Jul 19, 2022
This week, Joy chats with Hannah
Sunderani, the creator of the popular blog Two Spoons. Since she
was last on the podcast she’s become a mum and authored
The Two Spoons Cookbook: More Than
100 French-Inspired Vegan Recipes. She is an editor at the
feedfeed, a contributor to Best of Vegan, and a recipe contributor
to THRIVE and One Green Planet. Her recipes have also been featured
in numerous magazines including Better Homes and Gardens, Simply
Gluten-Free, VegNews, House & Home, and Hello! Fashion UK. To say
she knows good food is the understatement of the year!
In this episode Hannah discusses
her journey with infertility and what life is like with a ten month
old as she runs her own business. She also dives deep into the
creation process behind her new cookbook and shares her passion for
simple, delicious food and sharing it with friends and family.
After listening to this episode you will feel inspired to get in
the kitchen to create meals the whole family will love.
If you’ve been looking for an
honest representation of infertility, balancing motherhood and
entrepreneurship, and the pure joy of delicious food then you won’t
want to miss this episode! So grab your favourite
cup of iced tea, settle
in with your notebook, and get ready to be inspired to take your
plant-based cooking to new culinary heights!
- Why she and her husband decided to move back to
Canada to start their family.
- The mental health struggles that accompanied
Hannah’s fertility journey.
- The creative, healing process of writing her
cookbook… and then finding out she was pregnant!
- The community connection that comes from
sharing your truth.
- Her experience with IVF and how her husband
supported her journey.
- Hannah’s suggestions for supporting the body
during fertility treatments.
- How trying so hard to get pregnant can be
- The importance of focusing on mental health so
the health of the body can follow.
- Why she loves nature walks.
- How she juggles raising an infant while
launching a cookbook.
- The importance of having a village to help
raise your family.
- The importance of asking for help when you need
- Why new moms need time to themselves for their
- How Hannah researched her cookbook while living
- Hannah’s experience watching the vegan scene
blow up in France during the 4 years she lived
- How her food memories inspired the recipes in
the Two Spoons Cookbook.
- How she learned from her local vendors at
farmer’s markets to diversify her cooking.
- The weave of traditional and modern French
cooking in the recipes Hannah created.
- Hannah’s favourite recipes from her
- Her 10-month old son, Oliver’s, favourite
recipes from her cookbook.
- Her experience with baby led weaning and why it
wasn’t the best method for her family.
- The importance of not placing expectations on
what your baby’s food journey looks like.
- Why you don’t have to create separate meals for
- The power of having mealtime together as a
- The importance of setting a foundation and then
allowing your children their own agency.
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