Raw and delicious vegan salad ♡ 

Afternoon, I just made this wonderful salad and I had to share the recipe! I used to put the spicy mixture in raw tacos, but I fancied it on a salad today! It’s a lot less messy than raw tacos, and you can put way more on the plate!

For the salad: 

  • 1 large tomato
  • Handful of spinach 
  • A head of romaine lettuce
  • 1 avocado 
  • Sprinkle of black pepper

For the spicy mixture 

  • 6 sundried tomatoes
  • Around 3/4 cup of almonds/walnuts
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper/hot chilli powder
  • Sprinkle of salt
  • Sprinkle of pepper

Method:

  • Wash the oil off of the sundried tomatoes, if you’re using canned sundried tomatoes, if you’re using ones that aren’t in oil, soak them for 5 minutes in water before beginning.
  • Place the sundried tomatoes in a food processor, with the rest of the ingredients for the mixture.
  • Pulse until a crumbly but thick mixture has formed.
  • Arrange the spinach, lettuce, avocado and tomato on the plate, and place the spicy mixture on top.
  • Sprinkle with pepper
  • Eat!

Hope you enjoy this salad as much as I do! 

♡ 


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What I ate today as a vegan ♡ 

Hello! It’s currently 2am, but I can’t sleep, so here’s what I ate today!

Breakfast:

Banana nice cream made with almond milk, served with oil and sugar free peanut butter, cacao nibs and flaxseeds, with a big mango on the side.

Snack: 

A packet of these gluten free crisps from aldi, I picked them up at the counter whilst paying, cause I was hungry and didn’t want to wait for dinner! 

Dinner:

Gluten free pasta with a homemade tomato sauce and nooch! I can do a full recipe blog if people want it, but the sauce ingredients are pretty simple: 

  • 1 tin of tomatoes
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Big sprinkle of dried oregano 
  • Big sprinkle of dried basil
  • Salt
  • Pepper 

And then you pretty much just add it to a pan, and simmer for about 20 minutes!

Delicious and so simple, my cat could make it!

Evening meal/snack:

My snickers smoothie, Recipe here!

I love having this in the evenings, as it completely satisfies my late night cravings! 
Thanks for reading ♡ 

Vegan snickers smoothie recipe ♡ 

Hello! 

It’s been a while since I’ve wrote a recipe post, so here we go!

So this smoothie is more like a milkshake, honestly, but we’ll call it a smoothie for now, so it seems healthier.

This recipe is fantastic for kids, as it tastes ridiculously unhealthy, but it sneaks in a bunch of healthy ingredients, essential for growth and thrivality! 

All of the ingredients are easily attainable, except for the ‘optional’ ingredients!

The smoothie is EXTREMELY RICH! I repeat, EXTREMELY RICH! So maybe don’t make this if you’re not a giant chocolate fan.

Ingredients:

Essentials:

  • 2 bananas
  • 2 heaped tbsp cocoa/cacao/carob powder
  • B12, vitamin D and calcium fortified plant milk (most plant milks are fortified!)
  • 4 tbsp peanut butter (preferably oil and sugar free!)
  • Big dollop of agave syrup/date nectar/maple syrup

Optionals for a nutritional boost:

  • 1 tsp of cacao nibs
  • 6 almonds
  • 1tsp flaxseeds/chia seeds

Pretty straightforward process:

  • Whack it in the blender and bleeeeeeend till it’s all smooth!

And you will end up with this absolutely delicious chocolatey mess.

If you feel like being fancy, you could top it with some whipped coconut cream!
Health benefits:

  • High in protein (at least 20g)
  • Lots of iron and fibre
  • Omega 3
  • B12, calcium vitamin D from the plant milk
  • It’s frickin tasty and satisfies those Oreo cravings!

I hope you enjoy this deliciously rich smoothie!

♡ 

Oil, gluten and sugar free cookies! [vegan]

Hello! I really fancied something sweet but healthy, and what better than a delicious cookie? 

I wanted to try a recipe I’ve never used, so I made one up! 

It’s using 100% wholefoods, with a bunch of superfoods thrown in for good measure!

I used some fancy ingredients like maca powder, acai powder and psyllium husk powder, but if you don’t have those, substitute them for something like ground chia seed, flaxseed or linseed in the same amounts, or any powdered seed you can get! If you can’t get any of these, don’t worry, the mixture will just be wetter! 

