Whatever the season, there is always a time when fruit bowls look a little bit worse for wear. Even if you try to make sure overripe fruits at the bottom of the bowl make it back to the top, some produce always ends up rotting away. From banana bread to vegan cakes, there are many […]
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Ever found yourself wondering what to do with leftover rice? There is no need to throw it away. Cooked rice is so versatile, don’t let it go to waste. Instead transform any leftover into a delicious meal. Below I have compiled some of my favourite recipes. STUFFED VEGETABLES Tomatoes, peppers, courgettes, mushrooms, aubergines, marrows etc… can all be […]
I hate waste especially food waste, so I jumped at the opportunity when asked to participate in the Food Waste Challenge of AO.com. On average, UK households throw away six meals per week which is obscene, especially when you consider that nearly one billion people go hungry around the world. Reducing food waste is one element of the […]
Transform your leftover pasta into a whole new meal with the inspiring recipes below. Pair spaghetti, rigatoni, macaroni, noodles etc.. with other ingredients that might be lurking in your fridge and you will have a delicious salad, frittata, bake, stir-fry etc.. If all else fail, you can simply fry up your leftover pasta with some […]
Muesli gives you a healthy start of the day as it contains less sugar than cereals. It is also high in fibre (grain), antioxidants and omegas (with the addition of nuts & seeds). While I used to buy pre-packaged muesli, I now make it at home whenever I find leftover oats, grains, dried fruits, nuts and seeds that […]
Once a week, I find it a useful exercise to go through my fridge and rescue tired vegetables and diverse left overs. During the cold weather, my preferred way of salvaging it all is soup. I learned this from my mum who specialises in “clear-out-the fridge” soup recipes! She ceremoniously serves it under the fancy French name of “Soupe […]
We often buy too much or simply forget what’s in the refrigerator and end wasting food, a lot of food. Overall up to 50% of the food produced ends up in the bin. Even though we are improving, UK households are still wasting around 21% of perfectly good food. By becoming savvier with using left overs, families could save on average £60 […]
So Christmas is well and truly over and done with for another year, we hope you all had a merry time feasting on your delicious homemade menus. But what will you do with the leftovers? Because let’s face it, you probably bought way too much again! Here are a few clever vegetarian recipes that you […]
Many people don’t feel like cooking an evening meal after a long day at work, but when you have a hungry family clamouring for food there really is no alternative. The trouble is that if you open up the cupboard and discover that one or two key ingredients are missing, your meal plan could well […]
Baking often creates leftover pastry. Make sure you do not waste any, by turning scraps into delicious treats. If you have any kids around, get them involved in cutting out cookie shapes, making pizzas, cheesy breadsticks . . Alternatively, as I found in the past, leftover pastry also makes wonderful play dough that will keep […]
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