The answer is yes! Continue reading
Over 20,000 new food and drink items hit our stores each year and, with so much conflicting information about health and nutrition roaming around, it can be difficult to know what exactly we should be eating. If you follow a primarily plant based diet, you are definitely on the right track. But even on a plant based/vegan diet more and more ‘unhealthy’ foods are being introduced in our supermarkets that could easily cause weight gain if consumed regularly.
Here are six foods I’ve picked that may be marketed as a healthier option, but in reality on further investigation, they are doing you no good if your goal is weight or fat loss. Continue reading
Hi, yes, it’s been a while since I posted on here but I’m back to share some informative graphical images I came across the other day that you may find useful for yourself or to share with others!
When people find out that I eat a vegan diet, the main questions I usually get are “where do you get iron from?”, “Where do you get calcium from?”, and “Where do you get your protein from?”. I actually love when people ask these questions because I can inform them of all the amazing wholefood plant-based foods that can provide our body with ample amounts of these nutrients. The images below clearly depict the foods which provide protein, iron and calcium for vegans or vegetarians. Continue reading
Let me ask you this first, can you put a price on your health?
Many people ask me if it is expensive being on a plant based diet. For me, my health and well-being is very important so I am happy to pay whatever amount it takes so that I can feed my body a whole variety of nutritious foods. I am always up for trying out new recipes so you’ll find me browsing around the health aisle of the supermarket a lot sourcing out new ingredients to stock up my kitchen cupboards with. That’s the part that makes my plant based diet expensive.
As I was making my buckwheat granola, using Carob powder instead of my usual Cacao powder. I began to wonder what exactly the difference was between Cacao, Cocoa, and Carob powder. Cue this blog post….. I done some research and I found some interesting facts.
This smoothie is super good and full of nutrition and antioxidants. Green smoothies are a great way to get your green in with a tasty drink, perfect for breakfast or as a post workout meal.