Recycling and minimizing waste/plastic use are two things which i think almost everyone can do – as long as they try. The problem is that many think it is an inconvenience or takes too much time…. i.e, i know friends who don’t recycle because they have to talk 5 minutes with all the recycling to… Read More Tips to minimize waste and plastic use
Today was the day it happened….. the day i accidentally bought a non vegan product. I hate writing it, but it is also important to write about i think because well… it happens. Sometimes you accidentally eat a non vegan product and well, it doesn’t make you less of a vegan or a bad person…… Read More Accidently buying a non vegan product
For a while now i have seen many people online eating a plantain, which looks like a banana but infact isnt…. well, its a part of the banana family anyway. What is the difference between a banana and a plantain? Well banana is sweeter, has more fructose and is also softer. While a plantain is… Read More First time trying plantain
I got some questions recently wondering what to do if they are constantly craving chocolate and sweets. I don’t have a direct answer which will work for everyone, because cravings can be due to may factors and knowing why you are craving a certain food is the first step in figuring out how to solve… Read More Constantly craving chocolate or sweets?
New week, and we are two weeks into the new year! I feel like this year will be an amazing year, however i have already managed to fall off some of my regular routines… well, i didn’t even have them when the year started! As i was at my parents house over Christmas and New… Read More Weekly goals
I know i shouldn’t – and don’t have to – but i still feel the need to apologize for not blogging. I guess because i have been blogging for about 8 years now and have done it almost daily i always feel a little guilty when i go several days without blogging…. that is unless… Read More Sunday life update!
I got two rather interesting questions related to veganism which i thought i would answer! I have been meaning to write a post about both these topics, but i thought why not answer them both in this one post as i got asked about them! Are cigarettes and smoking vegan? No, cigarettes and smoking are… Read More Vegan questions! – Smoking as a vegan & eat insects?
Does your whole life revolve around food? Social media around food – taking pictures of food, posting pictures of food, following other food acounts on social media, writing posts around food, studying nutrition, giving advice about nutrition/food, watch some youtube recipe videos, listen to podcasts that sometimes are about nutrition, read articles about the latest… Read More Does your life only revolve around food? Too much focus on food
In todays society i feel like overworking is something that is very glamourized, and something you should want to achieve…. to get up a 4am and start working at 5am and then finish working by 10pm and in those hours you have both worked out, been successful in your work area as well as balancing… Read More Glamourizing overworking – Finding balance in life
Another Saturday has passed by and thought i would do another “Day in my life”. One of the days where i have been very productive but really haven’t done so much as other times i have made this type of post! 🙂 Infact this Saturday has passed by extremely quickly – i don’t know where… Read More Day in my life & life update
Friday afternoon and i had the house to myself and needed to do some therapeutic baking. Times like Friday when i want to bake and don’t feel like going to the store to buy ingredients i decided to use what i had at home and create something with those ingredients. I noticed that i had… Read More Vegan cinnamon buns
A question i got weeks ago and have meant to answer – not sure if i already have? Is if i wish i had gone vegan earlier. My answer to this is both yes and no. Yes, for the sake of the animals i wish i had gone vegan earlier. All of the animal products… Read More Do i wish i had gone vegan earlier?
Thursday afternoon i was given almost a kilo (or maybe more!) of tomatoes from my aunt. This left me wondering what to do with all the tomatoes…. at first i just ate them as you would with apples, then i considered making tomato soup, maybe roasting the tomatoes in the oven or making gazpacho (cold… Read More Simple vegan tomato tart recipe. & Easy vegan pie crust recipe
Somedays you wake up and you just feel angry, irritated or tired… or maybe even a combination of all three. You may not feel so positive for the coming day, you would rather just skip the day and hope to wake up feeling better the following morning. We all have those days, and instead of… Read More How to turn a bad morning into a good day – Changing mindset and my best tips
The previous day i made a simple 10 minute recipe which turned out incredibly delicious. I have posted the recipes on my IG, here, but i am sure there are some of you who follow my blog and don’t follow my IG…. in that case you should follow me, hahah. I am not a huge… Read More Sweet potato noodles with a creamy avocado sauce -Vegan recipe
When you first go Vegan you may not be doing alot of research into animal rights or different aspects of veganism. You may just be focusing on eating plant based and looking at ingredients and figuring out what is vegan or not but after some time you may be interested in reading more. Or atleast… Read More Vegan Animal Rights Masterpost – Articles and information about different aspects of veganism
Hello and good afternoon everyone 🙂 I hope you have all had a great day, i sure have anyway. My day started with a typical coffee, breakfast, check social media and get some work done for the day before i headed off to the gym. At the moment i am feeling incredibly motivated and strong… Read More Hermans vegetarian restaurant & Eat Sweden vego book
Continuing on from my previous post, gym anxiety advice, i thought i would share some gym etiquette for both newbies and oldies as a reminder! There are just some things which you should keep in mind when going to the gym – just to make it a better place for everyone! 1) Put away the… Read More Gym Etiquette for Newbies!
