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Healthy Meal Prep Ideas For Plant-Based Vegans

I am a BIG fan of meal prep. Mostly because I’m lazy and meal prep is the only thing that keeps me eating healthy. So if you’re like me, and you need some inspiration to start your week off right, then here are over 30 healthy meal prep ideas for plant-based vegans. Not to mention most of these are easy peaaaasy to make, and since they’re made up of mostly yummy veggies and vegan protein like chickpeas and tofu, they are also cheap as hell to make. Prepping your vegan meals is for you if are: a busy bee and you want to have healthy food ready when you need it a student who wants budget friendly meal prep meals…

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buffalo jackfruit stuffed sweet potato
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Buffalo Jackfruit Stuffed Sweet Potato

I love this buffalo jackfruit stuffed sweet potato recipe because its so simple to make and it tastes amazing! It takes around 10-15 minutes to make and is made with only healthy whole-food & plant-based ingredients. With the minimal ingredients I used, it cost me next to nothing to make, so if you’re on a budget then this is one for you. On a side note, I have decided that I want The Vegan Afterglow to focus more on plants rather than processed food. As well as being oil free, low sugar, budget friendly & easy to prepare. So from now on, all the recipes on TVA will all be healthy & glowing recipes! I might create the odd healthy…

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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, and I’m going to show you 20+ cheap vegan meals to start cooking this week! 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…

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How To Get More Superfoods In Your Diet - With A List Of 19 Superfoods!
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How To Get More Superfoods In Your Diet – With A List Of 19 Superfoods!

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past 10 years, then you’ll know exactly what I mean by the term ”superfoods”. And if you aren’t 100% sure what superfoods are, you’ve definitely heard about their potential nutritional benefits from your favourite health gurus on Instagram. With the amount of research on superfoods out there today, it’s not difficult to find out they all contain high levels of much-needed vitamins, minerals & nutrients, which are all amazing for your skin. Not to mention the antioxidants, good fats & healthy properties that are believed to lower the risk of certain diseases, as well as promoting weight loss. And to top it all off, all of these healthy vegan superfoods…

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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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The Ultimate Vegan Food Label Guide
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The Ultimate Vegan Food Label Guide

I am one of those weird people who loves to food shop. I can easily spend an hour in the store just picking up a few bits. I love searching for new vegan products and there are a lot of them lately (2019 is definitely the year to be vegan yaaaas!) But it can seem really daunting shopping as a vegan, especially since most of the time you have to check the ingredients list on every products you pick up just to make sure it’s vegan. And sometimes, it’s not that clear & it can get quite confusing and frustrating. But don’t panic, because I have created this vegan food label guide to show you how to easily & quickly…

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