When people think of meal prep they usually think of meal boxes filled with the same lunch for a whole week, or maybe if you really have the patience it is a variation of 3 different meals you eat the whole week. That can be tiring and boring if you are someone who needs alot… Read More Vegan meal prep – tips & ideas
Today has been a day where the hours have just flown by and it is suddenly 18.40 and i am wondering where the day has gone! My days vary alot, somedays i am in school from 10.00-16.00 and then come home and rest/eat, otherdays i am just at home studying and don’t do much else… Read More How a day in my life looks
Follow up from the previous post with some main meal thanksgiving recipes , here is a list with some vegan dessert recipes you can make 🙂 ‘ You can find even more dessert inspiration HERE
Here is a post with some vegan thanksgiving meals you can make if you celebrate thanksgiving! 🙂 Click on the photo to come to the link/recipe 🙂 Do you celebrate thanksgiving, and if so, do you have recipes or food ideas to share? vegan-gluten-free-thanksgiving-stuffing-muffins-topped-mashed-potatoes-gravyvegan-gluten-free-thanksgiving-stuffing-muffins-topped-mashed-potatoes-gravy
One of the top questions i get asked on a weekly basis is about supplements as a vegan. There seems to be the idea that you *need* to take supplements which definitely isn’t true, you can infact be perfectly healthy without supplements and the goal should be to get all your nutrients from food alone.… Read More Supplements as a vegan & importance of b12
Sundays are usually the day of left overs for me where i use up what i have left from the different beans and lentils i have cooked up and usually only have a little red lentils or a little green lentils left. So it is all about getting creative with what i have left! Of… Read More Left overs Sunday – Red lentil, sweet potato and bean soup
Hello and good morning! Recently i have seen alot of people asking what they should do for christmas/thanksgiving (and any other special occasions) when it comes to food if they are the only vegan. Everyone’s situation is different and family and friends can react differently as well as how understanding they are varies. But first… Read More Christmas/thanksgiving as a vegan in a non vegan household
Seitan…. something i had never actually heard of until last year when i kept seeing the word and food appear in vegan groups. Not to mention lots of people talking about how seitan is a great protein source. So let’s start off with… what even is seitan? Well it is made from gluten protein –… Read More Seitan – What is it? Nutritional value?Is it good or bad? And first time mistakes at making my own seitan.
Christmas is coming up and as a vegan it’s not just the food you need to plan and think about or worry about the family and friends who ask “why can’t you just eat meat/fish today and put aside your veganism for the day” or the family who joke that “all you can eat is… Read More Receiving a non vegan gift – what to do? Keep it? Return it? Give it away?
Hello! I excuse the lack of posts recently, lots of school work and reading to be done and also had Wi-Fi problems at home which has made it hard to write posts as many nutrition and vegan posts require research and Googling which is hard to do without internet! However, one thing you can do… Read More Vegan banana bread recipe
During winter when it gets colder and darker my motivation for most things dwindles alot. Everything is harder and takes alot more motivation to do compared to in the summer, not to mention that i feel more tired and more anxious and when it is 4pm and it is dark and cold outside all i… Read More Less workouts, more health?
When people think about nutrition they have a tendency to overcomplicate it. Don’t get me wrong, when you begin studying nutrition and all the mechanisms behind digestion, absorption, transformation of the different molecules and also about homeostasis you realise just how complicated it is. There are still mechanisms and ways the body works according to nutrition… Read More Don’t complicate nutrition
Before i went vegan i used to often go to the different health and fitness expos that were held in Stockholm. I loved trying the different protein bar samples, the protein ice cream, BCAA drinks and everything else that was “protein enriched”. One year i even worked at one of the biggest health/fitness expos, which… Read More Going to a health/fitness expo as a vegan
To start off with, i LOVE bread but i don’t usually buy store bought bread instead i prefer the home made kind. However with all the yeasting and rising time, most bread (unless it is a pan fried bread) usually takes a while to make. And when you are impatient and want bread, well then… Read More Vegan scones recipe!
