Midsummers eve.... it's not just the typical Midsummer celebrations for me, it is also a day (or "celebration day") which has more meaning for me as well. First off, what is Midsummer and why celebrate it? According to Wikipedia, "Midsummer is the period of time centered upon the summer solstice, and more specifically the northern European celebrations… Continue reading Midsummers Eve 2018!
On Saturday i had one goal/mission for the day, that was to head into town and buy a new self tan which i wanted to try (more about that in another post!). However, 5 hours later & 15000 steps later, as well as going into c.a 8-10 different stores in total, and i was home… Continue reading The week that’s been: Shopping, Happy Vegan & Work
After 2 weeks of not feeling so great, mentally and physically, i have finally begun to feel more like myself again. I have felt more positive, more energetic and less anxiety. And this week has also included a whole lot of positive thinking and gratitude. For some reason i have just felt so grateful for… Continue reading A week of gratitude
Being vegan isn't just about the food, even if that is a big part of making a change towards veganism. It is about your whole lifestyle and that you try to cut out animal exploitation or animal products as much as possible. I don't usually show what products i use or have at home, but… Continue reading Vegan hair & skin products i use | Beauty products
Recently i have gotten asked "how i roast my potatoes and vegetables on the daily". Instead of answering each person individually, which has gotten tiring, i thought i would make a post about it 🙂 If i am honest, there is no real recipe or tips or tricks to roasting potatoes or vegetables. For me,… Continue reading How i roast my potatoes | Recipe
This weekend i tried a new ice cream brand which i thought i would do a review of! 🙂 You can see other product reviews/recommendations in my tag HERE . Incase you want to see other products i have tried! And of course, this is not sponsored, haha! I am always honest with my opinion,… Continue reading Frill ice cream review |Vegan ice cream
When you go to the store and see that they have paprika and aubergine on sale, then you know that you need to buy them and make something delicious. Not only is it cheap, it is better for the environment so that they don't throw away the food because it has gone bad! I decided… Continue reading Aubergine, tofu & paprika stirfry with crispy potatoes (or noodles!) | Recipe | Vegan
I'll start off this post by saying that, yes.. i do infact watch cheatday and food challenge videos on YouTube. Not as often as i used to... mostly because the majority of those types of videos include burgers, bacon and so much meat that i find it hard to watch. But second, i don't want… Continue reading My thoughts on cheatday/food challenge videos on Youtube
Hummus. I'm pretty sure it is my 3rd or 4th most consumed food the past 1,5 years!! Or in all honesty, it was last summer that i began to make my own hummus and loved it. Could eat a whole batch of freshly made hummus within 24 hours. Since then i have made beetroot hummus,… Continue reading Roasted red pepper hummus | Recipe
If you are a true, "die hard" dairy cheese fan, then maybe this recipe isn't right for you, because i will say right off that no.... potato cheese sauce does not taste like actual melted cheese, no matter how much nutritional yeast you add. However, i think it is an incredibly tasty alternative!! There are… Continue reading Potato “cheese” sauce | Vegan recipe
Potato fries, sweet potato fries, carrot fries, parsnip fries.... and the next big thing, tofu fries!!! How have i not thought of this before? My new favourite snack is baked tofu fries!! You can season them which ever way you want, but i went for some grill seasoning which is just a mix of chilli,… Continue reading Baked tofu fries | Recipe
It's been a week since my last life update, i think, so keeping up with my regular weekly schedule.... here is an update of my past week 🙂 On Saturday i really didn't do much, i felt tired mentally and physically, so after going for a morning walk i mostly spent the day inside watching… Continue reading Life update – the week that has been: Hospital appointment, anxiety, work
As a vegan you don't have to worry about your protein intake, unless you are maybe 1) undereating, 2) mostly eating starchy foods such as rice and potatoes and very little beans, legumes, nuts or seeds, and 3) if you are a fruitarian or raw food, then it can be harder to get an adequate… Continue reading Vegan high protein meals |Nutrition advice
Summertime, barbeques and grilling and one of the staple foods we have had in my household when we have had a barbeque is potato salad. (And of course sweet corn!). Potato salad is one of those recipes which you don't really need a recipe for.... you just mix together ingredients, but for some people i… Continue reading Home made potato salad – Swedish style |Vegan | Recipe
Somedays you just need some freshly baked cookies!! Right now it feels like my freezer is filled with frozen vegetables and desserts.... That's balance right? I do give away some of the desserts i bake, and also i try to only make small batches of the things i make so that i amn't left with… Continue reading Double chocolate chip cookies | Vegan | Recipe
