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This Is Why You Need To Start Meal Prepping If You're Struggling To Go Vegan
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This Is Why You Need To Start Meal Prepping If You’re Struggling To Go Vegan

Have you ever had that 5/6 o’clock feeling when you’re finally done for the day, you’re hungry and you just want to eat anything in sight? Yup I think we’ve all been there. When you’re hungry AF, the quickest thing to eat is a microwave meal or snacks. But if you’re trying to eat healthy or achieve a health goal (losing weight for example) then unhealthy & processed food isn’t the best option. And whether you’re vegan or not, you’re not going to hit any of your daily nutrition values eating crap. Over the years I’ve found that a lot of yummy (& healthy) vegan meals can be planned & prepped in advance to make it super easy for you…

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37 Homely Vegan Recipes That Will Make You Excited For Autumn
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37 Homely Vegan Recipes That Will Make You Excited For Autumn

Now I know I’m not the only person who absolutely loves it this time of the year. Autumn is finally here & who doesn’t love walking through the park when the trees become a lovely orange colour & the leaves are crunchy on the floor. Not to mention, Halloween is a few weeks away & it gives me an excuse to put ‘pumpkin’ into every recipe. Oh, and if you’re a big fan of Starbucks, then you might be aware that the pumpkin spice syrup they use has milk in it (boooo)! BUT there is a secret vegan option, so if you’re looking for your pumpkin fix this Autumn, then ask for a soy/almond milk dolce cinnamon latte with no…

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The Best Dairy Free Alternatives For An Easy Vegan Transition
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The Best Dairy Free Alternatives For An Easy Vegan Transition

So you’ve made the decision to give up dairy, yay! Whether it’s because you’ve recently found out you have a dairy intolerance (two thirds of the world’s adults are lactose intolerant now) or you’re ready to leap into veganism, this post is going to show you how easy it is to make simple swaps & live a dairy-free life! One of the best things about ‘veganism’ becoming mainstream, is the amount of new dairy-free options in the supermarkets now, making it the best time to go dairy-free. Not to mention a lot of dairy free milks that can be made at home with a nut milk bag. It took me a while to give up dairy, but when I finally…

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23 Crazy Cheap Vegan Meal Ideas For Saving Money
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23 Crazy Cheap Vegan Meal Ideas For Saving Money

Regardless of whether you’re vegan or not, you’ve definitely heard other people say before that “eating healthy is expensive”. And veganism is commonly known for being expensive, but that’s just not the case. I’m a frugal gal who loves cooking and eating, but you won’t catch me spending a ton of money on my shopping bill every week. Why? Because vegetables, leafy greens, legumes (beans, lentils, peas), rice, tofu, potatoes, bread & most fruit are cheap as f**k and that’s what I eat every day. I like to try & keep my meals as plant-based as possible because its cheaper, but I do treat myself to the odd meat-substitute, and even then, spending £1.50 for 8 meat-free burgers isn’t going…

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Healthy Plant-based Cheese Sauce Made From Vegetables (Nut-Free)

  Print Vegan Cheese Sauce Recipe This recipe works out at around £0.08 per serving Keyword cheese, sauce Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Total Time 30 minutes Servings 8 servings Ingredients 1 cup potatoes 1 cup carrots 1 cup plant-based milk 1/4 cup nutritional yeast flakes 1/4 cup tahini 2 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder pinch salt Instructions  Peel & cut potatoes and carrots. Boil potatoes + carrots until soft. Drain and add to a blender. Add the nutritional yeast flakes, plant-based milk, light tahini, onion & garlic powder, lemon juice & salt. Blend in your blender until smooth. Slowly adding the milk depending on how thick you’d like your sauce. Store cheese sauce in…

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Vegan cookbooks for cheap & lazy vegans under £15

Have you ever had one of those moments, staring into the fridge/freezer, looking at the abundance of food but hopelessly thinking “what the hell am I going to cook tonight?!” Don’t worry, we’ve all been there & it’s bloody annoying! Since becoming vegan I have definitely been more experimental & adventurous with my food, and although during the week my meals consist of the same ingredients made in different ways, I do love to switch my food up & make something I’ve never made before. Cookbooks like these are perfect for if you’re just starting your vegan journey & you have literally no idea what to cook. They’re also amazingly helpful for if you’ve got a party, event or BBQ…

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17 Tips For Frugal Vegans
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17 Tips For Frugal Vegans

I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for new ways to save money, especially while on my weekly shop to the supermarket. There are many ways you can be a frugal vegan while eating an abundance of vegan food, and with these tips & some creativity you can easily thrive as a vegan on a budget. Even the smallest changes can make a big difference to your bank account at the end of the month. And if you’re already eating a plant-based diet, then you’ve more than likely adopted some or most of these tips already.

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