General, Reviews

What have I been eating? September-October 2017

So this is where things took a bad turn in my diet, and I began snacking more extensively during the day. I only took one photo of the type of things I ate, because at the time I knew that I wanted to overcome the habit, and I wanted photo evidence to look back on in… Continue reading What have I been eating? September-October 2017

General, Reviews

What have I been eating? July-August 2017

July-August was a pretty good time for me diet-wise. This was during massage college days, so I had to travel to central London three days a week during rush hour. Our classroom/parlour was hot, so at one point I was drinking 3 litres of water a day. For breakfast, I either had a sandwich from… Continue reading What have I been eating? July-August 2017

General

I’m back! Where have I been? On sadness and binging…

I don't even know where to start, so let's take it back to February 2017... I was working as a housing support worker. Great job, but very low-paid. There is also difficulty in the support worker field to really progress and go anywhere, as people tend to stay in their organisations for several years. I… Continue reading I’m back! Where have I been? On sadness and binging…

Lunch, Savoury Recipes

BBQ Jackfruit

This isn't the first jackfruit recipe I've shared here, but I recently realised that I'm yet to share this very popular vegan dish with you. I think everyone has their own take on BBQ jackfruit, which is supposed to simulate pulled pork. I've never had actual pulled pork, even before giving up meat, but from… Continue reading BBQ Jackfruit

Snacks, Sweets and Desserts

Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

So I recently discovered that Pret A Manger sells these amazing praline cookies. They're soft and chewy, and when you bite into them there's a chocolate/hazelnut filling. Unfortunately they're not vegan, so after buying a few I decided the only way to get my fix of filled cookies is to make my own. This is… Continue reading Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Dinner, Savoury Recipes

Vegan Lasagna with Sweet Potato “Cheese” Sauce

I'm finally getting round to doing this recipe because many, many people have asked me for it over the years. It debuted at a church potluck years ago and since then everyone has wanted me to make it for them, or share the recipe. I used to make this with cashew cheese, but found that… Continue reading Vegan Lasagna with Sweet Potato “Cheese” Sauce