A Vegetarian Update

Sunday 1 September 2019

This week has been super stressful. I have moved, unpacked and organised my new flat. I have been to many an interview. And, I have had to try and figure out and adjust to all my new surroundings. I apologise if my content has been a little dry over the past couple of weeks - I have been a tiny bit preoccupied. However, don't fear, I am back now. 
One of the main things I have forgotten to do this week is to eat proper meals. Personally, I am a snacker. I love snacking on stuff. When I am watching TV, writing a blog post or right before bed, I always love a good snack. 
However, if you have been following me for a while, you would know that I have been a vegetarian for about four months now. It wasn't until I started avoiding meat products, that I realised how much my snacking life revolved around it. Certain crisps contain animals fats or meat extracts, most sweets have gelatin in them and items like mini sausage rolls or scotch eggs are not veggie-friendly. 
So, along my vegetarian journey, I have been trying to not only not eat meat but also, eat something healthier.
The items in this post were gifted by BuyWholeFoodsOnline, who must have somehow known that I was forgetting to eat full meals at the moment. They let me pick out a few of my most favourite vegetarian snacks.
Firstly are these Organic Cashew Nuts. Now, when you stop eating meat, your body tends to start lacking iron. Having low iron can make you feel tired and have paler skin than normal. However, iron is so many things other than meat and most these other things, are actually a lot better to have in your diet. Cashews are one of them. Nuts are on my favourite, go-to snacks. These Organic Cashews are roasted, lightly salted and extremely moreish. 

Next, BuyWholeFoodsOnline sent me these Sunflower Seeds. To say I love sunflower seeds would be an understatement. They are one of the most versatile product to have in your cupboards. Find salads boring? Chuck some sunflower seeds on it. Your granola is lacking something? Add the seeds. Fancy a light snack before dinner? SUNFLOWER SEEDS. 
I may sound biased - it is because I am. 
Another one of my and my boyfriend's favourites is honey. In my house, we can never have enough honey. I couldn't stop myself when it came to trying this honey, to say that is has lasted this long in my house is a miracle. Honey, again, is extremely versatile. However, I do always have it in the cupboard for another reason.  Honey has antiseptic and antibacterial properties. Rather than taking paracetamol or ibuprofen for a sore throat, put a spoonful of honey in your cup of tea.   
On a side note - This jar contains 900g (A MASSIVE AMOUNT) of honey and it's only £10.99. 

Aside from me forgetting to have full meals this week, my overall vegetarian journey has been truly amazing. It's been easy and more than that, it's been inspiring. I have been getting so creative with my food and trying out so many other things. 

I have a few honourable mentions for my favourite snacks:
  • Peanut Butter - I had some of this in the house but it did not look pretty in photos!
  • Yoghurt Coated Peanuts - I had none of them in my flat.
  • Ritz Crackers- Again, had none of them in, however, I am really craving them now. 
Thank you so much for reading this post and thank you BuyWholeFoodsOnline for gifting me some goodies!

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Shop this post:

Orangic Cashew Nuts: BuyWholeFoodOnline

Raw Wild Flower Bulgarian Honey: BuyWholeFoodOnline

Organic Sunflower Seeds: BuyWholeFoodOnline

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  1. Great post, I love all of those snacks too! So tasty. Hope the move went well and you are happy in your new flat x

  2. I wish I was this healthy lol but v good post☺️

  3. Even though you had a busy week, it is great that you still got things done. It is pretty cool that you're on a vegetarian journey. Love the options they have out there! Keep it up!

    Nancy ♥ exquisitely.me

    1. Thank you Nancy. I have been so busy! Thank you for your comment x

  4. These are some of my favorite snacks, too! Cashews are so versatile, not just for snacking! Try soaking 1 1/2 cups raw cashews in water for a couple hours, drain & rinse, pop them in the blender with 2/3 cup water (or coconut water), juice of a lemon, and some of that delicious honey to taste. Blend it up & you'll have a fantastic substitute for whipped cream - "Cashew Cream" which is soooo good! Put it over a bowl of berries & enjoy!

    1. That sounds so so good! I will definitely have to give it a try. Thank you for your wonderful comment!x

  5. Cashews are beyond good! They have a sweet, creamy texture that no other nut has, and I love them roasted. I can see honeyed nuts or a salad coming together with the help of these snacks.

    1. Oh my! Yes! That sounds actually amazing. I’m going to have to give that a go as well! Thank you for your lovely comment x


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