Here is the reality that I, as a vegan, hate to admit... most people will fail on a vegan diet. I have met more ex-vegans than I have actually met vegans. Isn't that ironic? However, it is not necessarily that a vegan diet is flawed. On the contrary, a vegan diet done well is an … Continue reading Learning from Reddit: Why people fail on a vegan diet
It is already the 21st day of the new year and therefore the 21st day of Veganuary! What is Veganuary you may ask? Veganuary is an annual challenge that encourages people to follow a vegan lifestyle for the month of January. I know I am a bit late with this. The idea only popped into … Continue reading How to stay vegan during Veganuary and after
You should be able to guess by now that my favorite staple dishes involve rice, potatoes or PASTA! Here is another delicious high carb low fat vegan pasta dish. It only has 5 ingredients and takes less than 10 minutes to prepare! It is perfect for when you are too busy to cook a fancy … Continue reading Cherry Tomato Pasta Recipe
I can not think of an easier breakfast than this banana peanut butter smoothie recipe! This is just proof that a healthy breakfast with a sufficient amount of calories, does not have to be difficult to prepare. This bananas and dates in this smoothie recipe is loaded with the carbohydrates you need to completely your … Continue reading Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe
I will never forget my first 100km bicycle ride. I bonked so HARD! The same thing happened during my first 200km ride. Needless to say, I have learnt the hard way that bonking is not fun. Bonking in cycling is a very common phenomenon that I think every cyclist has experienced. Bonking is not something … Continue reading How to avoid BONKING and conquer every long ride!
The time I spent living in Asia made me absolutely LOVE rice. I eat rice almost every single day now. I also fell in love with Thai food in general. To be honest, the delicious food is probably what I miss most about Thailand... so every time I make this thai coconut rice recipe, memories … Continue reading Thai Coconut Rice Vegan Recipe | High Carb Low Fat
Who does not like a good vegan soup recipe, especially on a cold winters day? I know I do. If you know me, you also know that I love potatoes. I love potatoes almost as much as I love rice (the key word being ALMOST). As is the case with most of the meals I … Continue reading Potato and Broccoli Soup Vegan Recipe
BOCCA DOLCE is a vegan and organic restaurant, coffee roastery and function venue situated on the peaceful Quarry Lake Estate, within the country farming community of Wittedrift. It is one of Plettenberg Bay's hidden gems and once you visit Bocca Dolce, you will see why. I have been lucky enough to celebrate Christmas with my … Continue reading Bocca Dolce Vegan Restaurant | This is my favorite vegan restaurant in South Africa!
If you know me, you know that rice is my favorite food. I eat it almost every single day. Sometimes I eat it twice a day! I particularly love the taste of fried rice. However, I also love the feeling you get when you eat low fat vegan food! Eating a low fat meal makes … Continue reading “Fried” Rice Vegan Recipe | High Carb Low Fat
I love pasta! What better way is there to carbo-load than to eat a big, healthy and delicious bowl of pasta. This avocado pasta recipe is one of my favorite pasta recipes. What I like about it, is that it is super easy to make! In my opinion, pasta recipes should never be complicated. It … Continue reading 5 Ingredient Avocado Pasta Recipe | No Oil Vegan Recipes