Ed Awareness Week: Shared Stories Pt 2.

Continuing from yesterday’s Ed stories, here are some more submissions from amazing ED Warriors! All showing that there is hope, and help out there. You are not alone through this! The first is a beautiful text from Veronica. I can relate so much to this as can so many others. She also sent me a…

ED Awareness Week: Shared stories pt 1.

I am blown away by the responses I received about this project! It just shows how important it is for us to communicate and share experiences, you never know who it might help or relate to. Here are the first few stories I have received from some inspirational ED Warriors. Please note that I have…

Have you suffered with an Eating Disorder?

Calling all ED Warriors for ED Awareness week! (26th Feb-4th March) Last year for ED Awareness week I got some great pieces from people who are or have suffered with an eating disorder to share their stories with me. They were so inspirational to read and I felt so proud of them being able to…

A beginners guide for the gym.

When I first wanted to start weightlifting I was terrified of going into a gym full of guys and just picking up a set of weights. Firstly because I had no idea what I was doing and secondly because I felt like they would all stare at me thinking ‘she doesn’t belong here’. And off…

Starbucks releases new Jackfruit Wrap!

Yup another little Vegan Starbucks insider. On the 4th January Starbucks are releasing ANOTHER vegan wrap!! This will be a pulled bbq jackfruit wrap which will also be released simultaneously with the new Oat mylk. The ingredients look pretty descent too! The wrap is made of linseeds and Chia seeds (high protein!) and also has…

Oat milk at Starbucks!

In the new year you will start to see a lot more vegan products hitting the shelves and menu at Starbucks Uk! One of the most exciting new editions is the option to have Oat milk in your coffee! This expands their plant based products to Almond, Coconut, Soya and Oat. Above, Oat milk Cappuccino…

New Vegan Menu at Wagamamas

Vegan menu at Wagamamas I was fortunate enough to be invited to Wagamamas ‘Vegan Hang Out’ which was literally a night eating our way through their new vegan menu! On the menu.. Katsu Curry. ‘Seitan coated in crispy panko breadcrumbs covered in an aromatic curry sauce with sticky white rice and a side salad’ Made…

The Climb for Clean Water

Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the most impressive sights in Africa and climbing it is one of the all-time great achievements. It’s the largest freestanding mountain in the world and the trek encompasses terrains from jungle to glacier. Reaching the summit and watching the sun rise over the vast African plains truly is the experience…

£1500 prize for a Plant based start up

New Investment Challenge ‘Pitch + Plant’, To Give Plant-Based Startups A Chance To Win Investment At Vevolution Festival On the 25th November, the TED talks of veganism Vevolution festival returns to London and will take place at the prestigious Royal Institution in Mayfair, London. At this year’s festival budding plant-based entrepreneurs will get a chance…

New Vegan Food at Starbucks

So a quick update for you guys about the Starbucks menu! They have recently introduced some new breakfast and lunch products that are 100% vegan (finally!) . Food: Mango and coconut bowl Blueberry, acai and puffed quinoa smoothie bowl Beetroot and aubergine panini Five grain porridge (includes jam and dried fruit) Drinks: (All made with…

Cookery school to raise £45000

Made in Hackney, a plant-based community cookery school, launch crowdfunding campaign to raise £45,000 October 16th is World Food Day – and what better date for Made In Hackney, an award winning plant-based eco-community kitchen and cookery school to launch a crowdfunding campaign to raise £45,000. (Photo by Simon Way Photography ) Since opening in 2012…

Vegan in Paris – Top places to visit

I honestly thought when I booked my tickets for the Lollapalooza festival in Paris it was going to be a nightmare to find vegan eateries… however Paris, you have proved me oh so wrong!  Going on holiday with two of my best vegan friends is honestly the dream, just needed to find the best places…