• Vegan spelt out in vegan ingredients
    Family,  Recipes

    THE BEST EVER VEGAN MEAL IDEAS FOR SPECIAL DINNERS (Updated)

    We barely have worked off the excess calories of the past Christmas season and here I am writing about food ideas for another special event, Valentine’s Day. To be even more specific – vegan meal ideas for Valentine’s Day. I am so pleased to have a guest post by Marijke Doldersum of www.easydone.net. She is a serial immigrant who blogs about how to create a simple lifestyle abroad. More and more people are making the change to the vegan lifestyle. It is not so hard to prepare vegan family meals although it does require more planning and preparation. However,  if you like to go out for dinner on Valentine’s night it may be a bit…

  • SOUTH AFRICAN DESSERT RECIPES TOO DELICIOUS TO RESIST
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    3 SOUTH AFRICAN DESSERTS TOO DELICIOUS TO RESIST

    Did you know that most South African desserts meet my ADD test? If you’re wondering what test that is, it’s how I grade a great dessert. A memorable dessert must be: A – addictive D – delicious D – decadent Have you ever tasted any delectable South African deserts? Ever heard of Malva pudding, Sago pudding, and Roly Poly? They are traditional South African desserts so delicious you’ll be licking your fingers and asking for seconds. Why not try a few authentic South African desserts this Christmas? Before I get to the recipes, check out this YouTube video of  George Calombaris (of MasterChef Australia) tasting authentic South African desserts for…

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    20 BEAUTIFUL FAMILY QUOTES THAT SWELL YOUR HEART  WITH LOVE

    Can reading beautiful family quotes really make your heart swell with love? If you’re anything like me, they also wring your heart with tenderness for the family you have and make you shed tears of happiness. Quotes are powerful. For me to love them, they must meet my ICE formula. •   I  – inspire •  C – comfort •  E – encourage  RELATED: 20 UPLIFTING QUOTES TO BOOST YOU IN TOUGH TIMES A great family quote offers inspiration to do better with your own family. It also comforts especially in times of loss. And a brilliant family quotes gives encouragement to persevere in tough times. Now that the festive period is upon up,…

  • Tasty vegan recipes|3 quick and easy vegan recipes that you can throw together in less than 30 minutes! 
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    3 TASTY VEGAN RECIPES TO BLOW YOUR TEENAGER’S MIND

    What do you do when your teen wants to go vegan? Do you stress about what tasty vegan dishes to prepare? Do you worry that going vegan will impact his health negatively? I am so pleased to have a guest post by Marijke Doldersum of www.easydone.net. She is a serial immigrant who blogs about how to create a simple lifestyle abroad. WHAT IS A VEGAN DIET According to the NHS: A vegan diet contains only plants (such as vegetables, grains, nuts, and fruits) and foods made from plants. WHY PEOPLE CHOOSE TO BE  VEGAN The Vegan Society lists a few reasons for this choice: •   to protest against ‘ animal cruelty and animal…