Hello and happy new week everyone.... or one day late, haha. I had planned to write and post this on Monday but i was busy doing other things and didn't really know what to write in this post. I thought i'd do a life update, but there really isn't one. My life is far from… Continue reading Mini goals
One of those "accidently vegan" foods is puff pastry. Most often it is vegan because it is cheaper for the factories to use margarine instead of butter. So the more expensive puff pastries usually contain butter and aren't vegan. When i was younger i used to eat different puff pastry snacks/foods which i liked, though… Continue reading Spinach, sundried tomato and olive puff pastry | Vegan recipe
A combo of banana bread, brownie and a chickpea deep dish cake .... which turns into a sort of pizookie (i.e a deep dish cookie with ice cream on top). Basically i wanted to make banana bread, brownies, chickpea deep dish pie as well as cookie ice cream sandwiches..... and it led me to make… Continue reading Banana bread chickpea deep dish pizookie | Vegan recipe
A while ago, (i.e a week), i bought a huge bag of natural and salted nuts. I bought them for the "sake of this post"... but in reality i just wanted to eat a bunch of nuts. But i could use this excuse to buy more than i would have otherwise, as well as buying… Continue reading Benefits of different nuts | nutrition post
When the coldness and darkness is creeping in, i begin to replace the salads and summer rolls with warmer dishes. This dish can be enjoyed both warm and cold, and is a great way to use up leftover vegetables. I don't know about you, but i am the type of person who will leave 2… Continue reading Vegan vegetable tomato casserole!
On Tuesday i got a delivery from the company, 3vänner, which is a Swedish Finnish (updated) Ice cream company. They make both dairy and non dairy ice cream, and of course i am a huge fan of their non dairy ice cream based on coconut cream. I first tried their ice cream several months ago… Continue reading Vegan ice cream delivery| 3vänner glass|Review
Seeds are not only super tasty , but also very nutritious!! When it comes to food and eating, it is important to realise that food is food and not just numbers. It is not good to get caught up in seeing foods as protein/carbs/fat or just seeing food as numbers, however it may be interesting… Continue reading Benefits of different seeds | Nutrition post |Infographic
I have been unsure whether i wanted to write or share this post, but i felt i wanted and needed to share my thoughts. After Mondays appointment at the hospital with my CF doctor it just sort of clicked for me how much i have been struggling. I have tried to suppress the feelings and… Continue reading Struggling – life with a chronic illness: Cystic Fibrosis
It's funny how i can look at pictures of others and always think they look amazing. I never see flaws or anything wrong, i just see the beauty in others but can struggle to do the same with myself. I don't like seeing myself on photos or on camera. I have found that since posting… Continue reading We are our own worst critics: Personal thoughts
I think i may have written a post similar to this a while ago but i recieved a question which i wanted to share my answer to. So for those of you who don't know, i have been working in food stores the past 3 summers (as a summer job!). I am both in the… Continue reading Does it bother me working with animal products/seeing people buying animal products? | Vegan post | My thoughts
Somedays i think of certain dishes i want to try to make and never really know how it will turn out. If i am honest, there are quite a few failed dishes/creations i have made which are never shown on here. Who knows, maybe i will share the failed attempts as well! But sometimes the… Continue reading Vegan pasta bake! | Recipe
Saturday morning and time to summarize the week that's been.....? Feeling slightly drained of energy at the moment.... or just feeling a little strange and "Out of it". I guess i am thinking about how my summer has been, what i have done and haven't done... how quickly the time has passed. As well as… Continue reading The week that’s been…. life update/my thoughts/blogging.
Chia seeds are one of the most nutritious seeds to eat. Not only are chia seeds a complete protein source (meaning they have all the amino acids) and contain c.a 19% protein. They are also a great source of fiber, c.a 11g per serving (and that is c.a half the daily recommendation!) which is important… Continue reading Chia seed pudding recipe | Vegan & glutenfree
A while ago i recieved a comment which asked me about... why do vegans call their substitues for the meat/dairy alternative. I.e oatmilk, vegan cheese, "orange ch*cken", "b**f stirfry", eggplant bacon etc I can't answer for all vegans, but i can atleast answer for myself and give my thoughts and opinions on this subject. For… Continue reading Why do vegans call substitute foods for meat/milk etc?| Should there be other names for vegan substitute foods?
Intuitive eating.... that should be the eating goal for everyone. However intuitive eating is sort of trendy now... but people seem to forget what intuitive eating actually is. It means listening to your body. Eating when you are hungry, stopping when you are full. It's mindful eating. Intuitive eating isnt for everyone, especially not if… Continue reading Intuitive eating: Is it really intuitive eating if….? | Nutrition post
In my recent Q&A on my instagram i got alot of questions about my grocery shopping: How often. How much i spend. My staple foods. How i shop i.e via list or just random. So i thought i would just make a post about it! So.... my weekly grocery shopping? Usually i do a weekly… Continue reading My weekly food shopping: cost? How many times a week? Staple foods?
