Banana & Blueberry Overnight Oats

A fuss-free breakfast for early starters! Don’t have time for breakfast? Make it the day before! Prep Time: 5 mins  |   Difficulty: Easy    |    Price: £ Serving Size: One person. INGREDIENTS 1 banana, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons greek yoghurt 200ml almond milk 1 scoop (30g) protein powder 75g rolled oats Vanilla extract A handful of pistachios or…

A Healthy Chicken Curry

Craving a takeaway? Thinking of ordering from your local curry house? Throw away those menus…this nutritious, tasty recipe will cure your cravings whilst keeping you feeling fit and healthy! It’s so quick and easy to make it’ll make you think twice about ordering in again. Prep Time: 5 mins Cooking Time: 20 mins Difficulty: Easy Price: £ Serving Size: Two…

Grow your own – get an allotment

It’s not exactly like The Good Life – they didn’t talk about slugs quite as much as we do – but it is quite fun. I volunteered at a community garden project for a few years then took on a landshare, I met loads of lovely people and learned a great deal about what does…

3 Easy Breakfast Ideas

If your like me you’ll think breakfast can get a bit repetitive and boring. Sometimes I don’t have time for breakfast or might make a quick bit of toast to eat as I’m leaving the house. Have a go at making your breakfast more exciting with these 3 breakfast easy and quick ideas! After all breakfast’s…

#LoveFood: Our suggestions on how to use leftovers

I’ve asked my EatGreen2016 fellow bloggers to share what is it that they do with leftovers and many interesting suggestions came up. Here they are: Holly’s tomato sauce My standby is to throw everything in a pan with a tin of tomatoes or passata and make a sauce to go with pasta, rice, jacket potato…

#LoveFood: freezing tips

One way of not wasting food is to freeze it while it’s still fresh. With some produce it can be a bit of a faff but definitely worth it to save it from ending up in the bin and to save some money as well. First of all, a few basic freezing tips and advice:…

#LoveFood: Planning before shopping

According to the Love Food Hate Waste website, the average family could save £700 a year, simply by throwing away less food. We throw away 7 million tonnes of food and drink every year from home, costing us £12.5bn a year. If you go shopping with a list you will probably waste less food and…

Allotment Alert

Like our ‘summer bodies’, all the hard work happens during the Winter at the allotment. All the cold afternoons and rainy days have paid off, because I now have an allotment growing with delicious produce! This weekend we picked the rhubarb and the broad beans. We planted these back in October so to be able…

#LoveFood

Over next week, here at the EatGreen2016 blog , we will be  conducting a campaign on food waste. This Sunday, 5th of June, it is World Environment Day and food waste has a significant impact on the environment so it seems timely to remember the date with a campaign on food waste.      …