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Why I’m no longer vegan

Why I’m no longer vegan

It’s been awhile since I last posted on here. It’s been a bit of an intentional break. The second half of last year was pretty tough, and blogging was the last thing I could deal with. So, I took a bit of a break and […]

Chocolate Brownies {vegan and gluten-free}

Chocolate Brownies {vegan and gluten-free}

Tis the season of indulgence and all that. I’m trying not to give in too much to my sugar cravings but I’ve succumbed to temptation and it is mainly in chocolate form. These brownies are so good. I like my brownies to be the perfect amount […]

Cranberry Maple Pecan Pancakes [vegan and gluten free]

Cranberry Maple Pecan Pancakes [vegan and gluten free]

Pancakes have become one of my favourite things about weekends. As I’ve been making more I think I’ve perfected their density and fluffiness, and this flavour combo is definitely a winner. These are pretty thick american styleee and the batter makes about four but you […]

Christmas Cranberry and Orange Loaf [vegan]

Christmas Cranberry and Orange Loaf [vegan]

Is it me or is Christmas getting earlier each year? Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE Christmas, but just not in November. I’m about to contradict myself majorly because this loaf cake is PERFECT for Christmas, and technically we’re not quite in December territory yet…my bad! […]

Vegan Christmas Cake

Vegan Christmas Cake

Christmas is coming and the goose won’t be getting fat in our house (well Turkey, we always used to have Turkey). This will be our third vegan Christmas and we’re slowly starting to plan what we’ll be serving up on the big day, Amy’s Brussels […]

Oat & Calendula Face Mask

Oat & Calendula Face Mask

If all this changeable Autumnal weather is just too much for your skin then you might be heading to the shop to pick up a face mask to soothe your stressed skin. Well, stop right there! Shop-bought face masks are mostly full of nasty chemicals, […]

Press pause

Press pause

Sometimes life is busy, too busy and we just need to press the pause button.Amy is currently away living the dream learning about all things permaculture and camping somewhere in the middle of Dorset. I’m so jealous, especially as the weather this weekend is the perfect […]

Green your Moontime // Washable sanitary pads

Green your Moontime // Washable sanitary pads

Here at Wrapped in Newspaper we are always trying to do our best to minimise our negative impact on the planet. Whether that’s through not consuming animal products, eating local, seasonal produce or avoiding unethical companies, we are always seeking alternative ways of doing things. So […]

Run like a vegan

Run like a vegan

The day I found out I had won my place in the ballot for the London Marathon 2015, I actually jumped with joy! I was going to realise my dream. The one I had had for years, the one I didn’t really believe I would […]

Vegan Dilemmas // Winter Boots

Vegan Dilemmas // Winter Boots

Winter’s are tough. Even by urban standards, there’s rain, rain and more rain to contend with, normally on a daily basis as well as the odd bit of snow. It’s cold, you want to wear as many pairs of socks as is possible to stop […]