There seems to a national, international or world day for every type of food now a days. Mostly i think it’s a sell strategy that companies have implemented so that people buy their products. Mostly because all these “international/national food days” are very rarely fruit or vegetables and instead are cake, buns, nachos, pizza, burger… Read More Vegan chocolate mugcake – Recipe
There are many in the vegan community who promote a raw food diet and claim that it is the healthiest diet of them all. However that is not always the case. Many who eat raw food claim that eating cooked food is worse for you than eating raw food and some even go so far… Read More Raw food diets – what is it and is it healthy? Nutritional aspect – pros and cons
November and the christmas food eating has begun! I am already craving beetroot salad and vegan “meat”balls and wondering what christmas cake i should make for Christmas, hahah. First up is my birthday and what birthday cake i want to make and eat, hahah. Yesterday i posted a picture of my ricepudding bowl and got… Read More Vegan ricepudding recipe
I thought i would share some of my favourite and inspiration vegan accounts/people i follow online! *In no particular order, just as i found them when searching through my different social media!* Youtube: Of course Hotforfood & Lauren Toyota . The recipes on Hotforfood are incredible and i remember watching their videos even before i went… Read More Inspirational vegan accounts/people i follow online
Recently i have gotten quite a few questions from people mentioning that they don’t feel satisfied or full after eating plant based – this seems to be a common problem for people who go vegan. The first thing when you start to eat plant based is to remember to SUBSTITUTE and REPLACE. You can’t just… Read More Don’t feel full or satisfied on a plant based diet? – Advice
Christmas may be 2 months away, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start with the christmas baking early! Especially not if you are vegan and aren’t a huge fan of store bought buns and cakes – then it is perfect to have pre made buns in the freezer ready for when you are invited to… Read More Vegan saffron buns recipe – Veganska lussebullar
If you are a vegan that means excluding all animal products from your diet, and that includes e120, D vitamin derived from animals (D3), gelatin, collagen and even honey. When you think about animal products you can often realize quickly why meat and dairy may not be ethically correct but i often get asked “why… Read More Why honey is not vegan
New month and a new university course for me!! It feels like i am counting down the days left of 2017 even though i don’t know why… there is nothing special happening in 2018 so i don’t know why i am looking forward to this year ending. All i can say is that this year… Read More November goals – New course & more
Animal testing is animal cruelty. Often when you buy products you don’t even think about the animal testing behind it. When you buy household products, beauty products, medication there is most often animal testing done on either the different chemicals in the product or the complete product. Not to mention the countless amount of animals… Read More Is it necessary to test on animals? If they don’t test on animals, what should/do they test on?
This post may not be relevant to everyone – mostly to instagram foodies! The first thing i need to clarify is that there is a difference between people who are food photographers/stylists where their job is to photograph food or make recipes to share, and so the food they make has the purpose to attract… Read More Are you eating what you want to eat or what Instagram wants to see?
Today is world vegan day 2017! I was made aware of this a few days ago which i am thankful for because it means i had time to atleast make a post about this day and bring attention to this day. As it is World vegan day i think that all of my followers should… Read More World Vegan Day – November 1st 2017
October 31st, Halloween which is usually associated with candy…. and well as a vegan i didn’t want to miss out. Also, snickers has – and is one of my favourite type of candy bars. Before i have made a protein version of snicker using protein powder and oatflour, however it was just a trial run… Read More Vegan snickers recipe
Pasta seems to get an incredibly bad rep from many people. Many different claims about pasta and it’s health or not-so-healthy benefits. Now a days there are lots of different alternatives to pasta, everything from bean pasta, noodles, calorie free noodles and raw foodies favourite: zoodles. I’m not a huge fan of pasta and it… Read More Is bean pasta really better than regular pasta?
I feel like i am a little too young and a little too focused on school and building a life and career to be thinking about children, haha. But I have been asked this question several times so I thought it was about time that I answered. When it comes to children, elderly and sick… Read More Raising children vegan & nutrition information.
I don’t often go to cafes so i am not so aware of the sortiment in the different cafes because when i do go i usually just order coffee with oat milk. Most places in larger cities in Sweden have oatmilk as an option for their coffee and i am usually shocked when it isnt… Read More Matcha latte and vegan chocolate ball
I’ve gotten alot of questions recently wondering about my transition to veganism – i’m pretty sure i have written about this before but it doesn’t harm to write about it again. So prepare for a long post! So I will start off by saying that I have never really liked or eaten red meat. I… Read More My transition to veganism.
I was asked if i could share some ideas about how to incorporate seeds and nuts into your diet, so here are some ideas 🙂 Seeds and nuts are amazing foods and as long as you aren’t allergic, definitely something you should be consuming. Like mentioned several times before, chia seeds are a source of… Read More Nutritional benefits of nuts and seeds & 15 ways to incorporate them into your diet
Hello 🙂 So i made a post on my IG on Monday mentioning that i would be doing a “Get to know me better” post, and here it is, i got questions both on my post and via DM so hopefully i haven’t missed anyones questions 🙂 (** note, i shortened some of the questions… Read More Get to know me better – random questions
What is your biggest change in your mental state since you went vegan? (ex happiness, how you feel surrounded by nature) I feel alot more compassionate now. To be honest, i didn’t go vegan because i am an animal lover. Cows scare me… i think piglets are cute but not so much the big pigs….… Read More Changes since going vegan
What are you studying? How long is the program? I am studying a bachelors i.e 3 years, called health promotion with focus on nutrition 🙂 Would you recommend the program you are studying? What’s the best and worst with the program? If you are someone who is interested in nutrition but also in overall health… Read More My university program – health promotion – studying nutrition triggering? Calories, “healthy food”, “unhealthy food”
I feel like this blog is just turning into product reviews hahah… but what’s wrong with ghat? It’s always good to get an honest review about a product. And of course I always write an honest review and if something is sponsored I’ll let you know, otherwise I’ve bought the product with my own money!… Read More Chia Go snack – product review
When it comes to making food i like it to be quick, easy and nutritious. I’m not a huge fan of food that has 101 different ingredients and takes 3 hours to cook. Instead i just want it to be quick… mostly because i don’t really plan what i am going to eat until i… Read More Simple lentil, bean and veggie dinner
Morning workout or evening workout…. doesn’t it really matter when you workout? The answer is no…. the best time to workout is when you have time to workout. Of course it may not be advised to do a super tough workout late at night so that you end up having top much energy and can’t… Read More When is the best time to workout?
