Saturday, 18 July 2015

This is happening tomorrow - hot food served from 12 noon, 5 % of all takings on the day are going to support local animal rescue centres.


Monday, 15 June 2015

What a vegan eats in a week part 2.

This is the rest of my what I ate in a week post:

Thursday lunch - salad sandwich and a veggie samosa

Thursday dinner - veggie stir fry

Friday Breakfast - beans on toast

Friday Lunch - roasted red pepper and rice burrito with guacamole, salsa and side salad

Saturday Breakfast - vegan bacon roll

Saturday lunch - vegetable pizza with vegan cheese, dessert - peanut butter and caramel crispy rice square

Saturday Dinner - salad with marinated green olives

Sunday Breakfast - bagel with jam, orange

Sunday lunch - veggie wrap with nachos

Sunday dinner - roast vegetables, potatoes, stuffing, gravy, dessert - fruit salad

I hope you found this interesting and can see that a vegan diet doesn't have to be boring, and can be varied and filling.


Thursday, 11 June 2015

What a vegan eats in a week...Part 1

One of the most common questions asked to me when people find out that I'm vegan is "what do you eat?" So this week I will record my meals for you in a series of blog posts so you can find out what I eat in a week...

Breakfast - Vegan Granola, nectarines and a banana.

Lunch - Vegetable Chilli loaded potato skins with salad and sweet potato fries.

Dinner - Vegetable Bhuna with boiled rice.

Snack - Apple.

Breakfast - Breakfast Burrito - with a Linda McCartney sausage, hash brown, baked beans and brown sauce in a soft flour wrap. 

Lunch - Home made vegetable soup made with carrots, parsnip, swede, potato, onion and veg stock, served with a crusty cob.

Dinner - Pitta bread stuffed with salad, shredded cabbage, mint sauce and chilli sauce served with chips.

Snack - Nectarines and plums.

Breakfast - Cinnamon & Raisin Bagel, half a bunch of red grapes and a whole pink grapefruit.

Lunch - Left over vegetable soup from yesterday with a crusty cob.

Dinner - Soya kebab in vegan naan bread with salad, onions and chilli.

Snack - Crisps.

Breakfast - Fresh Fruit Salad.

Part two coming later this week!

Monday, 12 January 2015

The Bluebird Cafe Takeover, Extra Night Added!

Due to popular demand, an extra night has been added to our Bluebird Cafe takeover, so we will now be there for the whole weekend - Saturday 28th Feb & Sunday 1st March.

To book a place and for more information please click here.

Friday, 9 January 2015

Workshop update - Goody bags and benefits!

Hey there, 

Just an update for those of you already booked on the workshop on Saturday 24th January or those that are thinking of booking and haven't yet...

We have some great giveaways for each attendee:

£25 will get you:

  • A 2 hour workshop introducing you to veganism, how to cook for vegans, how to transition from veggie to vegan, where to shop etc.
  • Light refreshments.
  • Vegan food samples at the workshop.
  • An electronic pack with hints, tips, recipes and resources.
  • A map of vegan-friendly locations in and around Birmingham.
  • A goody bag - filled with vegan snacks, treats and handmade confectionary from vegan companies (value of £15)
  • A 25% off voucher for your next workshop with us (value of up to £10)
  • A 10% off voucher for a vegan shop in Birmingham (value of up to £10)
  • A chance to make friends with other like-minded people and build up a vegan support network.

What are you waiting for? Make this your New Year's Resolution.

Places are limited so booking is on a first come, first served basis.

Click here to book your place (discounts for children available)


Friday, 2 January 2015

Vegan Vox Workshop - Now Booking

  • Are you thinking of going vegan but don't know where to start? 
  • Have you pledged to try going vegan for Veganuary but unsure what to do afterwards? 
  • Have you got friends or family members who are vegan who you would like to be able to accommodate for when cooking or eating out? 
  • Are you a vegan who would like to introduce friends or family members to your lifestyle? 
  • Are you interested in the health, environmental and ethical reasons for veganism? 
  • Are you a vegetarian who needs some guidance on making that leap from veggie to vegan?

Then we have some great news for you.

Lisa (AKA Vegan Vox) - a vegetarian since 1988 and vegan for over two years, popular vegan blogger, food writer with recipes printed in national and local press and co-owner & chef at The Vegan Grindhouse is running a brand new workshop to answer all of your questions about how to go and stay vegan, why you would want to go vegan, where to shop, where to eat out, what to look for and how easy it can be.

Lisa is a qualified teacher as well as a passionate vegan and can't wait to host her first TVG workshops.

The Details:

Introduction to Veganism.

The workshop will be held on Saturday 24th January in Birmingham. The workshop will be 2 hours long with time for Q&A session at the end.

You will receive a digital workshop pack including a list of resources, websites and books for further reading, light refreshments and map of local vegan-friendly shops, restaurants and cafes, in case you fancy heading out after for some food and shopping.

Plus, as a thank you for booking on the first workshop you will receive a 25% off voucher towards any future workshops you book on to. Future workshops include: Setting up a vegan business, Hosting a vegan dinner party, How to bake vegan, Vegan and food allergies.

The cost for the workshop is £25 for adults and £10 for children under 16. (Children under 5 - free) Spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. 

Make 2015 the year you went vegan!

Click here to book (via The Vegan Grindhouse website)