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Food waste Friday – Week 7

Inspired by The Frugal Girl, every week I take part in Food Waste Friday where I post up photos of food I’m wasting. This week it’s the butter fingers edition

mixed bean and quinoa hodgepodge

This is a yummy recipe-ish concoction that I threw together one day with stuff left over in the fridge, and it has become a staple in our house. It’s animal-friendly (vegan) in the way that it doesn’t use them, and it’s a complete meal. Plus, it’s flexible and easy, so if you’re a not-chef, like…

13 egg recipes to reduce food waste

I can’t tell you how much I appreciate our thriving Facebook Community. If you have a question about reducing waste in your household, pop over and ask all the friendly people for advice.

7 stonking strawberry recipes to reduce food waste

The Love Food Surrey team have discovered their residents throw away enough strawberries to cover a tennis court every week! We buy ours from a local fruit farm, but even bought fresh they go off very quickly.

Food waste Friday – week 6

Inspired by The Frugal Girl, every week I take part in Food Waste Friday where post up photos of food I’m wasting. This is usually because it’s gone off before I’ve been able to use it up.

Bread 'n Butter Pudding

A great way to use leftover bread

How to store lettuce and salad leaves forever

Well ok then, not FOREVER, but certainly longer than it lasts now. I asked our lovely facebook event fans what their top three wasted foods were and salad leaves and lettuce were one of the top three offenders.

Food waste Friday – week 5

Welcome to Food waste Friday. it’s that time of the week where I stand naked in front of you and confess all my food waste sins.

Banish UFOs from your freeze and reduce food waste!

Hands up who has to deal with UFOs on a daily basis? No, I’m not talking about brightly lit humming dishes that fly through the sky, but Unidentified FROZEN Objects that lurk in the freezer.

Is menu planning the key to reducing food waste?

One of the ways people reduce food waste is to create a menu plan. The idea is that you know what you will be eating for every meal, so therefore you know exactly which food to buy each week; which results in less waste.