Amanda Ducks Journey from a binge drinking party girl to a plant based food blogger


Welcome to episode 16 of the ‘Weekly Dose of You4ia’ Podcast. This week on the podcast I had the amazing opportunity to sit down with an iconic plant based food blogger Amanda Ducks. Amanda or ‘Ducky’ has built a prolific following on both Youtube and Instagram, posting videos and images of the amazing foods she creates. She is doing amazing things through these social media platforms and is inspiring people daily to lead a happier, healthier and more convenient lifestyle.


In this episode we spoke about:

  • Amanda’s upbringing and personal history conquering a mental health illness.

  • Ducky’s transition from a binge drinking party animal, to a plant based food blogger and the setbacks she faced during this period.

  • What life is like for ‘Ducko’ being a food blogger and tips for the listeners who may thinking of starting a food blog or vlog.

  • How to build an authentic following as a blogger.

  • How social media can be a positive influence on your life, and tips on how to make it a positive influence.

  • Amanda’s personal journey turning plant based and her journey as a vegetarian form age 4.

  • How to spread positive vibes.

  • Tips for the listeners on how to turn plant based and some do’s and dont’s based on Amanda’s experiences as well as supermarket essentials.


Amanda has an amazing attitude and has the ability to change the energy in a room. She is doing amazing things through her Youtube channel, social media platforms and living her best self.


Some other social media influencers Amanda recommends checking out are:

Elsa’s wholesome life – Instagram

Tess beg – Instagram


Amanda’s favorite Places to eat out in Melbourne

  • Particle café – Avondale heights

  • Goje frozen yoghurt – Yarraville

  • Red sparrow pizza – Fitzroy

  • Smith and daughters – Fitzroy


Check our Amanda’s amazing Youtube channel and gain an insight into what its like eating and shopping a day in the life of a vegan the link is -

Or you can follow Amanda on Instagram @amandaducks

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