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Fat Free Veganism

Our last treats...

Were the vegan cookies we made for Hugo's birthday...

And his vegan birthday cake...

But we've decided to cut all oils, fats & processed foods from our diet, so we are now just eating vegetables, fruit, whole grains & pulses.
It's actually proving to be quite a challenge, because although our fat intake wasn't huge (mainly olive oil), our bodies are craving fatty & sweet foods - never before have we thought much of crisps, pastry & cakes, but now it's our main topic of conversation!

We are eating well though...

Carrot, beetroot, apple & ginger juice.

Pear, banana & raspberry smoothie.

Kale, celery, apple, fennel, ginger & lemon juice.

We are making our own soya, rice & oat milks...

And using the leftover mushy stuff in porridge.

We've been making curries using a small amount of water to start off the vegetables...
 Red lentil & Veg curry with Onion & polenta bhajis.

Making at least one salad a day.

And dry roasting vegetables in the oven...
Brown lentil & veg crumble, using breadcrumbs from our bread.

We've discovered new tastes...

Kale, broccoli & mushroom pie - using rice as the base, with a lemon & miso sauce.

Tofu & Mushrooms with quinoa, steamed & roasted veg.

It can take up to 3 months for the cravings to stop, but the good thing is - we definitely have more energy & are not flagging in the afternoons...

So we're walking lots...

And feeling good!

Have a lovely weekend.
Kay & Sime xx

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