Friday, 19 October 2018

How to eat vegan as a student #cheap



Many people have this huge misconception that being Vegan is expensive, before I was Vegan myself I actually thought the same way.
But since going Vegan I actually found it can be one of the cheapest lifestyles.
I myself managed to stay Vegan living as a student and even now as a broke graduate.
So i thought i would share with you some of my tips for eating Vegan on a budget and the types of foods to eat and the ones to avoid...

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Monday, 24 September 2018

st.moriz tan review


I'm back again with another fake tan review, you may have seen my recent clarins tanning gel review, which i absolutely love however since it is very pricey i am only using it on my face, so i needed something cheap i could use all over.
Since i love gel type solutions i opted for the 'ST. MORIZ Velvet finish tanning gel' which was a great bargain at under £6 on amazon, anyway lets get into the details...

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Tuesday, 18 September 2018

4 easy vegan back to school/university breakfast recipes


Since its Back to School/uni time, I thought i would share with you some of my favourite quick and Easy Vegan breakfast ideas for when you don't have much time on your hands.
Which makes them perfect for a School/Work morning. 
I also want to mention that all of the recipes are not only Vegan but also Gluten free, and are adaptable to suit your own needs. 
Hope you Enjoy!...



PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA



The first recipe is this deliciously indulgent Homemade Peanut butter granola, Its definitely one for the sweet tooth.
This one does take a little overnight prepping, however once its made you've got a whole batch of it and have breakfast sorted for the week!
If your not a big PB fan you can also change it up for almond butter or cashew if you prefer!

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Saturday, 15 September 2018

Autumn Pumpkin recipes #Vegan #Glutenfree



I've been going pumpkin crazy this week, coming up with tonnes of pumpkin recipes and making DIY pumpkins, I feel like such a cliche but I just love Pumpkin and Autumn.
Anyway I thought I'd share with you some delicious and interesting Pumpkin recipes, as usual there all Vegan & Gluten free, hope you enjoy...



PUMPKIN SPICE MATCHA LATTE


The first one is a Pumpkin spice matcha latte, its like a fresh take on the traditional coffee pumpkin spice latte and is much healthier too.
Its completely vegan friendly, how many of you have had your first pumpkin spice latte yet?

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Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Raw vegan pasta salad


I'm a huge pasta lover, and one of my fave pasta dishes besides pesto pasta is a 'pasta salad', with it being summer i decided to come up with a lighter option which is a raw vegan pasta salad.
Its light and refreshing and easily digestible so perfect for the summer months, and has a wealth of health benefits, and its delicious of course!
Its made from a base of zucchini noodles so if you like zucchini then i'm sure you'll like this, but if your not a fan of the green goodness then you can swap it out for cucumber noodles, carrot or even beet noodles, anyway lets get into the recipe...

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Monday, 13 August 2018

Vegan omelette recipe


You may have seen my Vegan egg recipe from a while ago, so if you liked that then i'm sure you'll like this vegan omelette recipe, its very similar to how i made the vegan egg, and makes for a great high protein healthy alternative to regular eggs.
Its delicious easy to make and perfect for a weekend brunch, hope you enjoy...

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Friday, 10 August 2018

10 Things its not ok to say to someone with an eating disorder!


As someone who has previously suffered with eating disorders now recovered, i thought i would share some tips on things not to say to someone with an eating disorder. 



1. "Why don't you just Eat?"
If only it was that simple, an Eating disorder is a 'Mental illness' emphasis on the 'illness'


2. ''Your so skinny''
This is never a good idea to say to someone with and ed, because all this does is make them feel good and will push them further into their eating disorder.
I remember when friends would say How skinny I was, and this made me feel good, when it shouldn't have, it wasn't good that I was starving myself, throwing up, and forcing myself to do crazy amounts of exercise daily!


3. "Your fat, chubby, normal sized"
Quite the opposite of saying someones skinny, 'fat' never a very nice thing to say to anyone, and especially to someone who suffers from an eating disorder, they already have low self esteem and this could push them over the edge.
Don't even say it as a joke, its best to just steer clear on the topic of weight!
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Wednesday, 8 August 2018

july favourites


Its been a long time since i've shared a favourites post, so i thought i'd share a few things i've been loving this past month..



1. Simple sheet masks
Lets starts with these not so 'simple' sheet masks, these are without a doubt the best sheet masks i have ever used.
Having sensitive skin i have to be very careful about the masks i used on my face, so really didn't expect much from a cheap face mask but after looking at the ingredients there actually pretty decent.
They are extremely soothing, refreshing and moisturising and really help to moisturise the skin and soothe redness, they are covered in essence so no need to even apply moisturiser after using.
They come in 3 different varieties, the 'de-stress mask' the 'moisture mask' and the 'pollution protect mask'.
I can't say i have a favourite since they all serve a purpose, anyway i could go on about these all day, they are really are amazing i recommend you give them a try!
There available at boots for £3 each however tesco has them on offer at the moment for only £1.50 each!

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Thursday, 26 July 2018

Clarins self tanning instant gel review


Now that were into the summer months i like to trade in my ghostly pale skin for a little tan, because lets face it a sun kissed glow looks much better in a dress than bare legs covered in bruises and veins popping through.
Being very pale and suffering with sensitive skin i always find it difficult finding the perfect tan, i've used many in the past that have been bright orange or just far too highly perfumed.

I'm a fan of the moisturising lotion type tans, however in this sweaty summer weather i find them difficult to work with since there so greasy and take a long time to dry, being sweaty on top of that doesn't exactly help the application.
So i decide to look for something non greasy like a tanning gel, and came across this one from Clarins, with much research i finally took the plunge and purchased the rather pricey clarins gel tan.

This very refreshing, non-oily gel provides an instant, incomparably natural-looking tan. No need to wait before dressing. Use all year round to maintain a beautiful sun-kissed radiance. Without sun exposure, instantly gives skin the warm, golden glow of a natural tan. Pomotes a perfectly even and long-lasting tanned appearance. Helps prevent premature signs of skin ageing.
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Monday, 23 July 2018

raw vegan tacos


I've been eating a lot of raw foods lately as i haven't felt much like eating hot foods due to the extreme heat here in the uk, i've also found them much better to digest, so today i thought i'd share with you one of my go to summer meals 'raw vegan taco's' not only are they healthy and nutritious but they are absolutely delicious and a great alternative to regular tacos, perfect if your looking to slim down for bikini season or just fancy a light meal, hope you enjoy...

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Sunday, 15 July 2018

Coffee Chat update #Endometriosis #CFS



Hi there!

Hope your all well?
You may have noticed i haven't uploaded on here in a while, my health has been pretty bad for the last month so i've just been taking some time out to get better.

As you may know from my blog i suffer from Endometriosis and CFS and it has been in a severe flare up lately, i think the extreme heat has been the culprit, we've been having a heatwave for the past month now in the UK and if you suffer with chronic illness yourself then you'll know that extreme weather conditions can really affect it.

So i've just been trying to focus on my health i've been doing some cleanses and making sure my diets perfect and trying to relax more and get adequate rest.
I've been reading a lot during this time as you do and have found a couple books very helpful regarding chronic illness, so i thought i'd better share them.

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How to eat vegan as a student #cheap

Many people have this huge misconception that being Vegan is expensive, before I was Vegan myself I actually thought the same way. But ...

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