I don't mean to toot my own horn but DAMN this is good! It's creamy, bittersweet and deliciously smooth - in my opinion everything chocolate should be. I am so impressed with how this turned out!! It's perfect eaten as it is, or you could always add some nuts, seeds, coconut or essential oils like … Continue reading Zero Waste Vegan Chocolate
This one is a great 'meal prep' salad that can be used either as a meal, or an addition to other dishes like falafels, grilled tofu, grilled veggies or veggie burgers! I love this salad because it's healthy, filling, and lasts a while in the fridge so I'm able to knock up a batch and … Continue reading Brown Rice Lentil Salad
I love animals. And anybody who knows me will know I dedicate my life to the ones in my care. But I'm continually conflicted with being in between providing my animals with the best quality food, and also being zero-waste. Why? Because almost ALL pre-made food for animals comes in packaging - and it's nearly … Continue reading Zero-Waste Pets?
What's so privileged about re-using containers, op-shopping and buying second hand goods you ask? Inherently nothing - but when you break it down you start to see how the society we live in today tries so hard to go against all of this, and everything to do with a zero-waste lifestyle. If you go back … Continue reading Is ‘Zero Waste’ living a form of privilege?
I found out about Hornsby Farmer's Markets a while back, but obviously due to work related commitments I've never been - so naturally school holidays presented a fantastic opportunity to check them out! They are run through Organic Food Markets, which also service areas along the Northern Beaches and Central Coast. My mission today? ZERO … Continue reading Today’s trip to the farmer’s markets
Make your own makeup/face wipes Everybody has old towel and chux lying around - I reuse these constantly, and all I do to wash them is soak for a while then throw in with my regular clothes! I used a tutorial from One Good Thing by Jillee
I love my safety razor! There are always multiple options for hair removal that are technically more 'zero-waste' than this - such as laser hair removal for example. However this is not always an option for people or myself for a variety of reasons - cost, convenience, skin type etc. I stumbled across the concept … Continue reading Zero-Waste Body Hair Removal
I purchased one squeeze bottle with the intention of refilling it forever - places like Source Bulkfoods allow you to take your own bottles or containers for shampoo, conditioner, toilet cleaner, floor cleaner, window cleaner, multi purpose cleaner and laundry powder! **All their products are also 100% plant-based and vegan! A one stop shop for … Continue reading Zero-Waste Cleaning Products
WOOLWORTHS AND COLES I'M TALKING ABOUT YOU? Low impact, even zero waste shopping at a supermarket(?) some may think impossible - but that's not the case. I try my best to buy from local farmers or family owned businesses because your money stretches a lot further - it helps them feed their family, instead of … Continue reading How to shop ‘low waste’ at a regular supermarket – 10 tips and tricks
Oooooooh yeh you know you love it! Waste Free? YES Strawberry Chia Jam: 1C frozen strawberries, thawed 2T Chia seeds 1T agave nectar Blend strawberries then mix in rest of ingredients. Refrigerate until it firms up, approx 2-3 hours PB&J Cupcakes: Base: 1.5C rolled oats or quinoa flakes 1.5 C dates 1/2 C cocoa powder … Continue reading Raw PB&J Cupcakes