We LOVE Raw Chocolate Class – Yuuga Kemistri

Tomorrow I shall be spending 3 divine hours at Yuuga Kemistri, learning how to make raw chocolate from scratch. Having recently purchased a fresh bag of raw organic cacao powder, I’m excited to find new uses for this gorgeously nutritious ingredient !!  All images courtesy of Yuuga Kemistri “3 hours of Love affaire with food….

Dinner at Ottolenghi, Islington

The boyf and I went for a “quick” bite to eat at Ottolenghi, Islington tonight. I use the inverted commas as we only had the table for 90 minutes & he was 40 minutes late.  Ottolenghi, Upper Street, Islington – London It’s ok though; we’re quick eaters & it meant I got to order…

How To Up Your Calcium Without Dairy

Another informative emailer from Sheer Luxe today, especially if you’re a vegan who is looking to up their calcium intake through plants! As a vegan I am often asked how I get enough protein in my dietwithout eating meat, but calcium is also another one people question me on. So many thanks to Sheer Luxe…

Weekend Plans?

This is the first weekend I’ve had in a while that is completely free. After a long week of Birthday celebrations & a late night Jivamukti session at Training Temple in Enfield last night, I treated myself to a lie in this morning. Here’s how I plan to spend the rest of my free dream…

How Many Nuts Make A Healthy Snack?

I love nuts: Pistachios, almonds, cashews, peanuts… All of them. I’ve often wondered if I eat too many and what constitutes a healthy amount for a snack? Luckily Sheer Luxe have done the hard work and put together a nice little informative list of exactly what constitutes a healthy snack of nuts. nuts about nuts…

112 Inspirational & Truthful Vegan Quotes

Originally posted on The Friendly Fig:
Who doesn’t love a good, inspiring quote? Whether you are vegan now or thinking about transitioning, these quotes are thought-provoking and powerful. Enjoy, and please feel free to add to this list in the comments! Let’s do some serious inspiring, people. “It takes nothing away from a human to…

Vegan (but very naughty) Chocolate Chunk Cookies

It’s been a week of birthdays at work, with one more still to come next week; mine! So I’ve been baking a variety of sweet vegan treats. I went mainstream (read “sugary”) with these chocolate chunk cookies. I find they go down the best with non-vegans and proves that it is possible to have your…

Roundup of Veganuary Vegan for 1 Week

As a thank you for helping a colleague out at work, she said she’d be vegan for 1 week during Veganuary. After much discussions, 6 more girls jumped on board, and this is how me +6 meat eaters +1 veggie embarked on 1 week of veganism for Veganuary. Between us we devised a cunning plan…

Homemade Vegan Baked Beans

Before I became vegan… Actually, before I started eating healthily, one of my favourite comfort meals to have at home was pasta with baked beans. Not healthy at all but it was filling and it hit that spot. Don’t judge me. I didn’t know any better. I even used to make it with sausages! No,…

Veganuary – Vegan for 1 Week : Day 5 My Vietnamese Tofu Bun Cha

So we made it to the final day of vegan work lunches – well done everyone! To celebrate this momentous occasion I wanted to make something a little bit different. Something that perhaps my friends hadn’t tried before, tofu! Even if you have eaten tofu before, it’s not to everyone’s liking and so, as you…