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Popular UK restaurants offering Vegan options.

Popular UK restaurants offering Vegan options.

Popular UK restaurants offering Vegan options. There are so many restaurants here in the UK that offers vegan options now. When I lived in America the options were extremely limited unless I went to vegan specific restaurants. Lucky for us we do have many chain restaurants now which offer vegan options. Most restaurants if you call beforehand will offer you a vegan option or you have to alter a dish on their menu to veganise it. For example: veggie pizza…

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Let’s talk cheese

Let’s talk cheese

Let’s talk cheese. When it comes to transitioning to a vegan diet or simply going dairy free, the main difficulty people find is giving up cheese. All dairy products contain a protein called Casein and cheese contains the most addictive and concentrated form of Casein, Casomorphins. Casomorphins have an opioid effect (opioids: known as one the world’s oldest drugs)! This addictive formula is what was designed to keep the calf suckling its mother’s milk. Now can you see why cheese…

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Top 5 Vegan Breakfast Ideas

Top 5 Vegan Breakfast Ideas

Top 5 Vegan Breakfast Ideas ! As a really young child I remember my Mum always saying to me, “Please Hannah, just eat a piece of fruit at least”. I guess this was engrained into me and now I would never leave the house without eating something. My breakfasts tend to be sweet, fruity and nutrient packed. Here I share 5 great options which will appeal to everyone and anyone. Whether you have 5 minutes in the morning or 30, there is an option for…

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What’s all the fuss about Vitamin D?

What’s all the fuss about Vitamin D?

What’s all the fuss about Vitamin D? We have all heard about the importance Vitamin D but how much do we really know? As the cold, dark nights set in here in the UK it is a known fact that with that comes a dip in our overall mood. This dip in our mood is largely influenced by lack of sunlight. Lack of sunlight disrupts our bodies internal clock, reduces serotonin productivity and production of melatonin. These disruptions cause feelings…

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How to cook quinoa

How to cook quinoa

Quinoa What is Quinoa (keen-wah)? Quinoa is often mistaken for a whole grain, however it is actually a seed but is used in the same way that you would use a grain. It’s grown in popularity over the past few years as its a complete protein source, naturally gluten free, high in iron, magnesium and fibre. It’s nutty in flavour and has light texture to it. What do I eat it with? I use quinoa like I would a whole…

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Valentine’s Day Adventures

Valentine’s Day Adventures

Hi Everyone 🙂 If you hadn’t already noticed, today is Valentine’s Day. That one day of the year when couples show each other how much they love one another, do romantic things together, eat lots of good food and do all that lovey dovey couple stuff. However, lets spare a moment for the single people out there. For some, being single is a choice and for some it’s not, however Valentines Day makes us single people feel lonely and upset…

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Why I despise calorie counting

Why I despise calorie counting

Is it me or has the world gone calorie counting obsessed? Counting calories is one of my biggest pet hates and something I wish everyone would stop doing. Wherever we look we are faced with calories; from TV programmes to going out to dinner, to wearing a watch on our wrists counting every calorie we burn to calorie tracking apps. When we go out for a nice meal it is a treat, a place to socialise, be happy and enjoy…

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Foods that are surprisingly Vegan

Foods that are surprisingly Vegan

If you are transitioning into Veganism, hello and welcome 🙂 I am here to try and help make the transition an easy one for you because it can be difficult at first and it doesn’t need to be! Before turning fully vegan I had researched it on and off for about three years and ate a lot of vegan recipes so when I tried Veganuary I thought it would be a doddle; how wrong was I? I failed miserably (literally)…

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