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.
The longer you are are vegan or eating plant based the easier it gets when food shopping. You begin to learn what products are vegan and which aren’t. You know which companies make only vegan food. And you just buy your regular food each week, and you know that fruit, veggies, beans and lentils are… Read More Better vegan marking on food? – Vegan food symbols.
So many people looking for the perfect relationship with food…. how to eat, what to eat, when to eat? So many questions and no real answers. My best advice is always to listen to your body, HOWEVER now a days that is not so simple. We are bombarded with diet messages, with people telling us… Read More Nobody has a perfect relationship with food
Good morning everyone 🙂 I wanted to bring to your attention that October is Breast Cancer awareness month . unfortunately i have had family members suffer from breast cancer and despite being young when it happened, it was awful to see my aunt suffer. I never really understood cancer or what it was, but it was… Read More Breast cancer awareness month
I often get asked by my followers how much to eat when you are sick and can’t work out. Many panic and eat far too little just because they can’t workout. First off, it’s important to remember that when you are sick your body is using alot of energy. Your immune system is working hard… Read More How much to eat when you are sick? Do you need to decrease calories?
Yesterday after watching Jon Venus video talking about why he went vegan i got inspired to write a little longer caption on Instagram. I don’t usually write so much about veganism on there mostly because i don’t want to be preachy or push my own beliefs onto others. I don’t want to go around screaming,… Read More When faced with the truth you know you’d have to make a change
As i missed posting a meatless monday recipe yesterday, i thought i would give you a few ideas/recipes today instead! 🙂 When it comes to sandwiches it can be easy to eat the same topping all the time and forget what variations there maybe, or just forget about different combinations, so here are some sandwich… Read More Vegan sandwich toppings/fillings
Hello, And i apologize for my silence on here the past week. I know i don’t have to give a reason or apologize, but i feel i wanted to anyway. I have been hit with a terrible cold which i have mentioned earlier and i have had it for about 10 days now. It started… Read More Recovering from a cold
Hello, It’s finally a new week and a new month, and also the start of a new university course for me. This means alot of school work, but i loving learning more about nutrition and focusing on different hormones that control hunger, the different macronutrients and we will even be doing Dexa (fullbody scans) that… Read More New month and October goals
This isn’t the type of post i usually write or share but i felt the need to share my thoughts on this topic, just incase others can relate. Sometimes when i think about consumerism and how much is bought and spent everyday i feel a little panicked. Or, part of me feels shocked at the… Read More Consumerism and money anxiety
When going vegan it is important to not just cut out food, but to replace it also. If you just cut out meat, dairy and eggs and don’t replace them with alternatives you will feel restricted and the vegan lifestyle change most likely won’t be long term. If you want to go vegan my best… Read More Vegan replacements Part 1
Golden milk is something i have seen alot of online alon with matcha lattes and unicorn toast. However golden milk is not something new to me even though i have never made or drank it myself. Turmeric and golden milk is often used within Ayurveda due to all the positives of turmeric (listed below), and… Read More Golden milk – recipe & benefits
I posted on my instastory that i was out walking with my dog and i got a few people asking me whether my dog eats vegan but also my opinion on having pets as a vegan. As my dog doesn’t live with me i don’t have so much power over what she eats and so… Read More Is my dog vegan? Can dogs be vegan?
Saturday, all my work until Wednesday is sent in, i am cuddling my dog and am spending the weekend with my family and dog, doesn’t get much better than this! Last week it was full focus on school work. Long school days with essay writing, research, reading articles and books and a few moments… Read More Stress free weekend and self care
Recently when scrolling through social media i came across a picture of a smoothie in a glass jar and had a glass straw. It’s strange how i had never thought about buying a glass straw before. I usually drink my daily coffee or if i have an energy drink with a straw to “save” my… Read More 5 ways to minimize plastic use and help the environment
French toast…. i can’t remember the last time i had french toast, more than 10 years ago to say the least. And that’s A LONG TIME. Too long. So when i was asked by Max.se to create something with their new hot Frisco toast the first thing i thought about was french toast. I knew… Read More Vegan French toast
A few weeks ago i was contacted by Max and was asked to create something with their newly released Hot frisco toast. They have released a new burger using this bread however the burger is not vegan, but the toast is…. so i decided to veganize the burger, just to show that anything you can be… Read More Vegan Frisco Trippel Hot Melt Toast recipe
Snacks – good or bad? It all depends on what type of snacks you consume. If your snacks are just candy bars, bags of crisps or pretzel sticks then maybe your snacking isn’t so great. But if you are eating snacks such as fruit, vegetables, unsalted nuts, oats, whole grains etc it will give you… Read More Sweet – sweet potato bowl snack bowl.
