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    Re: breastfeeding vegan babies

    I agree that pushing formula on African mothers who have been successfully breastfeeding is totally wrong. When I heard about that, I was so angry. Yet another money-making scheme from the already...
  2. Re: How could I encourage my toddler to eat more vegan foods?

    Just an update:

    I've started cooking more, and the little one has gradually stopped kicking up such a stink at mealtimes. If given the option, he would still rather devour an obscene amount of...
  3. Thread: Baby food tips

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    Re: Baby food tips

    Hi there :)

    I've been vegan just a little longer than you (around 6 months), and I too am struggling to think of things I can give to my son. However, I've heard around the forums that there is...
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    Re: Your personal vegan story

    Up until the age of 18, I was happily omnivorous. I ate little red meat but I loved fish, poultry, and dairy. Eggs tended to make me ill (if I ate too many, my kidneys couldn't seem to cope), but I...
  5. Re: How could I encourage my toddler to eat more vegan foods?

    Thanks for the advice, everyone :)

    Unfortunately, since I'm a relatively new vegan, our son has been brought up to view meat as the "centrepiece" of any meal, and trying to change that view is...
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    Poll: Re: Feelings on breastfeeding

    I was omni when I had my son, but I fully intended to breastfeed until he was at least 6 months old. However, we came across a battery of problems: I had an exceptionally forceful letdown and a...
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    Re: Baby Led Weaning

    I did BLW :). My son is 3 now, but when he hit 6 months we just handed him some broccoli and carrot (which had been cooked until soft). He got it everywhere but he was happy as Larry! He did gag a...
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    Poll: Re: Circumcision or no circumcision?

    If I had had a choice in the matter, I would definitely not have gotten my son circumcised. Unfortunately, he had a medical condition that necessitated circumcision :( I was heartbroken that he had...
  9. How could I encourage my toddler to eat more vegan foods?

    Hi all :)

    I have been vegan for 6 months, and I have a 3-year-old son and a partner who are both omnis. My partner and I will be separating at some point in the not-too-distant future, and I have...
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    Poll: Re: Has your weight changed since going vegan?

    I went vegan 6 months ago and initially lost around 3-4lbs. Being unable to binge on milk chocolate was probably the main reason for that initial weight loss. As I began to get into my stride with...
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    Re: Slimming world as a vegan

    Hi, ladies! :)

    I went vegan about 6 months ago and joined SW a few weeks ago. It's been far easier than I've expected doing it as a vegan, and I've lost around 6lb already :). Really happy to be...
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    Poll: Re: Going vegan - was it easy for you?

    My transition has been unapologetic omni to completely vegan. I can't say it's not been a little bit challenging - I LOVED meat and was an absolute cheese fiend, so it's been such a shock to the...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (13)

    Breakfast: wholemeal toast with Pure spread

    Dinner: toasted panini with sweetcorn, peppers, fresh tomatoes, sundried tomatoes, and caramelised onion

    Tea: vegetable risotto with sugarsnap peas,...
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    Re: Ice Cream Recipes

    I've just bought The Vegan Scoop by Wheeler del Toro, and it's awesome :). My partner and I made the peanut butter ice cream recipe this evening (organic peanut butter, soya milk, brown sugar,...
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    Re: Favorite vegan breakfast?

    I've not been vegan long, but so far my fave vegan breakfasts are:

    1.) Organic peanut butter and jam on toast with a bowl of fresh strawberries and blueberries.
    2.) Porridge (made with rice milk...
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    Re: What did you eat today? (13)

    Breakfast: Wholemeal toast with peanut butter and jam, strawberries and blueberries.

    Snack: Handful of almonds and a strawberry oaty bar.

    Dinner: Pea and mint soup with a sweet potato wrap.
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