Leek and spinach pies

This filling makes 40 small filo parcels (enough for 10-20 people) or a pie for 10. Vegetarian/Vegan These resemble ricotta in texture and even taste a little cheesy. They are fairly quick and easy to make and look great at a dinner party. You can use filo pastry in this recipe as I did - … Continue reading Leek and spinach pies

Protein

Overall a vegan diet has been shown to be the healthiest (as long as you eat a variety of vegetables), with a high oily fish/nuts diet coming second, closely followed by vegetarian (with variety, but dairy and eggs). Unfortunately a meat based diet consistently comes out worst for us. Vegetable protein is just as good … Continue reading Protein

Being Vegetarian

Much of the world is vegetarian and it is consistently shown to be healthier to eat this way. Populations that switch to animal protein start to develop the illnesses of the west. The best evidence is for reducing cardiovascular disease, but cancer, dementia and many inflammatory diseases are also improved. However….avoiding animal protein isn’t enough … Continue reading Being Vegetarian