Makes 14

Basics

  • 1 cup dates
  • 1 cup oats
  • 3 bananas
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1/4 cup any seeds

Optional extras, can substitute for other powders:

  • 1tbsp maca powder
  • 1tbsp psyllium husk powder
  • 1tbsp ground flaxseeds
  • 1/2 tbsp acai powder

Optional toppings:

  • Cacao nibs
  • Nuts
  • Peanut butter (oil and sugar free)

Method

  1. Mash bananas in a large bowl 
  2. In a food processor, blend dates and oats, add to bananas and mix in the bowl
  3. In the same food processor, blend almonds, cashews and seeds and add to banana, date and oat mixture 
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl and mix till a sticky dough is formed
  5. On a tray lined with a baking sheet, press the mixture into thin patties
  6. Top with anything you want, press into the patty 
  7. Bake at 200c for 15 minutes till golden on the edges
  8. Leave to cool for 10 minutes
  9. Top with peanut butter 
  10. EAT!


I hope you enjoy these delicious and healthy cookies, they’re great with a glass of plant milk, try using a fortified one for a dose of b12! 

Till next time ♡ 

*TW* Slaughterhouse protests 

The video of the day. *
Yesterday, 02/08/16, I protested at 2 slaughterhouses. Romford halal, and cheale meats in havering. 

At Romford, we saw these Angels about to be slaughtered. They were absolutely terrified of the workers, as you can see in the video. 


They were so so sweet and they wanted to come up to us but the workers were shooing them away. 

A few feet away from these Angels were dead bodies and huge bins filled with organs and excrement. They could smell the dead animals, they knew what was about to happen.

The workers, the guy in the second pic has called me and other protesters fat in the past…


This is a dead body about to be cut up for disgusting humans to eat. 

After the police turned up, we left and went to cheale meats.

We walked as far as we could get, the pigs were already inside waiting to be killed. No trucks turned up whilst we were there. 

They kept trying to close the gates on us.

The trucks leaving, there was around 5 trucks, that’s a lot of pigs 😦

I think I was laughing here at workers trying to lock us out or something! 

All in all we got emotional footage, and we showed animals some kindness before they were going to be killed for human consumption.
Please stop this violence, go vegan.

Oil free and gluten free stir fry!

Hello! Everyone liked the way my lunch looked today so I thought I’d put up a simple recipe for it. *picture after recipe*

This meal is perfect for someone who isn’t that great at cooking (yet!) and who doesn’t like to spend too much time making meals! 

Honestly, with stir fries you can pretty much just shove anything in a wok and you’re good to go, but I’m gunna tell you how I personally like my stir fries!

*i have a gluten intolerance so I use rice vermicelli noodles, but use whatever ones you have!*

*You can use soy sauce if you do not have tamari, I use tamari because soy sauce contains gluten!*

*alter the amount of ingredients depending on how much food you want!*

Ok let’s go!

Serves 1 hungry person or two normal people! (Joking, eat the whole damn thing!)

Ingredients:

  • 6 pieces of broccoli 
  • A few pieces of cauliflower
  • A handful of baby carrots 
  • A pack of tofu pieces or around 200g of chopped and firmed tofu 
  • 1 nest of wholegrain rice vermicelli noodles
  • Handful of cashew nuts
  • One large portion of chopped pak choy 
  • 2 tbsp tamari sauce 
  • 1sp-2tsp Chinese five spice
  • *any optional veg like bell peppers, mushrooms etc etc!*

Method: 

  • Chop up veg that needs chopping 
  • Put enough water in your wok so that around 1/2 an inch is covering the bottom and heat until almost boiling
  • Add the cauliflower, carrots and broccoli to the wok and stir for around 3 minutes
  • Cook noodles according to instructions at this point
  • Add the rest of the vegetables (except for the pak choy!) the tofu and the cashews and keep it moving for around 4 minutes
  • Add the Chinese 5 spice and the tamari sauce, keep it moving for a further 2 minutes
  • Add the cooked noodles and make sure they’re evenly distributed
  • After around a minute, add the pak choy and make sure everything is all incorporated
  • Take off the heat straight after the pak choy is mixed in
  • Serve! 


Yummmmm! 

I hope you find this easy to follow, and I hope you find it as delicious as I do! 

Till next time ❤