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12 wonderful ways to use up ground almonds!

Have you ever bought ground almonds for a recipe and then not quite known what to do with the rest of the packet? Well fear not because my food waste group (join here: Reduce your food waste UK Facebook group) have plenty of suggestions for how to use up ground almonds! I’ve also added some of
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Reduce your food waste!

For years I’ve been working hard to reduce my food waste and I’ve really fallen in love with the subject. Food is a great material to be inspired by and use it up recipes are some of my favourites! In fact I rely on leftovers and over ripe fruit for some of my meals now! 
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Zero Waste Week 2016 Day 3

It’s day 3 of zero waste week 2016, the theme being food waste this year!  Last night I got invited to host #MondayMoneyUK by Andy from @UKMoneybloggers on Twitter. It was the busiest hour on Twitter I’ve ever experienced, but it was fun – thanks to Andy for organising it! I asked 5 questions along
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Zero Waste Week 2016 Day 2

Trying to keep the kids entertained this morning we cycled to our nearest recycling point to do some textile and shoes recycling! Hardly any food has gone to waste in our house today – woohoo! For breakfast we had soaked oats and bananas and the banana peels got composted. I know there is stuff you
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Zero Waste Week 2016

It’s nearly time for Zero Waste Week 2016 which this year runs from the 5th September to the 9th! The theme for 2016 is all about food and not wasting it! The idea is that you sign up, make a pledge and join in!  I rather enthusiastically pledged back in May that I would do a
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Nothing naughty about this neopolitan!

My friend Shani of hazelnut biscuit fame (read more here) invited us over for lunch recently and knowing that we aren’t into sugar or waste, made us some seriously delicious sugar free, zero waste neopolitan icecream, which was also dairy free and vegan!  There were only two ingredients in this delicious icecream – bananas and cocoa
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A delicious use it up sugar free zero waste dessert!

Last December we went on holiday and by avoiding waste we saved ourselves over £500 (read more here)! One of the things I did was to freeze some milk that we couldn’t use up before we went away. I froze it in an ice cube tray and once the cubes were made stored them in a
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How I saved over £500 by avoiding waste on an overseas trip!

I was recently taken away on holiday with my family by my lovely parents. I felt slightly guilty about the whole thing as this is the first time I have flown anywhere since I started my blog. I love travelling though and although I’ve been happy to have a few years break from flying, the
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Beautiful beetroot and butternut frittata!

On the first weekend in October we went to our local fruit and veg pick your own farm and came back with several pumpkins and butternut squashes. They have been sitting in my house for a few weeks now! When I went to check on them recently I noticed the butternut squashes were starting to
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