Veganism vs Carnism

As a plant-based individual, I can see the arguments for and against veganism as well as carnism. Ultimately I feel that the extremes of both diets can be unsustainable, whether it be the individual running out of motivation for a vegan diet and confirming to societal norm or the meat-eater buying meat from across theContinue reading “Veganism vs Carnism”

Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Peanut Butter Energy Balls So after the success I had with my homemade oat milk recipe, I wanted to see what else could be done with ground oats. If you’ve ever had a “Bounce Ball”, then you’ll see that this is what I was attempting to recreate.  Almost a cookie dough like texture but withContinue reading “Peanut Butter Energy Balls”

Chilli sin Carne

We are going back to basics with this recipe and remaking the Tex Mex firm favourite…Chilli con carne or rather chilli sin carne as this one is plant-based. The key to this one is the soffrito mix which is a mixture of pre-chopped onions, celery and carrots and forms the beginning of this recipe asContinue reading “Chilli sin Carne”

‘But we’ve always done it this way’ – the most dangerous phrase in our language

https://www.euronews.com/living/2021/01/27/every-argument-for-killing-animals-debunked-the-ethical-case-for-veganism?fbclid=IwAR1M5c9-AJkZkeT7HI_OtB4Hggb5MFeKlrp7AiiXcsWyMlIq9bMd6oYq9XA “Does legality equal morality?” “What has higher value, taste or life?” I love this article from Earthling Ed. It’s a really well-rounded debate debunking many anti-Vegan myths. Quite literally food for thought that makes us delve deeper into what goes onto our plates and how it gets there. There’s always another side to theContinue reading “‘But we’ve always done it this way’ – the most dangerous phrase in our language”

Sweet Potato and Lentil Stew

Is there really anything better than a big pot of stew simmering away on the stovetop ready and waiting for when you come back? It’s definitely a British January here; it’s cold, it’s frosty, it’s raining. Basically that means I’m staying out inside, in the warm and I’m definitely wanting something warm and comforting toContinue reading “Sweet Potato and Lentil Stew”

Plant-based and Planet-based Meal Prep on a Budget

Combining my ever increasing interest in both plant-based and planet-based food. Below is a weeks worth of foods and recipes for those wanting to eat well for themselves, the planet and their pockets. The recipes are predominately based on seasonal produce too and cost just £5.85 for 14 meals! Okay so truth time- there isContinue reading “Plant-based and Planet-based Meal Prep on a Budget”

Comfort food// Plant-based Taquitos: don’t guac with me!

I’m writing this recipe out before I go and make this for my dinner! Tonight is TexMex- an American regional cuisine that derives from the Tejano peoples in Texas characterised by the heavy use of cumin. For many years, food critics, chefs and individuals alike have turned their nose up at TexMex cuisine and itContinue reading “Comfort food// Plant-based Taquitos: don’t guac with me!”