The Big Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Before turning vegan I used to look forward to a cooked turmeric egg breakfast most mornings. So finding a vegan alternative has been important. A couple of weeks ago I started to use Clear Spot organic original tofu to create mock scrambled egg. Now I’m a…

What One Week Back On Sugar Revealed

So after allowing myself to eat refined sugar (vegan easter eggs and other ‘treats’) for a week here’s what I learned; 1) I physically can’t tolerate sugar the way I used to. 2) Sugar is some powerful stuff 3) It is the devil himself 4) my addiction is waning 5) My taste buds have changed…

First Meal In Non Vegan Restaurant

So this week I had my first meal out at a non vegan restaurant. If I’d known before hand what a milestone this was I would have mentally prepared myself before going in. You see the past few months have consisted of inviting others to dine out in vegan restaurants and when cooking from home…

Iron…Tofu, Cacao and Cocoa

I’ve somewhat avoided tofu up until this week, having it a few times here and there but not really thinking much of it. My whole view of tofu changed when I realised how important it is in a vegan diet and its nutritional value. Especially it’s iron benefits. If you’re a woman iron is an…

Carbs Carbs Carbs

As a newbie vegan I’ve found myself struggling with my carb intake. Going refined sugar free has definitely boasted my carbs cravings. Meals have been mostly carbs with a little veg. Now I’m not one of those people that have to force down their veggies, I love the stuff but recently they’ve taken a back…