Today has not been great. I woke up feeling quite sick, and it only got worse as the day went on. I'm grateful for hot, herbal tea; a nourishing dinner of veggies, potatoes, and spaghetti; and a relaxing evening. It's important to listen to what your body needs when you're not feeling your best, and… Continue reading 27/02/2017
Hummus is one of my favourite foods. It tastes amazing on almost anything! This time when making hummus, Seán and I decided to make a big batch of it, split it into thirds, add a few more ingredients, and end up with 3 different delicious kinds of hummus! We made classic hummus, beetroot hummus, and carrot… Continue reading Hummus 3 Ways
Today I'm grateful for a lazy morning in bed with a cup of tea and an interesting documentary. It's stormy outside today and I'm grateful I have nothing to do but stay under the warmth of my covers. I'm grateful for a wonderful evening planned with Caroline, making homemade falafel and delicious Buddha bowls. Cooking… Continue reading 25/02/2017
The World Health Organization defines health as a "complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity". Health is a holistic state of wellness of the entire body, meaning all areas of the body are strong, resilient, and resistant. Wellness is a state where the body is thriving - not just… Continue reading An Apple A Day
Today I am grateful for the little things, the every day things that make life so wonderful. I'm grateful for my big, warm bowl of delicious vegan chili after a particularly tough workout. I'm grateful for a relaxing and cozy night in, with a good movie and a lot of cuddles.
Is it expensive to go vegan? No! Veganism is not expensive. It's a common misconception that in order to eat a plant based diet you have to spend a lot of money on groceries and only shop at places like Whole Foods and health food stores. While I do love these types of grocery stores… Continue reading Is It Expensive To Go Vegan?
I had never tried polenta before so I was excited when my friend Caroline showed me this recipe! Polenta reminds me of a creamy, savoury porridge - it's delicious! The addition of curry spices, mushrooms, and spinach was absolutely perfect for a cold February evening. Coconut Curry Polenta with Sautéed Mushrooms For the polenta: 500 grams… Continue reading Coconut Curry Polenta with Sautéed Mushrooms