Tag Archives : Veganuary

Winter Chickpea Salad


Winter Chickpea Salad Chickpeas! Do you eat them? Do you love them? They are almost a staple in our house! My husband buys them by the case (12 tins) or two or three!!! We have dried chickpeas too but it’s so easy to just open a tin and eat them straight out of the… pop them in a pan with…

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Topped Pancakes!


Topped Pancakes Pancakes? Yes, I know! 😛 I haven’t had pancakes for ages and as I used to have them nearly every morning, I thought it was time for a revival! 😀 Topped pancakes might make you think that I usually eat them plain… which very occasionally I might do, but usually I load them up or stuff them with all…

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Sizzled Tofu Steak with a sprinkling of motivation!


Sizzled Tofu Steak with a sprinkling of motivation! Tofu!? I hear you! 😀 You’re probably thinking seriously!? There’s a ton of tastier foods to eat! 😛 Well, this is my best tofu yet! It is so good! Can I say that again?! This is so amazingly good! 😀 You might have heard me say before if prepared properly that tofu soaks…

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Apple Crumble Slice (vegan & free-from)


Apple Crumble Slice (vegan & free-from) Back to school day 🙁 It always saddens me when the holidays end, more so this time as we had some great plans but then coughs and colds took over and we were stuck indoors. It’s not that we don’t have fun at home – we watched LOADS of films, played some board games,…

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2018… Goals…Veganuary… Happy New Year!


2018… Goals…Veganuary… Happy New Year! Happy New Year to you all! 🙂 I wish you a wonderful evening of celebrations, followed by an amazing 2018. YOU… yes YOU reading this! YOU have the ability to change your life and make it the best you can! YOU have the ideas, the dreams, the aspirations to be whatever you want to be…

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Sausages… of the non-meat variety!


Sausages… of the non-meat variety! I love these so much I’ve made them twice in a week! I still can’t decide though if I like them better hot or cold! 😛 I’m glad I’ve got some ready made in the fridge because my cooker… well, my cooker is waiting for an engineer! These are such a handy food to have about…

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What do Vegetarians eat on Burns Night? Haggis? Ay they do!


What do Vegetarians eat on Burns Night? Haggis? Ay they do! Burns Night? What even is that? Well, if you are Scottish, then today, 25th January you would more than likely be celebrating “Burns Night”. Robert Burns (1759-1796) is the National Poet (Bard) of Scotland and his life and work is celebrated annually on this day (along with other things Scottish).…

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Smoky Veg Bean Chili


Smoky Veg Bean Chili In the Summer, I love the long days, the glorious sunshine, the abundance of fresh salad and fruit, experimenting with ice-cream and times spent lazing on the lawn. In the Summer… I think Summer is my favourite season! 🙂 But now it’s winter I love waking up and hoping there is a frost; that the shed roof is shimmering…

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Crusty Bread: Gluten & Yeast Free


Crusty Bread: Gluten & Yeast Free The smell of fresh bread brings back so many thoughts, so many memories and so many aromas! I remember walking to the shops to get freshly baked French sticks and tearing off chunks on the way home; home baked bread straight from the oven slathered in melted butter; the kitchen full of warm doughy…

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Ezo Gelin Soup! Gluten Free & Vegan


Ezo Gelin Soup! Gluten Free & Vegan What is Ezo Gelin I hear you ask? It’s a Turkish lentil based soup named after a bride called Ezo! The story says that Ezo’s mother-in-law did not like her, so to try to win her over, Ezo made this soup! The soup is now famous all over Turkey and is eaten at…

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What’s in your pantry? A peak inside the LifeDietHealth kitchen!


What’s in your pantry? A peak inside the LifeDietHealth kitchen! A photo of some shelves!? That’s not what you usually get here at LifeDietHealth! Today I’m letting you have a sneak in our pantry! I haven’t moved anything or ‘re’moved anything so there might be a couple of items you wouldn’t expect! (blame the boys!) 😛 So let’s have a closer…

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Kurdish Shifta. . . vegan and free-from


Shifta. . . vegan and free-from Shifta, not to be confused with Shifti (watermelon) is a traditionally Kurdish home cooked (and deep fried) food. Not often found in restaurants or as street-food, shifta are something you may not have come across – unless you are Kurdish, have Kurdish friends or Kurdish family! 😀 These little fritters are normally made from diced…

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1st Bloggiversary!!! Colourful Vegetable Quad Bake


1st Bloggiversary! Colourful Vegetable Quad Bake THANK YOU! 🙂 Yes…YOU!!! 🙂 Without ‘you’ I wouldn’t have made it this far! Without ‘you’ there would be nobody to share my recipes with! Without ‘you’ there was no reason to invent, create, test, tweak, retest, photograph and post over 150 recipes! Thank you all for your likes, shares, comments and follows! Life Diet…

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Fabulous Flapjack Friday (and its DEGF & chocolate too)!


Fabulous Flapjack Friday (DEGF & Chocolate) It’s fabulous Friday… fabulous because tomorrow it’s the weekend! That means plenty of yummy cake and biscuit trialling 🙂  What’s so good about this flapjack? Apart from it being DEGF (Dairy. Egg. Gluten. Free.) and tasting sooo good you want to eat it all before it’s even out of the oven!? Well as if…

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YOUR Health & Happiness? Your Food & Diet? Vegetarian? Vegan? Free-from?


YOUR Health & Happiness? Your Food & Diet? Vegetarian? Vegan? Free-from? Hello! Welcome! Yes, I am playing with my blog(s) as I need something I am happy and comfortable with! 🙂 A short post today! A question or two for you!? Are YOU following a restricted diet for personal or medical reasons. Maybe you are a coeliac and its imperative you…

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Free From Pancakes (DEGF) and wordpress.com OR wordpress.org ?


Free From Pancakes (DEGF) At the weekend my son said “we haven’t had pancakes for ages?” so, taking that as a challenge I set about seeing what I could come up with! I had been making pancakes with regular white flour, egg and coconut milk (for the dairy sub.) but since trying to cut out both refined white products and eggs,…

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Tofu (Sesame) Tuesday! Dairy. Egg. Gluten. Free. (DEGF)


Tofu Sesame I think I must get myself a notebook just for recipes! I have in front of me six loose pieces of paper… none of which (I have just realised) have todays recipe on it! Oops! You could have the coconut ball recipe or variations of chocolate mud cake, chick peas, chilli, salad or sesame bites! Tofu! Over the weekend…

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Vegetarian DEGF Haggis… as it was Burns night!


Vegetarian DEGF Haggis So…yesterday was the first day since I’ve started this blog that I didn’t post anything. I started writing a post on my phone, then the phone rang and then I decided I would post a haggis recipe instead… but it took the rest of the day to create one worthy of posting! So… here it is a day late BUT…

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