VINYL IS BACK!

I’ve always loved playing records, often just for the fun of getting them all out of their sleeves and letting the sound fill the room, but I didn’t quite realise until I went into a big music shop today that you can buy recently released albums as records too and new record players! Vinyl is…

RECIPE: Roast Sweet Potato Spring Salad

Here is a wonderful salad recipe for spring, you’ve still got a touch of warming root vegetables but you have the lightness of salad greens to get you in the mood for summer. This salad is so easy to throw together, looks really tasty and has plenty of protein and fibre…

RECIPE: SUMMER SHARING BOARD

I was feeling quite uninspired about my lunch and was wondering how I could make it more appetising, when I realised that all my favourite salad bowls were dirty. However this spawned inspiration as I suddenly thought, wouldn’t it be nice to make a sharing board for everyone at home instead. I am so pleased…

ESSENTIAL OILS: Trying Them For the First Time

So after my morning dance class today, a friend of my dance instructor gave a talk on essential oils, where we got to try lots of different oils and she told us about how they’re made and how they can help people. I really didn’t know a thing about these oils before the talk, but…

MUSIC FOR FITNESS: RUNNING PLAYLIST

So this week I have created a new playlist which I am just in love with. We’ve had some lovely, sunny spring days, so I have added lots of uplifting songs that really remind me of summertime and the great outdoors. So have a listen and hopefully this will get you in the mood to…

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: MY FAVOURITE POEM

Okay so it’s not a short and snappy quote, but I really love this poem so much: Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove: O no; it is an ever-fixed mark, That looks on…

RECIPE: Vegan Victoria Sponge

Oh what a time to be alive! When one can make a Victoria Sponge with no dairy, no egg, no cruelty to animals and it actually tastes amazing!!! I’ve adapted this recipe from one I found from Tesco of all sources, and it is awesome. A wonderfully british cake – perfect for summer which is…

RECIPE: Homemade Vegan Cheese

I love cooking but I never thought I’d get to the stage where I could make my own cheese!! I got this from veganlife magazine but changed the nuts involved to cashews – my favourite for cheese. The great thing about being vegan – is that it is far easier to make vegan cheese than…

HAPPY EASTER

Happy Easter!!! It’s spring time, the sun is shining and baby animals and flowers are filling the countryside. Here are a few cute videos to get you in the holiday spirit…

Review: Vegan Cheesly Toastie

Since becoming vegan, the one thing I didn’t realise I had been missing out on until today was cheese toasties. But thanks to some awesome vegan cheese, I can once again enjoy grilled cheese…