Author: Green Leafy Gael

Recipes and Food Inspo, Shopping Locally

Carrot Top “Pesto” with Carrot Ribbon “Pasta”

I was at the Letterkenny Artisan Market again this weekend and managed walk away from the Ballyholey Farm stand looking like a tree. I got rainbow carrots, Brussel sprouts still on the stalk, some beautiful looking onions, and celery (my favourite snack). According to Ballyholey Farm horticulturist, Gareth Austin, the big luscious green carrot tops […]

Sustainable fashion

Jazzing Up a New Old Coat

What is it that they say… “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”? It’s so true! Especially for me because recently I have made the conscious decision to not buy directly from big multinational clothes shops that contribute to environmental damage through “fast-fashion“, and, who also contribute to child labour and horrible work conditions in places […]

Health, Why vegan?

My Blood Test Results as a Vegan

My mother recently decided to take me and my boyfriend’s bloods out of curiosity, and probably an underlying sense of worry and fear that we are deficient in all the important nutrients that society thinks we get from meat: calcium, B12, protein, iron….   Well the results are in!   I am perfectly healthy 🙂 […]