Recipe: Freezer-Friendly Saag Aloo

Do you find bagged salad leaves are often thrown away in your house? This recipe, shared in the name of #FoodWasteActionWeek, uses handy blocks of frozen spinach (and some store cupboard favourites) to create one of my all-time veggie takeaway favourites; saag aloo. 

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A Guide to Cardiff’s Zero Waste Shops

It’s impossible to ignore the fact that the way we choose to shop has a huge impact on the world around us; so cutting down on our own ‘single use footprint’ is a simple and effective way to make a difference.

Zero waste shops allow customers to bring in their own reusable containers to fill up on store-cupboard essentials, cleaning products, toiletries and more; here’s where you can shop without the pointless packaging in Cardiff.

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Recipe: Simple Spiced Squash Soup with Chickpea Croutons

This is my favourite way to use up any kind of squash (butternut, crown prince and kobocha are my usual go-to) and you can freeze it in batches for another day.

The croutons are just chickpeas, roasted in spices until they are crispy. This recipe makes a whole batch of them – but you can pop them in the fridge and use them to top soups, salads and stews. It’s all completely vegan, and honestly so easy.

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Recipe: Leftover Mushy Pea & Chip Shop Chip Fritters

I’ve officially pea-ked; I reckon this is my best food-waste-fighting recipe to date.

These crispy and delicious pea & potato fritters started life as nothing more than a botched order at the chip shop, and a couple of slices of stale bread.

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