Hello and good morning everyone!! A new week has rolled around and i have to say, i actually like Mondays alot. They may not be my favourite day, but i like the feeling of ” a new week with new opportunities”. What i don’t like about Mondays though is the stress of everyone around…. during… Read More Monday 19th 2018 – Update!
I wonder how many times i have seen the words “food” and “guilt” together. Or the amount of times i have seen people write, now you can eat this guilt free, or make this food and you won’t have to feel guilty for eating it. And it irritates me alot. Food and guilt should never… Read More Food and guilt don’t go together
Finally i can announce that my ebook is done and is available online to be bought!!! You can click HERE to go to the page where my eBook can be bought! 72 pages filled with nutrition information, vegan advice, vegan grocery list, FAQ about vegan nutrition, 15 recipes, 3 smaple meal plans and even… Read More Vegan nutrition eBook release!!!
**Note, may be triggering picture* Most people like taking pictures of themselves or taking selfies. It is part of social media and many like sharing pictures of their outfits, or maybe when they are working or just sharing a picture of themselves because they want to or feel good in their body. There is nothing… Read More Eating disorders: Body photos and body checking
I hadn’t planned to share or post this recipe because it is just my own adapted version of a recipe. Also i wasn’t so sure whether they were good or not… i.e i liked them, but that doesn’t mean that everyone else will like them hahah. I had planned to bring the cookies and brownies… Read More Vegan fudge brownies recipe
Crispy sweet potato fries…. who doesn’t love them??! However home made sweet potato fries never turn out as crispy as i like – they always end up a little mushy – which i don’t mind, but it is not the same as the sweet potato fries you get at a restaurant. If you want really… Read More How to make the BEST crispy sweet potato fries!!
Friday and that means only one day until the weekend, new music on Spotify and also…. a post with newly found vegan products (or new vegan products on the market!) Throughout the week i stumble upon new products which are accidently vegan, or new vegan food on sale! These might be some tips for you… Read More New vegan foods! (Newly found vegan products!)
Yesterday i was speaking to my mum on the phone and she told me about a new challenge she has begun doing with her partner (my step dad!!). That challenge was to only buy different/new foods when they went food shopping…. to challenge themselves to try something new, think of new foods they can eat… Read More Challenge: Try a new food or product every week!
Chocolate chip cookies are one of lifse simple pleasures according to me! One of the easiest desserts/baking to make and usually turn out amazing! In the past i was always a sucker for raw cookie dough and that was my favourite part of making cookies, however now a days i much prefer the finished product!!… Read More Simple vegan chocolate chip cookies!
The amount of new vegan foods that have been produced and are available is crazy! I mean in just the two years that i have been vegan there have been so many new products, so many new alternatives, so many brands making vegan products and different chain restaurants offering vegan food!! I can’t imagine how… Read More Anammas new vegan mince meat “vegofärs”
I recently got a message which i felt i needed to address and write about – i think i have written about it before – but it doesn’t hurt to mention it again. I was asked, how did i have the energy to both spend a whole day studying, maybe workout, and then come home… Read More Comparing lifestyles – feeling like you are not doing enough
Usually Sundays are my day of meal prep, however I just wasn’t feeling it on Sunday so just made some vegan Pad Thai. Then on Monday evening i decided to sit down and write down what meals i wanted to eat for the upcoming week and did a big weekly shop (well, usually i have… Read More Weekly meal prep
For a while now i.e several weeks i have wanted to make pad thai but never gotten around to actually making it. I’ve thought it would be too complicated and the recipes for the sauce which i have seen have always required so many different spices and sauces and i didn’t feel like buying all… Read More Vegan pad thai recipe!
Sunday the day of rest or Sunday the day of productivity (because it is your free day) ? My Sundays vary… some i spend doing absolutly nothing but the bare minimum. Needing the rest for the upcoming week, and other Sundays i spend doing everything i don’t get the chance to do during the weekdays… Read More Self care Sunday & week update
Here is a huge masterpost with some vegan DIY/cooking hacks which i hope you will like and will help you! I haven’t tried all of these recipes unfortunatly, but i hope to try them all in the future. Also making your own oat milk and vegan cheese seems incredibly easy – i have always thought… Read More Vegan food hacks – Home made oatmilk, non dairy yoghurt, vegan cheese, vegan mayonnaise, vegan honey etc
Do you ever Feel like you miss out on foods when they are not vegan? I mean if there was a product you Really liked before you became vegan and they release new flavours and such? No, i don’t feel like i am missing out as a vegan. I can usually find alternatives to all… Read More Vegan questions – Have my motives for being vegan changed? Do i miss any non vegan food?
