Roasted Veg

Roasting vegetables is a very easy way of cooking veg that requires very little prep. It’s a great alternative to boiling. Sweet Potato Wedges Ingredients 1 large sweet potato 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp dried sage 1 tsp garlic granules 1 tsp paprika Dash of salt and pepper Method Start by choppingContinue reading “Roasted Veg”

Pico De Gallo

Pico De Gallo is a type of Mexican Salsa. It is a chopped salsa rather than smooth. Ingredients 100g tomatoes (Try to use a variety of different tomatoes for plant diversity) 1 white onion Bunch fresh coriander 1 green chilli Method 1. Chop the tomatoes into very small chunks. Place the tomato including the juicesContinue reading “Pico De Gallo”

Tips for getting your 30 plant foods a week

So earlier this week I talked about why it’s important to aim to eat a variety of different plant-foods. Research has shown that people that eat a variety of 30 different plant foods a week are proven to have a more diverse gut microbiota than those who eat 10 or less. Now 30 sounds likeContinue reading “Tips for getting your 30 plant foods a week”

The Magic 30

Before I get into talking about food, I want to first introduce you to your gut. Your gut, if you aren’t sure, is the long tube that makes up your gastrointestinal system including your esophagus, stomach and intestines. When you think of it, you may believe that it’s only purpose is taking care of theContinue reading “The Magic 30”


Porridge is an absolute staple in my diet. It’s something I eat almost every morning. Oats in general are so versatile. There are so many ways to eat them – overnight oats, baked oats, in smoothies and my personal fav, porridge. It might sound boring eating the same thing every morning. However, I change theContinue reading “Porridge”

Favourite Shop-Bought Snacks

While I’d love to think that I make all of my food at home, including snacks, using fresh whole-foods, I, like everybody else, grab the occasional shop-bought snack. Whether I’m grabbing something on the run or I just fancy something a little different, here are a list of the plant-based snacks I reach for inContinue reading “Favourite Shop-Bought Snacks”

Is a Plant-based Diet Expensive?

Often, I hear people make comments about how having a plant-based diet is for the privileged and that most people could not afford to live that way. It’s an interesting concept and something I definitely think needs to be addressed. In terms of a world view, having a plant-based diet is a privilege. In fact,Continue reading “Is a Plant-based Diet Expensive?”