Quick and Easy Vegan Mediterranean Salad
With the weather getting warmer, I start to crave salads and love a simple recipe that takes less than ten minutes to prepare. It is my go to salad in the summer months. This is an IBS friendly salad, with all the ingredient being low FODMAP and filled with nutritious vegetables. The cucumber adds crunch […]
5 Quick and Easy Vegan IBS Friendly Snacks
When I first became vegan I was always looking for filling and healthy snacks that could also keep my IBS happy. All of these snacks are low FODMAP snacks, completely vegan, high in fibre, and homemade! I always come back to these as they never aggravate my IBS and take such a short time to […]
Fresh v Frozen – what should you buy?
When it comes to food shopping we want the best value for our money and fresh fruit and veg can look more appealing. There are lots of myths floating around about frozen options. Maybe you’ve been told that fresh is best and you don’t even peak into the frozen aisle. Or that frozen options have […]
Micronutrient Basics: Vitamin C
Vitamin C, or you may see it written as ascorbic acid, is an important micronutrient for humans. It is a water soluble vitamin that can be found in many foods. Many animals can make their own vitamin C but humans are unable to do so and must acquire it from their diets(1) The functions of […]
Chia Seeds – A Nutrition Powerhouse?
Welcome to another superfoods article, this time looking at the tiny little seed known as chia. You have probably seen recipes for chia seed pudding, jams and all sorts of things. This is a versatile and delicious food. But should we be calling it a superfood and what are the benefits of chia seeds? What […]
Spice Up Your Cooking
Going vegan and then trying to manage an IBS friendly diet can sound a bit daunting and quite frankly, maybe even a bit flavourless. For years people were convinced vegans subsisted solely on lettuce with a token carrot or two. We know that isn’t the case but add veganism on top of trying to keep […]
Cupboard Staples in the Time of Covid
I wrote an insta post a while ago on the staples I keep in my kitchen, as I found it really helpful to have a few key items I could rely on when first going vegan and trying to manage my IBS. Now, more than ever with the crazy circumstances around us, we are all […]
Protein: The Basics
Whenever any sort of diet is mentioned, the first thing people talk about is protein. Especially, if you are vegan. Where does your protein come from? How will you ever get enough if you don’t eat meat? I have heard it all. And matters can be a little more tricky if you are following the […]
Kombucha – Worth The Hype?
You may have probably seen Kombucha all over the place. Splashed over Instagram, in health food shops, in cafes ,and at the gym. Health claims that seem to good to be true and in some cases a price tag that doesn’t seem justifiable. New superfoods pop up all the time and in all honesty most […]
I choose to drink plant based milks as I was never really a fan of cow’s milk. Not particularly enjoying the taste, switching to dairy free alternatives seemed like the logical thing to do. And it seems the rest of the UK and the world agrees. You may have already noticed when doing your weekly […]