The Best Cookie

These 50g Hemp and Cacao cookies by Kookie Kat have less than 8g of unrefined sugar and only 19grams of carbs per serving. Made from a healthy combination of organic Oat flakes, Cashews, Coconuts, Hemp, Cacao and Bourbon Vanilla. Advertisements

Vegan in Paris

The vegan meal option on the day I travelled to Paris by Eurostar didn’t look all that amazing but it tasted great. The main was avocado rice, picked ginger with peas and lentils. For dessert there was vegan jelly with pistachios. All-in-all I enjoyed my vegan meal on the Eurostar. While in Paris I had…

Banana and Date loaf Cake Recipe

1 cup oat flour 1 cup garbanzo flour 4 ripe bananas 1 cup dates 1tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp chia seeds 3 tsp water 1/2tsp baking powder 1tsp baking soda 1tsp cinnamon 1tsp ACV 1/2 cup almond milk Olive oil Preheat oven to Gas Mark 4 / 350 F grease a loaf or cake tin…

Yummy Vegan Chocolate Milkshake

Yummy Vegan Chocolate Shake 25g 100% cocoa sugar free chocolate 1 tsp cacao nibs 3-5 dates seeds removed 400ml almond milk unsweetened

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 its nutritional value. Especially it’s iron benefits. If you’re a woman iron is an extremely important nutrient around the time of menstruation. So…

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…

The Sugar Grip

Sugar is loosening it’s grip on me and while i’m delighted, it’s quite unnerving to let go of something you’ve used as a crutch for so long. I’ve used refined sugar to sooth me in many a situation, from relationship breakups to getting through work loads. It’s been a gradual diet change to get to…