This year has brought so many changes to the way our family live. At the start of the year, I watched a documentary on Channel 4 called Man Made Planet; Earth from Space (click to watch) and it completely changed my life. I had always recycled and been as eco friendly as I could be, not leaving… Continue reading Our favourite zero waste reusable items.
Cake is one of my favourite foods, probably my number 1 fave. There are sooo many different flavours, types, healthy or unhealthy! There's something to always satisfy. My families go to cake is always a form of banana bread. I always buy extra bananas to leave near the apples to ripen for a tasty banana… Continue reading Chocolate Banana Bread
I secretly hope that everyone has something similar in their home. Mine was like a dirty little secret, I led a minimalist lifestyle but yet this room was always in the back of my mind. It's the smallest bedroom in our home and is Pheonyx and Axyls playroom. After Christmas and our surge of unwanted… Continue reading My Monica cupboard.
The chickpea is so underrated. You can make so many things from them and their magic aquafaba. They are full of protein and fibre and have a very neutral taste so you can make anything from them. Add them into curries, stews, chilli con carne or even roast them in the oven with some paprika… Continue reading The Humble Chickpea
I used to think that one of the hardest things to change to zero/minimal waste is your weekly food shopping. Especially if you live in a remote area, or an area that has no idea what zero waste even is. Living in the Welsh Valleys, I know how you feel. For the last year I… Continue reading How I minimal wasted our weekly grocery shopping.
When you think about Christmas, what comes to your mind? For some it could be family, others food, I'm sure a lot will think of the booze and some will think of presents. Not in a materialistic way, but it's the main point of Christmas in our modern society so why wouldn't you? Spending lots… Continue reading Why there aren’t any gifts under our Christmas tree.