Nelly Elliott

Newcastle based blogger, mama, creative, coffee-only with my oxygen, vegan, plus-size fashion lover and feminist.

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Meal Plan Like a Boss - 12th Aug

Last week went pretty much to plan, with the exception of a truley disappointing vegan pizza from Sainsburys on Saturday which left me sad and hungry. The convenience of a supermarket pizza is definitely one thing I miss deeply being Vegan. We really enjoyed the vegan hotdogs we had on Thursday n…

Choo Choo Edinburgh Zoo

Last week I was off work for a few days so we organised a trip by train to Edinburgh Zoo. My sister managed to get discounted zoo tickets through work so we decided to make a day of it and get the train up from Newcastle. We got a good deal on first class tickets with LNER and honestly, if first cl…

Meal Plan Like a Boss - 5 August

We didn't really do a meal plan for last week, I had 3 days off work so knew I would be out and about a lot and we basically winged it. It worked quite well as I did some meal prep on the Sunday, so I had a stash of vegan friendly meals in the freezer if needed. I have also invested in a new m…

Vegan Peach and Rosemary Frangipane Tart

I've always been a keen baker, this blog is a testamant to that. From the early (and dodgy photo) days of my first banana bread. To these wonderful baked doughnuts or Grapefruit and Olive Oil Cake (one of my faves in terms of flavour). Since becoming a Mum, finding time to experiment and dev…

Cragside - The Great Outdoors

Cragside is a victorian house and grounds in rural Northumberland. It has a lot to offer from stunning views and gardens, to the wonderfully decorated house (William Morris prints galore!) which was one of the first to have electricity thanks for Lord Armstrong and his hydro-electric inventions. Th…