Vegan thanksgiving meal ideas & recipes

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

Christmas/thanksgiving as a vegan in a non vegan household

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 – What is it? Nutritional value?Is it good or bad? And first time mistakes at making my own seitan.

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.

Receiving a non vegan gift – what to do? Keep it? Return it? Give it away?

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?

Raw food diets – what is it and is it healthy? Nutritional aspect – pros and cons

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

Inspirational vegan accounts/people i follow online

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

Don’t feel full or satisfied on a plant based diet? – Advice

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

Is it necessary to test on animals? If they don’t test on animals, what should/do they test on?

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?

Are you eating what you want to eat or what Instagram wants to see?

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?

Is bean pasta really better than regular pasta?

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?

Nutritional benefits of nuts and seeds & 15 ways to incorporate them into your diet

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

My university program – health promotion – studying nutrition triggering? Calories, “healthy food”, “unhealthy food”

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”

Watching vegan documentaries & videos – Masterpost over vegan documentaries and videos to watch.

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?

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?

Top 10 tips to eat Vegan on a budget – getting all your vitamins and minerals on a budget

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