Taking the guilt out of snacking I’m usually quite a healthy eater. At home we cook all our meals from scratch, I always bring a packed lunch of homemade soup or salad into work and I’d usually eat fruit for a snack. But over the past 6 months something has changed. I still do all […]
The meat eaters guide to going meat free I’m pleased to say that going meat free for 4 days a week wasn’t that difficult at all. I stuck with it all through January and enjoyed it so much I’m going to keep it up for the foreseeable future. Success! I experimented with some new dishes […]
Kate’s Top 5 Easy To Grow Herbs Nothing frustrates me more then going into a supermarket and seeing a wall of plastic containers each holding a tiny sprig of herb. I hate buying herbs for three main reasons. Firstly packaged herbs are a waste of plastic. Secondly, I never use up all the herbs I […]
Feeling under the weather? Kate is feeling a little under the weather this week. Instead of reaching for the Lemsip she’s looking for natural alternatives to alleviate her cold flu symptoms. Here is what her research revealed….
The spookacular power of pumpkin In Autumn time the shops and markets have pumpkins in plentiful supply all across the UK and Ireland. We are buying up this large wholesome vegetable in a massive seasonal surge of sales, but as a food they are wasted as very few pumpkins sold will ever be eaten, […]
Stale bread can be yummy When trying to reduce the amount of food we waste at home what better place to start than with bread, since bread is one of the most wasted grocery items in most homes today. There’s a ton of clever ways to save bread from the bin as we discussed before and […]
How to waste less bread Food waste is a big issue these days, reaching into mainstream television and government policy worldwide. It’s an issue that we are hearing a lot about, but what can we do? Well one thing most of us are guilty of is wasting bread. For example in the UK about […]