WHITE BEAN VEGGIE SOUP

My meat lover boyfriend, Carlos, was given a Vegan book as a present during our recent trip to London. I guess he really is full of surprises because as soon as we arrived home he couldn’t wait to get into the kitchen & experiment with his new book. He’s the type of chef that follows…

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BBQ TEMPEH TORTILLA PIZZA

Recipe: One Beetroot Tortilla 100G of tempeh 1 small orange pepper (sliced) 1 TBSP of BBQ sauce 3 small mushrooms (washed & sliced) 100 ml of tomato puree sauce Handful of rocket leaves Tsp of pine nuts TBSP olive oil Sea-salt & black pepper Method: – Pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees celsius. – Cut…

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ELLA’S VEGETABLE KEBABS

There’s nothing quite like the sunshine with a small foil BBQ smoking up the balcony & gassing out your clothes after a long, cold winter. As summer finally hit two weekends ago you can bet we ran to the shop, bought ourselves a foil BBQ & stocked up on lots of veggies. The end result:…

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VEGAN PROTEIN CHOCOLATE SMOOTHIE

Chocolate heaven to drink anyone… Recently I’ve started adding a scoop or two of vegan protein to my smoothies because I find that this keeps me feeling fuller for longer. Vegan protein is known for tasting pretty yuck but I’ve found an absolute winner. The Free Soul Sistas chocolate vegan blend has mastered the taste…

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WARM UP MOBILITY STRETCHES

I always warm up with mobility stretches before I workout. Stretching prepares your body & muscles for the exercise it is about to get. It allows the body temperature to raise & helps reduce injuries & increase mobility. Since introducing mobility stretches into my pre workout schedule I have noticed a huge difference in my…

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EAT VEGAN IN COUNTY DONEGAL

A new website chapter! I’ve decided with the help of my lovely Instapals to share with you the best places to eat & gym in the places I visit according to little me. Some of you may have noticed that my life is a bit all over the place & I think it is time…

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The Way I Train

Tis the story of the fitgal life of Ella! My training is very diverse & constantly changes but there are a few things I like to always keep the same!   Where do I train?  Normally I will always train in a gym. I like to train surrounded by motivated people because I find that…

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UPPER BODY DUMBBELL WORKOUT

BURN SHOULDERS BURN! Earlier this week I put a poll on my Instagram asking my lovely Insta besties what workout they wanted to see from me! Well my beauties your wish is my command & here is my 1st upper-body workout for you all! So grab yourselves a couple of dumbbells, a mat, & let’s…

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BEETROOT & PARSNIP CRISPS

Are you a savory or sweet kind of person?! I’ve never been much of a crisp fan. I would always choose chocolate over crisps any day but I must admit that these homemade beetroot & parsnip crisps are a real game changer in my life & now I’m starting to feel all the crisp cravings…

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