Tips to help you make changes...

Making small changes to live a more sustainable life doesn't have to be expensive and we'd love to show you how.

homemade apple cider vinegar

Scrap Apple Cider Vinegar

16 September 2020

I am always on the look out for ways to get the most out of my food scraps. Our farmers work very hard to produce bountiful crops of delicious fruit and veg and it seems such a waste to toss any of it out. Scrap apple cider vinegar uses apple peel and cores and with…

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cherry and hazelnut torte

Cherry and Hazelnut Torte – Gluten free

01 September 2020

This is my all time favourite gluten free cake, yum! Who says you have to miss out on delicious moist tortes just because you are gluten free. With Father’s Day just around the corner I’ve been thinking about how we will celebrate and while a big breakfast has always been part of our tradition my…

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Green washing explained

Greenwashing – the pitfalls

29 August 2020

Last month in our newsletter we introduced you to the term Greenwashing and we committed to sharing examples of this in the coming months. Just to reiterate in case you missed this article: From electric cars to reusable shopping bags, it’s undeniable that “going green” is one of the fastest growing trends out there today.…

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safety razors

Wonderful stainless steel safety razors are back!

13 August 2020

With excitement and some trepidation I have recently switched to a safety razor. My husband has been using his Parker safety razor for sometime now but I hadn’t made the switch as I was using my old razor’s store of blades. Double edged safety razors have been around since the 1900’s but since the 1970’s when disposable cartridge…

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Gluten free cassava flour pizza base

Gluten Free Cassava Flour Pizza Base

05 August 2020

We’ve been gluten free for many years now and have tried a variety of different pizza base recipes all with varying degrees of success. My boys love pizza and it’s the birthday dinner of choice without a doubt but this year we had the added complication of Oliver inviting a friend with a nut allergy…

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5 ways to reduce single use plastic

Five simple swaps to kickstart your plastic free journey

27 July 2020

We all know the planet is struggling to cope with our single use throw away world so it is  WONDERFUL that you want to make a change. THANK YOU. We’ve been working on our list of the top five EASY SWAPS you can make to be living more sustainably. 1.With more than 2.7 million takeaway…

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Avocado in a beeswax wrap

6 Ways to wrap

28 June 2020

More than four years ago now we began our plastic free journey. We started with saying no to single use cling wrap, plastic bags and other single-use plastic products that are everywhere 🤨. They are part of the top four that we simply we can’t ignore. Since we started using beeswax wraps cling wrap has…

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natural hand wash

Our all natural hand wash recipe

24 June 2020

We’ve been in our test kitchen working with soap nuts, Castile soap and Australian Natural Soap Company soap flakes trialling recipes for dog wash, body wash and hand wash. The aim – to harness the cleaning power of soap nuts combined with the soapy foaming texture of Castile soap and soap flakes to create affordable…

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recipe for rhubarb and apple crumble

Rhubarb and Apple Crumble – Gluten free

01 June 2020

Love this family favourite? Both rhubarb and apples are abundant in winter and I’ve been feeling inspired to create a classic crumble, gluten free. Everyone will love it. Rhubarb and Apple Crumble – Gluten free 2 tablespoons coconut sugar 2 tablespoons almond meal 2 tablespoons shredded coconut 1 tablespoon brown rice flour 1 tablespoon buckwheat…

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homemade lip balm

Make your own Soothing Lip Balm and ditch the single use plastic tubes

25 May 2020

An all-natural soothing balm is handy to have in your eco bathroom. As the weather cools down and with an increase in windy weather we have chapped sore lips in our family so making a fresh batch of lip balm is a must. Making your own lip balm is one of the easiest places to…

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