Tag: vegan

Life Lately: Spring in Scotland

Spring has sprung here in Edinburgh. My garden is green with new life and the cold rain is interspersed with boughts of glorious warm sun. The days have become longer, the sun rising just before 6 a.m. and setting at almost 9 p.m. Everyone tells me the days will keep growing longer as summer sets

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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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