Options for Vegan Breakfast

In this episode our topic of the week is vegan breakfast. We talk about: Fried Breakfast, using scrambled tofu, sausages, baked beans, mushrooms & hashbrowns Porridge – protein powder, seeds, nuts Pastries – Making your own or selecting vegan options from the supermarket Yoghurt, fruit, smoothies Eating out – Tips and tricks for staying veganContinue reading “Options for Vegan Breakfast”

Warm & comforting vegan winter meals

Eating a vegan diet doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy all your winter favourites like stews with dumplings, heavier meals like roasts, and of course traditional puddings! In this episode we talk about vegan options we have been eating this week; hearty sweet potato and peanut stew, nachos with chilli – great on jacket potato too,Continue reading “Warm & comforting vegan winter meals”

Creating Plant-based Sweet Treats

In this episode we talk to Rym, and entrepreneurial vegan baker with her own plant-based ingredient company, Miiro. We talk about: how to be creative in vegan baking rediscovering taste as a vegan dealing with gestational diabetes and how food impacts this creating plant-based, indulgent recipes with no added sugar helping beginners get baking replacingContinue reading “Creating Plant-based Sweet Treats”

Nutrition on a vegan plant based diet

In this episode we delve into understanding more about nutrition when eating a plant-based diet. We talk about vegetable sources of calcium, protein and all the vitamins you need. Specifically we talk about: Where do vegans get their protein from? Where do vegans get their calcium from? What is the best way to have theContinue reading “Nutrition on a vegan plant based diet”

How to prepare, make & cook with Tofu

So many people talk about their dislike of tofu, they think it’s slimy, tasteless and disgusting… In this podcast we want to completely challenge this view. Tofu comes in many forms from soft silken to hard pressed, its spiritual home is in Asia where it is NOT a meat alternative. Tofu stands proud, in itsContinue reading “How to prepare, make & cook with Tofu”

Vegan Beetroot Recipes, including gratin, cakes, roast, pickled, baked and tips on preparation

Our focus this week is on beetroot, this is a wonderfully sweet and earthy seasonal vegetable which often either gets overlooked or turned into pickle – often not the most ingenious or appetising way to serve beetroot. Beetroot is naturally high in sugars which means it’s high in energy, which is what we need atContinue reading “Vegan Beetroot Recipes, including gratin, cakes, roast, pickled, baked and tips on preparation”

Recipes for vegan bread, including sourdough and pizza

This week our focus is on vegan bread. One of the things we do every single week is make our own bread. If nothing else the smell is absolutely amazing. It doesn’t take long to bake fresh home-made vegan bread which is tasty, nutritious and not filled with preservatives and additional ingredients. Shop bought ArtisanContinue reading “Recipes for vegan bread, including sourdough and pizza”

How to get more Beans into your diet

In series 2 of The Whole Food Vegan Pod Cast we are changing the format slightly. Each week we will continue to talk about food ‘on the menu’ for that week, you’ll notice this changes as the year progresses and the seasons change as we eat seasonally. However we will be focusing each episode onContinue reading “How to get more Beans into your diet”