On a weekly basis i get asked, "how does my stomach cope with all the fiber in my meals?" and two, "how long does it take for your body to adjust to all the fiber when you eat vegan/plantbased". Usually i answer each comment or message separately, but i thought now i will just… Continue reading Dealing with fiber and bloating as a vegan
Here comes another recipe, that isn't really a recipe!!! I guess i should just make all of these "recipes" into a sort of vegan summer food series. They are simple and quick to make and perfect in summer or when it is warm weather... or in actuality, they are perfect whatever the weather 🙂 This… Continue reading Tofu and vegetable skewers with peanut butter sauce | Recipe | Vegan
Now a days being gluten free is very much a trend. People saying they are gluten free but don't even know what gluten is.... and some people are gluten free just when they want to be and with certain foods. They will buy gluten free bread and gluten free oats and pasta but then still… Continue reading Celiac, gluten intolerance and IBS | Nutrition post
Somedays i don't know what to eat and my appetite is gone completely. It is easy to just skip eating because i don't feel hungry, i.e listening to my body and eating when i am hungry and not eating when i am full. But somedays you just gotta make yourself eat because you know that… Continue reading Roasted potatoes with avocado and pea guacamole | Vegan recipe
Recently i have been listening to alot of "real life" documentaries that are around 20-30 minutes long and it has gotten me thinking about alot of things in life. To hear all these stories from people, everything from travel stories, murders, bullying, sickness, breakups etc etc And i wanted to share some of the thoughts… Continue reading Life thoughts | health, life, gratitude, bullying
Aubergine, or American style called eggplant, is one of the few vegetables i have never really liked. I have tried it a few times but never fallen for it. Sure, if it was mixed with other vegetables or in a soup or mix i could eat it. But it isn't a vegetable i have choosen… Continue reading Stuffed aubergine recipe | Vegan
Let's talk anxiety..... Recently i have felt my anxiety coming back again, after c.a 2 weeks of little to no anxiety. Sometimes the anxiety is overwhelming and makes me extremely tired and incapable of doing basic things in life. And other times the anxiety is just at certain times of the day, or a constant… Continue reading Work related anxiety? If the price is your mental health, then the price is too high.
One of the most frequent (or atleast top 10 questions) i get asked online is "how much should i be eating?", "How many calories does this have?", "How much of X should I eat to get enough X?" If i was having a health consultation with you or if i knew about your background,… Continue reading Getting caught up in numbers around food – absorption/digestion, counting calories | Nutrition post
In my collaboration with MAX, i showed what you could do with left over bread or burger buns (i.e home made croutons or even your own breadcrumbs)... and here is a recipe on what to do with left over tortilla bread. I know you may be thinking.... is there even such a thing as left… Continue reading Home made nacho/tortilla chips | Recipe | Vegan
Sometimes i just feel like baking... not craving or wanting anything specifically, and not having a recipe to follow either... but just wanting to bake something. Not only is it rather therapeutic, i also like eating the finished product, and doesn't hurt to have something sweet in the freezer for when you get cravings or… Continue reading Vegan oreo moussecake | Recipe
Trying my best to picture some of the other meals i eat that aren't just posted on my instagram feed! As i have mentioned before, i don't want my blog or IG to be a food diary and i see no need to picture everything i eat and infact i want to refrain from posting… Continue reading Unseen “behind the scene” eats from this week
Being alone doesn't mean you are lonely. Infact i am someone who loves my alone time and it takes special people to get me to give up my alone time to be with others. I am very introverted.... or well, i would say i am an ambivert, because when i am with the right people,… Continue reading Enjoying being alone – Introverted – Not meeting friends | Advice
Hello and good morning everyone 🙂 Or maybe it is evening or afternoon when you are reading this post! This morning i woke up at 5am from having a cough attack, which has basically lasted for 2 hours, so i thought while i am awake and have some energy i might as well check in… Continue reading The week that has been – school finished,
A few weeks ago, when i was doing the collaboration with MAX and was asked to create some recipes using their products i began to get creative and ended up making quite a few different creations and recipes. I ended up creating this savoury bread pudding, but i wasn't completely satisfied with the pictures and… Continue reading Vegan bread pudding recipe – Pesto & tofu cream cheese filling
I have grown up always being told to eat fish and that it is healthy to eat fish. The nutrition recommendations also recommend eating fish 2-3 times a week for the health benefits of certain fish. Eating fish may not be ethical or vegan (read more about it HERE), but as a nutrition student and… Continue reading Eating fish – health benefits and consequences? | Nutrition post | Omega 3, D vitamin, Iodine
