Oh my god, you're vegan? But where do you get your protein from? Firstly, shut up. Secondly, do you know how much protein you're eating? Thirdly, I get protein from all over the place so please back up a tad. Since going vegan I have definitely become increasingly aware of what I'm eating and what … Continue reading SWEET TREATS: High protein cookies
I'm sure all of you vegans out there have heard the rumours that Zizzi have started serving vegan food, I was totally skeptical when I read this, after all salad is usually vegan... But I thought it would be worth a try and boy was I right! First things first, ask for the allergen menu. … Continue reading REVIEW: Zizzi goes vegan
Chocolate makes me very happy but now that I'm eating a plant based diet, it can be tough to get my chocolate fix these days and even when I do, I get sad that everything is packed full of sugar. So, to the kitchen! Surely sweet potato brownies will work and give me that hit … Continue reading BAKED GOODS: Sweet potato brownies
A while back I made some vegan friendly ice cream that was inspired by a Gwyneth Paltrow recipe for sweet and salty ice cream. Every time I make this banana based ice cream I almost cry with joy at how easy it is to make and how it doesn't give me that icky feeling that real ice … Continue reading SWEET TREATS: Mint, chocolate ice cream
I have been as sick as a dog. Well, I've had tonsillitis AGAIN! Usually in this situation I would make my feel good chicken soup but this is the first time I've been unwell since going vegan and I felt completely lost. Firstly, tonsillitis sucks balls, it's completely unnecessary pain and makes me feel like a child, … Continue reading MEAL: Roasted tomato and pepper soup
Sometimes it's hard to keep thinking of new things to eat, everything gets into a routine and you start eating the same things over and over, sound familiar to anyone? That is me all over! Currently I'm eating hot sauce and avocado on rice cakes or toast most week days, now I love it but … Continue reading SNACKS: Quick and easy food
I MISS CHOCOLATE! Like a big old bar of chocolate, breaking it off, dipping it in a fresh cup of tea so it goes all gooey... mmm. Wait, no. It's only natural that from time to time I feel like slipping from my new vegan ways and burying my face in some chocolate. I was … Continue reading SWEET TREATS: Brownie squares
You read that title correct, VEGAN OMELETTE! Being a new vegan I am still coming up against a few issues because I used to love an eggy, weekend breakfast. It seems that tofu is the answer to my eggy cravings. First I wearily tried scrambled tofu and now I'm trying a tofu omelette. Now, when I was … Continue reading BRUNCH: Vegan omelette, wait, what?
At a work event last week, I requested special food (as always), I made my way over to the unsuspecting member of staff and started to explain that I couldn't eat anything on the buffet because unfortunately I'm wheat intolerant AND vegan "no problem, take a seat and the kitchen will whip something up … Continue reading MEALS: Butternut squash risotto
Now this is not a recipe by any means! This is simply an idea for a a quick breakfast. Grab a bowl, a pot of Alpro soya yoghurt, a banana, handful of grapes and some agave syrup. BOOM! Breakfast is ready within minutes.