Oumph Pizza Review

Now that I am into improvement season my diet has become a little more relaxed and I was finally able to try the Oumph! Italian Style Pizza!
The other half has been having it a while now, and he loves it so much he even bought two this weekend! Which was a perfect excuse for me to try some!
I have to note as well, that he is not vegan but he repeatedly chooses this pizza over any others in the whole supermarket and says it is the best pizza ever!
I would have to totally agree with him! It is a stone baked pizza topped with tomato sauce, strips of soya protein, semi dried tomatoes and breadcrumbs! I have seen that some people are disappointed with the lack of vegan cheese but honestly believe me when I say the toppings are a taste sensation, it really doesn’t need it! And you could always add yourself!
For my fitness lovers – the macros are pretty decent too, for a quarter of the pizza it is 181 calories, 5.9g of fat, 24g carbs and 6.6g of protein.
Where to buy: Tesco
Price: £3.99
Recommend: I would give this pizza 5/5 and would totally recommend. I think it is worth the price as it is as good or even better than the pizzas I have had in restaurants.

Vegan Panna Cotta Recipe

🦊 Vegan Panna Cotta 🦊

Weekend breakfast at it’s finest! Thanks so much for the recipe inspo @mummyh90_food_gym 🥰

1️⃣ Gently heat 250ml of @alpro coconut milk and add in a teaspoon of @gochocchick cacao powder, a teaspoon of Vanilla @crumpetscoffee, 1/2 a scoop of @rawsportofficial Toffee Fudge Protein powder and a load of cinnamon and ginger! Do not boil!

2️⃣ At the same time mix 2 packets of @droetkerbakes Vege-gel with 200ml cold water

3️⃣ Stir the vegegel into the warm milk mixture and then place in a bowl and refrigerate overnight

4️⃣ Add your toppings and enjoy 😋

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Macros are good too! Only 157 cals, 3.2g fat, 16.5g carbs, 13.5g protein (without toppings)

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Top 50 Vegan Christmas Present Ideas for your fitness friends

Best Vegan Christmas Presents for Your Healthy friends

Are you stuck on what to buy your Vegan friends for Christmas? If they are into living a healthy lifestyle, the following products may give you some fantastic ideas! Ranging from stocking filler prices to the more extravagant, with over 50 ideas, there should be something here for everyone!

I have included some options where you can use the Black Country Vegans loyalty card for discount and have also added any discount codes I have with certain companies! All prices were correct at the time of typing!

Happy Shopping!

Fitness Wear

I always have the best gym session when I train in new gym gear!

PLANT LIFE TOP £11

https://plantfacedclothing.com/collections/muscle-tanks-ladies/products/plant-life-black-muscle-tee-ladies

VEGAN LEGGINGS £14.99

Super cute and affordable, a great range of vegan fitness wear!

https://veegear.co.uk/collections/vegan-leggings/products/beegear-green-leggings?variant=11706161987699


VEGAN TRAINERS – STELLA MCCARTNEY £99

If you love pink and love to keep fit, these trainers are a dream!

https://www.soletrader.co.uk/stella-mccartney-ultra-boost-trainers/smubrwpk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI9Ib0093t3gIVy5ztCh18FwavEAQYBSABEgLPLvD_BwE

 

Gym Bag essentials

I wouldn’t be without any of these in my gym bag, especially the booty band to work on those glute gains and the notebook to log all my personal bests!

GYM BAG MI PACK £30.00

https://www.mi-pac.com/luggage/mi-pac-duffel-classic-all-black.htm

BOOTY BANDS TEKNIFIT £16.99

I have used this band throughout 2018 and it has really helped me to grow my glutes!

https://amzn.to/2DK55rY

WATER BOTTLE 2 litre BPA FREE £4.19 with code #foxy20

Great to carry around the gym and helps you meet your daily water intake with ease!

https://www.rawsport.com/?gspk=Q2hhcmxvdHRlU2ltcw==&gsxid=jdt7IBDFuJdu

https://www.revolution-foods.com/collections/raw-sport/products/raw-sport-informed-sport-bpa-free-2-2-litre-water-bottle

GYM NOTEBOOK £1.80 WITH CODE #FOXY10

Super cheap and super useful, I love this book because it helps me record my workouts and helps me to progress my lifts each time I am in the gym!

https://www.crumpetsandcoffee.com/fuelled-by-c-c-gym-diary/

Toiletries

After a hard gym session, fitness lovers deserve to relax! Here are my favourite toiletries to help me unwind!

