our Vegan Halloween


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!)

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Creamy Tofu, Mushroom and Chickpea Curry

I haven’t been blogging much lately.  I’ve just been really, really busy looking after the kids and not made time for it.  But I made this curry today and it was so nice that I have to write down the recipe before I forget!  I mostly just made it up as I went along, but I will definitely be making it again.  And hopefully will be blogging again more regularly soon!

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Forks Over Knives Family Book Review

Forks Over Knives Family is a guide for parents about raising kids on a whole-food plant-based diet.  The authors, Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman, are both doctors specialising in nutritional and lifestyle medicine, as well as being a married couple with two children being raised on a plant-based diet.  The book has advice from them as doctors and parents, as well as more than 125 family-friendly recipes by Darshana Thacker.Read More »