Zero / Low Waste Snacks

So I have the dinners and lunches down to as little waste as possible. Don’t mention breakfast, we’re still very high waste in that department and will probably remain so until a bulk-buy store opens up nearby or my kids eating habits change.  So I’m skipping onto zero-waste snacks, which are particularly pertinent in householdsContinue reading “Zero / Low Waste Snacks”

A Conversation about Food Waste

A few months ago a good friend recording this conversation about food waste (40mins long) with Jess from my local zero waste grocery store The Good Neighbour in Dublin 14 and my good friend and fellow zero waster Kalpana Shanker. We did if for two reasons, 1 as a test for a podcasting series andContinue reading “A Conversation about Food Waste”

Vegan Pasta

We’ve been trying to reduce our family’s intake of meat and dairy over the past year and if you’d like to know why read my post on Sustainable Ethical Groceries. Well our efforts have been hit and miss. We’ve managed to find 3 vegetarian recipes that the entire family will eat and I’ve successfully replacedContinue reading “Vegan Pasta”

Zero Food Waste – Sustainable Ethical Groceries

This blog post is coming with a health warning. It’s heavier than my typical blog post. I didn’t intend for it to be that way but the facts don’t lie. How on earth did our food production processes get so off kilter! I’ve structured the post to lay out the stark reality and then finishContinue reading “Zero Food Waste – Sustainable Ethical Groceries”

Zero Food Waste – Shopping, Preparing and Eating

I wrote the content for a talk I was due to give at Airfield Festival of Food in Dundrum, Dublin 14 but the venue for my talk didn’t lend itself to listing off a string practical tips so I changed the topic to a more general look at the benefits of sustainable living. Not beingContinue reading “Zero Food Waste – Shopping, Preparing and Eating”