Veganism

Hummus 3 Ways

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

Veganism

An Apple A Day

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

Veganism

HCLFV? 801010? Raw Till 4? What’s that?

HCLFV. 801010. Raw Till 4. So what is all this about? A HCLFV lifestyle is a High Carb Low Fat Vegan diet. Basically it means a person gets 80% of their calories from plant-based carbohydrates, 10% of calories from plant-based protein, and the remaining 10% from plant-based fat. So now you might be thinking "80% carbs?… Continue reading HCLFV? 801010? Raw Till 4? What’s that?

Veganism

“Where Do You Get Your Protein?”

If I hear this question one more time I will probably scream. Why is it that whenever it comes up that I eat a plant-based diet, everyone around me turns into a nutrition expert? I don't criticize the diets of my friends and family (although maybe I should), or strangers for that matter, so I don't understand why they feel… Continue reading “Where Do You Get Your Protein?”