My Vegan Fitness Journey

Join me in my search for healthy vegan foods and the best ways to work out

Vegan muscle building foods

At the time of writing this article (mid February 2021) I’ve just lost the weight I’d put on over Christmas. Too many vegan Baileys (although delicious!), vegan cheeses (also delicious!) and vegan chocolates which were most definitely very very delicious! It was a very indulgent week so January was spent loosing that weight, which I’ve

Women’s weight lifting belts

I have been weight lifting properly now for about 7 months (I started in July 2020). Now when I say weight lifting I mean lifting big weights (big for me anyway!) using a barbell, performing exercises like squats and deadlifts. I’d been playing around with dumbbells for a few months before that and I’ve previously
vegan sausage casserole

Vegan sausage casserole recipe

Here in the UK it’s winter and quite frankly bloody cold and miserable! Perfect weather to be making my vegan sausage casserole recipe! This recipe is healthy, cosy and filling and will warm you up on a cold day like today. The addition of the beans makes it filling and gives an extra boost of

Why is quinoa healthy

Quinoa. What is it, why is quinoa healthy and more importantly…. ….how the hell do you pronounce it? This is what I’ll be covering in today’s article as well as some recipe ideas. For years I pronounced quinoa quee-noah but when it became more common I heard it being pronounced as keen-wah, so that’s what

What is intermittent fasting for fat loss

With another Christmas now behind us, the new year is when a lot of us are looking to lose that extra holiday weight we’ve gained. I’ve definitely had one too many mince pies, vegan ones obviously! One thing that could help fat loss is intermittent fasting. But what is intermittent fasting for fat loss? That’s

Best vegan food gifts

It’s that time of year again that we’re trying to think of great ideas for gifts for the special people in our lives. I only went vegan in January this year so this will be my first vegan Christmas, so I thought I’d put together the best vegan food gifts for Christmas. If you’re thinking

How to not gain weight over the holidays

So December is here which means Christmas (and Santa) is coming! It’s the time of year we all like to enjoy ourselves and perhaps eat and drink a little more than usual. But with all this excess eating and drinking we need to know how to not gain weight over the holidays. I certainly don’t

Why should I become a vegan

Are you asking yourself why should I become a vegan? Well read on for the reasons why I became a vegan at the start of 2020 and the reasons you should become vegan too. But first the reason why I’m writing about becoming a vegan today. It’s been a little while since I’ve written an

Benefit of exercise to mental health

Before I go into the benefit of exercise to mental health I’m going to start off this article by saying if you are struggling with your mental health right now and need help please reach out to someone. A friend, family member, doctor, neighbour, colleague or Bob that you sometimes see walking the dog. Even
What supplements should vegans take

What supplements should vegans take?

What supplements should vegans take? Do you ever feel like you’re lacking something in the vitamin and nutrition department? Do you think what supplements should vegans take? I eat a variety of foods – lentils, beans, nuts, fruit, veg and tofu to name but a few. It’s a trade off I know eating a vegan