Dairy is Scary: But What Are The Best Dairy Free Alternatives?

Dairy is Scary………. And NO…..I don’t just mean from an animal welfare and environmental point of view. Let’s be realistic it tends to be the thing people claim would be the hardest thing to give up if they were to go vegan. “But how do you cope without cheese” seems to be a question I’m…

Lentil Dhal – A quick and easy, vegan, gluten free meal.

This was supposed to be my first video blog………as you can see I failed miserably so here it is as a typed recipe. I wasn’t actually planning on sharing this at the moment but one of my Facebook followers fancied giving it a whirl after seeing my weekly meal planning board I share on social…

Slow Cooker Vegetable Stew and Dumplings

For as long as I can remember one of my favourite teas has been my Mums Stew and Dumplings. Marley’s dumplings are always super fluffy and light, the ultimate in comfort food. I wasn’t raised as a vegan so mums stew was always made with beef and the traditional veg, onions, carrots and potatoes. I…

Creamy Chana Masala Recipe

This vegan curry recipe was a firm favourite with my customers when I ran Glow, a plant based meal delivery service. This is such a child friendly recipe, my two lap it up and you can be safe in the knowledge you are providing a healthy, nutritionally balanced meal. Chickpeas are a great source of…

Happy National Pizza Day

Happy National Pizza Day 2019 Pizza is my favourite food, I wish it was a healthy superfood I could survive off forever I really do. If I could just choose one thing to eat for the rest of my life it would be pizza……..or roast spuds and veganaise, it’s a close call. When I first…

House of Herbivores Top Ten Tips for Switching Children to a Vegan Diet

Following on from ‘How it all Began‘ here  are my top ten tips for a smooth transition to veganism for all of the family. 1. Ask the children to list their all time favourite meals Let them create their list and then you can set about veganising them. The options in supermarkets have come on in leaps and bounds over the last twelve months and there is…

Welcome to my Vegan Family Blog Site!

“Vegan is not about being perfect. It is about doing the least harm and the most good possible” – Anonymous. House of Herbivores How it all began…….. Three years ago we were a family of meat eaters……oblivious to the alternatives, whether that was by choice or through societal conditioning who knows? My parents ate meat,…