New Years resolution and many may have the goal to join a gym. Which is great according to me. Of course, the gym isn’t for everyone but if you don’t try it you won’t know. But also, you need to get past the first 4 weeks where you might feel self conscious, like a newbie… Read More New to the gym? -Gym Anxiety Advice
Hello! I hope you all had a wonderful New Years Eve and New Years Day! I personally had a lovely New Years Eve and spent it with friends from high school. We ate dinner, drank some drinks and watched the fireworks and came home some time in the morning the next day. It was a… Read More Believe in yourself – Better self confidence
The last day of 2017, and tomorrow is the start of a new year, new week and a new day! I am not much for new years resolutions as i believe that you can make a change whenever you want to and don’t have to wait for a new year, new week or new month… Read More Happy New Year – 2018
This post was meant to be published on Saturday, but never posted, so here it is today haha! It’s been a while since i did a Day in my life! So i thought it was time for a new one, but also to see how my day is now when i am at home with my parents… Read More Day in my life – Friday
One of the best and most vegan foods i can think of is falafel. Of course, not all falafels you buy or eat out are vegan, which surprises me… but usually it is the garlic sauce that restaurants and fast food places add which makes it no longer vegan. Making falafel at home isn’t so… Read More Falafel recipe – Vegan
I hadn’t planned to post this recipe, but i had so many people asking me about it, so i thought i would post the ingredients (no measurements) as i just threw everything together! You don’t really need measurements for this recipe either as you just mix the wet and dry ingredients in seperate bowls and… Read More Tofu “fish” recipe – Vegan
So much talk about Veganuary and wanting to help others go vegan or make more plantbased/vegan lifestyle choices for the upcoming year. But what about my own goals…. what goals do i have for 2018. I love goals… i love having long term and short term goals, that works for me. And i know goal… Read More My goals 2018
Vegan documentaries: Watching vegan documentaries & videos – Masterpost over vegan documentaries and videos to watch. Vegan 2017 – the film Is it necessary to test on animals? If they don’t test on animals, what should/do they test on? Vegan products – and is it vegan? Animal testing – Cruelty free products & medicines Is… Read More Guide to going vegan – Masterpost. Useful resources
Hello and good morning everyone 🙂 I got asked via DM on Instagram the previous day what it felt like to be home again (with my family who aren’t vegan) and also who does the food cooking and shopping (as i posted pictures of me cooking and shopping food!). To start off with, my family… Read More Who cooks the food when i am at home (with my family)?
As mentioned in my previous post, HERE, i am doing some Masterposts which is basically a post with lots of links to other posts and pages which have alot of information which can help you in your journey to a vegan lifestyle! One of the best ways to make veganism a lifestyle change and make… Read More Vegan nutrition – Masterpost
Post Christmas and the last thing you may be thinking about is dessert and cake, but i can trust you…. this recipe you will want to save and try later! It is simple to make and extremely delicious, maybe a New Years dessert you want to try 🙂 In Sweden we have a chocolate cake… Read More Vegansk Saffrans och choklad kladdkaka – Vegan saffron and chocolate cake – Recipe
I know that many like to do a Veganuary challenge and considering that veganism is trending and on the rise, it would be amazing to see many people try a vegan challenge for January. I talked about maybe creating a facebook support group, but i have yet to find time to actually do it…. but… Read More Thinking about going vegan? Masterpost with vegan information!
Christmas is over and it is back to routines and habits which i am glad over! I think Christmas can be cosy and time to spend with my family, but there is often so much hype and stress around Christmas not to mention far too much time spent with others so it tires me out… Read More Post Christmas Detox and Diets? – What not to do
When it comes to Christmas presents i am not much for sharing what i got – i may have done it in the past years. But sometimes i feel like it’s just a way for people to show off what they got and to boast about all the fancy gifts they have received. This however… Read More Liz Earle Beauty and hair products – Cruelty free and Vegan
Christmas eve, and maybe it’s a little too late for you to make these… but maybe not if you celebrate on the 25th! I actully used all the recipes on my blog! (Best thing about having a food blog hahah, you have all the recipes collected!) The dishes i made were a “skagen cheesecake” which… Read More Vegan christmas dinner!
