So you were able to persuade your boss that working from home was a good idea. Well done! Now you can fulfil your dreams of working in your PJs and watching Netflix at midday. By Kiesha Meikle
More importantly, now you will be able to eat whatever you like without being judged. Noone will know that you scoffed down that entire box of Krispy Kremes and if you’re clever, you can throw in some healthy food choices between snacks…you know, just for the gram:
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Seriously good! Currently trying out @allplants Cashew Mac and it is just delicious. As a #workfromhome mummy it can get manic at lunchtimes. This is actually the best #vegan readymeal I have ever had. Oh and the packaging…🙌 #vegan #allplants #london #freelancer #veganrecipes #veganfood #blogger #journalist
Ok, I jest.
It’s actually a good idea to eat as healthily as possible when working from home, simply because eating badly is so easy. There are some tasty options that won’t pile on the calories or eat into your ‘work time’ (aka Netflix binge). Here are a few vegan and healthy choices…
1, It’s vegan, it’s tasty and the packaging is pretty fancy too. The allplants range of packaged meals are a quick and easy option for when you need a hassle free healthy meal. They cook the food from scratch, using the best and freshest ingredients so the meals don’t taste like traditional ready meals. My fav is the macaroni pasta tossed in cheesy, cashew cream with roasted cherry tomatoes, kale and smoky mushroom bacon. Yum!
2, Let’s get one thing clear. If you work from home you are going to eat chocolate, period. You are better off opting for the best you can find, rather than fighting a losing battle. With Ombar chocolate you just need a little because the flavour is INTENSE. Forgo the milk and sugar in your coffee and have a square of this instead. Oh and it’s vegan.
3. If you have enough time to cook a meal, then pasta is a great idea. Seggiano foods are gmo-free and made without artifice or the use of preservatives and industrial processing. They do a huge range of pasta including organic and gluten free so you can have an extra large bowl without too much guilt.
4, Ever heard of Goldenberries? They are from Ecuador and offer an abundance of super nutrients to help the body and immune system function. They are the perfect snack for that 3pm crash and are a great replacement for chocolate biscuits.
5, Try swapping those sugary teas for green tea. Alternatively, try mixing yourself a smoothy using some almond milk and a bit of spinach for a refreshing drink that isn’t too sweet.
For more healthy snack ideas read: Healthy and vegan snacks for the office