Hello and happy Sunday everyone!! 🙂 Another week that has just flown by and i have barely registered the days passing. This week has felt like a lifetime... if i think about the fact that this time last week i was sitting on a train from Stockholm. Feels like i have done so much, yet… Continue reading The week that has been…. (week 21)
Lets talk hormones and constant hunger..... Sometimes - especially during "that time of the month" you can feel extra hungry Maybe you get extra cravings and just feel like your stomach is a black hole.... and that is ok. Hunger is nothing to feel ashamed or embarrassed about. It is your bodies way of telling… Continue reading Constant hunger & hormones? | nutrition post
I am sure by now your email account is being flooded by emails from different businesses and companies telling you that their privacy and security information has been updated. In some cases you have to go to the site and give permission for them to continue using your email and personal information or that if… Continue reading Your privacy and my GDPR compliancy
I went to listen to a lecture about a vegan diet and i actually got a little irritated. The person holding the lecture was very anti vegan diet. I understand that not everyone can go vegan and some groups need to think extra about certain vitamins and minerals... aswell as all vegans need to take… Continue reading Working with nutrition as a vegan
In my previous post i showed you what food i had in my fridge and freezer, so i thought i would now show you some of the meal prep for the week - as well as answer some of the most frequent questions i get about my meal prepping! How often do i meal prep?… Continue reading Meal prep for the week & FAQ about my meal prepping | Vegan food
At the moment i am trying to remind myself to take more photos in my everyday life and to share more lifestyle posts but even share more behind the scenes photos of my food as that seems to appreciated! So when i got my food delivery on Sunday evening - after being on the train… Continue reading What’s in my fridge & freezer – Vegan| Staple foods at home
I often get questions asking me how often i workout or how i dealt with overexercising and learning to rest. I have quite a few posts about these two topics HERE: (Overexercising & learning to rest). An important reminder, which i think many of my followers may need, and this advice applies mostly to people… Continue reading Healthy set point |If you have to restrict yourself or overexercise to maintain your weight – then it may not be your healthy weight | Weight
I have several posts on my blog about meat, dairy and eggs.... but what about fish? Is fishing really so bad? Isn't fish healthy? Do we need to eat fish? What about Omega 3? Let's start off with why eating fish isn't vegan and the ethical part about fishing, and then in a second post… Continue reading Why eating fish isn’t vegan – overfishing, more plastic than fish in the water?
This week, and weekend is coming to it's end and back to reality - once again! School work, group work, presentations and work all begin again on Monday. And if i am truly honest , i am not ready for it. I am not ready to go back to school and work again..... Right now, more… Continue reading The week that has been
Now that it is summer.... or well in the nordic and european countries anyway, that might mean BBQ with friends or picnic in the park with family, or maybe you just want something extra sweet after dinner on Friday evening. Then this cake is for you!! It is light, fluffy and summery! I had originally… Continue reading Vegan mango and passionfruit cheesecake!
I had a question. I’m neither a vegan or vegetarian but I eat mostly plantbased anyway. Honestly for me the main reason is that I find it more easy and cheap. The thing is, I fantasies a lot about meat. I have this craving for it always. Not fish, chicken or eggs, specially meat. Which… Continue reading Craving meat? Sign of deficiency?
The past 12 hours (when writing this post) have just flown by like crazy... feels like i have done alot, while also only done a little. This weekend i am spending with my family as i had plans in Stockholm but they ended up getting cancelled, so instead just spending time with my dog and… Continue reading Past 24 hours: Vegan ice-cream, “throw together” dinner, family time
Hey! So I was just wondering what your thoughts on the way many seem to track everything down to every little detail. For instance, tracking macroes, calories, water intake, steps, sleep, periods, likes, followers etc etc. I know it can be a great help on some areas, but it has become such a major stressor… Continue reading Obsessed with numbers (likes, followers, macros, calories)? Controlling life and putting your worth in numbers.
This is the second part in my collaboration with MAX, and i can say.... it took a whole lot to not share these on my Instagram and blog as soon as i made them. This recipe collection was in the theme dessert.... because who doesn't love dessert? And once again.... the theme of not wasting… Continue reading Peanut butter and banana bread pudding | Recipe | Vegan
Life always feels so much easier when it is summer. There may still be some stress and anxiety, but not as much as during the school term when i have 100 things to juggle at the same time. I took two days - Sunday and Monday to just try to plan and structure my life… Continue reading Summer days & thoughts about body image