If there's one vegan stereotype that I happily like to disprove, it's the whole "Vegan = Health-Nut" thing. I mean sure, there are tons of health benefits to a vegan diet -- but many of us have decided to be vegan for other reasons. Just because vegans tend to consume more fruits and veggies doesn't … Continue reading Vegan Taste Test – GoMaxGo ‘Jokerz’ (Vegan Snickers)
I'm a bit obsessed with making energy bites... otherwise known as energy balls. I prefer 'bites' as it sounds a little less like a Pokemon attack than an 'energy ball'. Also, I'm childish and it just sounds a bit funny with 'balls', okay? Now that we've gotten that out of the way, let's talk about … Continue reading Chocolate Chai-Spiced Energy Bites (vegan, gluten free)
Isn't it interesting how the weather affects our taste? This past weekend in Bristol has been exceptionally sunny and warm compared to the cold, grey, and frankly a bit miserable winter that has recently left us. I actually had to go to Primark and buy some sunglasses, something I hadn't needed for at least 6 months. … Continue reading Vegan Sushi Bowl with Baked Tofu
Ah, snacks. What would we do without them? We would probably all be significantly more grumpy, for one thing. I mean, I know I would at least. I live according to a 'Work Hard, Snack Hard' philosophy. But for new vegans (and long-time ones too!) it can be a challenge to come up with quick, … Continue reading 7 Easy and Filling Vegan Work Snacks
Ever since I moved to England a year and a half ago, I have wanted to go to a proper afternoon tea. The adorable dainty cakes... the finger sandwiches... the crumbly scones spread thick with jam... the endless pots of tea and coffee... Could there be a more perfect way to spend an afternoon? However, my … Continue reading I Went to a Completely Vegan High Tea at Bristol’s ‘Earthcake’
Pancakes are a Sunday morning kind of food (or perhaps early Sunday afternoon if you've had a late night). They're easy, yet indulgent. They're the perfect breakfast for when you have the time to hang around the kitchen, sip some coffee and leisurely flip some fluffy, golden pancakes. Now that we're all in the lazy Sunday mindset, … Continue reading Veganize It: Pancakes!
Sometimes, you just need a bit of comfort food. Had a bad day? A long night? Is it just really cold and gross outside? A big, steaming bowl of something warm and delicious can only improve matters. Potatoes and pasta are both high on my list of 'foods that instantly make everything better', and both of … Continue reading Comforting Vegan ‘Mac and Cheese’