The first week of August has passed and i have already noticed that its getting colder.... which i don't like. Of course, here in Sweden we have been lucky that it has been so warm almost all summer... which i why it suddenly feels cold when it's 20 degrees outside. Whereas that is usually the… Continue reading First week in August: Life, work, what i will study in autumn!
If you're vegan and you follow certain online-bigger-vegan-social media accounts you may have noticed that there is some debate/talk about exclusive veganism. Talk about the vegan label and how some vegans can be far too judgemental and instead turn people away from the vegan message. First off, there is different forms of vegan activism and… Continue reading Vegan thoughts: Judgemental and exclusive vegans? Should vegans be more open and inclusive? Shaming others and the vegan label…
What do you do with certain food you have left over? Or maybe you have certain food you don't like but don't want to throw it away.... here are 3 ideas which might help! If you have muesli at home which you don't like then you can make cookies/powerbars or even home made granola! The… Continue reading What to do with leftovers? Muesli cookies, sweet potato crisps, tofu skewers, roasted chickpeas
Satay sauce.... according to me it is the perfect balance of salty but with a slight sweet touch. In the past i tried to make a satay sauce which instead ended up in some type of clumpy, oily mess from the coconut milk and peanut butter. Not sure what i did wrong, maybe it was… Continue reading Tofu satay recipe | Vegan & Gluten free
Hello and good morning everyone!!! And happy new month... if that is even a saying, haha. I have very mixed feelings over the fact that it is August. Just one more summer month before the coldness begings slowly creeping in, and i am NOT ready for it. This summer i have noticed how much the… Continue reading New month – August goals – Life update!
Believe it or not... but at the moment i have gotten a little tired of my tofu-potato-vegetable meals. Maybe it is just the heat or maybe it's because i have pretty much eaten it 1-2 times a day the past few months. So at the moment i am really trying to vary what i eat… Continue reading Rainbow pizza – using prebought crust | Vegan recipe
In this post, i am going to talk about something very important which i think many should be aware of in this current heatwave... and that is: Heat stroke. I have had/suffered heat stroke several times before in my life so you would think that by now i would realise the symptoms before it goes… Continue reading Heatstroke – Signs and symptoms | Myself/my experience
Keeping up with my theme of.... how many dishes can you make with the same foods? Here is 4 foods with pretty much the same ingredients.... i.e the same batter. How great to be able to make 4 different foods using the same batter and mix? And you can of course either bake or deep… Continue reading One batter – four recipes!!
Instagram is overflowing with pictures of banana bread and it has got me craving some!! For a few weeks now i have been meaning to try make banana bread again but just never gotten around to it. I have been meaning to make foccacia bread as well (recipe HERE), but i just haven't had the… Continue reading Vegan banana bread with chocolate chips | Vegan recipe
A few days away from routines and habits and time spent out on an island is a good way to recharge both physically and mentally. To get a break from everything. I am the type of person who can work non stop and have my days filled with work and not take the time necessary… Continue reading A break from routines and habits | A weekend out an island
Having extreme hunger or extreme cravings or uncontrollable binging sessions is not a healthy relationship with food and is often a sign that something is wrong. Binge eating (or bulimia - where you also compensate for the binging) is actually a lot more common than people realise, and it is an eating disorder that many… Continue reading Dealing with extreme hunger and binges? | Nutrition advice | Masterpost
There are 2 foods which are on my top 10 list of favourite foods, which is sweet potato and hummus. So why have I never thought of combining those two? In the past ihave made beetroot hummus, pea& avocado guacamole, Roasted red pepper hummus and Sun dried tomato hummus…. So why haven’t I tried the… Continue reading Sweet potato hummus | Vegan recipe
I am loving the summer in Sweden this year. I am loving that it is warm and sunny for the majority of the time…. With a few sudden heavy rainfalls with thunder and lighting. It has been 20-30 degrees since around May, which is crazy in Sweden. In fact, it is not just Sweden it… Continue reading Climate change and global warming: Take action and make a change
This week has gone extremely quickly and felt very short…. That might be because this weekend I am away and it has only been 3 workdays this week. Which feels strange after my 5-6workdays the past few weeks. The weather has been rather grey and dull this week (also been a few "storms" with lightening,… Continue reading The week that’s been! Update & photos!
One of the top 5 things I love about being with my family is that I can make cake and enjoy it with others!! I love baking and every chance I get I will bake… however it is not as much fun to bake when it is just me eating it. Sure, it is always… Continue reading Vegan mojito cheesecake recipe!
