California Prune Blogging Event 7.7.17

I was over the moon when California Prune invited me to my first official blogging event last Friday, It was at a big event in London so it was a really big deal to me and I was so excited! The event took place at Kensington Olympia as part of Just V Show, Love Natural Love You and The Allergy & Free From Show.


The Blogging Event was an exclusive opportunity for bloggers to meet the CP Brand Ambassadors and nutritionists, get tips on how Prunes can support a healthy lifestyle, sample new recipes, a free goodie bag and a Q&A session with the CP Ambassador chefs. 

Rosemary Shrager, Peter Sidwell, Peter CookDanielle Davey.


I really loved all the invaluable tips from the chefs & watching them be silly on stage. Rosemary & Peter Sidwell are great to watch cook together, are really entertaining & informative. I loved watching Peter give great tips about his amazing bread and it was great talking with Danielle as she’s almost my age & very into health like I am.

The vegan-friendly food I tried was the gorgeous sourdough bread & Chelsea buns. Who knew how amazing they could be by adding prunes! A revelation! Take a look at this video of Artisan baker Peter giving you some great tips on adding fruit to bread.


*California Prunes were doing live cooking demonstrations and showing you how to make delicious veggie, vegan and meat reduced meals all day at Just V Show.


Here’s Fridays schedule (in case you missed it)


11:15 – 11:45 | Teatime treat with Peter Cook
(Award-winning baker & Founder of Peter Cooks Bread)



12:15 – 12:45 | Gastro lunch with Peter Sidwell
(Chef, Baker, Author & Founder of Simply Good Food TV)



13:15 – 13:45 | Real bread with a twist with Peter Cook
(Award-winning baker & Founder of Peter Cooks Bread)



14:15 – 14:45 | Sophisticated suppers with Rosemary Shrager (TV chef with haute cuisine experience & also runs her own Cookery School) & Danielle Davey (Apprentice chef at Rosemary Shrager Cookery School)


15:15 – 15:45 | Blissful Baking with Peter Sidwell
(Chef, Baker, Author & Founder of Simply Good Food TV)



16:00 – 16:45 |The California Prune Blogger Event
Private Event – invitation only
Watch my Facebook live of the event here


Let’s talk about Prunes
What are they? They’re a type of dried plum. A “superfood”


  • Great for digestive system
  • Good for bone & heart health
  • High in potassium
  • A source of manganese & copper
  • A source of vitamin K & B6 
  • Great for skin/hair


Check out the recipes here


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I loved working with California Prunes & hope to continue working with them. They’re a great brand to work with & I definitely would recommend them to any food blogger/influencer. I also really love their products!



Hope you enjoyed reading about my first blogging event.

Let me know what you think in the comments or me  @veganbabelife

Thanks for reading!

3 thoughts on “California Prune Blogging Event 7.7.17

    1. Yeah it was good fun. Something for everyone there not just us vegans. Tesco were serving up meals with meat in and I’m sure others were as well. Plenty of stalls for non vegans too ?I think everyone should try some at some point in their lives.. I eat very well and love my junk food still. Thanks for visiting! ??xo

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