After writing my post with tips for Veganuary, I joined the Veganuary group on Facebook and I was so taken aback by the amount of people giving Veganuary a go this year. So I had an idea, I want to profile a few people from the group and follow their Veganuary journey. Meet my buddies. Emma Akehurst … Continue reading THE VEGAN DIARIES: 5 Veganuary buddies
This is my first Christmas being vegan, that means no turkey, no goose fat roast potatoes and no chocolate - or does it?! There's plenty of vegan chocolate out there and a ton of chocolate flavoured foods in the supermarkets now but at Christmas you want something that feels like a treat don't you? So … Continue reading SWEET TREATS: Top 3 Christmas chocolates for vegans
It's that time of year again, Christmas is here and it's time to eat! This is my first Christmas as a vegan and we all know how stressful I find eating out! I've been fortunate enough to get 3 Christmas at work and they were all so different, so here goes. Christmas dinner 1 The … Continue reading REVIEW: Christmas food!
This is an unplanned post but I spent yesterday exploring Edinburgh in all of it's Christmas glory! I adore living in Glasgow and I can't ever see myself living in Edinburgh but I have to admit that there's something truly magical about Edinburgh in December. I went for a walk down the Street of Light and … Continue reading REVIEW: Vegan street food
Firstly, this is long ass post but stick with it, it's worth it! This weekend has been one of my favourite weekends this year, why? It's VEGFEST weekend! Last year my day at VEGFEST really opened my eyes to veganism and how easy it could be to go vegan, this started me on the journey to being the vegan I … Continue reading EVENTS: Vegfest Glasgow 2016
It's not very often that I enjoy eating out, I think I've mentioned it before but it genuinely fills me with fear and dread! The panic about what I can eat, the fear of having to deconstruct the menu with staff and the paranoia of what is really in my food (yes I'm that paranoid … Continue reading REVIEW: The Baked Potato Shop (of dreams)
*** Competition is now closed. Thanks to all who entered here, on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook*** Halloween is over and now it's full on winter time! Winter is my least favourite time of the year because it's dark, cold, windy and rainy - thank you Glasgow weather. But you have to take the rough with … Continue reading COMPETITION: Win a pair of tickets to VegFest Scotland
Today is world vegan day! This also marks the end of my 10th month as a full time vegan. these 10 months have really flown by. Like everyone, I often find it hard to stick to veganism. There are a few reasons for this, one reason is my love for cheese but I mostly struggle because I'm surrounded … Continue reading THE VEGAN DIARIES: World vegan day!
Pulsin' is one of my favourite brands, I stumbled across them on twitter at the start of the year and I've been in love with them every since! They make vegan friendly protein powders which are great for making chocolate energy bites, or protein cookies but they also make AMAZING snack bars. Sometimes you don't have time to … Continue reading REVIEW: The perfect post gym snack from Pulsin’
I stumbled across Baotic at Merchant Square Market a couple of months ago mostly because I can smell a health food from 50 feet! Baotic is a healthy drink made from the African fruit, baobab - apparently the baobab tree is one of the oldest in the world. Never heard of the baobab fruit? Sure you have! It's the fruit that … Continue reading DRINKS: Drink Baotic