This is a question I always get asked and my answer is no, not at all. In fact I feel more awake, liberated, enlightened, healthy, ethical and free than ever before. My only regret is not doing it sooner, but I wasn’t equipped with all the knowledge I have today. I’m a person who always … Continue reading Is it hard being a vegan?
I’ve now been vegan for 8 months and before this I was vegetarian for 5 years. I was also veggie when younger and only really ate chicken and fish when I returned to meat as I thought these were healthier and we needed to eat meat. I was heading towards a vegan lifestyle and had … Continue reading 8 clues we are meant to be vegan
The Golden Heart, Birdlip One of our favourite places to go for a delicious and hearty homemade pub lunch. A beautiful 16th century traditional Cotswold inn with log burners. They don’t just have a couple of vegan options, oh no, they have an entire vegan menu full of delicious meals from burgers to roasts. We … Continue reading 5 of the best vegan restaurants in Cheltenham and Gloucester
Working with different ingredients is always interesting and working with something totally new to us often presents a challenge. Freeze dried fruit is something that I only started using when I began my healthy journey around seven years ago. Before this I had never used a freeze dried fruit powder or eaten a freeze dried … Continue reading How to use freeze-dried fruit in vegan recipes
This week I have decided to create a vegan family meal planner for our dinner times in the evening. I thought I’d better state it’s for the evening as I’ve always called the three meal times breakfast, dinner and tea. When I got with my husband he called them breakfast, lunch and dinner. Of course … Continue reading My vegan family meal planner and dinner menu
It’s so important to be and maintain a healthy weight, yet I feel the whole ‘weight loss’ saga is a bit out of control. Too many people are focussed on their weight and wanting to be thin or skinny, but they are not focussed on their health. They want a diet that stills enables them … Continue reading How to lose weight and maintain it naturally
We had a kid free Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning the weekend just gone, so I finally got a chance to take Ben to Vinnie’s Eatery in Cheltenham. I’d been once before last summer with a friend when attending the very first Cheltenham Vegan Fair and had been desperate to return! I follow a mainly … Continue reading Vinnie’s Eatery review: Plant based restaurant in Cheltenham
Many people question whether it’s more beneficial to eat organic food and if it’s a healthier choice. After all, organic food is a lot more expensive, so is this extra cost worth it? In my opinion it is totally worth it. I would rather cut back on something else in order to afford the majority … Continue reading Why everyone should eat organic food