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The Fitness Coach’s Choice: 10+ Tasty and Easy-to-Make Vegan Recipes

Most people tell me that they have never eaten a vegan meal in their life. Let me tell you one thing: if you’ve ever eaten a banana, this statement is false. Eating vegan is easier than you may think. Skip the cream, cheese and meat and you’re halfway there. Making a dish healthier is a more difficult topic, but also doable. A huge part of my last post How to Go Vegan: From Meat Eating to Vegetarian is simply eating more whole foods and vegan alternatives. Let me tell you ten…

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How to Go Vegan: From Meat Eating to Vegetarian

‘I could never do that’. This is the answer I mostly hear from people once I’ve told them that I’m a vegan. And the truth is: I thought the same way before. I’ve eaten meat my entire life – like most people. Maybe I even overdid it a little bit. I’ve followed the typical bodybuilding diet, rice and chicken with nearly every meal. This sometimes resulted in over 1 kilogram of meat a day. This is not what I would consider a healthy meal nowadays, but I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t…

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How Vegan Diet Keeps Me Energized, Mentally Sharp and Full of Drive

‘But, where do you get your protein from?’. This is a question every vegan person hears nearly on a daily basis. And trust me, I had more than a couple of these discussions. Somehow people believe that meat is a nutrient-rich super package. I might say something that shocks you now: It isn’t. But let me explain: I feel energized, mentally sharp and full of drive living on a plant-based diet. I routinely work 60+ hour work weeks in a leadership position and manage to train nearly every day. In…

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A Vegan Diet Is Not Only About Giving Up On Meat, It’s More Than That!

Ever wondered what it would be like only eat plant-based foods and completely remove any type of meat from your diet? Then ask a vegan! Veganism is a term that does not really refer to a diet, but rather a lifestyle as being a vegan does not only mean you are avoiding any animal-derived food, but it also means that you are completely avoiding the use of any products that are derived from animals. While veganism and vegetarianism are often associated with one another, it is vital to realize that…

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Pegan Diet: Is It Paleo or Vegan Diet? What Is It Actually?

Thousands of different diets are circulating through the internet in recent years, each promising exceptional results – but only a few of them are truly delivering on their promises. The Pegan Diet is a term that has been rising in popularity recently, and many, people have adapted to this diet. The diet mixes the healthiest elements of both the Paleo and Vegan diet; thus creating a diet that ensures the dieter achieves a perfect balance between nutrition, healthy fats and other essential compounds that the body needs to not only…

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Meatless Protein: Top 10 High Protein Vegan Foods For All The Vegan Gym People!

It’s very hard to be a vegan athlete: Not only do they have to plan their meals more carefully than their meat-eating counterparts, but they are also frequently subject to intense skepticism and scrutiny from the athletic community at large. You can’t gain muscle if you don’t eat meat. There’s no way you’re getting enough protein to accommodate your workout schedule. Do any of these statements or questions sound familiar? If you’ve been a vegan athlete for more than, say, a week, I’m betting the answer is “yes”. These comments are…

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Meatless Protein: Top 10 High Protein Vegan Foods For All The Vegan Gym People!

It’s very hard to be a vegan athlete: Not only do they have to plan their meals more carefully than their meat-eating counterparts, but they are also frequently subject to intense skepticism and scrutiny from the athletic community at large. You can’t gain muscle if you don’t eat meat. There’s no way you’re getting enough protein to accommodate your workout schedule. Do any of these statements or questions sound familiar? If you’ve been a vegan athlete for more than, say, a week, I’m betting the answer is “yes”. These comments are…

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Vegan apple crumble recipe

  Treat yourself with this delightful apple crumble by @silverspies. This crumble is sure to tick all boxes. What you’ll need (makes one medium pie dish) 4 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled and cut into slices 1 tbsp coconut sugar ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp lemon juice ¼ cup water ¾ cup rolled oats ¾ cup almond flour ½ tsp ground cinnamon 3 tbsp coconut oil 2 tbsp rice malt syrup Pinch of salt What you’ll do Preheat oven to 180ºC. In a pot on low-medium…

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Eco-Atkins Diet (vegan)

Looking for vegan diet plans? The high-fibre Eco-Atkins diet could help boost weight loss and curb heart disease. THE HYPE A vegan take on the low-carbohydrate Atkins diet could induce weight loss and curb heart disease by up to 10% per decade by lowering bad cholesterol LDL, suggests research published in British Medical Journal Open. It sideswipes criticisms levelled at the copious animal protein in standard low-carb diets, which may raise cholesterol. Participants in a six-month study lost two more kilos on the high-fibre Eco-Atkins than a cohort on a…

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