Lentil Bolognese – Meatless Mondays

lentil bolognese - meatless mondays

Rachel has chosen the ingredient for week three of maSTOMAchef and it is lentils. I really enjoy lentils, I add them to soups then blend them up or for the texture aspect when not using meat, like in this lentil bolognese Read more

Vegan/Vegetarian With An Ileostomy?

vegan diet with an ostomy

So I get a few comments or raised eyebrows over what I can and can’t eat. I eat predominantly a vegetarian/vegan diet but I do still on occasion eat meat and this is usually limited to white meat. I don’t have this diet for any particular animal rights or even strict dietary requirements. I am not overly keen on red meats, this may have something to do with it irritatating my Ulcerative Colitis but now I just don’t really care for it unless it is in a tomato based pasta dish. I just prefer eating vegetarian foods and because I still have some mild very mild intolerances to dairy I often eat vegan unless it is cheese, cheese has never done me any harm so I won’t give it up! Read more