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
I miss a lot of things from Thailand. I miss the friendly people, cheap cost of living and the beautiful mountains, but most of all I miss the Thai food. The flavors of this Thai Red Curry Recipe take me back to the time I spent in Thailand. I can never get it to taste … Continue reading Thai Red Curry Recipe
On Tuesday I received an SMS to let me know that I have tested positive for the Corona Virus. I was expecting to get a positive test result based on how I was feeling, but obviously it is still a shock. As you will know if you read my previous few blog posts, I spent … Continue reading I have the Corona Virus!
For most people, attempting the Everesting Cycling Challenge will be the hardest ride they have ever done. I was no different. I attempted an "Everesting" for the first time in 2017 and failed miserably. I attempted one again later that same year, but failed again. This is the story of my first TWO unsuccessful Everesting … Continue reading How I FAILED at the Everesting Cycling Challenge
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
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!
The Pragma Gravel Breaker is one of the Pragma Bikes sold by YouTube personality Harley Johnstone aka Durianrider. Here I share details about my Pragma Gravel Breaker bike build, which came out to under 9KG! I also talk more about Pragma Bikes in general.
The idea of a cold shower may sound like a brutally unpleasant experience. Why would anyone want to put themselves through that level of discomfort? Well, I guess you could ask that question to someone cycling up a really steep climb. The answer is simple, because you get something out of it! Cyclist and runners … Continue reading Why COLD Showers Will Make You A Better Cyclist