Flax crackers

When we try to quit processed foods, the first craving is always for “something crunchy”. These crackers are not only crunchy, though: they are pure healthy fats, protein, and fibre. Get your guilty(less) crunchy treat, feel really sated, and enjoy some free Omega 3 in the process! I know making crackers from scratch sounds like…

Overnight oats – the right way

Reading the book “The Art of Fermentation” by Sandor E. Katz, I discovered that I’ve been doing overnight oats wrong my whole life! Like other grains and pulses, oats are very nourishing (and yummy!) food. But they also contain layers of anti-nutrients that are… well… not so nourishing for humans. That is why our wise…

Chickpea and Quinoa, dinner and lunch sorted

A hearty bowl of grain and pulses with lots of vegetables is a year-round delicious, nourishing meal, and a simple way to include more beans in our diet. Another great thing about this recipe is that it tastes great hot OR cold: one of those life-saving dishes to make for a cosy dinner and take…

Easy guide on how to cook rice

Let’s not sugarcoat this: rice is a bit of a diva. So you look for information, but the way people talk about how complicated rice is, can make everything even more intimidating. I promise not to do that: today’s conversation is about how simple rice can be, once you understand it a little! Dry to…

How to use Soapnuts

Soapberries (also called soapnuts) are a low-waste and biodegradable alternative to conventional cleaning. In a search to live more sustainably and conscious at home these berries are a holy grail.  Soapberries are the fruit of the Sapindus mukorossi tree – hailing from India and Nepal. The small fruit contains saponin which is essentially the soap…

Low-waste and Organic Marmalade Recipe

A recipe for a low-waste marmalade and cleaner all in one!  Ingredients: Organic Citrus peels (lemon, lime or orange) Organic Honey or another sweetener like agave Water Method: Save your peels and leave them to simmer in enough water to cover them, plus a bit more.  Once your peels are tender (after 10-15 minutes), drain…