Category: NOURISHMENT

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HOW TO MAKE A SIMPLE AND DELICIOUS GLUTEN FREE AND VEGAN PIZZA IN UNDER 50 MINUTES

I would never in a million years have thought I’d be able to make a gluten free and vegan pizza base from scratch, but I promise you it’s not hard and you’ll absolutely love it.

This pizza could be a large pizza for one or perfect for sharing; typically my husband and I share one, and that gives us 4 slices each.

THE PERFECT AUTUMNAL SOUP THAT REQUIRES ONLY 4 INGREDIENTS – GLUTEN FREE AND VEGAN

I don’t know about you, but for me autumn/fall equals soup. So recently I’ve been on a soupfest making so many that my freezer is now jam-packed full.

This yellow split pea soup requires only 4 ingredients – sweet potatoes, carrots, yellow split peas, water, and if you want you can add in salt and pepper.

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CHOCOLATE COCONUT BITES – GLUTEN FREE AND VEGAN

Now I don’t want to be all boasty and blowing my own trumpet here, but holy smokes these are damn good. I’ve not had a bounty chocolate bar in years, but these coconut chocolate bites are way better – in my opinion! And as with all the treats I make, they are vegan, gluten free, and ridiculously simple to make.

TIPS TO HELP KEEP YOU HYDRATED

We all know we need water to survive, and it’s recommended everyone drinks 2 litres/8 glasses of water a day.

But it can be hard right? Life can be busy and we simply forget to drink regularly, or we have too much on to be rushing to the bathroom every 30 mins.

What I say is do your best and be mindful of what you are drinking. Here are some tips to help keep you hydrated:

WANT TO EAT HEALTHILY, BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START? THESE ARE THE 5 THINGS I DID.

First and foremost, that’s awesome you want to take control of your health by being aware and in control of what you eat. When I started out on my clean eating journey in 2015, I was so overwhelmed with all the conflicting advice; it really can be difficult knowing what actually is healthy.

I started going through my cupboards/pantry/fridge/freezer to see what was easily identifiable as unhealthy. Rather than putting it all in the bin – I hate being wasteful and throwing money away – I slowly used all those items up. So whether that was having a biscuit once a week as a treat, or having that processed meat in the freezer for dinner with lots of fresh vegetables on the side; it took me months to get rid of everything, but I felt better using it all up and not wasting food.