Quick vegan: 5 Minute Fresh Pesto

This recipe is perfect for any occasion and is so versatile. It can be added to salads, pizzas, sandwiches, pastas, burgers, tarts… pretty much anything! We prefer making our own pesto for two reasons. A lot of fresh pestos we have found come in plastic tubs, use an old glass jar to store this in your fridge for up to two weeks. Traditional pesto is made with Parmesan which is made with Rennit, a set of enzymes produced in the stomachs of mammals, usually cows. So, we prefer to reduce our plastic usage and lessen the demand for products with rennit. This recipe does both and is delicious!

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How to make Tofu tasty

Tofu has taken the vegan scene by storm. It is everywhere. In BBQ, Indian, Chinese cuisines just to name a few. It is fried, boiled, baked and crumbled. But it is also very scary to try to cook at home. Many of you may have tried and failed miserably, including myself. BUT, we have a guide to ensure this never happens again.

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Easy everyday eco beauty swaps

Worldwide there’s an increasing number of beauty products in our daily beauty regimes from anti-wrinkle creams to facial serums. In a UK survey of 1,000 women it showed that they spent ÂŁ482 on cosmetics on average, just think of all that plastic!

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Eco-friendly and sustainable plastic bag alternatives

As it’s the weekend and time for shopping and food prepping for the week ahead we thought this was the perfect article to share. There are a lot of environmental factors to consider when choosing an alternative bag and this is where the debate begins

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Plastic Free July: 17 quick kitchen switches

Plastic Free July is not about getting rid of all of your reusable plastics to replace them with sustainable eco versions. It’s what we are doing with all the single-use wrappers, boxes and bags that are a big problem. So buckle up, take the challenge and see how many switches you can make in your kitchen alone this July.

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Wash away your (plastic) sins

For my birthday I received an ecoegg laundry egg and I won’t lie as much as I wanted to love it I was quite sceptical

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Cut the cling film and get a sustainable alternative

This time last year I was looking for eco presents and came across the Keep Leaf snack pack. The snack pack quickly became one of my favourite eco purchases as it’s lightweight, flat packs and saves money.

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All hail the face soap bar

Since the beginning of this year in my mission to cut down on single use plastic I’ve cut out tubes of face wash. Instead I’ve started using a face wash bar wrapped in recyclable and mostly non-plastic packaging

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