Tag: food

Ireland for St Patrick’s Day 2019

“Ireland is a land of poets and legends, of dreamers and rebels.” — Nora Roberts My sister-in-law is here in Scotland, visiting us from the States. It is her first time in Europe and no trip to Celtic land (in my opinion) is complete without a stop in Ireland. Being that both she and her

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Easy, Gluten-Free, Blender Pancakes

These pancakes may be allergy-friendly (vegan, gluten-free, nut-free) but they are full of flavor and fibre! They’re the perfect way to celebrate springtime. Ingredients ·        1 cup cassava flour (or chickpea flour) ·        1 cup plain oatmeal ·        ¼ cup plain, no-sugar-added applesauce  ·        1 ripe banana  ·        ¼ teaspoon baking soda ·        ¼ teaspoon baking powder ·        ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

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Potato Pancakes With Guacamole (Vegan, Grain-Free)

If it’s one thing Scotland is known for, it’s potatoes. And I’m very happy to indulge. I didn’t know there were so many varieties! What a newb, I am, eh? New potatoes have been a favorite lately. Their gentle, buttery texture mashed and topped with fresh dill and a dollop of vegan butter is heavenly.

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February Explorations in the Highlands

A romantic weekend road trip to celebrate my 27th birthday in Fort William & Oban. I’m halfway through this semester and being the anxious person I am, all I wanted for my birthday was to get out of the city. I found a really good deal at Onich Hotel in Fort William, so my husband

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Vegan Adventures: Ireland in November

I will never spend enough time in Ireland. Not even if I move there. I don’t think I’ve ever been to a place that I have been so taken with before. Scotland is beautiful, but Ireland has my soul. This past week, my husband and I spent five days in this magical country for a

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