I have had a few conversations recently about frozen food, and how freezing food can change the taste or texture of food, and some people simply don't like it. While I grew up with the practice and am probably more used to the practice, I know that this can be true with some foods. Here … Continue reading How to make frozen meal prep fresh again
I feel like in some ways, we are in the era of meal prep promotion. Whether it is for fitness, convenience or budget, everyone is on the meal prep bandwagon - or at least they should be. But something that isn't often discussed is that meal prep can save the environment too. Here's how: It … Continue reading How does meal prep save the environment?
I was visiting a lovely family friend when I was on a recent trip to Melbourne, and she held a dinner party for our visit. This lovely family friend is not Zero Waste, but the dinner party that she threw reminded us that the things we call "Zero Waste" were actually just normal practices a … Continue reading Going back to your grandparent’s dinner party style
You have probably heard me say this before, but gift-giving holidays make me pretty stressed out. The idea that it is easter, so I must purchase the people I love bunny shaped chocolate eggs - well, I just don't like it. The truth is, if I had my way, I would purchase my loved ones … Continue reading Gift Alternatives this Easter
Sometimes, I get home on a Friday night, I've finished the work week, and I just have no energy left. The first thing my mind used to go to was picking up some take away on the way home. But, not only is this bad for the waistline, bad for the budget, but it often … Continue reading The quickest dinner you’ll ever make (besides toast)
I am quite fond of baking, and although I am better at cooking (In truth, Mason is a better baker than me) I love getting in the kitchen and whipping up some cookies or some cupcakes. After going Zero Waste, I had to make some changes with the way I did things in the kitchen. … Continue reading 5 Things to swap out when baking
I found in my Zero Waste journey that the kitchen was the easiest place to start. The things in my kitchen were the things we purchased and cycled through the most, and they seemed, for the most part, the easiest to change. Aside from food, which you will be able to read about in my … Continue reading 5 Easy Zero Waste Swaps in the Kitchen
Happy Mothers Day to all of the mothers reading this blog. I wanted to share a story about my mothers day, and one of the Zero Waste challenges that I faced while hosting this year's celebrations with my family. I had already gotten my mother a gift (check out "5 Zero Waste/Low Impact Mothers Day Gifts" to … Continue reading Minimising the Waste on Mothers Day