Natalya is captivated with residing a wholesome and lively way of life. Taking good care of her physique and thoughts are a very powerful issues to her. Natalya is a yoga instructor and private coach, and is obsessive about creating wholesome vegan desserts and sharing them on her common weblog. We chatted to Natalya about all issues running a blog, meals pictures and being aside of our cookbook!
Inform us a bit about your self!
I’m Natalya, a wholesome dessert blogger and meals photographer! I’m gypsying around the globe for the following few years with no everlasting tackle, however at present residing in Panamá! I spend most of my time growing recipes, photographing them and writing weblog posts. Though, lately I’ve been targeted on ending my recipe e-book, which can be out by Might. Counting down the times!
When did you begin meals running a blog on Instagram and what impressed you to start out?
I began sharing recipes on Instagram 2 years in the past! I really feel that as a society we’ve got turn into numb to the factitious nature of meals as a result of it’s so generally used. My objective has at all times been to encourage folks to eat extra actual meals and to find how easy and scrumptious it may be!
What evokes you to eat a plant-based weight loss program?
Whereas I’m not 100% vegan, I undoubtedly attempt to hold a principally plant-based weight loss program, primarily due to the horrible circumstances animals are pressured to stay via and the affect on the setting. All the desserts on my weblog are 100% vegan!
What are the most important challenges and best rewards of being a meals/way of life blogger?
As for the challenges, I’d say the most important problem has been to remain motivated when it’s getting an increasing number of tough to persistently develop an viewers, particularly when there are such a lot of different meals bloggers on the market! However, if you love what you do, it actually does make it simpler to maintain trying ahead. My ardour is to create and encourage, and that’s what I attempt to do each day. So, I can’t complain!
If you’re not meals running a blog, what do you love to do in your spare time?
Journey!! I like to see the world and to realize contemporary perspective. I attempt to journey someplace new each couple of months. I save up some cash and go expertise one thing new and thrilling. It retains the thoughts and soul wholesome!
Your pictures are at all times styled so properly, what ideas and methods are you able to share to help in creating such nice photos?
Thanks a lot! The very first thing I at all times take note of is mild. I really like to make use of pure mild greater than synthetic mild because it offers the photograph this uncooked feeling. However, I do use synthetic mild when wanted. There are additionally some primary pictures composition ideas that may actually improve a photograph. I attempt to concentrate to the rule of thirds, strains, patterns, shade, texture and the three greatest angles for meals pictures (straight on for layered meals, 45 diploma for capturing depth, overhead shot for getting shapes).
You’ve grown up in lovely Florida! What did you take pleasure in about residing there and the place is your favourite place to eat?
I do love the climate and, in fact, being with my household each time doable. As for the meals, there are many yummy locations to eat! I can’t actually select a favourite, however I really like going to Wynwood (the artwork district) and selecting anywhere there!
What’s your favorite go-to breakfast?
Smoothie bowls!! I’m obsessive about making smoothie bowls. There are such a lot of totally different combos and topping choices, plus it’s refreshing and an ideal begin to the day!
When you might stay off one ingredient for the remainder of your life what would it not be?
CHOCOLATE. No query. I can’t get sufficient of it!
You serve up some fairly wonderful dishes in our Coconut Bowls! What has been your favorite up to now?
Thanks! My favourite (beside the recipe I created for the Vegan Bowls for Vegan Souls Cookbook) is the espresso cream truffles! A crisp chocolate coating, a creamy espresso filling… and one in all my favourite combos. You will discover the recipe on my weblog. 🙂
What’s your favorite factor about your Coconut Bowls?
I really like that they’re eco-friendly, constituted of recycled coconut shells! Giving again is so essential to me, and I really like supporting a model that values social duty. Apart from that, they’re lovely! No two coconut bowls look the identical, making each particular. And, let’s be trustworthy. Who doesn’t love consuming out of coconut bowls?
We’re so excited to have one in all your recipes included in our new cookbook ‘Vegan Bowls for Vegan Souls’. Inform us in regards to the recipe you selected and what it means so that you can be aside of the e-book?
I selected to share one in all my favourite recipes, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles! They’re straightforward to make, completely scrumptious and are fully vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar-free, making them GUILT-FREE. I really like turning these responsible pleasures we love a lot right into a more healthy different you don’t have to really feel unhealthy about. I’m so grateful to be part of the cookbook and to be related to Coconut Bowls as a result of, as I stated earlier than, giving again is so essential to me! So, being related to a model who makes social duty their mission is unimaginable.