FIT KIT MUSCLE COOLING SHOWER GEL £3.99

Perfect for helping with sore muscles!

https://www.waitrose.com/ecom/products/fit-kit-shower-gel-muscle-cooling/873106-664036-664037?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIvr_405bo3gIVz7XtCh15Tg9CEAQYAyABEgKFwvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

VEGAN DEODERANT SALT OF THE EARTH £6.49

Nobody wants to be the smelly person in the gym!

https://amzn.to/2KumkP3

Epsom salts £10.20 WITH CODE #FOXY20

Epsom salts are great to detox the body and help with muscle recovery!

https://www.rawsport.com/?gspk=Q2hhcmxvdHRlU2ltcw==&gsxid=jdt7IBDFuJdu

https://www.revolution-foods.com/products/epsom-bathing-salt-3kg

SPACE MASKS £3.50

https://www.gorgeousshop.com/spacemaks-single-mask.html?utm_source=AffiliateFuture&utm_medium=ppc&utm_campaign=Shopping&utm_source=AffiliateFuture&utm_medium=Affiliate&affc=d60516b2-f568-4978-bc12-657523ff302e

VEGAN SORE MUSCLES RUB £5.00

The vegan equivalent of deep heat! Awesome for any sore muscles!

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/605283183/vegan-deep-relief-sore-muscle-rub-vegan?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=vegan+muscle+rub&ref=sc_gallery-1-3&plkey=736c74b3ece2e90bbd94ce04611cfc90dead19bf%3A605283183&pro=1

ZOE BEE BEAUTY CREAM FROM £6.00

I personally suffer with bad skin and sweating in the gym makes it worse. I have suffered from a teenager and this cream is such a miracle worker! It’s handmade and comes in lovely glass jars, feels so luxurious on the skin!

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/589022107/samples?ref=shop_home_active_4&bes=1

Food and Supplements

Gym lovers are always spending money on new supplements. Why not fill their stockings with the latest goodies!

RAW SPORT PROTEIN POWDER From £1.50 – my personal favourites are Toffee Fudge and Banana. The sample packs would make great stocking fillers – USE CODE #FOXY20 FOR DISCOUNT

https://www.rawsport.com/?gspk=Q2hhcmxvdHRlU2ltcw==&gsxid=jdt7IBDFuJdu

The best tasting vegan protein powder on the planet! You will not be disappointed!

https://www.revolution-foods.com/collections/raw-sport-free-samples

VEGUMS FROM £9.95

Vegan multivitamins that look and taste like gummy bears!

https://vegums.com/products

GRENADE PROTEIN BAR £1.79

Finally Grenade have released a vegan protein bar! Tastes awesome 

https://www.grenade.com/uk/carb-killa-go-nuts-active

CRUMPETS AND COFFEE FROM £3.00 USE CODE #FOXY10 FOR DISCOUNT

Vegan instant flavoured coffee, perfect as a pre workout before the gym!

https://www.crumpetsandcoffee.com/other-products/c-c-premium-instant-coffee/

LENNY AND LARRYS COOKIES £2.90

The best post workout protein cookie on the planet! Snickerdoodle is my fave flavour!

https://amzn.to/2zmE4rq

SKINNY SYRUPS £3.99

Great for anyone on a weight loss journey! Zero calories and zero guilt!

https://theskinnyfoodco.com/collections/zero-calorie-syrups/products/salted-caramel-zero-calorie-sugar-free-syrup-the-skinny-food-co-425ml

MANILIFE PEANUT BUTTER £12.95 FOR 1KG

Trust me, when I say this is the best tasting peanut butter you will ever try! All fitness lovers are addicted to peanut butter, this will make their Christmas!

https://amzn.to/2PTjWau

 

 

Kitchen stuff and Groovy Gadgets

Personally I could not live without my blenders. They make protein shakes extra yummy and I love making lots of healthy desserts!

NUTRIBULLET BLENDER £39.99

Perfect for making smoothies and extra smooth protein shakes!

https://amzn.to/2TDnqfR

MAGIMIX £233.00

Great for mixing up raw nuts to make healthy desserts!

https://amzn.to/2PNKv0L

TOFU PRESS £22.94

https://amzn.to/2BoXvRF

VIBRATING FOAM ROLLER £25

I was sceptical when I bought mine but it really does help with relieving sore muscles!

https://amzn.to/2znlcbW

FITBIT £79.99

A great way to track your workouts and to challenge your friends!

https://amzn.to/2S9aMn1

 

THE FUTURE IS VEGAN LUNCHBOX £10.50

Spreading the vegan message ❤

https://www.paperchase.com/en_gb/gifts/home-and-kitchen/lunch-boxes-bottles/insulated-lunch-bags/the-future-is-vegan-lunch-bag.html

 

