Food allergies, faking it, and freedom?

There’s been two very poignant articles show up in my social media feeds in the last week – both relating to food allergies and intolerances. In case you don’t know – I’m allergic to dairy for which I have to carry an epipen, and I have a gluten intolerance (medically diagnosed) that triggers IBS. The…

Is there a “right” kind of vegan?

One of my friends is being bullied and harassed on social media right now because she’s not vegan. She is an environmental activist. It’s actually her full time job working in marine conservation. She is out there every day trying to protect the environment for future generations. But she eats meat. She eats eggs. She…

*headdesk*

I just have to say this… My parents dropped by today because they were passing through, and we’d not seen each other in a long time. The following happened: Mum: “Do you have any tim tams?” Me (confused): “Why would I have tim tams?” Mum: “Because I’m hungry and I want tim tams…” Me (still…

Vegan protein shake?

Not really sure how else to describe this one… Ingredients: 1 litre unsweetened coconut milk 4 shots espresso 4 teaspoons raw cocoa powder 1 medium banana, chopped roughly Stevia (or other sweetener of choice) Method: Dump the coconut milk, coffee, cocoa powder, and banana into a blender Blend until banana is no longer chunky Add…

Mexican Pizza Thingies

So occasionally I surprise myself in the kitchen and have a genius idea…One that even tastes awesome! This was tonight’s genius.¬†They’re kind of like Mexican pizzas? Sort of? Ingredients (serves one hungry person after a medium intensity workout): 4 slices of gluten free and vegan bread Garlic sauce (vegan and gluten free – I buy…

After training rehydration

I’m not saying that this is the most…suitable…thing to drink after a long training session since it does contain mild amounts of caffeine, so bear that in mind I guess. It works for me after a long run though. 4 teaspoons loose lemongrass tea 1 litre boiling water 4 teaspoons stevia (or equivalent low cal…