Listen to my Radio Interview in September 2019 with Bryan Vickery of Hokonui Radio.
This week I was excited to be interviewed by Taranaki Community News. It's great to be featured by a local news outlet who's focus is on community issues, local projects and businesses. I love that mainstream news outlets are starting to report positive stories about the plant based lifestyle. The more we talk about it, … Continue reading And in local news!
I'm not at Nutritionist or a Dietitian. I'm just a mum who wants the best for my family. I've spent the last 6 months of this journey to a plant based lifestyle doing lots of research. As a plant based or vegan mum, you face extra scrutiny about the health and development of your children. … Continue reading Where do you get your protein?
I've been a bit quiet here, mostly due to lack of time to sit down and write. Life has been very busy with after school sports, camps, Stephen working lots and looking after our new puppy! We must be mad to add another baby into the mix but he's so cute and we love him … Continue reading Feeling plantastic!
I'm writing this on the drive back home from Ohope Beach. We've just spent 5 nights there; our first holiday in 2 years and our first as a family of 5. We had a great time just being together and doing fun stuff. As anyone with young children knows, going away is like a military … Continue reading It’s about the journey, not the destination
Before we started this way of eating, I did lots of research. I was worried about protein, fat, and if my children would get enough vitamins. Then I thought to myself, these were the same things I was worried about before we went plant based and we were already eating whole foods and loads of … Continue reading What the health?!
So it's been a month since we embarked on our WFPB journey and going out with the kids is like a military operation! Where are we going? Will there be non compliant food there? Will people offer said food to my toddler? Will he just grab the food? Will people think I'm rude for bringing … Continue reading The dreaded outing…..
Hi and welcome! I thought I'd better introduce myself and my family. I'm Simone and I'm married to Stephen. I'm originally from UK and my husband is from NZ. I'm a qualified Social Worker and trained in UK. I met Stephen in Birmingham in 2004 and we moved to NZ back in 2009 after we … Continue reading Our Journey