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25 Smart Tips How To Reduce Food Waste At Home

In Foodie Me, Green & Ethical Living by eva.katona@yahoo.com10 Comments

Food waste – as we have probably all heard it lately on the news is a major contributor to climate change. Between 33-50% of all food produced globally is never eaten and that is a staggering figure. Which means that we waste lots of energy, resources and of course  it’s also a moral problem. It’s not just about starving people somewhere …

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Homemade Waffles Recipe (Low-Sugar)

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We had this waffle iron with the toasted sandwich maker for ages but never used it. The other day, when the kids requested baking – cookies or cupcakes – and I just wasn’t in the mood, I made a counter offer: let’s try our homemade waffles recipe. The idea was instantly sold, of course.  Now waffles are normally a sweet …

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Paneer And Vegetable Skewers With Simple Peanut Sauce

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If you want a super simple vegetarian meal bursting with Thai flavours – this is it. It’s a medley of vegetables and paneer threaded on wooden skewers and flavoured with a sweet and spicy simple peanut sauce. There’s two ways to prepare the skewer, either onto the grill or BBQ they go, or,  simply grill the paneer in a griddle …

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Pan Con Tomate – A Spanish Tapas Favourite

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Living on these at the moment. Too hot in London! Too hot to cook, bake, take a walk, sleep and the kids are tired from the heat and not sleeping well, so they whinge and whine a LOT. So apart from worrying about climate change slapping this heatwave into our face, Covid-19, the children’s education and our own health, I …

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

In Foodie Me, Giveaways, Reviews by eva.katona@yahoo.com79 Comments

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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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 …

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Vegan Chocolate – Orange Cupcakes Recipe

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Since I have discovered that most simple bakes can be made without eggs and butter, I try to make them vegan because I do try to eat more vegan these days. Vegan diet does make a difference when it comes to fighting climate change. It’s one the biggest impacts you can make. And since a cake will taste the same …

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Perfect No-Knead Sourdough Bread Recipe

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This is a guest post by Yolanda from www.buzzcloth.com Finding things to do with your fourteen year old son can be tough but it becomes somewhat easier when you use the fact that teenage boys are always hungry as your secret weapon! Making no-knead Sourdough Bread has become the favourite Yummy Activity for him (aside from Super Duper Popping Popcorn), …