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A Very Merry Vegan Christmas

A Very Merry Vegan Christmas

I appear to have spent the best part of Christmas Eve in the kitchen with my 12-year old daughter making a variety of vegan treats to take along to my sister’s tomorrow for Christmas and I have loved having the time to do this. Usually during term-time (weekdays in particular) cooking is a race against time – … Continue reading

Cancer and a greener life…

Cancer and a greener life…

This is not meant to be a depressing article in any way and I am by no means a scientist (nor is this article based on anything but my personal thoughts) but I can’t help but question what on earth is going on!? Why is everyone getting cancer? A few years back I didn’t know … Continue reading

Yummy Vegan Mince Pies

Yummy Vegan Mince Pies

  Only 4 days into the school holidays and my 7-year old son is already going stir crazy! Hasn’t helped that I’ve been a bit under the weather so less enthusiastic about wandering around outside in the cold so this afternoon I decided a spot of baking was in order. I found a recipe for … Continue reading

Vegan Update: 6 months on

Vegan Update: 6 months on

It’s been six months since I made the transition from being vegetarian to being vegan and it was the best decision I EVER made. Every day is part of a learning curve for me. Making a solid transition to veganism has involved really trying to become informed about the farming industry and what this entails. The knowledge … Continue reading

A Vegan Life for Me!!

A Vegan Life for Me!!

So I have FINALLY taken the plunge head first into vegan life and I feel AMAZING!! I did mention in my last post that I was inching towards veganism but I have finally made the commitment and it feels so right. I stopped eating meat just over 2 years ago (I even remember the date- … Continue reading

How time flies! [quick round up]

How time flies! [quick round up]

I have been so distracted in recent months with starting up my yoga business and my continuing studies that I have been neglecting this blog. I’m always thinking of ideas of what to write in my head but never quite getting round to actually writing them down! My “green” values are such an integral part … Continue reading

You are what you eat!

You are what you eat!

So everyone’s heard the saying “You are what you eat” which basically boils down to two very simple equations: Healthy food = healthy body Unhealthy food = unhealthy body. It’s simple really and I think on the whole we all know this. The tricky part comes when making our daily food choices. As a society, … Continue reading

Easy Peasy Mixed Bean Salad Recipe

Easy Peasy Mixed Bean Salad Recipe

I’m not sure if my photo does this dish justice but this is a really nutritious recipe that is totally easy to make. I basically bought one of those little lunch pots from Marks & Spencer in an “I’m starving hungry but far away from home” moment and it was so delicious that I figured … Continue reading