A few days ago my local food store was selling Gardein products for 50% off. Because Gardein products are imported from USA and not alot of people buy them they usually cost €7-€8, which is ALOT especially for only 300g. So it is not economic to buy especially not when i could spend that money… Read More Trying Gardein products – review
Eating raw cookie dough, who doesn’t love it? There’s something about it that I’ve always loved more than actual cookies and i know I’m not alone in feeling that way! When you hear the word chickpea the last thing people think about is a delicious snack or dessert. Instead many think of falafel or lentil… Read More Vegan cookie dough recipe
Hello, So I thought it was time to share a more personal post about how I’ve been feeling. The past 2 weeks I’ve been on antibiotics, something I don’t willingly take. Infact taking anti biotics is something I try to avoid at all costs and try alternative methods and pills first, however this time when… Read More Thinking that weightloss or diets will make you happier
Hello 🙂 Feels like a while (Monday?) since i posted a recipe…. at the moment there hasn’t been much time to try new dishes or be creative with food, it has mostly just been throwing different precooked foods into a bowl/lunch box. Usually 1-2 times a week i cook up a bunch of potatoes in… Read More Green lentil mix – vegan dish
Daily gratitude is something i strongly believe in, and something i believe helps with a positive mindset and a positive life. It is so easy to miss things when they are gone and only ever really appreciate situations, people or life when times are tough and those things/times are gone. It is so easy to… Read More Talking about gratitude
I was recently asked in an email whether i have watched any vegan documentaries and if i had any to recommend, and also my opinion on them. So first off, i have watched a few vegan documentaries such as cowspiracy, forks over knives and what the health. But i have yet to see Earthlings. And… Read More Watching vegan documentaries & videos – Masterpost over vegan documentaries and videos to watch.
Do i enjoy cooking food and creating recipes? & how much time do I spend cooking and thinking about food each day? My answer is both yes and no. First off I am not a cook and neither am I an recipe creator. Mostily I just throw food together into a pan or into a… Read More Do i enjoy cooking food and creating recipes? & how much time do I spend cooking and thinking about food each day?
As a vegan one of the things i have missed is protein bars… and yes i know you can make your own ones which are most likely cheaper, more nutritious and can taste whatever way you want them to taste. But i have missed being able to buy a protein bar in a food store… Read More Square bars – review
Many claim that a vegan diet is more expensive than a omnivouros diet, while others claim that a vegan diet is much cheaper than a non vegan diet. The answer is that it can be either or…. it can be both expensive or cheap depending on what you eat and even how much you eat.… Read More Top 10 tips to eat Vegan on a budget – getting all your vitamins and minerals on a budget
Sunday Morning and what better way to start the day – when you wake up at 7am on your free day, than with chocolate chip pancakes!! I used my super simple pancake recipe from HERE but changed it a little, so will post the recipe below 🙂 These pancakes turned out surprisingly fluffy, from the baking… Read More Chocolate chip pancakes recipe – vegan
A few weeks ago Oatly released 2 new ice lattes, a cold brew latte and a matcha latte. I am the type of person who wants to try all the latest vegan products available (i’ve also tried the new pulled oats, but havent gotten around to writing my review on it!). I’m not a huge… Read More Oatly – Ice brew latte and matcha latte
Let’s talk oil! A debated subject online it seems. Some people are for it and others against…. me, I’m neutral. Oil gets an incredibly bad rep when really it isn’t so bad. First off, it is not necessary to consume. Oil isn’t something you *have to* eat, however in moderation it is fine to eat.… Read More Do you need to eat oil or not? Nutrition post
Recently i have been listening to lots of different inspirational guests on the podcast Framgångspodden. Which is a Swedish podcast, so for many of my readers they won’t be able to understand. There are lots of different successful guests, entrepreneurs, bloggers, company owners, scientists etc One of the things they all seem to have in… Read More Actions > words.