Hormonal Contraception; My Experience

So I wanted to write a quick blog post about my experience of using hormonal contraception because I have found it incredibly useful recently reading what other woman have been through, so if this post can help just one woman it’s worth it! Firstly to say this blog will mainly be about my experience using…

Delicious Vegan Dhal

Dhal is a great go to meal when you don’t have much in the fridge and want something quick, healthy, wholesome and filling.  This recipe is quick and easy and doesn’t require much prep time. The basis of a Dahl is lentils, this recipe uses split red lentils as they are quick to cook and…

Vegan Lentil and Tomato Pasta Dish

When it comes to cooking any meal I always try to look at my ingredients and think ‘what nutritional value are these giving me and can it be improved?’.   You should generally aim for your diet to consist of 50-55% Carbohydrates, 30-35% Fat (mainly unsaturated) and 10-15% Protein, so it’s good to bare this in…

Moroccan Chickpea Tagine (Vegan)

This is an old fave of mine so I thought I’d do a quick blog post today to share this recipe with you, perfect for those cold winter nights… This recipe serves 3 people, ingredients needed: 1 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 Onion 1 Garlic clove 1 Pepper 1 Courgette 3 Carrots 18 Pieces of Dried…

Working out YOUR Balanced Diet

Dependent on a individuals daily Kilocalorie need, their lifestyle and health goals, people need varying amounts Carbohydrates, Protein and Fats in their diet.  Most food products you buy will have the grams or percentage of the macro nutrients they contain, but this can get confusing if you don’t know how much you as an individual…

Buckwheat and Aduki Bean Salad

Buckwheat (like quinoa) is actually a seed, not a wholegrain and is packed full of essential nutrients!  It is a great addition to salads as it makes them more filling and is a great source protein, fibre, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals and it also happens to be gluten free. Because of it’s high fibre content…

10 Minute Vegan Pasta Pesto

One of my old favourites is pasta pesto, quick easy and delicious! I also find that if I eat  wholemeal pasta for lunch then go running that evening, I ALWAYS have more energy and can run for longer.  This is because the body’s favourite fuel is wholemeal carbohydrates for a long slow release of energy….

For The Love of Avocado

So I don’t think I’m alone in saying avocado is literally one of my favourite foods, I get genuinely excited when one is ripe ready to eat!  So it’s lucky really that they just so happen to have LOADS of proven health benefits… Avocado can sometimes get a bad a rap because it’s known as…

Healthy Vegan Pancakes

So as I have previously stated, I love breakfast!  Pancakes are a great weekend morning treat, but just because you are being mindful of eating good, healthy ingredients does not mean you have to go without. These pancakes are super quick and easy and are made with natural, nutritious ingredients. Now although I wouldn’t recommend…