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Lauren

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Hi. I'm Lauren and I blog over at www.poweredbypeanutbutter.com. I am a long term vegetarian and a recent vegan convert. I am loving veganism and the way it makes me feel both physically and mentally. I am a keen runner, and have completed several 10k's though my toughest challenge will come in... Full Bio
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Last Minute Christmas Treats by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I absolutely love whipping up a variety of Vegan Christmas treats, and it’s one of favourite parts of the whole holiday. This year I started early by making these s ... Read on »
Favourite Reads of the Week #7 by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Time for a round-up of things that caught my eye online last week: This article from Leo at Zen Habits about loneliness. I like my own space and am comfortable being a ... Read on »
Viridian Qi Ribose Review by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I am a big fan of Viridian . They are my first choice when it comes to supplements, and I have previously used loads of there products to boost my health. I’m also a big f ... Read on »
I’m Scared of Hills by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I’ll admit it, I’m terrified of hills, and it’s not the uphill effort, but the downhill terror! Since moving to Greenwich, I’ve started doing a weekly hill run ... Read on »
Why am I Streaking? by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I’m streaking. Run streaking that is. I’m 3 weeks-or 21 days-into my current run streak, which when I say it seems a lot, but it’s gone very quickly! My previous longest s ... Read on »
Favourite Reads of the Week #6 by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Here is my weekly round up of things that caught my eye online this week: This article in the New York Times about a program where doctors are prescribing fruits/veg ... Read on »
Festive Snacking by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Things have been kind of busy lately, I’m currently trying to write an assignment that is due in for Monday, and being in work all day tomorrow, I could be pulling a late ... Read on »
Favourite Reads of the Week #5 by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan A little late with my round up of good stuff from last week! I was away over the weekend, visiting one of my best friends in Cardiff for her joint housewarming/engagement ... Read on »
Run Hackney 2015 by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan There have been a lot of race highlights for me this year, but one of my favourites has to be the Hackney half marathon weekend. I ran the relaxed 5k on the Saturda ... Read on »
Favourite Reads of the Week #4 by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Some of my favourite things I’ve come across this week: Recipe for delicious looking paleo, vegan and grain-free gingerbread from Laura. A load of great running ti ... Read on »
Fire up your run this winter by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan We are long past the point where run commuting takes place in daylight, I’ve stopped doing my full run home now as some parts are too isolated and I don’t feel safe to run ... Read on »
Om Yoga Magazine November by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Detox. It’s a word that throws up a lot of opinions, and people seem to sit on one side of the fence, pro or anti. Personally I am all for detoxing, yes I agree tha ... Read on »
Favourite Reads of the week #3 by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan This article on the best 50 running books of all time. Some great books in there, many I’ve read, many to get through! This post from Veggie Runners on why women’s spo ... Read on »
Staying safe this Winter by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Like many people I am not stopped by the weather, or the dark mornings and early evenings in terms of my physical activity. I still love to get out there and be active in ... Read on »
Favourite Reads of the Week #2 by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I absolutely loved this list of 22 habits of unhappy people. I like the way it twists it and rather suggesting things to boost your happiness, it tells you to avoid the ba ... Read on »
Like the Wind Street Art Run by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I woke on Saturday morning with leg doms, incoming lurgy and felt like I’d been hit by a car after a night of sleeping on the floor, however I bounded out of bed off t ... Read on »
Favourite Reads of the Week by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I’ve come across loads of interesting articles lately, so thought I would start a new little feature where I share anything cool I find on health/nutrition/running or mayb ... Read on »
Rail to Trail Essex by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan My plan of racing more sensibly after an injury hit few months lasted all of about a week, the lure of the trails was too strong. After hearing about Rail to Trail via s ... Read on »
Om Yoga Magazine October by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I fell a bit behind on my magazine reading this month as we have been so busy with house stuff! I finally caught up with Om Yoga magazine and again there was lots o ... Read on »
Cacao Coconut Energy Bars by Lauren Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I’m trail running this weekend, so I wanted to make something that I could have during and post race, as a good energy dense snack that also tastes delcious. I am trying m ... Read on »