If you are reading this chances are you either a) have a plant-based diet already, b) enjoy eating plant-based foods, c) may be feeling somewhat inclined to make some adjustments to include more plant-based foods or d) all of the above. Wherever you fall on the spectrum, moving towards a plant-based diet can seem rather daunting at first. But trust us, you can do it and there is no better time to start than now. Here are 4 useful tips that can help ease this transition.
We’d like to officially welcome Sara Howick of plantsformypeople.com who will be contributing some helpful and well rounded content to veganleeks on a monthly basis. Sara’s first perspective piece Raising Vegan Kids” was very well received – not to mention invaluable to anyone raising vegan kids or thinking of transitioning their family to a plant-based diet… so we decided to invite her to contribute on the regular!
Today’s post by Sara features a practical starter guide to stocking your plant-powered pantry. Enjoy!
As part of our Weekly Leeks series, we’ll be sharing helpful resources, interesting articles, and other insightful materials to help encourage and support the journey towards becoming more environmentally conscious and ethically responsible citizens.
This is a staple recipe in both of our houses. This sauce is full of rich flavour, but without the butter, milk and cheese that is typically found in a creamy white sauce. It is versatile acting as a béchamel, alfredo or cream sauce in a number of recipes. Serve as is or dress it up with some vegetables for a simple yet satisfying meal the whole family can enjoy. Continue reading “Vegan Creamy White Sauce”
Cardamom, like ginger, is a natural digestive aid and detoxifier making this a perfect soup to kickstart your weekend. With their warming aromatic properties, cardamom and ginger bring this sweet potato soup to life, while the coconut milk gives it a silky smooth texture and satisfying richness. Serve this creamy soup with some crusty bread and you have yourself a wholesome meal.