Plant Shift

love ♥ living ♥ vegan

Following a plant-based or vegan lifestyle, is about food, drink, clothes, shoes, body treatments, hair products and more. 

It's a conscious decision to think, walk and possibly, talk a better lifestyle. 

I support individuals who are thinking about making the shift, as well as, those who have already begun their plant-based journey.

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Recipe: Creamy lemon dressing within 5 minutes

Ingredients for vegan creamy lemon dressing

  • 5g of Rapeseed oil - also known as Canola oil
  • 5g of Lemon juice
  • 5g of Tahini
  • Salt
  • Pepper

How to make vegan creamy lemon dressing 

  1. Put all of the ingredients into a container which can be shaken without creating a spillage.
  2. Shake vigorously until the dressing emulsifies and becomes creamy.

Recipe courtesy of Constantin. Translation courtesy of Sarah.


Recipe: Unleavened Fougasse with Rosemary

Fougasse is a traditional Provençal flattish bread which is similar to Focaccia. This recipe serves 1

Ingredients for vegan unleavened Fougasse

  • 100g of wheat flour
  • 4g of Baking powder
  • 10g of Olive oil
  • 50g of water
  • 0.5g of Rosemary
  • 0.5g of salt

How to make vegan unleavened Fougasse

  1. Mix the flour, salt and baking powder together in a large bowl
  2. Add the water and oil and mix vigorously until you are able to form the dough into small balls
  3. Flatten out the balls of dough on a flat surface
  4. Oil them on both sides and sprinkle with the rosemary
  5. Bake them on a floured baking sheet for 25 mins, or more if a crisper crust is desired

To create a leaf pattern in the bread use a sharp knife or pastry scraper to create a slit down the middle of the bread, as well as, five slits on either side of it. Carefully separate the slits open to create a more prominent design.

Recipe courtesy of Constantin. Translation courtesy of Sarah.

Dr. Neal Barnard discusses the benefits of a plant-based diet

This video is about 9 minutes long. I consider it short for the amount of easily digestible information he covers.

Definitely worth watching.

Some points worth listening out for:-

  • Diabetes
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Allergies
  • Arthritis

“Vegan diet reverses diabetes symptoms. Peo­ple that ate a low-fat vegan diet, cut­ting out all meat and dairy, low­ered their blood sugar more and lost more weight than peo­ple on a stan­dard Amer­i­can Dia­betes Asso­ci­a­tion diet.”
- Mag­gie Fox