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Talking about Mental Wellbeing.

Here we are blogging about mental wellbeing and everything related. We welcome your questions and comments. If you have a particular topic you would like us to bring up for discussion please feel free to contact us via ‘contact us’ page. We kindly ask that the comments and discussions on here remain respectful to all.

Thanks, VYM x

Courgette & Cauliflower Vegan Fritters

Courgette & Cauliflower Vegan Fritters

These courgette and cauliflower vegan fritters are so quintessentially VYM; They are incredibly easy, amazingly healthy and of course, packed with many wonderful properties for the brain. I typically don’t eat that much cauliflower, probably because I always liken it to cauliflower cheese and that’s about as […]

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Vegan Japanese Ramen

Vegan Japanese Ramen

This is a super quick, veg packed dish and a great way of getting in some of those 5 a day. Using soba noodles means there’s no wheat to cause that blotted feeling. In fact this dish is all about restoring your energy and leaving the digestive […]

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The power of to-do lists….

The power of to-do lists....

The Power of To-do Lists Confession. I am a to-do list obsessive. I write to-do lists for everything; work, shopping, places to go, recipes to make, things to watch, reminders for the day, reminders for the week. The list is endless! I don’t think writing to-do lists is […]

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Spinach, Pea and Mint Soup

Spinach, Pea and Mint Soup

One of the many things I love about winter is homemade soup. It’s such a simple way of getting lots of goodness in you and I find a real good soup, like this spinach, pea and mint soup, truly does have the ability to warm the heart. The pea […]

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Six Easy Ways to Practise Mindfulness

Six Easy Ways to Practise Mindfulness

Six Easy Ways to Practise Mindfulness The hot new word of the moment, ‘mindfulness.’ But do we actually know what it means? I’ve had so many people ask me about mindfulness – ‘What is it?’ ‘How can it help?’ ‘What’s the difference between mindfulness and meditation?’ ‘I […]

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Avocado Cashew Pesto

Avocado Cashew Pesto

This is a classic VYM recipe; it’s super quick, majorly tasty and a one blooming good mood enhancer. You might have heard about the ‘healthy fats’ in avocado’s and wondered what’s so healthy about it; well, healthy fats have this amazing ability of increasing dopamine and improving blood flow […]

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Mushroom Stroganoff

Mushroom Stroganoff

If you’re looking for a quick, healthy, comforting bowl of creamy deliciousness then this right here is your answer. It’s a quick supper dish that works for the solo you or a whole gang of friends and family. I serve it with pearl barley but basmati rice […]

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Fresh noodle salad bowl

Fresh noodle salad bowl

I can’t tell you how much I adore this dish. It’s so easy to make and the combination of mint & coriander just make it sing. In fact I love it so much I made it for my guests at this years yoga retreat; safe to say […]

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Simple Tips when Illness Strikes!

Simple Tips when Illness Strikes!

Top 3 simple immune boosting & mood boosting tips for when illness strikes After a few days of sneezing fits, coughing fits and feeling like I need a permanent massage for the rest of my life, I am slowly beginning to feel ready to take on the […]

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Sundried Tomato Cashew Pesto

Sundried Tomato Cashew Pesto

Sundried Tomato Cashew Pesto Having a jar of this sundried tomato cashew pesto in my fridge is essential. Not only does it make a great healthy dip alternative, it’s also just perfect for those ‘no time to cook’ evenings. Literally bung a couple of handfuls of pasta (I […]

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Pearl Barley Detox Dish

Pearl Barley Detox Dish

You’ll be happy to know I’ve found  some more amazingly powerful ingredients to tell you all about. Not only that, but having put them together with a few more of my favourite detox delights, I realised they create quite the perfect detox dish.  So, what’s in the VYM SPOTLIGHT this […]

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Vegan Chocolate Cake

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Vegan Chocolate Cake When it comes to celebrations it’s about finding a dessert that can keep everyone happy and what better way than with a fudgey, yummy vegan chocolate cake; I mean who doesn’t like chocolate cake?! Whats more you can really go and put a smile on […]

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