Tag Archives : Christmas

Season’s Eatings!


🙂 It’s the time of year where everywhere you look there are delicious displays of everything seasonal! In the UK it’s traditional to have Turkey with roast potatoes, roast parsnips, loads of vegetables including Brussels Sprouts, all served with gravy, cranberry sauce and bread sauce. Of course, if you are vegetarian or vegan then the traditional turkey is foregone in…

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Chocolate Snowballs


Are you getting all festive? Snowballs have to be made at this time of year don’t you think? Whether or not you have snow, these delicious chocolate coconutty bites just need to be made… and devoured! 😀 These also make great gifts and can be boxed or bagged, with pretty ribbons or raffia, a homemade gift-tag or even a tree…

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Homemade Mincemeat for Mince Pies


Mincemeat is always a word which appears to get people confused! Yes, mincemeat is a term used for shredded meat (usually beef or lamb), but it should probably be minced-meat as technically, that is what it is! Simple solution, adopt someone else’s word for it – we go with ‘Kiyma’ which is what hubby calls it at home! Sorted! Oh,…

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Seasons Greetings!


Seasons Greetings Whatever you are doing today, celebrating, not celebrating, with family, with friends, alone, working, day off, on holiday or at home, I wish you a day full of love, laughter and happiness.   Be happy. Have fun. Eat sensibly! Enjoy! 🙂    

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Pepparkaka- Crispy Ginger Biscuits


Even just writing the word made me ‘need’ to eat another one! 😛 This recipe has to be in the top five things to come out of the Life Diet Health kitchen! They are crunchy, crispy, gingery, spicy, delicious snappy thin biscuits! Can you tell that I love these! 😀 Pepparkaka are a traditional Swedish ginger biscuit typically eaten at…

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Perfect Pastry for Mince-pies


Today I’m adding a new section to the website: Family Friendly Recipes! We’ve been doing loads of baking at home to try and reduce our use of pre-packaged additive and preservative laden goods. Whilst I am the only vegan in the house, I’ve discovered that by carefully selecting my ingredients, I can make delicious goodies that everyone loves…without realising they…

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Cheers! Make your own Christmas drink


Cheers! Make your own (vegan) Christmas drinks! Are you in the Christmas spirit yet? Have you written all your cards? sorted all your presents? written your Christmas menus? organised parties, meals or get-togethers? I’m sure there’s not that many ‘sleeps’ left and you better start to get yourself organised! 😀 Me, erm, well, strictly speaking we don’t actually ‘do’ Christmas but…

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Christmas Cheer…


Christmas Cheer… Merry Christmas if you are celebrating today! 🙂 We hope your day is as happy as can be and everything goes as planned! Our seasonal wishes for you are: Children love what Santa brought them! Presents are gladly received. Food is cooked to perfection. Family is friendly. There are no arguments! Everyone is in a good mood! Nobody…

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