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Homemade proper crisps

I’ve been obsessed with finding crisps since quitting plastic. Crisps my favourite naughty snack, made all the more tempting by seeing them everywhere but not being able to buy them. I’ve tried making them at home many times but never been able to cut them thin enough – until I realised that the answer is

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Homemade edible cards and gift tags!

Dough and cookie cutter

This year I’m on a quest to show my loved ones that Christmas can be a zero waste holiday without impacting on tradition. Instead of contributing to the billion cards that will be sent this Christmas and shortly thrown away, why not make your very own personalised, zero waste, EDIBLE cards? Not only are they

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Super simple 4 ingredient toffee apples

Toffee apples and seasonal eating

The chilly nights are well and truly here! And whether you love it or hate it, Bonfire Night will soon be here too. Not only have supermarkets been fully stocked up over the past few weeks on plastic decorations, cheap polyester costumes and plastic-wrapped sweets for Halloween, it’s now the turn of everyone’s childhood favourite:

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Make your own gingerbread skeletons!

Iced gingerbread skeletons

What better way to kick off the holiday season than with gingerbread! Personally the few times I’ve ever made biscuits they’ve never kept their shape, but with this recipe I had no problem! Plus they tasted really great (though I do admit I added a little extra ginger as I can’t get enough of the

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Really easy 4 ingredient wraps

Wraps

I shared this recipe on Instagram & Facebook after making up a batch one evening and was surprised by how many people hadn’t realised just how easy they are to make so I’m sharing it here on the blog for future reference for everybody. You need minimal equipment and absolutely no cooking skills to make

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How to make popcorn

Popcorn

I have a confession to make – I love crisps. Crisps are such a serious addiction for me and I crave them a lot. Not even fancy flavours, just your basic ready salted crisps. But crisps come in that foil-plastic material which can’t be recycled and so I’ve been trying to curb my habit, and

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6 ways to eat quinoa

Quinoa

We love quinoa. It’s such a nutritious little grain, and thanks to our supplier Hodmedod, eating it supports British farmers rather than taking an essential food source away from communities in Peru. We often use it as a substitute for rice, or in salads but there are lots of ways to eat quinoa, even for

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