Plant-based living · Self Improvement

Plant-based fuel for 1-day hiking trips

It has been brilliant weather here – seems like we’re actually experiencing what one would call a summer! (In comparison to only 3-4 really nice days last year…) Great impact on the mood and definitely motivating to be active! Which is also why I am in quite a bit of pain now – although I… Continue reading Plant-based fuel for 1-day hiking trips

Recipes

One-Pot Kale, Pea and Mushroom Spaghetti

It’s been a rather sunny week here in Glasgow! Tried to soak up as much sun as my pale skin allowed…no burns yet I’m happy to say. I currently love it being so bright outside until late – so even with working until 5 you still have a few hours to spend in the park.… Continue reading One-Pot Kale, Pea and Mushroom Spaghetti

Health

How to prevent metabolic syndrome

Is fructose a silent killer? How does it influence metabolic syndrome?? We all know that sugar isn’t great for us in excess, due to the associated calorie intake and ultimately will lead to weight gain. But is that the whole story? I don’t like the idea of demonizing one specific nutrient – because let’s face… Continue reading How to prevent metabolic syndrome

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Why I am 90% Vegan

Some of my recipes I have shared with you sometimes have little  amounts of cheese – I used some pesto rosso from a jar which had parmesan in it, and allowed myself some sprinkles on my home-made pizza. I would rather add a controlled amount of cheese to satisfy my pizza craving with my more wholesome pizza… Continue reading Why I am 90% Vegan

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Lazy Pizza dough

We implemented a ‘no take out’ challenge several weeks ago, because earlier this year it occurred a little too frequently (~ once a week instead of once every month or two). First of all, this was an extremely unhealthy habit that crept into our lives, but also led to extra spending and chipped away at… Continue reading Lazy Pizza dough

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Should you stop eating Quinoa?

Every year there’s a new trendy food that gains popularity and is added to the never ending list of ‘super foods’. One of these foods – Quinoa – has now been around for a while and is hugely popular, especially among people eating a plant-based diet as it is highly nutritious. Nevertheless, I do still… Continue reading Should you stop eating Quinoa?

Recipes

Winter Vegetable Soup

I’m finally back to full health, but because I’ve not been quite on top of things, we’ve mostly raided the freezer this week. Freezer meals for the win. Unfortunately, that also means I need a cooking session very soon to stock up again! Luckily I’m off work for a bit now as I am writing… Continue reading Winter Vegetable Soup

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Why you should NOT remove your moles

I was planning to write a post on skin cancer awareness very soon – but decided to advance a version of it because of blog posts that caught my attention last week. It seems to be old news, but have you read about people recommending to remove moles by treating it with apple cider vinegar???… Continue reading Why you should NOT remove your moles

Recipes

Spice up your red lentils!

Hi there, hope everyone had a nice easter break. I apologize I’ve been a little delayed with posts this week – of course I caught a cold right when I get a few days off! Oh well, but good thing is I’m nearly back to normal again. Earlier this week I showed you what my… Continue reading Spice up your red lentils!

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Building your plant based pantry – Part 2

So last week I showed you what my plant-based pantry looks like concerning foods & condiments. It really doesn’t have to be pricey! On that note I’d also like to add, if there are any of you thinking about adding more whole foods to your diet or changing to a plant-based lifestyle – this does… Continue reading Building your plant based pantry – Part 2