12 surprising health facts about meat and dairy

My personal reasons for not eating meat or dairy were wholly based around animal welfare. However since making this decision I am finding out more all the time about the detrimental health consequences of eating meat and dairy, including surprisingly for me- chicken, fish, milk and eggs.  I have also found out why we have…

What I eat in a week (vegan)

Whenever anyone asks me what I eat, my brain usually completely freezes and I can’t think of ANYTHING I eat. So I decided to take pictures for a week and I have actually surprised/ impressed myself 🙂 Changing eating habits can be a bit of a challenge at first and definitely requires a little ‘out…

2 ingredient deliciously thick body butter

The best things about this recipe are that it is mega easy, extremely thick and moisturising and unlike most shop-purchased body creams contains no nasty chemicals. See my blog post here about the toxic (in both senses of the word) nature of the beauty industry. And here for my post on easy to make beauty…

Sunday morning vegan bacon butty

When I was young my mum would cook bacon sandwiches for my brother and his friends at the weekend. Instead of feeling like I was missing out I discovered this recipe which I have been using ever since! Not only is this recipe delicious but is it packed full of vitamin E, anti-oxidants, magnesium, protein,…

Cinnamon and Vanilla Oat Milk

I use this milk ALL the time in my porridge and smoothies. It is also however really delicious just to drink on its own warm or cold. And the best thing is that compared to shop-bought plant-based milks it costs only a few pennies. Plus it’s fun to make so here’s how to do it:…

4 simple ways to practise minimalism

It seems to have become the norm in western culture to be defined by how much one has and earns. However is all this ‘stuff’ actually making us any happier? I will soon explain exactly what minimalism is but firstly what are the benefits of practising it? Reduced stress/ anxiety More time/ energy for what’s…

Look

Marketing and billboards adverts on tv they put them there to blind us so we look but we don’t see If you think you do, you don’t know what’s really going on if you think it makes us happy I’m sorry, but you’re wrong These incidents that happen are merely a distraction to conquer and…

10 ways to embrace your feminine energy

The fighting feminist in me wants equality but I believe that femininity isn’t about equality but about recognising and embracing our different strengths. I am consistently flitting between between wanting to be an independent strong single traveller (boyfriend? I don’t need one of those!) and a 1960’s housewife (look what I cooked for you dear,…

Stitched

*** Walking around with pretty Loreal eyes but something behind them is broken all the mascara in the world cannot force your eyes to be open Throw-away necklaces and bracelets sparkle bright, dazzle and glisten all the pretty earrings you own do not mean your ears will listen Seeing the world through shutters too scared…