Have you ever thought about all the nutrition advice you see in magazines or on television on a daily basis? Some say you should eat low carb, some say you should eat paleo others say that raw food is the best type of diet and others say that a diet high in fat and low… Read More Be critical of nutrition advice – what to think about
One of the best ways to start the day, according to me, is a morning walk. Or well, first off a morning cup of coffee or two and have some time to just scroll through social media, check my mail, do some thinking and planning of my day and when all that is done, it… Read More Morning walks – starting the day in a positive way
Unicorn toast is no new trend on Instagram, even if it has taken me a long time to actually jump onto the trend. So what is unicorn toast, well it is toast with cream cheese that is mixed with different colours i.e rainbow/unicorn cream cheese! You can read more about the person who started the… Read More Unicorn toast
I thought i would start with a new weekly “trend” post which will be a Meatless Monday recipe each Monday. Of course there will also be recipes throughout the week, but i will try my best to post a recipe each Monday which will encourage you to go meat free either that day or throughout… Read More Meatless Monday recipe: Cinnamon baked sweet potato and home made hummus
Something that has always confused me is when people think they have the right to comment and judge other people’s bodies at the gym. So much fat shaming and even skinny shaming. However it is not just at the gym but out on the streets and everywhere, and it drives me crazy. This morning while… Read More Commenting on other people’s bodies at the gym
Since i made the previous post which pointed out 5 products you may have thought were vegan but actually aren’t, as well as some products that are accidentally vegan!Items you wouldn’t think are not vegan These posts are not meant to scare you or make a vegan lifestyle seem hard, infact it is to help… Read More 5 products you may have thought were vegan, but actually aren’t.
A question i recently received was, would i date a non vegan. And second part of the question was, does personality or looks matter more to me? So lets start off with the first part of the question. Would i date a non vegan? And the answer is yes… but then the person has to be understanding… Read More Would i date a non vegan? Personality or looks?
Hello, As promised in my previous post i thought i would begin writing more updates about myself and my life on here! I know there are many new followers on here who most likely know nothing about me or who i am, but i will write about myself as if you know who i am,… Read More Life update 1
After getting numerous requests and messages from followers of my previous blog, http://www.lifewithoutanorexia.com , telling me that they miss my personal updates and reading about myself i have decided to maybe start being more open and personal on here as well. My initial aim with this blog was to just keep it vegan, recipe, nutrition related.… Read More More personal and lifestyle posts?
Simple recipes are what i love best. As i only cook for one person i don’t find it so fun to begin making a lasagna or a pie or a huge wok or pasta dish, instead i just make single serve meals most of the time. The good thing about the meals i eat is… Read More Black bean, sweet corn and avocado stuffed sweet potato recipe
In these social media times of rainbow lattes, rainbow cakes and ice creams, unicorn toast and pink and blue coloured pasta it feels like all you need is either some food die or natural food colouring to fit in. Food that usually isnt colourful nowadays needs to be colourful, however as long as the colour… Read More Blue matcha & matcha health benefits
Yesterday while i was trying to get some work done i began thinking about freshly baked cinnnamon buns – one of the best baked goods i know! I am not much for store bought buns or cakes or cookies, and i didn’t have the ingredients or energy to make my own cinnamon buns – i’ll… Read More Cinnamon swirl pancakes – vegan
If you love exercising it often requires more willpower to not exercise than it does to go workout. Many would find this hard to believe. But just like with anything, if you love it you want to do more of it/have more of it… example if you find a new series you want to watch… Read More Exercise addiction – my story & advice
When it comes to making oatmeal, you can make so many different flavour combinations. If you don’t like the taste of oatmeal, you can add fruit,berries, sweetener, cooconut, some form of milk, nuts, nut butters, protein powder, cacao powder and the list goes on! And if you don’t like the texture you can try overnight… Read More Chocolate – coffee oatmeal
Chocolate…. who doesn’t love it? (Ok, i know that many don’t and that always leaves me wondering, How could you not like chocolate?But some people are more salty-snacks type of people and thats ok as well!) Just because you are vegan doesn’t mean you have to live your life without chocolate, thankfully! However, the amount of… Read More Vegan chocolate brands
It is getting colder and darker and for most people that can feel like a negative thing. But i want to choose to see the positives and instead focusing on that autumn also means root vegetable season! That means, cheap, in season root fruits which are both nutritious and delicious as well as being good to… Read More Autumn foods: Ideas on what to do/how to cook root vegetables