Books

PALEO VEGAN RECIPE BOOK £4.92

Packed with great vegan and paleo recipes! Will you go “pegan” in 2019?!

https://amzn.to/2THSRFG

FOXY’S 28 DAY BEGINNER DIET AND EXERCISE PLAN £3.99

Created by me! A 28 day guide for beginners including a diet and fitness plan for all levels

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vegan-Fitness-and-Diet-plan-28-day-plan-for-beginners/253994227068?hash=item3b233c557c:g:Y4gAAOSw9m5b9qnY:rk:1:pf:0

Sweet Treats and Alcohol

MOET AND CHANDON CHAMPAGNE £28

Because you can’t beat fizz at Christmas time!

https://amzn.to/2PQL5Lh

MARKS AND SPENCER CHOCOLATE AND COCONUT CREAM –  £6 on offer

Tastes just like Baileys!

https://www.marksandspencer.com/vegan-chocolate-and-coconut-cream-case-of-6/p/p60152433

COOKIES – THE LITTLE VEGAN COOKIE CO – FROM £8.95 – BCV DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

Remember the super soft gooey cookies you can buy from supermarkets! This is the vegan equivalent but better!

https://littlevegancookieco.bigcartel.com/

THE MAY BAKERY CAKES – BCV DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

Honestly, the best vegan cakes in the world! So much so, they hands down will be making my wedding cake!

https://www.maybakery.com/cupcakes

GOUPIE GROUPIE CHOCOLATES FROM £2.00

Ok, we all know Booja Booja are amazing but have you heard of Goupie Groupies? They are tasty, chewy chocolates made from dates! My personal favourite is the chilli flavour!

https://goupiechocolate.com/shop/minis

VEGO SPREAD £2.99

If you haven’t tried vego spread, what are you waiting for. It will definitely be appearing under my tree, To me, from me!

https://www.hollandandbarrett.com/shop/product/vego-fine-hazelnut-crunchy-chocolate-spread-60031506?skuid=031506

LEAVES OF THE WORLD TEA – FROM £5 BCV DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

Every single flavour tea that you can imagine!

https://www.leavesoftheworld.com/collections/all-tea

Choc Chick Quinoa Pops £2

Healthy maltesers!

Other Ideas

Holland and Barrett Gift Voucher

Because there is always something we need to buy!

VEGAN SPA DAY £39.95

Perfect way to relax!

https://www.bannatyne.co.uk/spa/offers/vibrant-vegan-426

VEGAN AFTERNOON TEA

Imagine how good the cheat weekend would be!

https://www.virginexperiencedays.co.uk/experience-blog/vegan-afternoon-tea

VEGAN COOKERY COURSE

https://demuths.co.uk/cookery-courses/categories/vegan

http://gayanisgoldustkitchen.com/What%20I%20Offer.html – BCV DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

TVK SUBSCRIPTION BOX

A monthly box filled with vegan treats!

https://www.thevegankind.com/

LOTUS YOGA AND MINDFULNESS CLASSES – BCV discount available

Based in West Bromwich – why not buy a loved one some yoga classes and go together in the New Year

https://www.lotusyogalaura.co.uk/classes

Vegan Personal Trajning sessions From £30

https://m.facebook.com/lsjfitness/

BCV Loyalty Card

I have tried nearly all of the above products and I love them all dearly! I am lucky enough to work with Raw Sport and earn commission on sales. I used Raw Sport products throughout my competition prep and continue to use them in off season! I recommend them because I love them ❤
Have a great Christmas everyone!

 

 

Attitude is everything

🦊 Attitude is everything 🦊

Finally returned to the gym (only for stretching and the lightest shoulder session known to man kind) but boy did I miss it! I have been off since Monday with a really bad back (like really really really bad)! Luckily @pssportstherapy and @the_stinging_fly fixed me up!

I can tell my ATTITUDE really has changed since I was younger! Before if I had to take time off the gym, it would have been the end of the world, I woulda been sulking and miserable! I used to be an all or nothing person and if I had to take time off the gym, my diet would have gone out the window too! But I have the best coach @michellebrannan and best team mates, so I stuck to my diet and have stayed Little Miss Positive 🦄 and here I am all happy to be back in the gym in my new leggings from @junglebrook –

Ever since meeting @karinabikini_ifbbpro and @victoriacale_ifbbpro for posing lessons, I have stretched every single day! But I clearly haven’t been doing it enough! So it’s my mission to stretch even more!!!

