Category Archives: Home made

Preserving tomatoes

It’s that time of year when our tomato plants are finishing up and the tomatoes are super cheap in the stores. I pulled all my plants out and cooked up the ones I grew. I…

Homemade chocolate chips

I was making ice cream the other day and wanted to make vanilla chocolate chip ice cream but I hate the supermarket chocolate chips. They taste terrible, are overpriced and often contain palm oil and…

Give the gift of plants

I love to make my own gifts for birthdays and at Christmas time. Before Christmas I shared a list of wonderful food gifts to make and eat and giveaway so I wanted to share some…

Use your own yoghurt to make your own yoghurt

A few days ago I posted about making your own yoghurt from store bought packets and here is part two which will save you even more money and further reduce your waste. I shared how…

Save money make your own yoghurt

Yoghurt is a yummy snack and has so many uses and flavours. Store bought yoghurt is often full of sugar and is expensive plus you have all the packaging to deal with! So save yourself…

Two hour rapid stripped down bread

We haven’t bought any bread since participating in plastic free July wow that’s a lot of bread. Assuming we eat two loafs a week (sometimes more sometimes less) that’s 54 loafs of plastic free bread.…