Yesterday duringmy workshift I ended up with a lot of stomach pain and went into this bubble of “it hurts so badly… do I ask to go and get a painkiller?” “Do I ask to go home early?” Constant thoughts of pain and just telling myself how badly it hurt and how ill I felt. However… Continue reading What you focus on becomes reality
Are you a lover of fake meat such as pulled Oumph!, but your wallet isn't as excited about the weekly purchase of fake meat...? Well here is a recipe for you!!! I am a huge fan of fake meat... By now i am sure you are all aware of this. However, fake meat such as… Continue reading Home made vegan BBQ pulled seitan!!
Learning to love your body isn't about changing your appearance until you are happy with the way you look, but it is about learning to love your body how it is. Accept that you may have features you aren't 100% happy with, but learn to be ok with them. Accept that you may think you… Continue reading Love your body from the inside out | Self love
Sometimes when i am looking through my cabinets i am struck with a new idea/recipe and think, why haven't i thought about this before? I was looking through my cabinets and was planning on making tofu "fish" with bread crumbs, when i realised that.... why not make something similar but with eggplant? Like an eggplant… Continue reading Eggplant schnitzel recipe
Put I found these tips from HERE, and i thought they were too good to not share on here. 10 tips that i need to remember myself!! Some of my best tips to increase confidence are, to fake it till you make it. Sometimes you ust have to put on your best outfit and try… Continue reading 10 tips to increase your confidence
Something i get asked frequently is, “how did I recover from anorexia via veganism?” or “how did veganism help me recover?” and third, “would I recommend a vegan diet to someone recovering from an eating disorder?” I want to start off by pointing out a few things which is… Veganism (or a plant based… Continue reading Plant based diet in eating disorder recovery?
Seitan.... i love eating it, i don't necessarily love making it. It has been one of those foods which has just felt too complicated and too time consuming to make. But it feels like i have finally begun to get good at it... i guess it is one of those things that you have to… Continue reading Chickwheat shreds/Pulled ch*cken seitan recipe!
Apparently it is Sunday and another week has passed by.... and Monday feels like a lifetime ago. If it weren't for pictures and my Instagram i wouldn't know or remember what i did on Monday.... not so sure if this is a good thing or not. Maybe it shows i have bad memory? Maybe it… Continue reading Pictures from my week & the week that’s been
Recently i began thinking about how much i love cooking and creating "new" plant based dishes and sharing them with all of you. This isn't a fact or something new. But for me it is new.... Yes i have had my instagram and blog for several years now, but it was only really today (when… Continue reading Loving what you do/creating a life you love and life thoughts
Chickpeas... one of the most versatile legumes according to me!! Hummus, cookie dough, bars, cookies and cakes, roasted chickpeas, used in soups/stews/woks, falafels, burgers, omelettes and the list goes on. Not to mention you can use the aquafaba to make meringues, cakes, mayonnaise etc etc Chickpeas are also a great source of protein, fiber, complex… Continue reading Chickpea pancakes recipe | Vegan and gluten free recipe
In the past, i have attempted to make home made seitan several times but the result has never really been so great. Sure i have eaten it, but i have just felt like... making my own is too time consuming and the result isn't worth the time or the effort for me. I do buy… Continue reading Home made seitan recipe! (Updated & better recipe!)
Hello 🙂 I know that this may be a recipe-vegan-nutrition blog, but i almost feel like apologizing that there are so many recipes all at once, hahah. I prefer to try to find some type of balance with the posts so that it is not just recipes or personal posts or just posts about veganism.… Continue reading My thoughts: The importance of sleep and rest! | Sleeping in and resting from workouts
As i wrote in my previous post, HERE. I tried making eggplant bacon however the result was not what i wanted or expected - burnt and a little too salty..... I mean, i know that is how some people like their bacon, but it was not what i wanted, haha. So i decided to try… Continue reading Eggplant bacon | Vegan recipe
I had some left over pre chopped up vegetables which i needed to use up. Sure, i could have just diced them up and roasted them in the oven, which i am sure would have been delicious. But i was craving something different.... and that resulted in a vegetable stirfry consisting of eggplant, zucchini and… Continue reading Filled vegetable baguettes with eggplant bacon | Vegan recipe
I got asked about what my opinion on taking a break from social media (or doing a social media detox)? And whether i would/will take a break from social media. My opinion on a social media detox is that it is great for those who need it. It is easy to get consumed by social… Continue reading Taking a break from social media?
Good morning and happy new week!! After a full week of work i am feeling rather drained of energy. I prefer the evening workshifts as it means i can do stuff in the morning or get to be in the sun for an hour or two before work starts. But it is also draining to… Continue reading New week and life update: Work update
If you only have 15 minutes to prepare lunch and want a nutritionally balanced, quick meal then this is for you! (Of course you could make it even quicker by just boiling pasta, adding brocolli and peas to the mix and serving the dish with an avocado. If you want to skip the whole process… Continue reading Lentil pasta with avocado and green pea sauce!