If you swipe right, you can try this cool exercise. Write the alphabet A-Z and then the numbers 1-26. You will see KNOWLEDGE is worth 96 percent, knowledge is great but if you don’t use it, its worthless! HARDWORK is worth 98% because we all know hardwork can outwork talent! And best of all ATTITUDE equals 100% because being positive and believing in yourself is Everything 🦊🦊🦊🦊

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Halo Top – Vegan sea salt caramel

🦊 Perfect Weekend Treat 🦊

When Naughty 😈 meets Nice 😇

I always make my @rawsportofficial shake super extra thick but I have just made it one better for a special weekend treat, a scoop of @halotopuk icecream and a drizzle of @manilife_ on top 🤤🍦🍦🍦🍦🍦🍦🍦🍦

I would defo recommend the Halo Top Icecream – I have found four flavours so far in Tesco and they are normally on offer for 2 for £7. They taste amazing and are less calories than normal ice cream!

Use code #foxy20for discount – link in bio 💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖

https://www.rawsport.com/?gspk=Q2hhcmxvdHRlU2ltcw==&gsxid=jdt7IBDFuJdu

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Mince Pie Baked Oats

🦊 Weekend Breakfast 🦊

This one is inspired by the lovely @red_lips77 ! If you know me at all, you know my love for mince pies! So mince pie oats needed to be done!

1️⃣Squirt one spray of frylight in a dish.

2️⃣Add 1 tbsp of mincemeat to the dish ( Tesco own is labelled vegan).

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3️⃣In a seperate bowl mix 40g of oats, a splash of plant milk, 150g @alpro Go On, half a scoop of @rawsportofficial protein powder, 1/2 tsp of baking powder and tons of xmas spices like cinnamon and ginger!

4️⃣Once mixed add to the dish and bake for 40 mins on 180 degrees!

5️⃣Once baked flip over and serve 🙂 I tried to make protein ice cream by freezing some of my protein shake but tbh it actually works better by just blending the powder with ice anyway haha!

Are you feeling Christmassy?! What was your best buy in the black friday sale? Use code #FOXY20 for 20 percent off https://www.rawsport.com/?gspk=Q2hhcmxvdHRlU2ltcw==&gsxid=jdt7IBDFuJdu

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Innocent Almond Milk

Some of you follow me for fitness, others because I am vegan. I don’t post an awful lot about why I am Vegan… There’s many reasons but it’s mostly for the animals and for my health!

I don’t expect everyone to want to live a vegan lifestyle but there are easy things you can swap to benefit your health and to not contribute to animal cruelty! For instance there is every single kind of nut milk in the world available now from coconut to almond to cashew and hazlenut! (i will let you into a secret, they actually taste creamier than cow’s milk! Yum Yum Yum)

Some people have said to me they wouldn’t be willing to buy a nut milk because some have additives like sunflower oil or gums! Well my response to that is that I would rather be drinking a tiny bit of sunflower oil rather than pus, blood and antibiotics! OR you can buy milks now which are literally just almonds and water like this @innocent almond milk! Perfect 🙂 Or go one step further and make your own!

You might be thinking this post isn’t relevant to you but just scroll across to learn a bit more about why dairy is scary and the maybe just maybe go out of your comfort zone and order a coconut latte or oat milk frappucino! What’s the worst that can happen?! –

My skin has improved massively since turning vegan and my face doesn’t look as puffy #wahoo

Comment below your fave milk alternative to inspire others! I know @harrykirill loves chocolate flavoured almond milk and vanilla soy! –

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5 Ways to stay motivated through Winter

5 ways to stay motivated through Winter.

Is it just me, or is it getting harder to get to the gym now it’s Winter?

Cold and wet mornings when I would rather stay in bed, and finishing work when it is already dark, makes me want to go home to a big bowl of comfort food!

Here are my top five tips to give you a boost of motivation to stay active throughout the winter months! Because guys, remember: Summer bodies are made in the Winter!

1 – Music:

Everybody has that one tune that gets them in the mood to work out. Whether it’s heavy metal, cheesy pop or some hardcore drum and bass, get those tracks on loud and you will soon be bouncing your way to the gym!

2 – New gym gear:

Nothing motivates me more than some new gym gear. If I feel trendy in my new clothes, I can’t wait to get to the gym to train. It will soon be Black Friday, so keep your eyes peeled for super cheap deals on your fave gym brands!

3 – Ask a friend:

If you arrange to train or do a class with a friend, you will have the added motivation of socialising with your friend whilst keeping fit. Also, you’re more likely to go as you’ll not want to let them down ☺

4 – Be prepared:

If I need to train early in the morning, I lay my clothes out ready the night before, set my alarm and get dressed before I have a chance to think about it. For training after work, I pack my gym bag ready and get changed at work so I’m less likely to drive straight past the gym! Preparation leads to results: stay focused on your goals!