Sunday 24th of December the day of Christmas celebrations in Sweden! Started my day with a walk around the country neighbourhood followed by a late breakfast and then gettinf ready for the celebrations! Christmas is mostly a day of waiting… we’ve alreadt fixed most of the food, so just have to heat them up and… Read More Happy Christmas
2017 was the year that Baileys launched their vegan version made from almond milk, and ever since i saw it i have wanted to try it. However it isn’t available in Sweden yet and i haven’t had the oppotunity or chance to make my own until now. Drinking Baileys on Christmas has been a sort… Read More Vegan Baileys recipe
Friday and the last few Christmas fixing and prepping to do! After a morning walk with my dog i decided to follow with my step dad to do some last minute christmas shopping. I have already bought all the christmas gifts im giving away, but i needed new tights and had one gift idea i… Read More Whole foods store – mat paradiset – Food heaven for a foodie like me!
Let’s talk Christmas…. i thought i would share some personal thoughts about Christmas which i have. There is alot of talk and hype about Christmas on social media but even in real life as well, and i know i have mentioned Christmas MANY times on social media the past week(s). There is christmas food, celebrations,… Read More Let’s talk about Christmas…. it’s not all that it’s made out to be
After a spark of inspiration i decided i might make a group on facebook and a page which you can join if you are considering going vegan for the new year! Of course you don’t have to go vegan but maybe you are interested in doing a 30 day vegan challenge where hopefully you go… Read More Thinking about going vegan 2018? Start the year with a Veganuary challenge!
As mentioned in my previous post, as part of my university course we had to do research about a different food culture and then hold a presentation and then cook some typical food from that culture. The different cultures varied from Syrian, Afghanistan, Finland, Tunisian, Somalia etc There were 6 groups and each group made… Read More School buffet with food from different cultures
The course i am studying at the moment is “food in society” which is very interesting. However I’m not learning so much new as alot of it is rather obvious for me anyway. Such as how food is sich a huge part of a person’s identity…. example i eat plant based and that is a… Read More Food in society – normal eating is different for everyone
During Christmas and new years there is often alot of media and talk about diets and weightloss and it can be hard to avoid. I would however suggest that you set a rule at the Christmas table that there will be no talk about calories or weightloss or diets if that triggers you…. for me… Read More Coping on Christmas and post christmas diets
A typical swedish dish is “skagen röra” which is typical made with prawns, but you can veganize it using tofu and you can make a cheesecake out of it. I.e a savoury cheesecake that is 🙂 Original recipe from Annie Månsson at Vegokäk Skagen Cheesecake 6-8 bits Base 200 g rye bread 75 g vegan… Read More Vegansk skagencheesecake – Recipe
Last year i made this green kale pie with tofu and onion, topped with walnuts and it was a hit. So i think i will be making a similar pie 🙂 The recipe below is for 4 people, so you could double it and make 2 pies in 2 different forms 🙂 Or everyone just… Read More Vegan kale, tofu and onion pie with walnuts – Recipe
As a busy student meal prep is one of the best ways to save money, time and make sure that i eat enough throughout the day and the week! By now you know that i don’t make any “real food dishes” such as lasagna, pie, wok etc Instead i cook up different food items or… Read More This weeks meal prep
Last year i made a delicious saffron cheesecake which is, to this day, one of the best cakes i have made. It is simple but incredibly delicious! I have a habit of always going over the top when i make cake… making double or tripple layers and all types of decorations and flavours, but sometimes… Read More Vegan saffron cheesecake recipe
I thought i would make this a weekly post segment 🙂 Maybe it will be every Sunday, or maybe i will vary what day i choose… but for now it works to write about my Saturdays 🙂 So here you see my day yesterday!! 8am: Woke up, made coffee, washed my face, checked social… Read More A day in my life!
Christmas is just around the corner, and like previous years… it doesn’t feel like christmas at all. Most likely because i have so much school work so i don’t have time to think about what day or date it is or even think about that the days to Christmas are flying by! Luckily i have… Read More Vegan christmas dinner ideas (Swedish style!)
Sometimes i get tired of having banana on top of my oatmeal or mixed in with my yoghurt, then i like to mix it up with something else such as mango or cinnamon fried apple. This isn’t much of a recipe as it is rather obvious what you do, but incase you needed some inspiration… Read More Vegan breakfast idea: Cinnamon fried apple
The past week i have watched 3 different programs about meat and mostly about pigs and the meat industry. You could say that they are vegan documentaries, or they at least get you thinking. One of the documentaries though, “Oink” i could only watch the first 10 minutes.. as soon as the slaughter of the… Read More Swedish documentaries – Christmas ham – vegan documentary – My thoughts