I find it strange that more often than not, when someone I meet finds out I’m vegan they start to treat me like an idiot. As if I haven’t the intelligence to research nutrition. Or as if I’m some sort of a weirdo freak. Many take it as an attack on their own choices. Hey, I’m not preachy to non vegans, I’ve been non vegan most of my life. I understand, we are all brain-washed into this unhealthy way of living. We try to ignore the cruelty of modern farming because we feel trapped in this life we’ve always known and have been taught is the right and normal way to live. It’s taken me a long time to reach this plant diet, I’m ashamed to say. I had been vegetarian for ten years and then at end of last year I decided to throw myself into the way of the vegan. I had always felt like a hypocrite not eating meat but still eating dairy. Well, I researched for a long time and I found out that it was not only possible to live healthily on a plant-based diet, but in order to be healthy I had to eat a plant based diet! But oh! How I loved my cheese and my yogurt etc. how could I live without??? Easily! I have discovered a new, rich, varied and extremely scrumptious diet. I have lost loads of excess weight without denying myself food.My lifelong heartburn and IBS have vanished. I have so much more energy! And the best thing is I feel as if I’m helping save the planet one plate at a time :-)  The dairy industry is extremely cruel and detrimental to the environment and dairy foods are extremely harmful to humans.

So any haters go ahead and hate… I’m feeling good!

AND To cafe owners in North Wales… oat milk makes the most pleasing latte and please get in some plant-based cakes! 

Matcha Green Tea donuts made with @teamiblends @thematchami green tea powder. Obsessed.

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In the meantime..
Let me feed you…

Matcha Green Tea Donuts
Makes 6 donuts

1½ cups all-purpose flour
¼ tsp. baking soda
6 tbsp. vegan sugar
Pinch of salt
½ cup unsweetened almond milk
¼ cup vegan margarine, melted
3 tbsp. aquafaba
½ tbsp. pure vanilla extract

Matcha Icing

1 cup confectioner’s sugar
1 tbsp. vegan margarine, melted
1 tbsp. unsweetened almond milk
2 tsp. matcha powder

Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Lightly grease a donut pan.

Combine dry ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, combine wet ingredients. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix until just combined. Transfer mix to a Ziploc bag and cut a tip off one of the corners and pipe into the donut pan. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until they are firm and spring back when you touch them. Pop them out of the donut pan and onto a cooling rack to cool until warm to the touch.

Combine the icing ingredients in a bowl and mix until creamy. Dip each donut into icing and place on cooling rack to allow icing to set in.

A very fruity bowl of muesli🌟🍓🍓 filled with homemade granola, brown rice puffs, banana, strawberries, mango + coconut yoghurt😛 today is my last full at home before I go back to Perth for uni…which will be filled with packing, cleaning my room and hopefully one swim at my favourite beach. It’s been a good Summer break💦💛

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