Food and Cooking

How to Reduce Single Use Plastics With Style

calico tote strawberry

Can you imagine how exciting it was when plastic was invented?! It must have been incredible to have a material with such a variety of forms and uses. Now, plastic is just part of our lives, but the single use plastics that are part of many people’s every day, such as shopping bags, water bottles…

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Why Choose Organic Food?

Today is the first of Liddy’s blog posts – talking about why should you choose organic food? And what are the benefits? We are very excited to have her as part of the Recycled Interiors family – read more about Liddy and her Ecolateral business here.   Why Choose Organic Food? By Liddy Dolman- Ecolateral…

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Reduce Your Single Use Plastics With Wrappa Bees

alternative to plastic wraps - wrappa bees honey wraps

The world and in particular the oceans, are drowning in plastic. We have to stop using single use plastics and look for alternatives. There are lots of ways to do this and some of the most obvious include: Refuse to buy plastic drink bottles – eg spring water and soft drinks Refuse to use plastic…

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The Importance of Considering Your Food

Do you write a weekly meal plan? How about a shopping list? These are things I tend to stray away from, but I know it is better for your wallet, our planet, and your health. If you work out what you will have for your main meals for the week, write a list and then stick to…

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How to Make a Native Bee Hotel

We all know bees are vital to our survival, as they pollinate the plants that provide us with food, but did you know that there are over 1,600 species of Australian native bees, and estimates that there are at least another 350 undiscovered species? The biggest threats to native bees are land clearing, habitat fragmentation,…

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Bug-busting chicken and ginger noodle soup

Are you hungry? Well here is a bug busting chicken and ginger noodle soup from resident guest cook, Kellie! Enjoy xx   It feels like a lifetime ago that I last blogged, illness and injury decided to lay down on my couch, take over the remote and bring its mangey dog too. I was so…

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Indian style Lentil Curry with Fenugreek Leaves (Methi Dal)

I have a lovely guest post from The Spice Adventuress herself, Dhanya Samuel​, a fellow blogger who says she has an “obsessive passion for spices”, and is on a quest, to “unravel the mysteries of spices, re-discover old ones, find new meaning for existing ones and in the process, create my own signature blends too”. She…

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Banana Caramel Macadamia Pavlova

Banana Caramel Macadamia Pavlova

Warning! Total indulgence and naughtiness ahead. Which is sometimes needed! Our resident home cook Kellie, decided she needed something decadent yet relatively easy to take along to the family Australia Day BBQ this year. She decided on the best ever banana caramel macadamia pavlova  – bananas macadamias, caramel, sounds good right? Easy right? Here is how to make…

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5 Tips to Prevent Weight Gain Over Christmas

5 Tips to Keep Weight Loss Going During Christmas

Christmas is all about sharing food and parties, but for some of us this can bring lots of stress. If you are trying to lose weight at this time of the year, it can be hard to keep weight loss going during Christmas. I have shared my last weight loss journey a while  back, and…

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