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How To Go Green As A New Mum

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This is a collaborative post If you’re already doing your bit to save the world, you will be well used to making sustainable changes at home and in your lifestyle. This is great news, especially for your children, as you will be doing much to make the world a much safer place for them. If you’re a new mum, there …

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Grilled Halloumi With Harissa Spiced Bulghur, Broad Beans And Sweet Red Pepper

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This is a great meal, either hot or cold, perfect to make ahead, for garden parties, as a side or main, to accompany barbecues – literally, there’s so many occasions to prepare it for.  If you are a vegan you can replace the halloumi with vegan sausages or vegan patties, even marinated tofu! Or even without them – and treat …

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My Ethical And Green Picks Of The Month: July-August 2020

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Gifted products One of my favourite thing about my blog is that I have this massive opportunity to make a difference. I use my blog to spread the word and make people aware of ethical and green issues. I find that the best way is to do this by introducing other options, that are positive choices for people and planet. …

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Daily Note: Why Is Plastic Free Food Shopping So Difficult?

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The amount of single use plastic we use is really getting out of hands. Food packaging. Plastic pouches, pointlessly wrapped veg, ready made meals and takeaways. It would be ok to have these on occasion but not every other day. Different packaging materials are very confusing I was just reading an article yesterday about all the different food packaging materials …

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Vegan Chocolate Banana Bread

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Sometimes all it takes, is a little bit of chocolate powder. This vegan chocolate banana bread recipe is just an update to my favourite vegan banana bread recipe, simply by adding a few spoonfuls of cocoa powder. So instead of the usual blurb – I don’t even have any for you anyway – I will talk about why is it …

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Sustainable And Efficient Skin Care: Whitfords Skincare Review & Giveaway

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Gifted products. There are a lot of natural, organic, cruelty-free, vegan – you name it – skincare options available these days. Which is great, but people get easily feel lost when trying to find the right thing. This is what matters to me the most when making a skin care purchase decision: sustainability ingredients packaging cruelty free and of course …

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Daily Note: Second Hand Fast Fashion Dilemma

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Here’s a dilemma. I bought this skirt during a clothes swap last year and although it’s on the tight side now with my post lockdown weight lol, I like the print and the colour. It’s a Shein skirt. It’s made of 100% polyester. Plastic. Probably even coated with some extra sh*te to keep the pleats in place. Shein (previously She …

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Smidge Plastic Free Giveaway (Plus a Beetroot Risotto Recipe!)

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Gifted products Given it’s still Plastic Free July, I have teamed up with Smidge for a fantastic giveaway to win a stainless steel lunch box and two sets of food wraps (a vegan and a beeswax wrap) to help you on your plastic free journey. Taking food with you to work, school or on picnic is the best way to …

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Sustainable And Cost Effective Ideas Creating The Perfect Garden For Your Tenants

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This is a sponsored post. A garden can be enjoyed all year round if the design is right, and sometimes just the smallest of changes to your outdoor space can give you the freedom to enjoy it more. It’s easier than you think to give your garden a budget-friendly makeover. It doesn’t have to cost the Earth and the good …

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Asparagus, Bell Pepper and Paneer in Balsamic Butter Glaze

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How to make random stuff to eat from the fridge into something tasty… this was the “inspiration” behind this particular recipe. I used it just a day before our weekly food shop, when we were running out of fresh things to cook with. But I did have asparagus and some other random veg. And paneer. But I didn’t really fancy …