LVB’s August Favourites

To end my whole month of BEDA (Blogging Every Day in August), I thought I would show you all what I have been loving this month. Here are my August favourites. Hurrah Lip balm Hurraw offers tons of different scents but the lime is definitely my fave. Leaves lips soft and moisturised. https://www.hurrawbalm.com Tesco Free From Choc…

Favourite vegan and health apps

There are some great apps to help you on your healthy journey. Here’s a pick of some of my favourites divided into Exercise, Health and Veganism. Exercise  Walk Jog Run I use this app for finding running routes near me and if really did help me to increase the distances that I run. Shows hill…

Vegan Bird Food: Double Chocolate Pecan Brownies

Based on a recipe by Ms Cupcake, these gooey decadent brownies are most certainly a treat. Experiment with toppings and be sure to leave a little longer in the oven if you like your brownies more cake like in consistency. Ingredients 1 Tbsp Cornflour 3 Tbsp Water 2 Cups (250g) Plain Flour 1/2 Cup (60g) Cocoa…

5 Vegan Celebrities

More and more celebrities are turning to the vegan lifestyle. Here’s just 5 of my favourites. Casey Affleck Vegan for more than 15 years, Casey once stated: “When people ask me why I don’t eat meat or any other animal products, I say because they are unhealthy and they are the product of a violent and…

Milk alternatives – how do they compare

There has been a huge boom in the popularity of plant based milks. In fact, a new study by Grand View Research found that the dairy free market will increase by 16% to 35 billion dollars globally by the year 2024.  There is more choice than ever to choose from in British supermarkets. Here’s how the most…

Vegan options at UK coffee shops

Costa Coffee Their coffees are all available with soya milk and are suitable for vegans except for the ones with chocolate powder – hot chocolate, mocha, etc which contains milk. Vegan food available includes Plain or Multigrain Toast, Fruit Crumble Slice (delicious!) Tyrell’s Crisps (Exc. Cheese and Onion flavour), Sweet and Salty Popcorn, Pomegranate Glitter and Fruit Salads. www.costa.co.uk/ Starbucks…

Vegan sweets

After a video went viral showing how gelatin is made, I thought I would put together a selection of gelatin free sweets available here in the UK. In case you don’t know, gelatin is produced from prolonged boiling of skin, cartilage, and bones from animals. So, if that doesn’t sound appetising to you, here’s some cruelty…

How to be a healthy vegan…part 2

Here’s Part 2 of my how to be a healthy vegan post. You can check out Part 1 here. Focus on whole foods Make these the staple of your meals leaving processed foods such as faux meats, cakes etc as secondary. Not only better for your body but better for the environment too as they generally…

Vegan Bird Food: Chocolate Chia Pudding

Are you looking for a healthy pudding option that keeps you full and satisfied? Look no further, my friend. Here is my super easy recipe for Overnight Chocolate Chia Pudding. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) Unsweetened Almond Milk 1/3 cup  chia seeds 1/4 cup  unsweetened cocoa powder (or cacao if you’re feeling fancy) 2…

How to be a healthy vegan…Part 1

Cakes, biscuits, muffins, crisps, chips. All can be veganised. Meaning that you can definitely be an unhealthy vegan. Here’s some tips to keep on the healthy train. I’m splitting this into 2 parts as apparently I have a lot of tips. P.S. I’m not a Doctor, just in case you were wondering. Start your day right……and that…

Vegan Bird Food: Blueberry muffins

This is probably one of the easiest muffin recipes  with just 4 steps to follow so they take no time at all. Beautifully moist and super delicious. Ingredients 1 1⁄2 cups plain flour 1⁄2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp cinnamon 3⁄4 cup soymilk 1⁄4 cup oil…