Friday and i was craving a taco bowl! Of course, no regular taco bowl…. instead made with paprika roasted potatoes, barbeque tofu as well as guacamole, beans, roasted carrots, tomatoes, sweet corn and red onion. This meal turned out SOOO good and was exactly what i was craving. Fresh salad, roasted vegetables, delicious tofu and… Read More Barbeque fried tofu and potato taco bowl – vegan recipe
New Friday and new list of vegan foods i have found online and wanted to tip you all about!! Some of these you may already know, some are new for me anyway! Quorn – which is usually ovo-vegetarian (meaning the products contain egg) have released 2 vegan sandwich toppings! I have to say…. i am… Read More New vegan products!
When the weather goes from “almost spring” to minus degrees, snow and wind then the only thing i want to eat is warm comforting meals and that means lot’s of soup! When it comes to soup i am not much of a “smooth” soup type of person, i want some texture and crunch and prefer… Read More Vegan winter stew recipe
Hello and good morning!! I have been trying to write an update post or just a general post for a while now but the words seem to be stuck in my head and i can’t quite seem to formulate myself into written words. Not to mention don’t really know what to write about either, haha.… Read More General life update – stress/anxiety/food
Whenever i get bread cravings i usually make scones because they are so simple to make – not to mention delicious!! Usually a batch of scones makes 8-10 scones which lasts max 3 days in my house hahaha. I love scones so much so eat 2-3 at a time. However as it takes around 30… Read More Cornbread scones recipe – vegan
Sometimes i get strong cravings for something and that is exactly what i make. And this time it was a craving for the swedish “skagenröra” which is basically a prawn-mayonnaise mix as well as a craving for a creamy curry chicken mix. (You know the typical school sandwich you get on outings!!) Of course i… Read More Baked sweet potato with tofu mix and curry “chicken” mix (vegan)
During the 8-9 years i have been blogging i have had countless messages from people feeling worried, anxious, hopeless about what they are studying or what they want to be in when they grow up. So many people messaging me wondering, “How did i know that i wanted to study nutrition?” How did i figure out what… Read More Changing paths in life
Palm oil…. it seems like a very controversial and debated topic. Also many say that palm oil isn’t vegan as the production of palm oil effects the area where it is grown and the animals that live there. However palm oil isn’t made from animals meaning that it *is* vegan, however it can have consequences… Read More Palm oil? What is it? Is it vegan?
Butternut squash…. a food i have tried to like and tried preparing several times before but never liked the result. I decided to give it one last chance and make a butternut squash and red lentil soup and see if maybe i would like that. I gave it a chance… i have given butternut squash… Read More Pumpkin and red lentil soup & roasted pumpkin seeds recipe (vegan!)
At the moment i am trying to remind myself of the importance of mental rest and de stressing. Reminding myself to take pauses and not worry or plan my days too much – to have 1 or 2 days a week where i haven’t planned out my day exactly and instead take the day as… Read More Stress-free-day
New week and new vegan foods that i have found…. online anyway haha. I love finding new vegan foods, because even if i can’t buy them in the country i live in… it just shows progress and how the deman for vegan food is growing!! First up…. vegan premade frozen pizza from the company Oumph!… Read More New vegan foods!
When i think of Ethiopian food the only thing i think of is their bread injenera and eating with your hands. Last year (i think!) An Ethiopian restaurant opened in the city i live in and i heard there was a vegan option available. So when my steo dad was in town and asked if… Read More First time trying Ethiopian food
When it comes to cooking i am not someone who measures or weigh the ingredients (well, apart from when i was making the ebook recipes!). I find it takes too much time and is just an inconvenience….. of course this means that sometimes my food turns out not as great as planned and other times even… Read More Vegan sweet potato and quinoa balls recipe
Vegan or plant based, does it matter what you say? If you want to be picky then the answer is yes….. but also the word vegetarian. Because in the past vegetarian meant a vegan diet i.e no animal products, however over the years there are so many different types of vegetarians and some people even… Read More Difference between plant based and vegan ?
