At the beginning of the year, I was blogging about going vegan and going on the journey with my husband of 7 years. As I write today, I am in a new relationship (and he's fully wheat and meat eating.)
Among the myriad changes in my life (I also just quit my job), I am having to get used to eating out with and cooking for a 'normal'.
My cooking skills have been very useful. They've been finely tuned by years of living with food intolerances. And even more so since going vegan. And I'm still learning. I still need to find a way to make spag bol taste like something more than veg in tinned tomatoes. I still need to make a nut roast that doesn't turn to sludge when it comes into contact with gravy.
It took me 3 months during all this upheaval to be able to cook properly again. To have a kitchen I felt relaxed in. I poured a glass of wine, put my Spotify playlist on and made brownies (my old nemesis.) Then I made the ultimate gluten free, vegan pizza. I've got the bug again and it feels amazing.
Sweet Potato Brownie - Gluten, Dairy & Egg free
Pizza with Sausage, Jalapenos & Pesto - Gluten, Dairy & Egg Free
Home is where the heart is, but it's also where the food splattered printed out recipes are, where my wooden spoon collection lives and where I can sit cross legged and enjoy my favourite meal of the week, the Saturday brunch.
IKEA Vegetable Balls, Baked Beans, Avocado, DS Ciabatta - Gluten, Dairy & Egg Free
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