Vegan-friendly restaurants in Edinburgh

As a new vegan looking to have a meal with friends, whether vegan or not, where do you go? If you’ve never eaten out as a vegan, would you know where to go? It seems everywhere you turn, there are cafes and restaurants that cater to
those who are fond of their meat and seafood. Having been vegan for 30 days now, I’ve realised that our choice of restaurant isn’t as limited as it seems. Continue reading “Vegan-friendly restaurants in Edinburgh”

A healthy snack alternative: homemade beef jerky

Two years ago today, I wrote my first ever blog post. At the time I was making a huge move from a relatively unknown blogging platform to WordPress and since then, the support and comments from followers, sponsors and fellow bloggers have been amazing. I’d like to say a big thank you so much for all your support and here’s to many more years of blogging and sharing our common interests!

As part of my goal to kill two proverbial birds with one stone, I’m revisiting my bad habits and trying to make changes that would let me eat better and save money. For 2015, two of my resolutions for the year are to: 1) save money and be more responsible with how I spend it, and 2) eat healthier and remove any ingredients which aren’t beneficial.

In keeping up my fitness through classes and capoeira, I intend to keep myself in good condition and sometimes this means eating foods high in protein. With my higher consumption of water, I’ve felt less urge to munch, but I realise I do stress eat at work and instead of reaching for sugary snacks, chocolate or biscuits, since a friend introduced me to beef jerky I’ve been hooked.

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