Yesterday evening i came across the podcast, “stresspodden” which is a swedish podcast about stress. (I am sure there are similar ones in english!) Everything the hosts said and talked about resonated with me and was something i could relate to. After listening to their podcast i am realising i may be feeling stressed without… Read More Stress – mindfulness – mental rest
One of the most frequently asked questions i have gotten the past few weeks is whether i am still snacking or not and where are the oatmeal bowls. I haven’t really wanted to answer this incase of triggering my followers who struggle with an eating disorder or disordered eating – but then again it is… Read More Am i still snacking? Where are the oatmeal bowls? How am i eating now?
Hello and good evening everyone!! This week has felt like a lifetime, meaning never ending, but also it has passed by so quickly and i don’t know where the time has gone! At the moment i feel like i am living in my own little bubble of work and trying to balance all the different… Read More Sunday meal prep and the week that’s past
One of the most important steps in eating disorder is to begin actually living life. It can also be one of the hardest steps… .because an eating disorder can be a safety net, it can be a way to control life, to keep you from dealing with the hard times and negatives of life. It… Read More The more you focus on life, the less you focus on your eating disorder
The thing i love about my university program is that i go courses which i wouldn’t have choosen to study otherwise. Of course this is both positive and negative because certain courses i am just not interested in at all and you just need to get through the course and pass all the assignments and… Read More Health is a privelage – not everyone has the choice
I am not a materialistic person and can at times get bothered by the extreme consumerism that our society is based on. But also at times i think about how all the new products just add to consumerism and so much processed stuff. However i do also think that it is great with all… Read More New vegan foods!
Good morning everyone! It has been a month since i got and began using Liz Earle hair and skin products which are cruelty free, and almost all vegan (2 of them had beeswax). When i made the first post about the products, HERE, i had not begun using them but wanted to show them anyway… Read More Review of Liz Earle hair and skin products (Vegan and cruelty free)
Eating is something everyone needs to do and something most people do….. however food and eating is an area that so many people have a complicated relationship with. It is not always as simple as eat, instead there are rules and regulations on what and when you can eat and even how you can eat.… Read More Reasons you need to eat – eating disorder recovery
Vegan food comparisons…. for a long time it is something i have gotten bothered and irritated over. I remember i wrote a post a long time ago and mentioned i would write a post about these vegan food comparisons but life got in the way and i just never got around to posting it. But… Read More Vegan food comparisons
Yesterday was a day that i pictured (almost!) everything i ate, so i thought… why not share it on here! It was a school day (5 hours of own work/study), went to the gym in the morning, went food shopping in the evening! So a pretty standard day for me! And this is what i… Read More Full day of eating – Monday
Finally i got around to buying something which i think is incredibly important and that is reusable bags for fruit and vegetables. I saw these bags before i travelled home for Christmas and planned to buy them once i got home to my own apartment, but have forgotten each time i have gone shopping –… Read More Minimizing plastic use – reusable bags for fruit and vegetables
The week is coming to an end and i wanted to share the delicious lunch i made for myself today, which is both very nutritios and takes barely any time to make at all! Sunday and it was a day spent just the way i like it (well, minus the fact that i didn’t go… Read More Vegan recipe: Bean pasta with garlic tofu and sun dried tomatoes
Whenever i go out to eat i usually write how easy it is to eat out as a vegan and how many options and alternatives there are, But that isn’t always the case. Despite sweden being a rather forward and vegan friendly country especially the cities Stockholm and Gothenburg, not all places are so vegan… Read More Going out to eat as a vegan – no vegan options?
Recently i began thinking about what it means to be a social media influencer. I have never really thought of myself as one, and still don’t…. but in someways i guess i do have somesort of “presence” online and with that comes both responsibility and power. May sound strange and like i think too much… Read More Being a social media influencer
Saturday morning and i decided to compile a list of 5 things i love/make me happy in my life! I saw this image below a while ago and it really resonated with me. Everyday i want to do things that make me happy and there are small things (below!) that make me happy and i… Read More 7 things i love and make me happy
Aquafaba – the brine that chickpeas are in! (You can even make your own/use the water that the chickpeas have been boiled in if you boil them yourselves. However then it is a whole process of cooling and warming i think and i have never done it myself, i just pour away the water after… Read More Cooking with aquafaba
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?