A Year of Vegan

It was about a year ago that I decided to go vegan after 22 years of being vegetarian. For years it had seemed like the next logical step and after learning more about food and nutrition it also seemed more and more possible so I went for it. Here is what I have learnt so…

Jerk Tempeh with Coconut Quinoa

This meal is my version of Bryant Terry‘s ‘Jerk Tempeh with Cilantro Sauce’ found in The Inspired Vegan. This is the first recipe that I used for Tempeh and is still by far the best I have tried. Tempeh is a fermented soy product that has been eaten in Indonesia for hundreds of years. It…

Why do you eat meat?

I became vegetarian when I was 8. I don’t really remember what my reasons were but my parents’ tell me it happened after I watched Dr Doolittle and was won over by his persuasive songs. This may well have been the case but all I remember is one simple thought that has stayed with me…