Category Archives: family

The simple life – slow your home!!

The last few years have been pretty mental with me doing my postgraduate certificate in Human Nutrition. I tell you me studying part time and having a family REALLY takes its toll on everyone. I…

Waste free laundry

Waste free laundry; crazy? Yep it’s totally a thing. I’m totally make it a thing and I’m loving it!! So what am I on about? Just think plastic pegs, plastic wash baskets, plastic containers with chemicals…

Wholefood, waste free second birthday party

All too often party’s (especially ones for children) are full of processed foods and sugar and lots of waste. So for all the parties we’ve had for the boys is generally just a family affair (except…

Tasty easy gluten free bread

Mr Ecochick has been making this bread for about the last year and has been perfecting the recipe before he would write it up for you all. I like this bread it’s yummy, easy to…

Clear the pantry challenge

You up for a fun challenge that will have you cooking from scratch? save you some money? and use up all those items in the pantry and freezer that have been there for far too…

Ecofy your children’s clothing

Today’s wonderful guest post comes from the lovely Jess Berentson-Shaw from the wonderful Muka kids. Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge and fantastic ideas with us all. We need to talk about clothing production there are some…

Where does this Ecochick shop?

People often ask me where I shop and how I save money on shopping. So I thought I’d share where and how we shop. I must add we’re vegetarian and cook from scratch so that…

Easy berry smoothie

We love smoothies at our home and eat them almost everyday especially in the Spring/ Summertime. We often have a smoothie for breakfast on the weekdays or if we don’t have one for breakfast we’ll…