It is soup season. It's cold, often dark and miserable and it's January, the month where everyone wants to get fit, eat better and improve their life and soup is a cheap, easy way to cram in some vegetables, fill yourself up and stay on track for the new year. Potato gets a bad wrap, … Continue reading MEAL: Potato and leek soup
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!
I'm convinced that food is the best medicine, I can't be the only one right? I no longer treat a cold with the regular cold medicine, I simply rest more, drink more water, eat more and eat right! What does that mean? More vitamin C, more vitamin A and less cold medicines, they actually stop … Continue reading SMOOTHIE: The cold buster
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
Those of you who have been following my journey this year will know that not only have I gone vegan, I've also been trying to get healthier. Now people always ask about vegan protein (you know who you are) but in actual fact it's really hard to be protein deficient! A healthy vegan diet will … Continue reading DRINKS: Vegan protein from Strippd
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)
I've had one of those weeks where I've been too tired to function, we all get those right? When I'm that tired I find it tough to go to the gym (I skipped two classes and only made it to 4) and I did little to no food prep. What does that mean? I ate … Continue reading MEALS: Raw zoodles and avocado
*** 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’