Never let a blackberry go to waste again! Here are 15 delicious ways to use up those blackberries!
Have you ever bought a loaf of bread forgotten about it and then the next time you look at it, it is past it’s best before date? There are loads of recipes for using up day old bread – like these 20 ways to stop wasting your loaf Some of those recipes use up more
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Bread is one of Britain’s most wasted foods. In 2013 WRAP reported that the equivalent of 24 million slices of it are thrown away in the UK every day!
The season of gourds, ghouls, pumpkins, squashes and ghosts is upon us and there is so much you can do with these colourful fruits other than carving scary faces into them (I want to call them vegetables, but apparently they are technically fruits) There are loads of recipes out there for how to use them
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I don’t know about you, but I struggle to work out when kiwis and avocados are ripe. To stay on the safe side I leave them out in the fruit bowl until the kiwis have gone wrinkly and the avocados are a bit squishy. Unfortunately by this time they may have gone too far the
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I try to not buy takeaways because they can be expensive compared to home made meals, are rarely as healthy and usually come in packaging (although I have been known to take my own reusable containers). Most of the time I try to take my own advice here for alternatives to takeaways but there are always times when
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Homegrown mint is the freshest, sweetest and most satisfying mint you will ever taste and needs very little looking after. We have four mint plants so that we have plenty to keep us going when it is in season and we give it a ‘haircut’ every so often so we can dry some out too
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I usually buy curry sauce in jars because I always thought making my own version was too complicated, but I have realised it couldn’t be easier to throw one together and it is far cheaper if I make it myself! It also has the added bonus of being sugar free and uses less packaging! Ingredients
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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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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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